Raleigh s'Aria DeBose will join the Wake County system's Hall of FameCredit: Google.com
DeBose, 31, grew up in Raleigh and Wake Forest. She got her bachelor's degree from Wake Forest-Rolesville High School
Ariana DeBose is an American actress, dancer, and singer, Known for her performances on stage and screen
DeBose was born on January 25, 1991, in Wilmington, North Carolina
Her awards include an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award and a Golden Globe Award
DeBose is a native of Wake County, and she's won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Anita in West Side Story
In a stellar performance, Variety called her a "radiant force of nature." Business magazine Forbes also wrote about her in a review that called her "absolutely star-making."
Julia became the first openly Queer Afro Latina to win an Oscar after winning her Oscar
Gina, her mother, attends Wakefield Middle School in Raleigh
DeBose appeared at the 2020 Netflix musical film The Prom and the 2021 Apple TV musical comedy TV series Schmigadoon!