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Who is Meagan Good?
Meagan Monique Good is a renowned actress from the United States. She is one of the most well-known Black actresses that have earned a reputation for themselves in Hollywood. She’s starred in a number of TV productions, feature films, and music videos. She hails from California and commenced acting at the age of four, appearing in various television series before making her big screen breakthrough.
More recently, she made headlines due to reports that she has filed for divorce from her preacher spouse DeVon Franklin. Apparently, after nearly a decade of marriage, the couple filed for divorce.
Profile of Meagan Good
|Full Name||Meagan Monique Good|
|Popular As||Meagan Good|
|Birthdate||18TH August, 1981|
|Place of Birth||Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Profession||Actress, Director, Model|
|Race / Ethnicity||Mixed|
|Age||41 Years Old|
|Height||5’5” (165 cm)|
|Parents||Leon Good (Father) & Leon Good (Mother)|
|Siblings||Colbert Good, La’Myia Good, Lexus Good|
|Spouse||DeVon Franklin (M. 2012)|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
Meagan Good is a well-established Hollywood actress. She is a prominent figure in the Black Films and Theater community. The American actress has earned recognition for herself in the entertainment industry owing to her outstanding acting performances.
Early-life, Education & Family of Meagan Good
Meagan Good was born in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California on August 8, 1981. She was born to Leondis “Leon” Good, an LAPD officer, and Tyra Wardlow-Doyle. Similarly, she was raised in Canyon Country, California, with her brother and two sisters. Furthermore, she is of mixed African and Black origin.
Meanwhile, her career in showbiz began with multiple appearances in national commercials, which led to her being home-schooled following a year in public school. Accordingly, she began performing when she was four years old.
Beginning of Meagan Good’s Career
At the very beginning of her career, Meagan worked as an extra on television shows like ‘Doogie Howser,’ ‘M.D.,’ and ‘Amen’. Eventually, she was cast in her first feature picture, the 1995 hit ‘Friday,’ when she was 13 years old. Moreover, her mother was her manager when she was a teenager.
Similarly, she appeared in several episodes of many TV dramas as a teen artist, including ‘ABC Afterschool Special’ (1996), ‘Pacific Blue’ (1997), ‘Touched by an Angel’ (1997), and ‘The Parent ‘Hood’ (1998). (1997-98). Nevertheless, her breakthrough came with her role in the critically praised 1997 film ‘Eve’s Bayou.’
Thereafter, she began appearing as a guest star on shows such as The Parent ‘Hood (1995), Moesha (1996), The Steve Harvey Show (1996), and The Division (1996). (2001). She also appeared in the film Raising Dad (2001).
Further, she starred on Nickelodeon’s successful sitcom ‘Cousin Skeeter’ from 1998 to 2001. She went on to have modest roles in films like ‘3 Strikes’ and ‘House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute’.
Meagan’s Transition from Child-artist to an Amazing Adult Actress
Good appeared in a number of films in 2003, including the action drama ‘Biker Boyz’ and the romance comedy ‘Deliver Us from Eva.’ These films eventually assisted her in making the transition from a child actor to an adult performer.
Besides, she also appeared in some episodes of ABC’s ‘My Wife and Kids’ in the third season that same year. Moreover, she appeared in many television dramas as a guest star before landing the lead part in the NBC series ‘Deception’ (2013), in which she played a detective.
Regardless, when playing a character, she relies more on her humor and acting talents than on her beautiful face and gorgeous physique.
Movie Credits of Meagan Good
In her career so far, she has played a variety of roles, ranging from a schoolgirl spy in ‘D.E.B.S.’ (2004) to a skilled dancer in ‘Roll Bounce’ (2005) and ‘Stomp the Yard’ (2007). She also impressed as a femme fatale in the neo noir mystery film ‘Brick’ and then played her role with sheer conviction in the action flick ‘Waist Deep’ (2006).
Additionally, Meagan starred in the horror film ‘Venom’ (2005). Furthermore, her more memorable appearances includes ‘One Missed Call,’ ‘Saw V,’ and ‘The Love Guru’ (2008), ‘The Unborn’ (2009), ‘35 & Ticking’ and ‘Jumping the Broom’ (2011), ‘Think Like a Man’ and ‘Californication’ (2012), ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’ (2013), ‘Minority Report’, ‘Minority Report’ (2015), ‘Think Like a Man Too’, ‘Deuces’ (2017), ‘Shazam!’ and ‘The Intruder’, (2019).
Other Projects of Meagan Good
Meagan has portrayed a variety of roles in her remarkable career thus far, from a schoolgirl spy in ‘D.E.B.S.’ (2004) to a skillful dancer in ‘Roll Bounce’ (2005) and ‘Stomp the Yard’ (2007). She also dazzled as a femme fatale in the neo noir mystery picture ‘Brick,’ before delivering a powerful performance in the action film ‘Waist Deep’ (2006). Also, Good starred in the horror film ‘Venom’ (2005).
Moreover, Meagan has maintained her notoriety in the entertainment industry by making continuous appearances on television, music videos, as well as films. Besides, she is scheduled to appear in the upcoming fantasy action thriller film ‘Monster Hunter’ as a secondary character. Furthermore, s he’s also featured in music videos by 50 Cent, Imajin, Lil’ Johnny, Memphis Bleek, Tyrese, and Will Smith, among others.
Meagan’s Awards & Nominations
Meagan was nominated for the NAACP Image Award and the Young Star Award in 1998 for her remarkable performance in the film “Eve’s Bayou” (1997). Similarly, she was nominated for the ‘Black Reel Award’ and the ‘Teen Choice Award’ in 2006 for her roles in the films ‘Roll Bounce’ and ‘Waist Deep,’ consecutively.
Personal life & Marriage of Meagan Good
Meagan Good is married to Devon Franklin. Good and Franklin married in Malibu, California, in June 2012. Devon is a preacher and is famously known as Seventh-day Adventist preacher. The couple started dating in 2011 and got engaged a year later in 2012.
Eventually, they tied the nuptial knot at Triunfo Creek Winey situated in California. Moreover, Devon is a prolific author, motivational speaker, and Hollywood producer in addition to being a prominent preacher. Besides, Franklin is also the executive producer for Columbia Pictures. Furthermore, the couple has no children together.
Good and Franklin’s Broken Marriage
Actor Meagan Good and her husband, producer DeVon Franklin, have filed for divorce after nine years of marriage. Meanwhile, the reason behind their split up has not been revealed. However, it has been mentioned in their joint statement that the separation is mutual. Besides, their separation has not yet been finalized.
Social Media of Meagan Good
Meagan Good has established herself as a versatile actress of enormous talent. This has earned a huge mass of audience as well as admirers. She has amassed more than 6.6 million followers on her Instagram account. Similarly, she has more than 7.9 million Facebook followers. Likewise, she has as many as 1.6 million followers on her Twitter handle.
Net Worth of Meagan Good
Meagan Good has amassed immense fortune from the entertainment profession she started as a child. Besides, having muscled her way to become one of Hollywood’s best black actresses, her estimated net worth is $10 million.