As a multi-talented individual, with footprints in acting, modeling, and singing, it is difficult to say which profession is most responsible for Jilly Anais fame but there is no denying the fact all three have made significant contributions to the overall fame of the young actress.
Jilly Anais is part of a rising group of young creatives who are not defined by one aspect of the creative spectrum and are forging excellence across all mediums. She has appeared in films like God Send and Freakish and has equally released an Extended Project titled The Juice while she has walked a couple of runways, modeling for different brands. At such a young age, Jilly Anais is carving a unique path for herself and you can read all about her journey below.
Jilly Anais’ Biography, Age
The Instagram model, actress, and singer was born on the 2nd of January, 1996 in Houston, Texas to her parents as one of three children of the family. She developed an affinity for show business right from a young age and with the support of her parents, began to nurture her interest and talents by taking different lessons, including in ballet for three years. While she took ballet lessons, Jilly Anais also began her journey as an actress by appearing in a number of stage plays as a young child, enrolling at the Ensemble Theater at the age of five and performed multiple plays over the course of eight years.
While she had a number of training lessons for her creative pursuits, Jilly Anais attended Premier High School for her academics. At high school, she continued her involvement in various creative ventures by joining the school’s drama club while she was also a cheerleader. She also began her modeling life at the age of 13, signing on with Page Parkes Modeling & Acting Agency which led to appearances in commercials and fashion ads for the Houston born model. Her modeling career was further boosted when she was crowned the winner of Miss Teen Houston in 2010.
Jilly Anais made the decision to relocate to Los Angeles at the age of 18 in further pursuit of a career in show business and she has made a series of accomplishments since. Apart from the growth of her modeling career, which has seen her amass over 2.7 million followers on Instagram, she has made a series of appearances on screen as an actress in films like God Send and the short film, Scooby Doo Is Back.
She has also appeared in TV Shows like Freakish where she played the character, Beverly in an episode in 2016 and in East Los High in 2013. As a singer, Jilly Anais released her debut project, The Juice in 2015. The EP was produced in collaboration with the group, The Invaders. She has worked with other artists such as Troi Irons and considers Madonna, Janet Jackson, and Michael Jackson to be her inspirations.
Other than Instagram, Jilly Anais has a notable presence across other major social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and SoundCloud, where she releases some of her latest music.
Jilly Anais is an attractive and beautiful woman whose Instagram comments section shows an endless number of admirers who would love the chance to call her their partner, but so far, only one man is known to have enjoyed the privilege, and that is NBA player Dejounte Murray.
Jilly Anais and Dejounte Murray are believed to have dated for a couple of years, in what was considered a serious relationship which saw Dejounte miss the NBA All-Star Weekend in 2018 in order to spend some time with her. The root cause of their eventual breakup is unknown but it happened in the latter months of 2018. The breakup was messy and saw Dejounte accuse Jilly Anais of being a gold digger and Jilly offering a rebuttal of her own.
Since the breakup, however, Jilly Anais is believed to have remained single with no known partner.
When it comes to her family, Jilly Anais has done a good job of keeping details of her family members away from the media, despite her openness to celebrating them whenever necessary on social media.
So far, we only know she was raised by supportive parents who are of Jamaican, French and Dutch origins. She also has two brothers as members of her immediate family.