• Diamond White is an American actress, voice actress, and singer
• She was born 1 January 1999 in Detroit, Michigan to a single mother
• She started her career at age 8, performing on stage and providing voices for TV shows and video games
• She competed on The X Factor in 2011, and released her debut album "Tomorrow" in 2020
• She is an advocate for those struggling with poverty, and her hobbies include singing and acting
Who is Diamond White?
Diamond White is an American actress, voice actress, and singer, best known to the world as Paris Buckingham in the soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful” (2020-2021), while she is also known as the voice of Fuli in the animated series “The Lion Guard” (2016-2019), in addition to numerous other accomplishments.
Early Life, Parents, and Education
Diamond White was born on 1 January 1999 under the Capricorn zodiac sign, in Detroit, Michigan USA. Of African-American ancestry, she was raised by her mother, Deborah, since the patriarch of the family left them when Diamond was just seven years old.
The two struggled financially, while Diamond’s growing up and the start of her career early on in childhood didn’t help much. For some time, they had to sleep on a couch in a small apartment in Los Angeles.
Interested in acting and singing from an early age, Diamond’s career started when she was only eight years old, chosen to star in a Chicago-based production of the musical “The Color Purple”, based on the novel by Alice Walker. They went on tour across the US and on returning from touring, Diamond began auditioning for various roles.
Diamond’s foray into the world of entertainment continued through voice acting. She secured her first work in 2010 in the animated show “Phineas and Ferb” (2010-2014), provided the voice to several characters, including Holly. She continued with the voice of Francine Greene and several others in the animated series “Transformers: Rescue Bots” (2011), while in 2013 she lent her voice to Herd Kid in the video game “Ice Age Village”. Furthermore, from 2013 to 2018, she provided the voice to Ruby Hanshaw in the animated series “Sofia the First”, and then the voice to Fuli in the popular animated series “The Lion Guard” (2016-2019), after the television movie pilot was released in 2015.
Most recently, she was the voice of Babs Buttman in the animated series “Pinky Malinky” (2018-2019), and of Caitlin Olsman in the animated series “Close Enough” in 2020.
Diamond’s on-screen career began in 2013, with a minor role in the TV comedy series “The Big Bang Theory”, and the same year, she was selected for the part of Sophie in the TV fantasy-comedy series “The Haunted Hathaways” (2013-2015), and then returned as Tiffany in the sequel “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” in 2017. Meantime her next big role was as Maisy in the TV series “Sing It!” in 2016, and she also played Tiffany in the TV horror comedy film “Boo! A Madea Halloween”, starring Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, and Patrice Lovely.
Moreover, she was Layla in the TV drama series “Guidance”, and featured in the TV comedy series “Fresh Off the Boat” (2017-2018), and also guest-starred in the TV series “Code Black” in 2018. The same year she was chosen for the part of Penelope Conners-Fairbanks in the TV comedy-drama series “Dear White People”.
In recent years, she portrayed Lala in the TV series “Empire” (2019-2020), and most recently, she started playing Paris Buckingham in the TV series “The Bold and the Beautiful”. Furthermore, she is working on the sci-fi thriller film “No Running”, which is currently in post-production, and is set to star as Lunella Lafayette/ Moon Girl in the TV series “Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur”, set for release in 2022.
At the age of 11, Diamond auditioned for “The X Factor”, and sang “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” by James Brown. She then performed “I Have Nothing” by Whitney Houston at the Bootcamp Part 1, and her next song was “Stronger” by Kelly Clarkson, facing Dinah Jane, and got through. Diamond continued quite successfully in the next few rounds, singing “I’m With You” by Avril Lavigne, mentored by Britney Spears. She eventually reached the Top 8 and finished the competition as the fifth-best, after being eliminated by the all-girl group Fifth Harmony.
She continued her career in music singing “Peace” with Toby Gad for the world refugee day, and then in 2015, she announced that she was close to finishing her debut studio album. and that the public would soon enjoy her songs.
In September the same year, “Born Rich” was released, which can also be found on her debut extended play (EP) “Pressure”, released in December 2015. She continued to make new music alongside working as an actress, and in 2017 released her next single “Empty Cup”, followed by “Cleopatron (Drunk on Me)”. Her debut studio album was released in October 2020, entitled “Tomorrow”.
Personal Life, Dating, Married, Single?
When it comes to her personal life, Diamond has been rather silent about it, and hasn’t shared any information. According to sources, Diamond is too busy building her career, rather than looking for a partner.
As of mid- 2021, Diamond White’s net worth has been estimated to be close to $2 million, earned largely through her successful career as an actress, during which she has appeared in more than 35 film and TV titles, while her wealth also benefits from her success as a musician.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The talented musician and actress has long curly black hair and brown eyes, though she often dyes her hair in various colors, such as blonde, blue, pink, silver, and even green. She stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.7m), while she weighs approximately 130lbs (59kgs). Her vital statistics are 33-24-33, and her bra size is 38B.
Hobbies, Trivia, and Interests
Her song “Born Rich” is an anthem and a message to all people growing up like her in poverty, ready to give up all to fulfill their dreams. As she stated, it’s dreams that make them rich.
Back in 2013 when on the set of “The X Factor”, her mother was in surgery after having some serious spinal problems, and young Diamond dedicated the song “Because You Love Me”, and performance to her ill mother.