Ashton Sanders Bio, Age, Height, Family, Education, Career, Net Worth

Ashton Sanders Biography

Ashton Durrand Sanders is an American actor. His portrayal of teenage Chiron in the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight brought him to prominence.

Ashton Sanders Age|Birthday

Sanders was born on October 24, 1995. Therefore, he is 26 years old as of 2021 and celebrates his birthday on 24th October every year.

Ashton Sanders Height|Weight

Sanders’ height is 6 feet (approximately 183 centimeters). Moreover, he weighs 76 kilograms.

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Ashton Sanders Family

Sanders was born in Carson, California to his parents.

Ashton Sanders Education

In 2013, Sanders graduated from Grand Arts High School in Downtown Los Angeles. Moreover, before leaving after three t]years in 2016 to focus on his acting career, he was studying towards a BFA at The Theatre School at DePaul University.

Ashton Sanders Career

The Retrieval film was Sanders’ film debut. On March 11, 2013, the film had its world premiere at South by Southwest. Moreover, on April 2, 2014, it was released in a limited release by Variance Films.

He had a small role in Straight Outta Compton in 2015. Additionally, he appeared in an episode of Refinery 29’s web series The Skinny in 2016.


He appeared in the drama film Moonlight in 2016. At the Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2016, the film had its world premiere. Moreover, its limited release by A24 began on October 21, 2016. The film received dozens of accolades and massive critical acclaim with his role being praised by critics.

In the Equalizer 2, The Equalizer’s sequel, he co-starred opposite Denzel Washington. He starred in the science fiction thriller film Captive State in 2019. Moreover, in HBO’s adaptation of the novel Native Son, he played the lead. He was set to star in The Things They Carried in November 2020.

In addition, he was cast as Bobby Brown in I Wanna Dance with Somebody in September 2021.



2012 – Making Possibilities
2013 – The Retrieval
2015 – Straight Outta Compton
2016 – Moonlight, We Home, The Last Virgin in LA
2018 – The Equalizer, The Kids Are Alright
2019 – Native Son, Captive State
2020 – All Day and a Night
2021 – Judas and the Black Messiah
2022 – I Wanna Dance with Somebody

Television series

2016 – The Skinny
2019 – Wu-Tang: An American Saga

Ashton Sanders Net Worth

Sanders’s net worth is $1 million.