Phylicia Pearl Biography, Parents, Boyfriend, Age, Height, Movies & Facts

Phylicia Pearl Mpasi Parents:

The American actess and writer, Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, also known as Phy, was born on November 16, 1993, in Silver Spring, Maryland. Phylicia’s parents were Congolese immigrants.

Her mother’s name is Talamaku Therese. She raised three children as a single mother.


According to her mother, Phylicia kicked while still in her womb when Talamaku was watching ‘The Cosby Show’, an American sitcom.

This was the reason Talamaku named her daughter after the female lead of the sitcom, Phylicia Rashad. Phylicia Pearl has two siblings. The names of both her sisters are Pernilla-Lauren Mpasi and Patricia-Joy Mpasi.

Early Life of Phylicia:

As mentioned already, her love for television began early when she kicked in excitement during an episode of The Cosby Show while still in the womb.

Pearl did her schooling at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School. Then, she completed her undergraduate studies in the theater program (Bachelor of Fine Arts) at Elon University in 2015.

Phylicia Pearls’ sisters.

Phylicia started her career in theater, performing in various roles in The Lion King musical on Broadway and on tour from 2015 until 2020.

Amid the pandemic, Phylicia transitioned to creating YouTube videos and later moved into television writing.

Phylicia Pearl Height, Boyfriend & Biography:

Phylicia Pearl’s Profile
Personal Life
Full NamePhylicia Pearl Mpasi
Date of BirthNovember 16, 1993
Age30 years 6 months (in June, 2024)
Zodiac/Sun SignScorpio
Birth PlaceSilver Spring, Maryland, USA
SchoolOur Lady of Good Counsel High School.
CollegeElon University
Physical Stats
Height5ft. 4″
(1.62 m)
(162 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Family & Relationships
MotherTalamaku Therese
Not known
Siblings2 sisters (Pernilla & Patricia)
ProfessionActor & Writer
TV DebutWe Stay Looking (as a writer)
Movie DebutSafe Space (as a writer)

The Colour Purple (as an actor)

Phylicia Mpasi’s Acting and Writing Career:

Pearl Mpasi began her writing career in 2020 with a short film titled “Safe Space”. Subsequently, in 2021, she worked as an additional writer on the HBO scripted podcast “We Stay Looking,” which starred Terri J. Vaughn.

In the meantime, Phylicia auditioned for the film adaptation of the musical “The Color Purple”, initially aiming for the role of adult Celie.


After Fantasia Barrino secured the part, Phylicia Pearl successfully auditioned for the role of young Celie, marking a significant milestone in her career. This role marked her Hollywood acting debut and she received appreciation for her performance. The movie was released in December 2023.

That same year, in 2023, she contributed to ten episodes of the television show “Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies”.

Facts about Phylicia Pearl Mpasi:

  • Phylicia loves comedy.
  • She loves eating French fries.
  • Pearl can sing too.
  • She enjoys wine.
  • The actress and writer is a fan of Shonda Rhimes.
  • Phylicia has a huge crush on Leonardo DiCaprio since the beginning.

Frequently asked questions on:

  1. Who are the parents of Phylicia Pearl Mpasi?

    Phylicia Pearl’s mother is named Talamaku Therese, and we don’t have any information about her father.

  2. What is the height of Phylicia Pearl Mpasi?

    5ft. 4″ (1.62 m or 162 cm)

  3. What is the age of Phylicia Pearl Mpasi?

    30 years 6 months (in June, 2024)

  4. Who is the boyfriend of Phylicia Pearl Mpasi?

    Currently, we don’t have any information about Phylicia’s relationship.

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