Danai Gurira Net Worth

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Danai Gurira net worth is
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Danai Jekesi Gurira net worth: Danai Gurira is a Zimbabwean-American celebrity who has a net worth of $500 thousand dollars. She went on to graduate from Macalaster College and after that earned an MFA from New York University. She started her professional career onstage, winning numerous awards for her work in the 2005 production of “In the Continuum”, an Off Broadway play that she also composed. From that point, she started adding picture and television credits to her resume. She also had a recurring part on “Treme” and has continued to work in the theatre, most recently appearing in “The Convert”, which she also composed. She’s currently co-starring on the hit show, “The Walking Dead”.

Quick Facts

Birth date: February 14, 1978
Birth place: Grinnell, Iowa, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Profession:Actress
Education:Tisch School of the Arts, Macalester College
Nationality:American
Parents:Roger Gurira, Josephine Gurira
Siblings:Shingai Gurira, Tare Gurira, Choni Gurira
Awards:Drama Desk Special Award, Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series, Obie Award for Special Citations, Outer Critics Circle Award for John Gassner Playwriting Award, The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical, Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Nominations:Tony Award for Best Play, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Play, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play, New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play
Movies:Black Panther, All Eyez on Me, Legend of the NeverBeast, Mother of George, Restless City, My Soul to Take, 3 Backyards, Ghost Town, The Visitor
TV shows:The Walking Dead
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1She was born in Iowa but lived in her parents' native Zimbabwe from age 5 until age 18, when she returned to the U.S. to attend college.
2She has two older sisters, Shingai and Choni, and an older brother, Tare.
3She was awarded the 2012 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Writing for "The Convert," in a co-production with McCarter Theatre Center and Goodman Theatre at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
4She was awarded the 2013 NAACP Theatre Award for Best Playwright for "The Convert" co-production with McCarter Theatre Center and Goodman Theatre at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
5When Gurira's play "Eclipsed" was produced at the Yale Repertory Theater in 2009, the lead role of "the Girl" was performed by actress Adepero Oduye and understudied by then-Yale Drama School student Lupita Nyong'o. A few years later, Oduye and Nyong'o both acted in the film 12 Years a Slave, and Nyong'o won an Oscar for that performance. When the same play was produced at New York's Public Theater six years later, Nyong'o this time played the lead role.
6She was nominated for a 2007 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for "In the Continuum", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.


Quotes

#Quote
1I was a jock when I was a kid, so I've always wanted to physically live through a character - one of those really tough chicks.
2[on preparing to play a sword-wielding zombie slayer in 'the Walking Dead']I do have some dings on my apartment wall from tricks I was attempting at home. I don't advise that.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress on TelevisionThe Walking Dead (2010)
2014Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Actress, Motion PictureMother of George (2013)
2008Best Supporting ActressMethod FestThe Visitor (2007)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Walking Dead (2010)
2014Hollywood AwardAcapulco Black Film FestivalBest ActressMother of George (2013)
2014Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Breakthrough Performance, FemaleMother of George (2013)
2014Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest ActressMother of George (2013)
2013WFCC AwardWomen Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ActressMother of George (2013)
2011Invisible Woman AwardWomen Film Critics Circle Awards3 Backyards (2010)
2008Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceThe Visitor (2007)· Richard Jenkins
· Hiam Abbass
· Haaz Sleiman

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest Ensemble CastThe Visitor (2007)· Richard Jenkins
· Hiam Abbass
· Haaz Sleiman


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black Panther2018filmingOkoye
All Eyez on Me2017completedAfeni Shakur
The Walking Dead2012-2017TV SeriesMichonne
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast2014VideoFury (voice)
Mother of George2013Adenike Balogun
Treme2010-2011TV SeriesJill
Restless City2011Sisi
My Soul to Take2010Jeanne-Baptiste
Lie to Me2010TV SeriesMichelle Russo
American Experience2010TV Series documentarySarah Steward
3 Backyards2010Woman in Blue Dress
Law & Order2009TV SeriesCourtney Owens
Life on Mars2009TV SeriesAngela
Ghost Town2008/IAssorted Ghost
The Visitor2007/IZainab
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2004TV SeriesMarei Rosa Rumbidzai

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far2016TV Movie documentary special thanks
Kuhani2013Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Talking Dead2012-2017TV SeriesHerself / Herself - 'Michonne' / Herself - Guest / ...
Good Morning America2015-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Chew2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far2016TV Movie documentaryHerself / Michonne
Live with Kelly and Michael2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - The Walking Dead
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 Tony Awards2016TV MovieHerself
Black Girls Rock!2016TV SpecialHerself
Conan2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHerself
PBS NewsHour2016TV SeriesHerself
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHerself
The View2013-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
American Music Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
BELLOmag Presents: A Conversation with Danai Gurira2014TV MovieHerself - Guest
StuTV2014TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself - The Walking Dead
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
24 Hours of Reality: The Cost of Carbon2013TV SpecialHerself
Katie2013TV SeriesHerself
The Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead2013TV Short documentaryHerself
Tavis Smiley2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Larry King Now2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 17th Annual Satellite Awards2012TV MovieHerself - Winner: Best Ensemble, Television
Last Call with Carson Daly2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Moving Pictures Live!2010TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
Ok! TV2015TV SeriesHerself

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