Karimah Westbrook

Karimah Westbrook

Keynote Speaker: Actress, Writer & Producer; Best Known for "All American"

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Karimah Westbrook Biography

An accomplished actress, writer and producer Karimah Westbrook stars as devoted single parent Grace James in the hit series “All American," in which her performance earned her a Black Reel nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Westbrook, a Chicago native, loved performing from an early age. She acted in school plays and later in community theater productions. Her big break came when she fearlessly crashed a Chicago audition for the feature film Save the Last Dance, despite having no appointment or representation. She landed a role in the Paramount box-office hit and never looked back, enrolling in the Academy of Dramatic Arts West and relocating to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career.

Since then, Westbrook has captured the attention of audiences with diverse roles in television, film and theater. She has guest-starred in many hit shows, including Showtime’s award-winning dramedy “Shameless” and “Masters of Sex,” Freeform’s family series “The Fosters” and AMC’s period drama “Mad Men.” She also appeared in NBC’s award-winning crime drama “Aquarius.”

On the big screen, Westbrook can be seen in After We Collided, the sequel to the box-office hit After, based on Anna Todd’s best-selling book series. She starred opposite Matt Damon and Julianne Moore in Suburbicon as the wife and mother of the first black family to move into an all-white town. Westbrook also starred in American Violet opposite Alfre Woodard, The Rum Diary with Johnny Depp and the indie feature Bolden.

On stage, Westbrook was recognized with an NAACP Theater Award nomination for her starring role in “It’s Just Sex!” She also starred in “Pieces” at the Pasadena Playhouse, “The Girls of Summer” at Avery Schreiber Playhouse, “Boys Life” at The Cast Theater and “Glengarry Glen Ross” at The Working Stage Theater. In addition, her credits include the Stella Adler Theater production of “A Black Trilogy” and Ivar Theater’s “Dawgs.”

With her talent extending behind the camera, Westbrook wrote, produced and starred in the BET short film “Best Kept Secret,” earning a Best Actress nomination from the African American Arts Alliance of Chicago. She also produced the award-winning short films “A Fire in a Dovecot,” “Watts & Volts” and “Pastor Stuart.”

Offscreen, Westbrook enjoys giving back. She has mentored at A Place Called Home, which helps at-risk youth in South Central Los Angeles develop healthy and fulfilling lives through programs in arts, education and wellness. She also volunteers at the Los Angeles Union Rescue Mission on Skid Row and with My Friend’s House Foundation, which provides food, clothing and services to the homeless.

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Karimah Westbrook Videos

Karimah Westbrook Talks The CW's 'All American'
Karimah Westbrook Made Sure the All American Cast Was a Family
Karimah Westbrook appearance on KTLA News

How to book Karimah Westbrook?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Karimah Westbrook for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Karimah Westbrook, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Karimah Westbrook or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Karimah Westbrook?

Booking fees for Karimah Westbrook, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Karimah Westbrook, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Karimah Westbrook?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Karimah Westbrook for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Karimah Westbrook for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Karimah Westbrook or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Karimah Westbrook or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Karimah Westbrook is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Performing Arts, Diversity and Black Heritage. The estimated speaking fee range to book Karimah Westbrook for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Karimah Westbrook generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Angela Bassett and Regina King. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Karimah Westbrook for an upcoming event.

Karimah Westbrook Videos

Karimah Westbrook Talks The CW's 'All American'
Karimah Westbrook Made Sure the All American Cast Was a Family
Karimah Westbrook appearance on KTLA News
Karimah Westbrook | Suburbicon Premiere Interviews | TIFF17

Karimah Westbrook News

How to book Karimah Westbrook?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Karimah Westbrook for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Karimah Westbrook, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Karimah Westbrook or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Karimah Westbrook?

Booking fees for Karimah Westbrook, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Karimah Westbrook, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Karimah Westbrook?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Karimah Westbrook for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Karimah Westbrook for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Karimah Westbrook or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Karimah Westbrook or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Karimah Westbrook is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Performing Arts, Diversity and Black Heritage. The estimated speaking fee range to book Karimah Westbrook for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Karimah Westbrook generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Angela Bassett and Regina King. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Karimah Westbrook for an upcoming event.

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