Currently, Marsai Martin is one of the most influential American teens along with being the youngest executive producer in Hollywood after producing Little movie. However, the young actress is more noted for her part of Diane Johnson in Black-ish TV series, which brought her NAACP Image and Young Artist awards plus a nomination for Screen Actors Guild Award.
Date of Birth: August 14, 2004
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Marsai Martin’s professional career started when she was only 5 years old after she took part in a commercial of The Choice Hotel. In 2014, she got her first TV role in Black-ish and became a real Hollywood sensation after its first episodes were released. Marsai also appeared in some other TV projects and starred in An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win and Little movies. But the ambitious TV star isn’t going to stop at this and gets engaged in some other ventures, for example, movies production.
Marsai Martin is very thankful to her family for their support and care. Let’s see who provides this young star with inspiration and ambitions to achieve more.
Marsai Martin parents
Joshua Martin (father)
Date of Birth: July 26, 1977
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Joshua is a film and TV producer, who is a president of Genius Productions company. He was an executive producer of Little film, starring his daughter. Joshua and his family lived in Texas till 2013, when they moved to Los Angeles. Joshua noticed Marsai’s artistic talents when she was two years old. And soon, when he and his wife Carol understood that their daughter wanted to be an actress, they helped her to sign a contract with the Kim Dawson Agency in Dallas. Now, he seems to be a really proud dad of such a young Hollywood star.
Carol Martin (nee Burgin) (mother)
Date of Birth: April 21, 1976
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Carol is a vice president at Genius Productions. Moreover, she handles her daughter’s social media. Marsai calls Carol “My Beyonce” and states that she is her role model as her mom is brave, strong and super hilarious. Carol often accompanies her famed daughter to various events. Thus, she joined her for the 2016 Emmy Awards despite the fact that she was heavily pregnant and gave birth to her second daughter, Cydni, just a day after the ceremony.
Marsai Martin grandparents
Phyllis Love Delahoussaye (maternal grandmother)
Date of Birth: February 29, 1952
Date of Death: December 1, 2016 (age 63)
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
She was born to Earline Taylor Love and John Bernard Love Sr. in Denver, Colorado. Phyllis was the mother of four kids with Gregory Clay Burgin Sr., including Marsai’s mother Carol. Later she married a long-time friend, Leroy Joseph Delahoussaye who died in 2010. In 2015, Phyllis was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer and died a year after.
Gregory Clay Burgin Sr. (maternal grandfather)
Date of Birth: December 2, 1951
Date of Death: June 15, 2014 (age 62)
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
He was married to Phyllis and had 4 kids with her but they divorce before 1999.
Annie Martin (paternal grandmother)
She works at at American Airlines and lives in Arlington, Texas.
Marsai Martin siblings
Cydni Martin (sister born to same parents)
Date of Birth: September 20, 2016
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Cydni is Marsai’s little sister, who is already a preschooler. The teen star loves her sibling incredibly and often shares photos with her on Instagram. Moreover, she calls Cydni her comfort person, secret keeper and the best little sister in the world.
Marsai Martin boyfriend
We don’t know exactly if Martin currently dates someone or no. Probably, she is more concentrated on studies and professional growth now.
Marsai Martin children
Marsai Martin doesn’t have any kids yet as she is too young.