Alaqua Cox is a 26-year-old American actress who got her big break by playing Maya Lopez / Echo in the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the Disney+ show Hawkeye (2021). Also, she will be reprising her role as Echo in the new series Echo coming in 2024.
|Full Name||Alaqua Cox|
|Age||26 years old|
|Birth Date||February 14, 1997|
|Birth Place||Menominee Indian Reservation, Wisconsin|
|Is She Deaf?||Unfortunately yes, Alaqua was born deaf|
|Parents||Father: Bill Cox|
Mother: Elena Cox
|Net Worth||below $500k|
Alaqua Cox Biography
Alaqua Cox was born on February 14, 1997, in Menominee Indian Reservation, Wisconsin, U.S. She was Deaf from birth, and her parents are Elena and Bill Cox.
Alaqua is a member of the Menominee and Mohican nation, and she has three siblings: Will, Jordan, and Katie.
She attended the Wisconsin School for the Deaf and played on the girls’ basketball team from 2014 to 2015, and she was also part of the volleyball team.
Alaqua Cox landed her first acting gig in the role of Echo for Hawkeye on December 3, 2020. This was a big deal, and people like Deaf activist Nyle DiMarco cheered on the casting choice. In June 2021, the co-creator of Echo, David W. Mack, appreciated Cox for becoming a role model for deaf and Indigenous youth.
At the premiere of Marvel’s Hawkeye, Cox walked the red carpet and couldn’t believe she was getting her own show after her first-ever acting role. She felt grateful for the opportunities and was excited to advocate for the Deaf community.
Cox also shared that Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfeld went the extra mile to learn some American Sign Language to make communication easier for her. She found it sweet and meaningful as a Deaf person.
|2024||Echo||TV Mini Series||Maya Lopez, Echo|
|2023||Echo||TV Mini Series||Maya Lopez|
|2021||Hawkeye||TV Mini Series||Maya Lopez|
On Mother’s Day in 2023, Cox shared the exciting news that she and her partner, who they’ve been together with since 2017, were expecting a baby boy. Their little one arrived in October 2023.
Physical Appearance and Measurements
Alaqua Cox is pretty tall, standing at 5 feet 8 inches, which is about 1.73 meters or 173 centimeters. She weighs a healthy 60 kilograms, around 132 pounds. Her body shape is like a pear, and she has some specific measurements that give her a unique look—her chest is 35 inches, her waist is 25 inches, and her hips are also 35 inches.
Besides her height and measurements, Alaqua wears a size 8 shoe in the UK. She has nice dark brown hair that matches her dark brown eyes, making her look really beautiful. Interestingly, she hasn’t gotten any tattoos.
As of 2023, Alaqua Cox has an estimated net worth of that is below $500,000.