Danai Gurira (Danai Jekesai Gurira) is a Zimbabwean-American actress who is best known for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022). She is the recipient of various awards including the Obie Award, Outer Critics Circle Awards, Helen Hayes Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Saturn Awards, and many others.
Danai was born on February 14, 1978, in Grinnell, Iowa, United States. As of 2023, she is 44 years old and has an estimated net worth of USD $5 million.
Danai made her debut through The Visitor in 2007. She has also appeared in movies and TV shows such as The Walking Dead (2012–2020, 2022), Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War (both in 2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022).
Did You Know?
- Actress Danai Gurira is very health-conscious; she often engages in Pilates and other forms of cross-training. She found that the physical demands of training to ride horses for “The Walking Dead” were fun and rewarding.
- While visiting Iowa with her family, she apparently went by the name “Dede” and didn’t learn her own name until she was five years old.
- In her theater career, Isabella from “Measure for Measure” stands out as her favorite role.
- Her passion is swimming, and she does it frequently. As a kid, I was always trying to win in everything and was devastated whenever I came in second.
- She would choose the capacity to fly if she could have any superpower.
|Birth Date||February 14, 1978|
|Place||Grinnell, Iowa, United States|
|Age||44 years old (as of 2023)|
|Ethnicity||Will update soon|
|School||Dominican Convent High School|
|College||Macalester College Tisch School of the Art|
|Partner||Will update soon|
|Previous Relationships||Norman Reedus (2015)|
|Height in Inches||5 feet 7 inches|
|Height in Meters||1.70 meter|
|Weight in KG||54 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||119 lbs|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Sister(s)||Choni Gurira, Shingai Gurira|
|Son (s)||Will update soon|
|Daughter (s)||Will update soon|
Danai Gurira Popular Movies and TV Shows
|2004||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Marei Rosa Rumbidzai|
|2010||3 Backyards||Woman in Blue Dress|
|2013||Mother of George||Adenike Olumide Balogun|
|2015||Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast||Fury (voice)|
|2017||Robot Chicken||Michonne Hawthorne (voice)|
|2022||Black Panther: Wakanda Forever||Okoye|
Danai Gurira Husband
Is Danai married? No, she is not married yet.
Previously, she was in a relationship with Norman Reedus (2015).
Danai Gurira Net Worth
As of January 2023, the estimated net worth of Danai is $5 million.
|Salary||Will update soon|
|Source of Income||Acting, Commercials, Modelling|
|Net Worth in 2023||$5 million|
|Net Worth in 2022||Will update soon|