March 21, 2023
slater vance

Slater Vance is a 16-years old rising music artist who rose to stardom as the son of American actress Angela Bassett and actor Courtney B. Vance. Slater’s mother has appeared in the hit movies like Gunpowder Milkshake, Mission: Impossible-Fallout, Black Panther, and others.

Besides his rising musical career, did you know Vance was born via surrogacy along with his twin sister? Well, to know more about his personal life, keep reading to the end of this article.

Let’s begin!

Slater Vance Was Born To A Surrogate Mother: Know About His Twin Sister

Many people would wonder why Vance’s parents chose surrogacy to have a baby. Well, in the Vance family, the journey of their parenting wasn’t like that as Slater’s mom Angela didn’t want to have a child while utterly focusing on her career. But later when Angela wished to have a child of her own, the actress wasn’t lucky enough. The long-time couple tried for seven years but they couldn’t make it happen.

Slater Vance who is recognized as the son of american actor and actress

After several attempts went failed, they decided to adopt a child, thanks to one of their relative’s friends who gave the idea of the surrogate process. In 2007, Slater’s mom also shared about her tough time having a baby in an interview with The Oprah Winfrey Show. And after finalizing to have a baby through surrogacy, the couple ended up having twins in their family on January 27, 2006. One was Slater himself, and another was his sister Bronwyn Vance.

Furthermore, the twins were born 5 weeks earlier than their due date. Although the delivery of the twins was before the deadline, the babies were born healthy. Slater weighed 5 lbs, 2 oz, and his twin sister Bronwyn Golden weighed in a 6 lbs, 2 oz.

How Did Slater’s Parents Meet? Their First Date To Wedding

The beautiful Hollywood couple Angela Bassett and her long-time husband Courtney B. Vance first met at the Yale School of Drama in the 1980s. But, at first, they were just college friends. At the time, Courtney was also in a relationship with one of Angela’s co-stars in the play.

They didn’t start dating at University and weren’t in contact for the next several years. But, they met each other again in 1994 while Angela was out with her friends in LA. And somehow they ended up going on a date.

Following that, the actress Angela disclosed about her first date with her now-husband in an interview with Oprah and said it was a boring date for both of them. For the second time, they went on a golf date. In their second outing, the couple realized that they started having mutual feelings for each other.


The american actor, Courtney and actress, Angela

Slater’s dad then approached Angela with a simple love note where the actor wrote “I like you, You like me, check yes or no.” Although the beautiful pair have kept most of their dating life to themself, we can assume that they dated for some years before the two decided to exchange their vows on 12 October 1997.

How Is Slater’s Parent’s Marital Relationship Now? Did They Part Their Ways?

Since the day when Slater’s mom wore a beautiful white gown with a long white veil and his father opted for a black suit for their beautiful nuptials, they have been sharing a strong bond. While being the support for each other, the pair has become a living example in the film industry too.

Slater's both parents are media personality

Moreover, the proud parents of twins have stayed together for over a couple of decades. In 2020, Slater’s mom said in an interview with Extra TV about how they have managed their marital relationship till now without having any problems in their family. She said,

“Negotion and being easy. You want to be harder on yourself and easy on the other person. You want to be happy, and somethings you just have to let go and let slide.”

Slater’s Parents Are Into The Film Industry

As said, Slater comes from a well-to-do celebrity family. Then what do people recognize his parents for? Well, talking about Slater’s mom, the actress is known for her works in the film including Black PantherLondon Has Fallen, Music of the Heart, and many others. Not only that, Angela has also been nominated and awarded many reputable awards like the Academy Awards for Best Actress, Golden Globe Awards, and others.

On the other hand, Vance’s father has also worked on several projects including The Affair, Lovecraft Country, Genius, and more. Like his mother, Courtney has also won lots of awards like a Critics Choice Award, Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding lead actor in a limited or Anthology series or Movie, and many others.

Slater Vance Didn’t Follow The Footsteps Of His Parents

Being a kid of an actor, many people might think that Slater is also pursuing the same career as his parents do. But, Slater isn’t that kind. His mother Angela said Vance is more interested in music.

Similarly, the 16-year-old is also working on releasing music albums and has recently released an album named Holehearted. He also released the album titled Journey 2 Forever, featuring his own twin sister, Bronwyn.


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Thanks to his parent’s identity for being the help in his music career to grow even faster.

Is Slater Dating Anyone In 2022?

The star kid or the music artist seems to be single as of 2022. After checking his social media profiles, Vance hasn’t shared any posts that related to his love life.

But, the star kid has only shared about his music album and his quality time with his pals. But, sooner or later, Slater will obviously come with his own relationship status.

Slater Is Active On Every Social Media Platform

Yes, Vance has been more active on Insta with over 3.5k followers. On the other hand, we can also find him on social media handles like TikTok and Snapchat.

How Rich Is Vance? His Net Worth

Talking about his earnings, Slater Vance has made over $100k from his music albums as of 2022. On the other hand, Slater’s parents have made quite good earnings and their combined estimated fortune is $25 million.

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