She already began her acting career in 1985 at the age of four but only at the end of the 90’s Meagan Good got the recognition she deserved. As an aspiring star, she worked as an extra on TV shows such as Doogie Howser, M.D., and Amen and got her first movie role in comedy – Friday in 1995, when she was 13 years old.
As an attractive actress, Meagan Good is not only a beauty without brains, she has also made a name for herself as a talented and professional actress. Her outstanding performances have not gone unrecognized either, she has received several awards and nominations for her roles in shows and films during her career of over two decades.
Brief Biography, Age
Meagan Good was born on August 8, 1981, and apparently grew up normally with her parents in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California. Her father, Leondis “Leon” Good, worked as an LAPD police officer, while her mother, Tyra Wardlow-Doyle, took over as her manager until she came of age. The reason for this was that Good started acting at a very tender age.
Her ethnic background is complex – her maternal grandmother is Jewish and African, while on her father’s side are Puerto Ricans, Blacks, and Barbados.
Although she started early, fame was not served to her on a silver platter. She worked her way to the top by working as an extra on TV shows and small film roles. Later, in 1997, her appearance in the film Eve’s Bayou as Cisely Batiste secured her first nomination for the NAACP Image Award and brought her to the top.
Because of her unique appearance, Meagan Good was able to play characters many years younger than her actual age until she decided to take on more mature roles in the 2000s. Her earlier small roles, however, helped her transition to larger roles. She played more small roles in movies such as 3 Strikes and House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute until the year 2003 brought a big success for her. Meagan’s roles in the action-drama Biker Boyz and the romantic-comedy Deliver Us from Eva completed her transition from child star to adult actress, which we can’t get enough of today.
Soon after her outburst, she began grabbing big roles in movies and shows alongside industry heavyweights. Her popular appearances include Venom, Brick, Roll Bounce (2005); Waist Deep (2006); Stomp the Yard (2007); The Unborn (2009); Think Like a Man (2012), and in 2014 she resumed her role in Think Like A Man Too. Horror films like “Saw V”, “One Missed Call” and others established her as a kind of scream queen.
She lent her voice to a character for the video game Scarface: The World Is Yours and appeared in many music videos by artists such as 50 Cent, (21 Questions), Imajin, Isyss, Lil’ Johnny, Memphis Bleek, Tyrese, and Will Smith.
What’s Her Net Worth?
Good has been in the business for more than two decades and has become one of Hollywood’s darlings during overtime. After starring in several high-profit movies, her current net worth is estimated at $10 million.
Who is Meagan Good’s Husband? (Devon Franklin)
Meagan Good is married to Hollywood star DeVon Franklin, who is a producer, executive at Columbia Pictures, writer, and Seventh Day Adventist preacher. The two have been together since 2011, became engaged in April 2012, and were married on June 16, 2012, at the Triunfo Creek Winery in Malibu, California. DeVon was born on April 13, 1978.
Their marriage seems to be a heavenly union. They revealed that chastity was a priority in their relationship until it became official. The couple currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Admittedly, their marriage, which has a strong Christian background, has the potential for an eternal afterlife status.
Meagan Good’s Sister
The pretty actress has three siblings – La’Myia Good (sister), Lexus Good (sister), and brother, Colbert Good. Her older sister, La’Myia Janae Good-Bellinger, is a singer and actress born on September 27, 1979. She is known for her work with the R&B group Isyss and her voice works in the blockbuster PlayStation 3 game Killzone 3, where she sang Jammer.
Together with Leticia Harrison, Ardena Clark, and lead singer Quierra Davis-Martin, La’Myia put together the R&B group. However, she left the group in 2006 for another one called BAD GYRL, this time as a trio.
La’Myia has been married to singer Eric Bellinger since 2014, and together they have a son, Elysha Bellinger, born in 2015.