Condola Rashad boyfriend Sebastian Valentin Stenhoj is the co-founder of BME Films. Condola and Sebastian started dating in 2014.
The American actress is best known for her work in the theatre. She was born to her actress mother, Phylocoa Rashad, and her sportscaster and former professional football player father, Ahmad Rashad.
The actress graduated from the California Institute of the Arts. After that, she started to perform in the Off-Broadway production called Ruined. She won Theatre World Award for Best Debut Performance and was nominated for Drama Desk Award.
The theatre actress was also nominated for Tony Awards for her act in Stick Fly. Not only sticking to theater, but she has also starred in movies and series such as Smash, The Good Wife, Submissions only, and many more.
Condola received much fame today from the movies such as Billions, Sex* and the City 2, Money Monster, and Smash.
Condola Fiance Sebastian Is An Artist
Condola Rashad boyfriend Sebastian Valentin Stenhoj is an actor who is also an artistic creator. Sebastian also works as a producer for BME Films.
Sebastian graduated high school from The Buckley School in 2004. Later, he also joined the California Institute of the Arts in 2004.
Like Condola, Sebastian graduated from the University of The California Institute of the Arts. The actor has acted in movies such as The Pearl Necklace, A work of Art, Nano, and others.
Before his acting and producing career, he worked as a teacher for the school he graduated from. He taught Social Justice, directed the school play The Adventures of Elizabeth Finklestein; A Non-Tragedy in 3 Acts, and coached soccer to students.
Currently, he is working in BME Films as a producer. The ideas that he learned during his college times, he is using them in his films to make the movie more creative storytelling.
The producer also has a good language grasp of Swedish and Danish.
According to his Instagram, he suffered from Brachial Plexus Injury. This has also caused him to have his arm amputated above the elbow. The actor is currently using a hanger prosthesis to replace his missing arm.
Condola has been in a relationship with Sebastian for more than 7 years.
The actor had even proposed to his girlfriend for marriage. The actor presented his fiance with his grandmother’s ring, which was made of white gold and sapphire and has more than 50 years of history.
The theater actress was quite surprised and happy when her best friend and now fiance proposed to her.
Though not many photos of them together have been posted recently, let’s hope their relationship stays strong.
Condola’s Parents Raised Her In New York
Condola Rashad parents are Phylicia Rashad and Ahmad Rashad. Condola father and mother divorced in early 2001.
Her mother, Phylicia, is an American actress, singer, and director known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the NBC show The Cosby Show. She earned her Emmy Award nomination for her role in the series.
She was also awarded as The Mother of the Black* Community in the 2010 NAACP Image Awards. She served as a dream of the College of Fine Arts at Howard University.
Her father, Ahmad, is an American sportscaster and former professional football player for St. Louis Cardinals. He started his football career at the University of Oregon, playing for Oregon Ducks.
After playing for the Cardinals for two seasons, he was traded for Buffalo Bills in 1974. After his leg injury, he was signed by Seattle Seahawks in 1976. Shortly after that, he moved to Minnesota Vikings, where he earned four Pro Bowl selections.
After retiring from football, the former football player worked as a studio analyst and game reporter for several sports channels.
The couple Phylicia and Ahmad met each other while both were working on The Cosby Show. The reporter proposed to the actress in 1985 on national television during the pregame show. It was the third marriage for both of them.
The couple stayed together for more than 15 years; this was the longest marriage they had.
She Has Six Siblings
Condola doesn’t have her own siblings from her parents when they were married. But she has six siblings from her parent’s other marriages.
Condola Rashad sisters are Keva and Maiyisha. Keva is born from Ahmad’s first marriage with Deidre Waters and Maiyisha from his second marriage with Matilda Johnson.
Though from different mothers, the sisters have created a close bond and have a nice relationship with each other.