Who Is Carlacia Grant’s Boyfriend? Interesting Facts about Outer Banks Star
Carlacia Grant is an American actress, well-known for portraying Cleo on the popular Netflix hit series ‘Outer Banks.’ Her on-screen chemistry with actor Jonathan Daviss on the show has piqued the curiosity of fans, leading to speculation about whether they are dating.
Let’s find out if the on-screen pair are seeing each other in real life as well.
- Grant’s mother Carline and her father Karl Sr. met at high school in New Haven, Connecticut.
- She joined the Netflix hit series Outer Banks in season 2 as Cleo in 2021.
- She developed an Islander accent for Outer Banks.
- Grant’s other movies and TV shows include Greenleaf, Roots, and Game of Silence.
- She has a verified Instagram account with the username @carlaciagrant.
Is Carlacia Grant Dating Her Co-Actor Jonathan Daviss?
Carlacia is not dating her co-actor Jonathan. People started speculating about their off-screen romance after witnessing their sensual kiss on a season 3 episode. As it turns out, the kiss wasn’t even on the script which further gave rise to fans’ speculations. However, the actress has made it clear that she and Jonathan are just friends.
During an interview with Decider, the actress said,
It just really happened organically, just with me and Jonathan as friend.
We want to represent — and we speak about with our characters — represent Black love. So we really wanted to like put a lot of effort into making sure this storyline was real and honest and something that people can aspire to.
Meanwhile, Grant shared their photos on her Instagram in March 2023 wishing Jonathan a birthday. In the comment section, Jonathan wrote “Love you” with two red heart emojis which again sparked their romance rumor. Here is the photo:
Like always, none of them addressed the speculations. So, we can only tell the duo are good friends at present.
As a matter of fact, Jonathan is reportedly dating fellow actress Sierra Capri.
Who Is Carlacia Grant’s Boyfriend in 2023?
The Outer Banks star Carlacia is currently single. It seems as if Grant is now focused on her acting career rather than her romantic life. However, there is a possibility that she has a boyfriend and the pair are keeping their love life under the media radar. Besides, she doesn’t share many things about her private life on social media which might help her to keep her relationships private.
Carlacia Grant’s Early Life And Parents
The actress was born to Carline and Karl Sr. on January 18, 1991, in New Heaven, CT, Florida. As, of 2023 she is 32 years old. Her mom Carline was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and her dad Karl was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Carlacia holds American nationality and has Haitian and Jamaican roots. her parents first met each other in their high school in New Haven, Connecticut.
At the age of eight, Carlacia moved to Fort Lauderdale with her mother in 1999. Since her childhood, she has been interested in modeling and acting field.
She used to share her interest with her mom and at the age of 13, her mother helped her to enter the local pageant in 2004. Grant won the Miss Junior Teen Miami Division beating over 200 contestants.
Carlacia Grant Joined Outer Banks In Season 2
Carlacia joined the Netflix hit series Outer Banks in season 2. Her role as Cleo is a Nassau girl whose world collides with the Pogues.
During an interview with Elle, she described her character Cleo as ‘smarter, faster, better than everyone else, but she’s smart enough to not show it.’ Additionally, she said,
Playing Cleo has taught me it’s okay to not always be the strongest in the room.
The viewers of The Outer Banks love her character and the relationship between Cleo and Pope.
Carlacia Learned Islander Accent For Outer Banks
Growing up of Caribbean descent she did her best to pull off the Islander accent for the Netflix series. She also spent weeks preparing her character’s voice, which had a heavy West Indian accent.
Moreover, she used to watch a lot of YouTube videos of people living in the Bahamas and the Trinidad Islands. Besides, for the physical shape of her role as Cleo, she used to train with her personal trainer Mac Solomon.
Carlacia Grant’s Movies And TV Shows
Carlacia is well-recognized by everyone for her role as Cleo in the Outer Banks. Before that, she played a role in the series Greenleaf.
Apart from that, Grant also worked in Roots (2016), and Game of Silence (2016).
Before kicking off her acting career, Grant modeled for many high-profile designers like Lily Pulitzer, the Art of Shade, Le’Chic couture, and Labella fashions. Likewise, Carlacia has also done commercials for brands like Gatorade, Direct TV, Rexona, Pet Supermarket, and Old Jamaican Ginger Beer.
|Full Name||Carlacia Grant|
|Birth Place||New Haven, CT, Florida, USA|
|Birthday||January 18, 1991|
|School||Florida High School|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|