Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson

Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson, born on August 9, 1999, is a well-known American actress who has acted in several films and television shows. Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson is most known for her roles in “Let’s Scare Julie,” “Oh My Block,” and “A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting.” The role of Kendra in the smash-hit Netflix show “On My Block” introduced Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson to the television audience. Johnson was cast as the love interest for Brett Grey’s character Jamal on the show. Kendra, who is known for her odd behavior, eventually becomes Jamal’s girlfriend. The characters had a hard time finding the right groove at first. Fans began to wish Johnson and on-screen boyfriend Brett would start dating, as they do with any on-screen pair.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson



Birth date:

August 9, 1999



Zodiac Sign:



5' 7"

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Net Worth:

$1.5 million

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Troy Leigh Anne Johnson is an actress from the United States. She is most recognized for her roles in the films “On My Block” (2018), “Let’s Scare Julie” (2017), and “Big Sky” (2017). The actress debuted in the entertainment industry at the age of seven, when she was cast as Joan in the short film “Ujana.” She first learned drama and performance at Alan-acting Lee’s school (Young Actor’s Studio), where she had the opportunity to demonstrate her wonderful acting abilities.

Johnson then joined Echo Theater Company in an effort to improve her acting skills. She appeared in well-known plays such as “Ripe Frenzy,” “Poor Clare,” and “The Wolves.” She received one of the lead roles in the “On My Block” series season one as a shy and pleasant girl named Kendra, and her life took a dramatic turn in 2019.

She was born to her mother Billie Jo Johnson, and her father on August 9, 1999, in Long Beach, California, United States of America. Josh Johnson and Charles Johnson were her two younger brothers. Shavaun Langston Savage is Troy’s maternal aunt’s name. Billie is a competent IT Quality and Communication Manager who was previously employed by Toyota Motor Credit Corporation. Johnson is of African American ancestry and possesses American citizenship.

The amazing actress is a rising star who has been making headlines since she joined the A.B.C. series “Big Sky Season 2” in 2015. She played the role of Harper with Jeremy Ray Taylor, Lola Skye Reid, and Jade Pettyjohn in this series. Prior to her part in “Big Sky,” the actress gained a lot of attention for playing Berna Vincent in the Netflix film “A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting.” She appeared alongside Ian Ho, Ty Consiglio, Lynn Masako Cheng, Tamara Smart, and Oona Laurence in Rachel Talalay’s film.

Career timeline

Launch in Movies

She begins her performing career in theaters, appearing in various productions, including "The Wolves" by the Echo Theater Company and "Ripe-Frenzy" by the Green Court Theater.

Troy Leigh-Anne Enters the Limelight

Johnson rises to prominence with her role in the Netflix series “On My Block” in 2018.

Acting Debut and Much More

She makes her film acting debut in “Let's Scare Julie” in 2020.

Appearance in a Theatrical Venture

Johnson appears in the Echo Theatre Company's stage version of “Poor Clare,” the world premiere of a play by Chiara Atik that gives a funny, forceful, modern twist on the Middle Ages.

Why We Love Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson

  1. She is compassionate towards society

    Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson is a strong supporter of The Lonely Whale Foundation, PETA, and The Happy Hippie Foundation, among others. We love this about her.

  2. Believes in equality and diversity in society

    She is a firm believer in representation and diversity as a Black woman in the entertainment industry. She believes that the media must reflect everyone who makes up society and to provide equal opportunity to those who watch shows, movies, plays, and read books to see themselves accurately and respectfully reflected. Others can come to comprehend and empathize with persons who are unlike themselves.

  3. She’s a phenomenal actress

    Johnson has displayed her acting skills on numerous occasions. She shows a great talent for the craft.

Surprising Facts

  1. Fondness towards American sitcom

    Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson enjoys the popular FOX series “That '70s Show,” a comedy set in 1970s Wisconsin about a bunch of young pals, their mistakes, and their coming of age.

  2. She enjoys singing

    She claims that if someone spends enough time with her, they will hear her singing show tunes.

  3. Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson is a vegetarian

    She has been a vegetarian for the past seven years and enjoys it.

  4. She is an avid reader

    She reads everything from classics to fantasy to thrillers.

  5. She is a pet lover

    Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson owns four dogs and wishes she had ten more.

Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson FAQs

What ethnic background does Troy come from?

Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson is of African American nationality and has an American identity.

How popular is she on social media platforms?

She is quite well-known on Instagram, where she maintains an authoritative account with 63.6K followers.

What does Troy’s mother do?

Billie Jo Johnson, her mother, is a professional I.T. Quality & Communication Manager and former Toyota Motor Credit Corporation employee.

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