Faithe Herman’s Parents: Father Works for the Navy

December 12, 2023   | March 22, 2024  | 

    From doing uncredited and guest roles in movies and shows to finally starring as one of the leads in NBC’s hit sitcom, “This is Us”, the child actress, Faithe has made a very successful professional path for herself. The young actress has the full support of her parents to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

    In this article, we will explore more about Faithe, and her personal and professional life.

    Key Takeaways

    • Faithe was only four years old when she started working in the entertainment industry.
    • Her father works for the US Navy and mom is a housewife.
    • She did many uncredited roles before starring as Annie in the show This is Us.
    • Faithe has won several awards and is an Emmy Nominee.
    • She is the youngest of five siblings.

    What do Faithe Herman’s Parents Do?

    Faithe’s father Karvarees Herman worked in the US Navy as Information System Manager, Administrator, Cybersecurity Workforce Project Manager, and Chief Information Systems Analyst for 20 years. He holds a Master’s degree in Cybersecurity from the National University. Moreover, Mr. Herman has worked as an intern at the Student World Impact  Film Festival (SWIFF).

    On the other hand, Faithe’s mother, Donna Shelton is a homemaker. However, there is limited information available about her compared to Mr. Herman.

    Faithe often takes her parents to the award shows
    Faithe Herman with her father in the 2018 Emmy Awards.

    Reportedly, she took her mother, Donna to the 2018 SAG Awards. Likewise, her father was by her side when she won the 2019 SAG Awards.

    How was Faithe Herman’s Childhood?

    Faithe was born on December 27, 2007, to Donna and Karvarees Herman in San Diego, California. Her father, Karvarees worked at US Navy. The actress grew up with her siblings as she is the youngest of five children. She has three sisters, Aaysia, Esence, and Ceymone. Similarly, she is also very close to her grandmother.


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    She had a very happy and fulfilling childhood. The actress’s parents have done an excellent job of raising each of their children and allowing them to pursue their dreams, have their careers, and be self-sufficient from a young age.

    How Did Faithe Get Into Acting?

    It was with the help of her mother, Donna, that she entered the world of acting. She signed her daughter with the Kids Management and did background work. Initially, Herman did many theatrical auditions and commercials.

    Faithe Herman is famous as "Annie" from the show "This is Us".
    Faithe Herman as Annie in This Is Us.

    In 2014, she signed with BMG Model and Talent. The breakthrough moment of her career happened in 2016 when she landed the role of Annie Pearson in This is Us, previously titled Untitled Dan Fogelman Project.

    Faithe Has Worked In A Handful of Other Famous Projects

    Herman made her acting debut in 2016 from the series, Criminal Minds as Morgan Kid in one episode. However, she did not gain as much recognition for this role as she did for the role of Annie.

    Faithe Herman started her career from the age of four.
    Faithe with actor Danny Glover.

    Likewise, Faithe’s uncredited works include Bodied (2017) and Doe (2018). She gained recognition for her role as Darla Dudley in both Shazam!, and its sequel Shazam! Fury of the Gods. In 2023, she starred as Riley in the movie Aporia.

    Faithe has Won Several Awards

    Persistently, in 2018 and 2019, Faithe bagged the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance in This is Us. In addition to her list of awards, she won the San Diego Film Awards as the Best Child Actor for The Flourish.

    Herman bagged several awards in a short period, no doubt she is one of the most talented actresses in Hollywood.

    Faithe is an Emmy Award Nominee

    Over and above all, Herman was nominated for the Pacific Southwest Emmy Awards for her role in The Flourish.

    How Much Does She Earn?

    Faithe started earning from a very young age. Her net worth is estimated to be approximately $250,000. As per reports, all the cast of “This is Us” received $2 million cash bonuses from NBC.

    What are Faithe’s other Interests besides Acting?

    Faithe learns ballet in her free time. Moreover, she is also interested in baking and creating art. In addition, the young actress enjoys building homes on the computer.

    Faithe’s Social Media Handles

    Like other celebrities, the young actress is active on several social media platforms. She often posts pictures for her fans. Faithe has nearly 100K followers on her Instagram account.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Faithe Herman
    Birth Place San Diego, California, USA
    Birthday December 27, 2007
    Age 16 years
    Zodiac Capricorn
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity African-American
    Father Karvarees Herman
    Mother Donna Shelton
    Siblings Four
    Profession Actress
    Net Worth $250,000
    Eye Color Dark Brown
    Hair Color Black