Grace Byers Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Grace Byers Biography

Grace Byers was born on July 26, 1984, in Butler, Pennsylvania, U.S. She is an American actress. Her full name is Grace Byers (née Gealey). Similarly, she is best known for her role as Anika Calhoun in the Fox musical drama Empire.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As per her birth date, she is 36 years old as of 2021. She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 63 KG. Additionally, she has a well-toned attractive body structure and has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. 

Relationship Status?

The actress is in a marital relationship with her Empire costar Trai Byers. The couple had become engaged in 2015 and subsequently tied the knot in April 2014. 


Regarding her family, her mother’s name is Cheryl Anita McCoy whereas her father’s name is not known. Both of her parents are deaf due to which she knows sign language. In addition, she has a sister named Faith. 

Education, School/College University

Addressing her educational details, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts at the University of South Florida. She also graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Master’s of Fine Arts in acting. 


Grace Byers initially started her career as an actress appearing in Off-Broadway productions such as Venus Flytrap: A Femme Noir Mystery, and Rent. Similalry, she performed in the Chicago’s Productions play The Misanthrope and Tartuffe, before she landed in the role of Anika Calhoun in the musical drama series Empire in 2015. She portrayed the role until 2018. She is also known for her role as Reeva Payge in the superhero TV series The Gifted from 2018 to 2019. 

Grace Byers Biography
Grace Byers Biography

Likewise, she made her film debut in the crime thriller film Bent (2018). Besides, she is an author as she published a children’s book named I Am Enough in 2018. 

Grace Byers’ Social Media

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Grace Byers’ Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Grace Byers. 

Net Worth

What is the earning of Grace Byers? How much is her net worth and How rich is she in 2021? She has accumulated a good amount of net worth of $ 2 million, which she has earned from her progressive acting career.


  • Full Name: Grace Byers (née Gealey)
  • Profession: Actress
  • Age: 36
  • Date of Birth: July 26, 1984 
  • Birth Place: Butler, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inches
  • Weight: 63 Kg
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown 
  • School: N/A
  • College/University: the University of South Florida, University of California, Irvine
  • Father: N/A
  • Mother: Cheryl Anita McCoy
  • Sibling: Faith (Sister)
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 2 million
  • Source of Income: Acting