Daniel Kaluuya Bio, Net Worth, Movies, Age and More

Daniel Kaluuya originally known as Daniel Joseph Kaluuya is an English actor born in London, England. Kaluuya is 29 years old and a writer too. He was born on 24th February 1989.

Recently Kaluuya lives in West London, England. Kaluuya’s sun sign is Pisces. Kaluuya became a well-known actor after playing the lead role in the horror movie of Chris Washington which was named as Get Out released on 2017. Later on, he again became successful after he was featured in the movie Black Panther which was released in 2018.

Daniel Kaluuya started his career when he was a teenager in improvisational theatre. Kaluuya was nominated for the Academy Award, SAG Award, BAFTA Award and Golden Globe Award for the superhit horror movie Get Out released in 2017 for the category of Best Actor.

Daniel, later on, featured in the first two seasons of a British Television series which was entitled as Skins and in that series he had also co-written some of the episodes. Kaluuya had won the award for the category of Outstanding Newcomer in the Evening Standard Award and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award.

Daniel Kaluuya had been featured in various movies, some of them are Cass (2008), Chatroom (2010), Welcome to Punch (2011), Get Out (2017), Black Panther (2018), Queen & Slim (2019) and many more. Also, he had played many roles in the Television series, and some of them are The Whistle Blowers (2007), Skins (2007-2009), The Philanthropist (2009), Black Mirror (2011), Babylon (2014) and so on.

Quick Facts of Daniel Kaluuya

Birth Date 24th February 1989
Age 29
Birth Place London, England
Profession Actor and Writer
Active Year 2006-present
Marital Status Unmarried
Nationality English British
Ethnicity Afro-American
Height 5 feet 9 inch
Weight 75 kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Relationship Amandla Crichlow
Spouse No
Parents Damalie Namusoke (Mother) Stephen Kaluuya(Father)
Sibling One older sister
Net Worth US $5 Million

Early Life

Daniel is of the Ugandan origin and he was the son of the parents who are originally from Uganda and then, later on, they migrated to the United Kingdom. He is from Afro-American ethnicity. Kaluuya is the son of Damalie Namusoke (mother) and Stephen Kaluuya (Father).

He also has an elder sister. His upbringing was done by his mother and she raised him in a council estate in Kentish Town along with his elder sister and at that time his father was still in Uganda for his work. Kaluuya graduated his higher studies from St. Aloysius College which is situated in London. Kaluuya is the passionate supporter of Arsenal F.C.

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Daniel was just of the age nine when he first wrote his play, and it was the one which he performed in improvisational theatre. He started his acting when he was very young as a child artist at his local Anna Scher Theatre School and WAC Arts.

Kaluuya was also the head writer of the episodes that were entitled as “Jal” and “Thomas”. Kaluuya did his first debut in the theatrical film as a young Cass Pennant in the drama named as Cass which was launched in 2008.

The first TV show in which he had featured as Posh Kenneth in the British teen drama series titled as Skins in the year 2007.
Kaluuya started his first official acting in the year 2006 for the film Shoot the Messenger. Later on, he got featured in so many British Movies and TV series.

In the year 2011, he played the role of Bing on the broadly applauded episode of Black Mirror. Daniel got a big break in his career when the horror movie Get Out was released in 2017 which was made with the budget of $4.5 million and then it made $250 million worldwide.

Highlights and Achievements

Year Nominated Work Category Award Result
2018 Get Out Best Actor Academy Awards Nominated
2017 Get Out Best Actor in Leading Role Rising Start Award Won
2017 Get Out Outstanding Actor Black Reel Awards Won
2017 Get Out Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Male Black Reel Awards Won
2017 Get Out Best Actor African American Film Critics Association Won
2010 Sucker Punch Evening Stand Award for Outstanding Newcomer Theatre Evening Standard Award Won

Kaluuya is also nominated for an Oscar Award for the category of Best Actor for his lead role in horror movie Get Out. He is not interested in using social media sites and also he doesn’t have a twitter account.

Kaluuya was nominated for the Academy Award, SAG Award, BAFTA Award and Golden Globe Award for the superhit horror movie Get Out released in 2017 for the category of Best Actor. Kaluuya could not have the best experience when he met his first girlfriend’s father.

Relationship of Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya is in a relationship with Amandla Crichlow since the year 2018.

He had not disclosed about his relationship with Amandla Crichlow, but he was seen with his date Crichlow in Golden Globes Awards in the year 2018. They were also seen together often in after parties, hanging out with Ludacris, NBD, Jordan Peele, and Viola Davis.

Net Worth of Daniel Kaluuya

The net worth of Daniel Kaluuya is $5 million.

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