Chinara Hill was born in Texas, and grew up in Illinois. She is a singer/songwriter, and actress. Chinara studied musical theatre at NYU Tisch School of the Arts' New Studio on Broadway. Throughout her time at NYU, Chinara trained as a singer, dancer, and actress; and studied on-camera acting at Tisch's Stonestreet Studios. In her final year, Chinara performed one of her favorite roles as Olivia in Twelfth Night. That same year, Chinara was cast in her first speaking role as Cassidy in the web series 'NAPS.' Following her graduation from NYU, Chinara has made featured appearances in Season 1 of the 'Godfather of Harlem,' and in multiple episodes of Season 3 of 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.'