Success is not about age, and it’s not determined by how big, it is a function of individual effort channeled towards acceptable human value. This is true for Navia Robinson and her fans accept her for the value she brings to the world of entertainment in her dancing and modeling career. If you know her from the role of D’Asia in the TV series Being Mary Jane on BET TV or you happen to know her on the Vampire Diaries on the CW TV series, we believe you will like to know more about this rising star. Although she is still very much a kid, her roles in several celebrated television series and movies have placed this young star in the league of famous adult stars. We have taken the time to research this young celebrity to give you undiluted information. Please enjoy reading for more discoveries about Miss Robinson.
Who is Navia Robinson?
Navia Ziraili Robinson was born on 4 May 2005, in Marietta, Georgia USA. She is an American by nationality but has a mixed ethnicity as dictated by her parents’ backgrounds. She is still very much a growing kid in her formative age, and also still in school.
Navia is being raised by her parents Jeffery and Lisa Butler Robinson with two brothers named Maz and Gianni Robinson; other details are unknown, as is information about their parents.
She was an honor student at Shallowford Falls Elementary School, in Marietta as well as attended Johnson Ferry Christian Academy., and various acting schools and workshops in Atlanta and Los Angeles.
2011 – Overall Top Child Model
Her professional activities started in 2011 with her participation in the national talent competition where she took part in the Christ “Shine Event” in Orlando, Florida. She was among the top ten featuring acting, modeling, and singing, and won the Overall Top Child Model award to kick off her showbiz career in a grand style, which opened the flood gates to more opportunities, as she was signed by New York agency Generation Model Management.
Navia subsequently featured in several national commercials, including for In Touch Ministries, Synovus Bank, AT&T, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and Golden Corral Restaurants, and was on the catwalk for upcoming fashion star Jason Christopher Peters.
From 2014 to 2015, she starred for ten episodes in the BET Network’s television series called “Being Mary Jane” where she took the role “D’Asia,” the niece to Mary Jane, the lead cast held by Gabrielle Union, a Hollywood star actress.
Young Nicki 2016
Navia caught the attention of the ace rapper, Nicki Minaj, who wanted a more budding actress to play the role of her growing up in a documentary, and Navia was selected by Nicki herself for the position.
The CW series The Vampire Diaries – 2017
She was in the CW series “The Vampire Diaries” as a little girl called Janie. While at that, she also got an offer to feature in “Free Rein”, a Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning series with the role of Rosie.
More opportunities followed the already established chain of successes Navia has created. She was on the family comedy series called “Raven’s Home” where she appeared in more than 30 episodes as Nia Baxter-Carter, her most extended appearance to date.
In her professional calling, Navia is not the regular child actor. She has the professional qualities of an adult, and hasn’t she fallen into the childish act known with many child stars.
In recognition of her excellent performance, she was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for her extraordinary work on “Free Rein” and “Raven’s Home” series.
She is genuinely close to her parents. She has on different occasions expressed a deep love for Jeffery Robinson and Lisa Butler-Robinson on her social media posts. Navia’s parents have supported her choice of career and assisted in every way they can. Her mother has frequently posted updates on social media about her upcoming performances, and post links so people can support her in whatever way possible.
In an emotional show of appreciation, Navia is often seen acknowledging the sacrifices of her parents, especially her mother to raise her in the right way and she is always grateful for all the love she has received from them.
Her body measurements shows she stands at a height of about 5 feet (1.52m), and weighs about 40 kilograms – still growing. She got dark hair and dark brown eyes.