Grace Gealey is one the finest and creamiest acts on popular sitcom, Empire. The Fox TV series has become top viewers’ choice where Grace plays the role of Anika Calhoun. She was born on July 26, 1984 and raised in Cayman Islands after which she moved to the United States.
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Gealey also attended the University of California, Irvine, where she received her Master’s of Fine Arts in acting.
Anika was made to stand between Lucious Lyon and Cookie in EMPIRE, her role was really full of controversy and some snitchy stuffs.
It might interest you to know Grace is married to co-cast, Trai Byers known as Andre Lyon in the Empire series. Yeah, they started their love affair on recording of the series and took to it to a level abound.
Grace Gealey and Trai Byers (or Anika Calhoun and Andre Lyon; as you’d love to called them) got married lowkey April 2016 at the Grand Cayman Island.