Wanita 'D. Woods' Woodgett


06 Jul 1985


Anaheim, California, USA


Wanita Woodgett, better known as "D. Woods," grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts where she discovered her love for performing at an early age and went on to attend Tri-Cities Magnet High School for Visual and Performing Arts in Atlanta, Georgia and graduate from the prestigious NYU Tisch School of the Arts in New York City in Theatre.

She became a familiar face on television for three intense seasons on Sean P. Diddy Combs' "Making the Band 3" which was one of MTV's most highly rated shows with over 63 million viewers in the tween and young adult demographics. Winning a spot in the pop/R&B girl group Danity Kane (Bad Boy/Atlantic Records), D.Woods went on to achieve chart-topping and certified Platinum status, and Guiness Book of World records with Danity Kane's 2 consecutive #1 album debuts on the Billboard charts. D.Woods appeared in 2007 box office smash "Stomp the Yard" and has been apart of several indie film releases in recent years.

Prior to Making the Band and Danity Kane, D. Woods trained extensively in voice, acting, and all genres of dance including modern, ballet, hip-hop, and West African and performed in off-Broadway stage and theater productions, commercials, and on tour as a dancer with major recording artists. Also a talented songwriter, D. Woods has written for and collaborated with other major pop/R&B and hip-hop artists including Danity Kane. In addition to her acting career, D. Woods is now the CEO of Woodgrane Entertainment, an independent record label which has released several projects by D.Woods including "The Gray Area" and 2 The Bottom"which were both considered on the 54th and 55th Grammy Ballot for Nominations.

Actor ( 19 credits )

We Are Family (2017) Broweena
Blackbird (2014) Leslie Crandall
Two Is Better Than One (2014) Tameka
Douglass U (2013) Charisse
No More Games (2012) Lisa
Mommy Uncensored (TM) (2012)  Jillanesha Brown (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
All About Aubrey (2011)  Herself (1 episode, 2011)
Reach Around Radio (2011)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
The Mo'Nique Show (2009)  Herself (1 episode, 2010)
Stomp the Yard (2007) Female Student
Making the Band 4 (2007)  Herself (11 episodes, 2007-2009)
The Tyra Banks Show (2005)  Herself (1 episode, 2007)
Making the Band 3 (2005)  Herself (4 episodes, 2005)
Fashion News Live (2004)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
106 & Park Top 10 Live (2000)  Herself (1 episode, 2006)
Total Request Live (1998)  Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Bl!tz (1997) (1 episode, 2006)
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Herself (1 episode, 2006)