Danai Gurira Net Worth 2018, Biography/Wiki, Married/Wedding
Danai Gurira Net Worth $500 Thousand Dollars
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”.
February 14, 1978
Grinnell, Iowa, United States
5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Tisch School of the Arts, Macalester College
Roger Gurira, Josephine Gurira
Shingai Gurira, Tare Gurira, Choni Gurira
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
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
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
She 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.
She has two older sisters, Shingai and Choni, and an older brother, Tare.
She 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.
She 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.
When 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.
She 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.
I 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.
[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.