BET Awards 2022: Aunjanue Ellis’ Fashion Proves She Is Anything But Plain

The award-winning actress knows a thing or two about fashion.

Her name may suggest she’s innocent but Aunjanue Ellis isn't green when it comes to entertainment. A NYU trained actor, she has had roles in tv and movies since the mid-90s. Her role as the strong and  confident Oracene Williams, mother to legendary tennis stars, Venus and Serena earned her a "Best Actress" nomination at the BET Awards 2022. We’ll learn on June 26th at 8pm who will take home the trophy but in the meantime, let’s look back at some of her fashion moments.

  • 94th Academy Awards

    Aunjanue Ellis is a vision in an orange off the shoulder gown at the 94th Academy Awards.

  • 94th Annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon

    Aunjanue Ellis smile is her best accessory as she poses in a pink tuxedo with black velvet lapels at the 94th Annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon

  • 24th Costume Designer Guild Awards

    Aunjanue Ellis is striking in a red full length dress with built in cape at the 24th Costume Designer Guild Awards.

  • "When They See Us" Event

    Aunjanue Ellis catches the eye in a black and white patterned ensemble and white boots at an event for When They See Us.

  • 2016 Toronto Film Festival

    Aunjanue Ellis tops off her lace and ruffled look with a hat at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival.

    Tune in to the BET Awards 2022 Sunday, June 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET.

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