Best known for scene-stealing comedic roles in Why Did I Get Married, The Family That Preys, and BET's first scripted sitcom Somebodies, Kaira Akita is a dynamic and diverse actor, producer, creative talent, entrepreneur, and visionary.
Most recently, Kaira produced and directed the comedy short Not Another Black Movie (2012 LA Comedy Shorts Official Selection) and earned a 2012 NAACP Theatre Award for her larger-than-life role in the hit play Sunday Mourning. In 2012 she also founded Reality Revolution, a production house & social action company that creates entertaining and socially responsible reality TV for women, minorities, and other exploited and at-risk demographics.
Whether on screen or off, Kaira brings style, excellence, and a one of a kind energy to all she does. Stay tuned as she continues to evolve in Hollywood and beyond.
Series Regular, Guest Star, Supporting, Co-Star, Host, Commercial, & Voiceover Credits include Little Britain USA (HBO), Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime), Road Trip 2, One Missed Call, Meet the Browns (TBS), House of Payne (TBS), Why Did I Get Married, The Family That Preys, Somebodies (BET), Politicats (Smosh TV); Dresscue Me (Planet Green); eHow Style; WalMart; Home Depot; Georgia Lottery; and Publix.
A natural-born producer, Kaira is currently developing unscripted, scripted, and new media projects, including a docuseries that will transform the lives of teenage bad girls, an inspirational feature length comedy, and a comedic web series that follows the ups and downs of life as a female CEO. She is passionate about smart, funny content that has a fresh voice and bold viewpoint.
Kaira is a natural. I wouldn't be surprised if she won an Oscar someday. ~ Roger Ebert, Film Critic
Great timing & unique choices. ~ Carla Hooper, Casting Director (Eastbound and Down)
Adorable. ~ Greenstein/Daniel Casting (The Soul Man)
Our guests are still talking about how Kaira's message changed lives. Her participation as our keynote speaker was outstanding! ~ Derschaun Sharpley, H.I.S. Agency