Mekia Cox Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Children

Mekia Cox
Mekia Cox

In this article you will Find Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Birth Place, Nationality of Mekia Cox

Mekia Cox is an American actress, dancer, and vocalist best known to television viewers for portraying Amanda Warner on Secret and Lies (2016), Lizzy Gillian on Undercovers (2010), Princess Tiana/Sabine on Once Upon a Time (2017–2018), Dr. Robyn Charles on Chicago Med (2016–2019), Detective Nyla Harper on The Rookie (2019–Present), etc. Mekia Cox also performs in musical theater and plays the piano. She has also made brief appearances in minor roles, such as those of Faith Banks on One Tree Hill (2006), Sasha in 90210 (2009–2010), Tracy Zuniga in The Mentalist (2011), Dr. Thawson in Gotham (2014), Celeste Cutler in Bones (2008), Blair Vinson in Grey’s Anatomy (2015), and Angie in Modern Family (2016), among others.

Mekia Cox
Mekia Cox

Born Name

Mekia Cox

Nick Name



She also enrolled in Florida State University’s musical theater program, where she later earned a Bachelor of Music in 2003.

Mekia Cox is currently 41 according to her birthdate November 18, 1981

Sun Sign


Born Place

Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands


Los Angeles, California, United States




Mekia studied vocal performance as part of the magnet program for the visual and performing arts at Dr. Phillips High School. She received her diploma in 1999.

She also enrolled in Florida State University’s musical theater program, where she later earned a Bachelor of Music in 2003.


Actress, Dancer, Vocal Artist


Mekia Cox has been represented by the Global Artists Agency located in California.




5 ft 4½ in or 164 cm


61 kg or 134.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mekia Cox has dated –

  1. The Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) actress started dating basketball commentator Britt Leach in 2007. They have been dating ever then. Before being married on April 28, 2018, the couple had been dating for more than ten years. The couple’s second daughter was born on May 13, 2022, after Mekia gave birth to their first daughter in December 2018.

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Black and White)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Charming smile

Brand Endorsements

Mekia Cox has endorsed or promoted brands such as –

  • MGM Grand
  • Chase Mastercard

Mekia Cox Facts

  • With her family, she relocated from St. Croix to Orlando, Florida when she was just 7 years old.
  • Mekia’s character Detective Nyla Harper on ABC’s The Rookie received a pregnancy storyline when she became pregnant for the second time in 2022.
  • She was one of just two women selected out of the 11 dancers for Michael Jackson’s
  • This Is It return event. Over 500 dancers participated in a large cattle call, and she was chosen.
  • The 2009 homage movie This Is It, however, made use of footage from the dance preparations because Michael died before the event began.
  • Mekia dances with Jackson in the movie while they practice his famous


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