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Who is Octavia Spencer?

Octavia Lenora Spencer is an actress, author, and producer from the United States. She has received numerous awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is one of just two black women to have three Oscar nominations, and she is the first black actress to receive two in a row. Spencer made her cinematic debut in the drama A Time to Kill, released in 1996. Her breakthrough came in 2011 when she played a maid in 1960s America in The Help, for which she received multiple honours, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She won the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Ryan Coogler’s documentary Fruitvale Station (2013). 

Spencer is the author of the children’s book series Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective. She has two books in the series: The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit (2013) and The Sweetest Heist in History (2015).

Full NameOctavia Lenora Spencer
ProfessionActress, Author and Producer
Popular ForReceiving numerous Awards

Birthday and Zodiac

Age (As in 2022)42 years old
Date of BirthMay 25, 1970
Zodiac SignGemini
Birth PlaceThe United States


School/UniversityJefferson Devis High School/Auburn University

Physical Status

Height5 Feet 1 inches (157 centimetres)
Eye ColourDark brown
Hair ColourBlack
Weight70 kilograms

Net worth

Estimated net worth$14 Million

Family and Relationship

FatherNot Available
MotherDellsena Spencer
ChildrenNo Children
SiblingsRosa Spencer and Areka Spencer (only 2 names available on internet among 6 siblings)

Social media

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Social MediaWikipedia, Instagram, Twitter

Octavia Lenora Spencer Biography TimeLine

Octavia Spencer is an American actress and author. She is best known for her role as Minny Jackson in the 2011 film The Help, for which she won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has also appeared in several films, and T.V. shows, including “Smashed”, “Fruitvale Station”, “Get on Up”, “Red Band Society”, and “Madam C.J. Walker”. She appeared in movies like “Thunderbirds Are Go” and “Don’t Mess With Cats” in 2021 and 2022, respectively.

1990-1994: Attended Auburn University

1994-1996: Attended the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco

1996-1997: Appeared in several T.V. shows, including “E.R.” and “City of Angels.”

2011: Starred in the film “The Help” as Minny Jackson, won Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress.

2012-2020: Appeared in some films and T.V. shows, including “Smashed”, “Fruitvale Station”, “Get on Up”, “Red Band Society”, and “Madam C.J. Walker.”

2021: Appeared in the movie “Thunderbirds Are Go.”

2022: Appeared in the movie “Don’t Mess With Cats.”

Early Life & Family

Octavia Lenora Spencer has six siblings, including sisters Rosa and Areka Spencer, and was born in Montgomery, Alabama. Dellsena Spencer (1945–1988), her mother, worked as a maid. When she was thirteen, her father died. Spencer suffers from dyslexia.

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Spencer attended Jefferson Davis High School and graduated in 1988. She attended Auburn University in Montgomery and received her bachelor’s degree in English with a double minor in journalism and theatre and soon began working behind the camera, assisting in casting films shot in her home state of Alabama. Spencer, an Auburn alumna, purchased food for students during finals week in December 2021.

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Octavia Spencer is currently single. She’s never married and has no children. She is spending her alone time in Hollywood working on herself.



Spencer worked as an intern on the set of Whoopi Goldberg’s film The Long Walk Home. Spencer made her film debut as a nurse in Joel Schumacher’s A Time to Kill, based on John Grisham’s novel of the same name. She was hired to help with casting, but she asked Schumacher if she could audition for a part. Miss Congeniality 2, Never Been Kissed, Big Momma’s House, Bad Santa, Spider-Man, Coach Carter, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! and Pretty Ugly People are among her other film credits. She has appeared in a number of television shows, including Raising the Bar, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Big Bang Theory, Wizards of Waverly Place, Grounded for Life, ER, Titus, Becker, 30 Rock, and Dharma & Greg, as well as a recurring role on Mom. She is also well-known for her roles as Serenity Johnson on Comedy Central’s Halfway Home and Constance Grady, the scheming INS caseworker on Ugly Betty. Spencer made her stage debut in Del Shores’ play in Los Angeles, The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife, in 2003, opposite veteran actress Beth Grant. It was her first and only played, as she suffers from “intense stage fright,” as she once explained. Later that year, she co-starred in Tate Taylor’s short film Chicken Party with Allison Janney. Spencer received critical acclaim and media attention for her brief appearance in Seven Pounds as Kate, Rosario Dawson’s home care nurse, in 2008. Spencer was named one of the “25 Funniest Actresses in Hollywood” by Entertainment Weekly in April 2009. Spencer made an appearance in Rob Zombie’s Halloween II in August 2009. She also played Scout Taylor-Compton in the American remake of the Danish classic Love at First Hiccup. Spencer co-starred in the film Herpes Boy with Beth Grant, Ahna O’Reilly, and Byron Lane. She provided the voice of “Minny” in the audio version of Kathryn Stockett’s novel The Help. Later that year, Spencer’s short film The Captain was named a finalist for the CICFF’s REEL Poetry Award.


Net Worth

According to reliable online sources, Octavia Spencer’s net worth is estimated to be $14 million.

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Physical Appearance 

In terms of her physical appearance, Octavia Spencer has beautiful black hair and dark brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 1 inch tall (157 centimetres) and weighs approximately 70 kilograms.


Social Media

Octavia Spencer has over 420.2K followers on Twitter. Spencer also has over 1.5 million Instagram followers. As a result, Octavia Spencer is one of America’s wealthiest television stars.



  • Octavia Spencer lives in the Toluca Lake neighbourhood of Los Angeles.
  • Octavia Spencer graduated from Auburn University in 1994 with a degree in liberal arts.
  • Octavia Spencer has never been married. 
  • Octavia Spencer first met her long-time friend Melissa McCarthy in the 1990s when she attended a performance by McCarthy’s comedy troupe, The Groundlings. They’ve remained friends ever since, and they finally got to work together in the 2021 Netflix film ‘Thunder Force.’
  • Octavia Spencer publicly apologized to Britney Spears in September 2021 after joking on Instagram that Spears should get a prenuptial agreement when Spears became engaged to her boyfriend Sam Asghari.
  • From 2013 to 2016, Octavia Spencer played Regina Tompkins in the first three seasons of the sitcom ‘Mom.’ When Regina moved away, her character was written out of the series.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the age of Octavia Spencer?

Octavia Spencer was born in Montgomery, Alabama, on May 25, 1970. She is currently 52 years old.

What is the net worth of Octavia Spencer?

According to reliable online sources, Octavia Spencer’s net worth is estimated to be $14 million.

What is Octavia Spencer famous for?

Octavia Spencer is famous for receiving numerous Awards.

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