2. He’s the nephew of another Emmy nominated (and winning!) actress, Samira Wiley (Orange Is the New Black, The Handmaid’s Tale)
On Instagram, Wiley congratulated her nephew, writing, “Ain’t even had my @televisionacad Emmy for 1 whole year yet, and the boy already coming for his auntie’s crown! Haha. Congratulations to my stupidly talented nephew, @asanteblackk on his first Emmy nom for his breathtakingly beautiful portrayal of young Kevin Richardson in @netflix’s @whentheyseeus! Love you so much, ASANTE!!!!!!!!”
See the family resemblance?
Rising Star: 5 Facts About Emmy-Nominated ‘When They See Us’ Star Asante Blackk was originally published on globalgrind.com