Kiami-Davael
Kiami Davael | Biography

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  • Full Name Kiami Davael
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Boyle County, Kentucky, USA
  • Birth Date Aug 21, 1986
  • Age 35 Years, 8 Months
  • Net Worth $600 thousand (Celebrity Net Worth)
Cast of 1996 Movie 'Matilda'

Kiami Davael | Biography

Appeared on the shows like 'In the House' & 'Grown Ups'

Her last acting credit is the 2000 film 'Bruno' as Shawniqua, in which she co-starred with Alex D. Linz. After that, she hasn't contributed as an actress. However, in 2012, she wrote her first short movie titled 'Reckless.' The film stars Shayla Love as Lacey, Jasmine Burke as Jana Morrison, Anthony Dalton as Jacob Bowers, and Ernestine Johnson as Lisa Daniels.


Kiami Davael is an actress best known for her role as Lavender in the film Matilda.

Short Bio

Kiami Davael Daugherty is an American actress and singer born in Boyle County, Kentucky, USA, on 21 August 1986. Her family later moved to California so she could pursue her career in acting. Davael went to the University of Kentucky, graduated with a bachelor of arts in psychology, and minored in theater.

Davael debuted her acting career as Lavender in the 1996 movie Matilda at the age of 10. In the succeeding year, she made her TV debut in The Pretender as Simone Bien Aime. 

In 1998, Davael appeared in two TV shows: Conan the Adventure and Promised Land. The actress then starred in four TV series the following year; Moesha as Anna, In the House as Brianna Bridgeforth in four episodes, The Steve Harvey Show as Christina in one episode, and Grown Ups as Tiffany in one episode. 

Parents

Davael was named Kiami by her mother after mixing two names, Kia and Ami. She is closest to her mother and says that she taught her to be humble. However, not much is known about her parents.

'Matilda'

Davael portrayed the role of Lavender in the movie Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito. The film is based on Roald Dahl's book of the same name and was released in the United States on 2 August 1996. 

Matilda follows a girl gifted with a sharp intellect and psychic abilities, which she uses to cope with her crude, distant family and free her kindhearted teacher from their sadistic headteacher. 

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The other prominent cast members of the movie include Mara Wilson as Matilda Wormwood, Danny DeVito as Harry Wormwood, Rhea Perlman as Zinnia Wormwood, Pam Ferris as Trunchbull, and Embeth Davidz as Miss Honey.

Kiami Davael with Mara Wilson from 'Matilda' in 2015
Kiami Davael with Mara Wilson from Matilda in 2015 (Photo: Twitter)

Now

Davael currently lives in Kentucky. Her last acting credit is the 2000 film Bruno as Shawniqua, in which she co-starred with Alex D. Linz. After that, she hasn't contributed as an actress. 

However, in 2012, she wrote her first short movie titled Reckless. The film stars Shayla Love as Lacey, Jasmine Burke as Jana Morrison, Anthony Dalton as Jacob Bowers, and Ernestine Johnson as Lisa Daniels.

In 2013, Davael also appeared in the video documentary Afternoon Tea, a Matilda Reunion the following year.

Davael has given no specific reasons for her decision to retire from acting, but she is still willing to live a somewhat public life. She is still active on Instagram and has over 71,000 followers as of January 2022. She frequently posts selfies as well as inspirational and religious quotes. 

Is Kiami Davael Dating?

Davael is currently single and not in a relationship. However, in an interview with Cherie Johnson on YouTube in 2021, she mentioned that she dates with purpose and not just because she is bored.

Similarly, on 28 December 2021, she posted on Instagram that she would be in Single Discussion, a dating and relationship discussion for singles.

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