Danai Gurira: Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Facts

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.

Quick Facts

Birth DateFebruary 14, 1978
PlaceGrinnell, Iowa, United States
Age44 years old (as of 2023)
EthnicityWill update soon
SchoolDominican Convent High School
CollegeMacalester College Tisch School of the Art
Relationship StatusSingle
PartnerWill update soon
Previous RelationshipsNorman Reedus (2015)

Body Measurements

Height in Inches5 feet 7 inches
Height in Meters1.70 meter
Weight in KG54 kg
Weight in Pounds119 lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Body Measurements32-24-34
Body TypeAthletic

Family Members

Father Roger Gurira
MotherJosephine Gurira
Brother(s)Tare Gurira
Sister(s)Choni Gurira, Shingai Gurira
Son (s)Will update soon
Daughter (s)Will update soon

Danai Gurira Popular Movies and TV Shows

2004Law & Order: Criminal IntentMarei Rosa Rumbidzai
2007The VisitorZainab
20103 BackyardsWoman in Blue Dress
2011Restless CitySisi
2013Mother of GeorgeAdenike Olumide Balogun
2015Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeastFury (voice)
2017Robot ChickenMichonne Hawthorne (voice)
2019Avengers: EndgameOkoye
2022Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverOkoye

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.

SalaryWill update soon
Source of IncomeActing, Commercials, Modelling
Net Worth in 2023$5 million
Net Worth in 2022Will update soon

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