Alisha Boe

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Alisha Boe - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Alisha Boe is a Norwegian-Somelian actress whose career based in the United States. She’s best recognized for starring in the 13 Reasons Why (2017–2020) series as Jessica Davis.


Alisha Boe officially started her career as a child actress in 2008 with the thriller movie Amusement. It was after she dropped out of high school.

Before long, she was chosen to star in the movie He’s on my Mind in 2009. What followed her professional career as an actress after that was a line of little roles and guest appearances.

Some of the movies and TV shows she participated in include Paranormal Activity 4 (2012), CSI: Cyber (2015), and Modern Family (2014) among numerous others.

She likewise showed up in two to three episodes of the well-known TV series Teen Wolf in 2016. A year later, she got back on the big screen by playing in the movie 68 Kill.

Her major breakthrough came while joining the cast of the famous TV series 13 Reasons Why. The series was a huge success and brought fame to her name.

Besides acting, she also modeled for some music videos such as Why Don’t You Touch Me (2021) by Leon Bridges and Lost in Japan (2018) by Shawn Mendes feat. Zedd.

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  • Real Name: Alisha Ilhaan Boe
  • Stage Name: Alisha Boe
  • Also Known as: Alisha Bø
  • Nickname: Alisha
  • Birthday: March 6, 1997
  • Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Nationalities: Norwegian, Somali
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: El Camino Real Charter High School, Hale Charter Academy
  • Hobbies: Travelling, listening to music
  • Parents:  (Mother)
  • Sibling: (Brother)
  • Boyfriend: Scott O’Brien (2017 – 2021)
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @alishaboe
  • Instagram: @alishaboe
  • TikTok: –
  • YouTube: –

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

  • Height: 163 cm (5’4”)
  • Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Hair Color: Light brown
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Body Measurements: 33-24-33 (Bust -33, Waist -24, and Hips -33 inches)
  • Shoe Size: 6 (US)
  • Dress Size: 4 (US)


  • Father: –
  • Mother: Vibeke Boe
  • Brother: Asante Pharrell Boe 
  • Sister: –

Boyfriend & Dating History

Scott O’Brien 

Not much is known about her relationship with Scott, except that it happened around May 2017. She used to have a lot of his photos on her Instagram page, but they have been taken down now.

It’s also unknown when or why the couple chose to part ways.

Peter Gadiot 

She was rumored to date Peter, who’s a British actor, in 2020. Similarly, not much is known about their relationship.

They were said to break up in the same year for undisclosed reasons.

Net Worth

According to multiple sources online, her net worth is estimated to sit between $1 million and $3 million.

She most probably earn her income primarily from her acting career.


  • Alisha initially tried out for the role of Hannah Baker in the TV series 13 Reasons Why (2019).
  • She had a crush on a fictional character named Danny Phantom as a kid.
  • Her mother is Norwegian and her father is Somali.
  • She is active in a nonprofit organization that talks about mental health and efforts to prevent suicide.
  • Alisha once took a temporary break from acting because she wanted to find her identity.
  • She and her mother moved to America and decided to stay there in 2004.
  • Her parents divorced when she was a young age.
  • She wanted to be an actress because of Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen.
  • Alisha is close friends with her co-stars in the TV series 13 Reasons Why (2019) including
  • Brandon Flynn, Miles Heizer, and Tommy Dorfman.
  • She got a tattoo in the shape of a semicolon which means this is not the end but rather a new beginning.
  • Alisha was a part of the drama club in her high school.
  • She has two pet dogs named Tater Tot and Luna.
  • Alisha got matching tattoos with fellow actor Tommy Dorfman and singer Selena Gomez.
  • She faced bullying and exclusion when she was in high school.
  • Alisha is very proud of her Norwegian-Somali heritage.
  • She dropped out of high school because she wanted to focus on her career as an actress.
  • Alisha did thorough research on rape victims before playing Jessica Davis in the TV series 13 Reasons Why (2019).
  • Her ideal type is…

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  • Who Am I? (TBA), as TBA
  • Strangers (2022), as Tara
  • When You Finish Saving the World (2022), as Lila
  • The Naked Man (2021), as Molly
  • Gates of Darkness (2019), as Alexa O’Connor
  • 13 Reasons Why: Season 3 Promo (2019), as Jessica Davis
  • Poms (2019), as Chloe
  • Yes, God, Yes (2019), as Nina
  • Binge (2018), as Jennifer
  • 13 Reasons Why: Season 2 Date Announcement Commercial (2018), as Jessica Davis
  • 13 Reasons Why: Discovering Jessica Davis (2018), as self
  • 13 Reasons Why: Justin Foley – Not Your Typical Jock (2018), as self
  • 68 Kill (2017), as Violet
  • 13 Reasons Why: Beyond the Reasons (2017), as self
  • Horny Af (2016), as self
  • Paranormal Activity 4 (2012), as Tara
  • He’s on My Mind (2009), as Laci
  • Plastic Makes Perfect (2009), as Brooke
  • Kids Talk Politics: A New Puppy in the White House (2009), as Little Obama Girl
  • Amusement (2008), as Lisa

TV Series

  • The Buccaneers (ITV | TBA), as Conchita Closson
  • Day by Day (YouTube | 2020), as Helena
  • Robot Chicken (Adult Swim | 2018), as Raina
  • 13 Reasons Why (Netflix | 2017), as Jessica Davis
  • Deadly Manners (Apple Podcasts | 2017), as Olivia Billings
  • Teen Wolf (MTV | 2016), as Gwen
  • Ray Donovan (Showtime | 2015), as Janet
  • CSI: Cyber (CBS | 2015), as Grace Clarke
  • Casual (Hulu | 2015), as Becca
  • NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (CBS | 2015), as Farrah Meyers
  • Days of Our Lives (NBC | 2014), as Daphne
  • Extant (CBS | 2014), as Brynn Hendy
  • Modern Family (ABC | 2014), as Tracy
  • Trophy Wife (ABC | 2013), as Chelsea Trassen
  • Parenthood (NBC | 2012), as Pretty Girl

TV Shows

  • Hollywood First Look Features (YouTube | 2019), as a guest
  • 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards (MTV | 2018), as a guest
  • WGN Morning News (Channel 9 | 2018), as a guest
  • Good Morning America (ABC | 2018), as a guest
  • Entertainment Tonight Canada (Global | 2018), as a guest
  • 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards (MTV | 2017), as the host
  • Noches con Platanito (YouTube | 2015), as a guest

Music Video Appearances

  • Why Don’t You Touch Me (2021) – Leon Bridges
  • Lost in Japan (2018) – Shawn Mendes feat. Zedd


“I was depressed a lot as a kid, and I was really sad and wouldn’t be able to get out of bed.”

“I have noticed a growth in demand from audiences to include more women of colour and women to be cast as significant roles in TV shows and movies.”

“I’m so honoured and excited to be working in the business at a time when it’s truly progressing.”

“I didn’t really have the most healthy of upbringings.”

“Everyone on ‘Ray Donovan’ was super nice. I was kind of surprised by how welcoming everyone was because of how established the show was.”

“Audiences need to keep demanding shows with strong female leads.”

“I read ’13 Reasons Why’ in middle school, and the message of the book stuck with me: to treat people better because you never know what they’re going through.”

Alisha Boe is no newbie in the entertainment industry. Her talent has long been acknowledged and well-received ever since she started showing up on the screen.


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