Susan Kelechi Watson is a Jamaican actress, famous for portraying the role of Janet in the American comedy-drama television series, Louie, aired on FX network. She has played several popular TV drama series including Hack, Limitless, This Is Us, The Good Wife, Law & Order and so on.
Early Life and Education
Susan Kelechi Watson was born on 11th November 1981 to Jamaican parents. Both her parents are of Jamaican heritage. Her middle name Kelechi is a Nigerian word which means Thank God.
She attended Howard University and gained a degree in Fine Arts. She also is a holder of Master of Fine Arts degree from Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Program.
Susan made acting debut from David Koepp’s created television series, Hack in 2004. The series starred David Morse, George Dzundza, Matthew Borish, Andre Braugher, and Jacqueline Torres. She also played in the American legal drama television series, The Jury and Third Watch.
In 2007, she made her appearance in many tv shows like Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Medium, Kidnapped, Private Practice, Alibi and in American action police procedural television series, NCIS created by Donald P. Bellisario and Don McGill.
Later, she appeared in the crime drama television series, Numbers created by Nicolas Falacci and Cheryl Heuton. The series aired on CBS starring Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard, Sabrina Lloyd, Dylan Bruno, Diane Farr and so on.
Though she played several roles in the TV series, her character Janet in the comedy-drama television series, Louie rose her popularity among the viewers.
Later, she appeared in tv show including Veep, Royal Penis, Blue Blood, Happyish, Limitless, and Billions. Currently, she is playing in an American television series, This is Us directed by Dan Fogelman, in 2016. The tv show starred Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley.
Talking about Susan’s private life, there were rumors that Susan was dating her co-star, Sterling K. Brown of the show This Is Us. They have shared incredible chemistry between them on the show which led people to say they are dating.
Unfortunately, they are not dating each other, and it is just a rumor. Because Sterling is married to American actress, Ryan Michelle Bathe, and the couple is parents of two children.
Currently, she is single and is quietly focused on her career and seems that she is struggling to appear in a greater role in her near future.
Susan is one of the most versatile actresses in Hollywood who has struggled hard to reach in the place where she is now today. She has not only earned popularity among the viewers from her acting but also has received a good sum of money. Looking at her lavish style her net worth is not less than a six figure.