Okieriete Onaodowan, famous for his roles in “Hamilton” and “Station 19,” is an American actor who doubles as a singer. He also worked on “Broadway,” “Cyrano de Bergerac,” and the major national tour of “American Idiot.” He played a lead role in Young Jean Lee’s “Play,” “The Shipment,” and the titular role “Luce,” which was written by J.C Lee.
By 2015, Onaodowan was a professional stage actor. He also had several screen achievements, including his role as Lou in the feature film “Thanks for Sharing” and functions in the TV series “Gravity and Blue Bloods.”
With all these qualifications up in his alley, fans’ interests have been piqued. They have taken a deep interest in his personal life, with most asking a pertinent question– who is the dashing actor currently dating?
According to reports, the “Station 19” actor is currently single. Although he tends to be very private, he was reportedly romantically involved with Alyssa Kempinski. Per Live Ramp, the pair met on the set of a movie “The Deuce,” where she was cast as Tracey.
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The Timeline Of Their Relationship
Although their first meeting wasn’t explicitly disclosed, the news of their romance made rounds after Onaodowan took Alyssa on a romantic vacation in San Diego. The “Hamilton” star posted a picture on his Instagram to commemorate the date. It featured the couple taking a walk on the shore.
Furthermore, on December 19, 2014, the 30-year-old shared an image of his topless body-painted girlfriend and a cat. He captioned the picture as his inspiration and wrote, “My motivation. My lady. This cat.@monalyssasmiles.” He then concluded with several emojis and hashtags.
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The couple also shared their Valentine’s Day, and Onaodowan shared a picture to mark the occasion. In the photo, Alyssa was seen holding a placard titled, “We’re All In This Together.”
After that, the lovebirds strutted to the Red Carpet at the Tony Awards. They looked happy and appeared to enjoy each other’s company. After they left the awards show, the duo went back to San Diego. Onaodowan also shared a photo on October 3, 2017, in which he could be seen in a smiley pose with his flawless girlfriend.
However, he recently deleted all their pictures from his social media page. This implies to fans that they are no longer together.
Onaodowan Attributes His Career Success To His Mom
The “Station 19” actor is close to his mother and siblings. On the other hand, not much is disclosed and known about his dad. His mother, who formerly worked as a nurse, is the subject of several of Okieriete’s affectionate posts on social media.
On May 13, 2018, he dedicated a tweet to her, telling fans about his unconditional love for his mother.
He wrote in the tweet, “I love my mama. More than anything. She has put so much love into me; I can’t help but love those around me to get rid of some of it. Sometimes it feels like pressure, but that’s also how diamonds are formed. #JustSaying. So if I love you a little too hard, blame her.” he concluded.
What Is His Net Worth?
The “Hamilton” star is currently worth $3 million. Given his talent as an excellent actor, there’s no shadow of a doubt that more doors are going to open for him in the entertainment industry, and he hasn’t gotten to his full potential.
Although a large part of his income comes from movies, Onaodowan also earns from his Yeezy sneakers.
He played football as a teenager but decided to take a break when he was injured during a practice. As a result of the injury, he decided to explore other extracurricular activities. This led him to his career as an actor.
What’s ‘Station 19’ about?
“Station 19” is an American thriller television series that debuted on March 22, 2018. Stacey McKay created it as the second spin-off of Grey’s Anatomy. McKee, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, and Paris Barclay were the executive producers of the series.
The series follows the lives of the men and women at Seattle Fire Station 19. Its cast includes Jaina Lee Ortiz, Jason George, Grey Damon, Barrett Doss, Alberto Frezza, Jay Hayden, Okieriete Onaodowan, Danielle Savre, Boris Kodjoe, Stefania Spampinato, and Miguel Sandoval.
In May 2017, the spin-off received an order for another series from ABC. Ortiz was cast two months after and the cast was filled out by October.
In March 2020, ABC gave a renewal for the fourth season of the series. This premiered on November 12, 2020. In May 2021, the series was reinstated for the fifth season, which premiered on September 30, 2021.