Amiyah-Scott
Amiyah Scott | Biography

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  • Full Name Amiyah Scott
  • Occupation Actress, Model
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace New York, USA
  • Birth Date Jan 11, 1988
  • Age 33 Years, 10 Months
  • Did You Know? Amiyah is an Instagram star with over 1.6m followers
Transgender Actress, Model, Cast of the Fox Channel series 'Star'

Amiyah Scott | Biography

Amiyah Scott has published a book named 'Memoirs of a Mermaid' in 2019, advocating equality and acceptance

From an early age, Amiyah could not resonate with the sexuality she took birth with. Although her parents raised her as their son, she struggled to accept her gender identity as male. Therefore at 15, Amiyah partially changed from male to female. After two years, in 2005, she completely transitioned and became a female.


Amiyah Scott is an American transgender actress and model. She is best recognized for her character Cotton Brown in Fox's musical drama series, Star.

Who is Amiyah Scott?

Amiyah Scott is an Afro-American actress, author, entrepreneur, and model.

She was born on 11 January 1988 in Manhattan. 

Besides being an actress, Amiyah is also an activist. She regularly gives her voice and motivation to the LGBTQ+ community. She has even published a book named 'Memoirs of a Mermaid' in 2019, advocating equality and acceptance.

Scott is an entrepreneur and owns her line of beauty products, Amiyah Beauty.

Before and After Transition

From an early age, Amiyah could not resonate with the sexuality she took birth with. Although her parents raised her as their son, she struggled to accept her gender identity as male. Therefore at 15, Amiyah partially changed from male to female. After two years, in 2005, she completely transitioned and became a female.

Following the transition, Amiyah's family, like most other parents, declined to accept her into the family. As a young teenage transgender girl, she had to move out on her own to lead an independent life. However, soon after she left home, her parents accepted and supported her.

TV Shows

Amiyah Scott first became a familiar face on the internet through her ballroom performance videos on YouTube. In 2015, she got her first acting role in the Bravo TV series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta. At that time, she was the first transgender actress ever to become a cast of the show.

In 2016, American film director Lee Daniels cast her in the musical drama TV series Star. The show aired for three seasons on the Fox channel from 15 March 2017 to 8 May 2019. In the show, Amiyah played the role of Cotton Brown, Queen Latifah's transgender daughter.

Husband

Amiyah maintains a lowkey personal life and doesn't even reveal her relationship status or husband. However, she recently posted a picture with a man on her Instagram handle @kingamiyahscott. But, she had hidden his identity with a smiling emoji on his face picture.

Net Worth

Amiyah has a net worth amounting to approximately $1 million.

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