Most Successful African Actresses in Hollywood

Ella Thomas

Thomas is of Eritrean and American descent. She spent most of her early life in Germany where she developed a love for the arts and especially the performing arts. After finishing her studies the actress went into acting and managed to carve a niche for herself. One of her most notable roles was on the hit TV series “Entourage” as Viveca.


Ella Thomas appeared in many popular TV shows:
• Ballers
• Ten Days in the Valley
• Mistresses
• All My Children
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She also appeared on CSI: Miami as P.Diddy’s girlfriend. Ella also appeared on “Castle” the hit show on ABC as well as playing a role in “Parenthood.” She has also had recurring roles in TV series such as Ballers and NCIS: Los Angeles.

Apart from acting the actress has also appeared on a number of magazine covers including ELLE, American Vogue and Glamour where she had her own spreads. She has also done print advertising for major brands like Tiffany & Co., Gap, and Levis as well as automotive advertisements.