Alaqua Cox Biography
Alaqua Cox a native of Wisconsin, is a Native American actress. Cox came into prominence in 2021 after landing the role of Maya Lopez / Echo within the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the Disney+ series Hawkeye. She reprises her role as Maya Lopez in the upcoming spin-off series Echo in 2024. Cox is deaf and an amputee. She uses a prosthetic lower leg.
Alaqua Cox Age
The actress was born on February 14, 1997, on the Menominee Indian Reservation in Keshena, Wisconsin, United States. She is 26 years old as of 2023.
Alaqua Cox Height
Cox stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches. She weighs about 63 Kg. She has black hair and brown eyes. Further details about her body measurements will be updated soon.
Alaqua Cox Family
Cox was born and raised in Menominee Indian Reservation in Keshena, Wisconsin, United States. She was born to her parents Elena Cox and Bill Cox. She is of the Menominee and Mohican nation. Cox was raised alongside her three siblings; Will Cox, Jordan Cox, and Katie Cox. As for her education, she went to the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. She was part of the girls’ basketball team from 2014 to 2015 and the volleyball team.
Alaqua Cox Husband
When it comes to her personal life, the actress is quite discreet and prefers to separate her professional life and her love life. She is, however, happily in a relationship with her long-term partner. On the 14th of May 2023, on Mother’s day, Cox announced that she was expecting a baby. Her son was born in October. She has yet to disclose the name of her baby.
Alaqua Cox Deaf
Cox was born deaf. She attended Wisconsin School for the Deaf. In addition, she is an amputee and uses a prosthetic lower leg. She has yet to disclose information about how she injured her leg.
Alaqua Cox Hawkeye
Cox came into prominence in 2021 after landing the role of Maya Lopez / Echo within the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the Disney+ series Hawkeye. She was cast for the role on December 3, 2020. Before this role, Cox had only acted a background part in a high school play.
After graduating from high school, she got a job at a nursing home and then later worked for Amazon and FedEx. Her role as Maya Lopez made her the first disabled actress to play a leading character in a Marvel Studios production. In fact, Nyle DiMarco, a Deaf Activist expressed his delight with the cast. Cox will reprise her role as Maya Lopez in the upcoming spin-off series Echo in 2024.
Alaqua Cox Movies And TV Shows
- Marvel Studios: Assembled
Alaqua Cox Net Worth
Cox has an estimated net worth of 2 million as of 2023. Her main source of income is her career as an actor.