Condola Phylea Rashad, who is more renowned as simply Condola Rashad, was born on 11th December in the year 1986. The future actress drew the first breath in New York, the United States. She was born in a family of Ahmad Rashad, a sportscaster and former player of professional football, and Phylicia Rashad, an American stage director, singer, and actress. Moreover, Condola Rashad appears to be a niece of Debbie Allen, a famous TV director and TV producer, dancer, and actress. Condola Rashad has 7 half-siblings, all of whom are older than her.


After studying at a local high school, Condola Rashad was enrolled in the California Institute of the Arts. She graduated from the institute in 2008.

Career Experience

The section of career in her biography starts with her first role in the play under the title “Ruined”, premiered in 2009. The play showed a story of the hard fate of women in the Democratic Republic of Congo, torn by a civil war, and so the play was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2009. For the first role of hers, Condola Rashad got a nomination for a Drama Desk Award. Moreover, she was chosen for the title of the “Best Debut Performance” and got the Theatre World Award.

In the same year, Condola Rashad began her acting career. Then, she appeared in one episode of “The Good Wife”, a popular TV political and legal drama broadcasted by the CBS. It was a quite major step for her career, and so she got roles in various movies and TV shows for the following three years. In 2010, the young actress appeared in an episode of the American TV drama under the title “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.” In the same year, she starred in her first movie entitled “Sex and the City 2”, which is a romantic comedy. There, she played along with Penelope Cruz, Miley Cyrus, Ron White, Tim Gunn, and Liza Minnelli. Following this success, she played a role of Bryce Johnson in the “Georgetown” TV pilot. Condola Rashad got a huge jump in her career in 2012, when she starred in several episodes of the “Smash”, a musical TV drama, and “Submissions Only”, a comedy web series. At the same time, she starred in such movies like “30 Beats” (2012) and “Steel Magnolias” (2012). In the latest film, the actress played one of the main roles. Apart from the already mentioned awards, she got a nomination for a Drama Desk Award for “Outstanding Featured Actress in Play” in 2013 and several nominations for a Tony Award in 2012 and 2013.

Since 2016, Condola Rashad has played a role in the “Billions”, a TV drama series. The net worth of the actress is believed to be equal to $1 million.

Personal life

There is no information available about whether the actress is dating anyone. However, it is certain that she is not married. Even though it is known that she does not have a husband, she tries to keep her personal life far from the eyes of the public.

However, there was a scandal that Orlando Bloom cheated on her wife with Condola Rashad.


The actress has played in a total of 9 movies and TV series. In particular, she played in the following TV series: “The Good Wife” (2009), “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (2010), “Georgetown” (2011), “Smash” (2012), “Submission Only” (2012), and “Billions” (2016). Her film credits include “Sex and the City 2” (2010), “30 Beats” (2012), and “Street Magnolias” (2012).

Last Modified: Aug 10, 2021

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