Danai Gurira is one of The Walking Dead series stars. She’s an actress and playwright from the United States of America. She received multiple awards for the play she wrote, “Eclipsed”. You may explore in details below the biography, career and net worth of Danai Gurira, “Michonne”, in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Michonne, or Danai Gurira, official and the full birth name is Danai Jekesai Gurira. She was born on February 14, 1978, in Grinnell city in Iowa, United States. Her father, Roger Gurira, worked at the Grinnell College Department of Chemistry as one of its lecturers. Her mother, Josephine Gurira, worked as a librarian at a college. The parents moved from Zimbabwe, which was called Southern Rhodesia, to the United States, and after some time they both worked at the University of Wisconsin–Platteville.
Danai Gurira was grown and raised in her hometown, and in Zimbabwe where she moved to along with her family when she was around 5 years old. Educationally, she studied at the Dominican Convent High School. She graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from the Macalester College, and then completed at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts her master of fine arts degree in acting. She is the youngest sister to 1 brother and 2 sisters, Tare, Choni and Shingai.
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Career, Awards & Nominations:
Danai Gurira started her career in films and series mainly after her role in the drama film “The Visitor”. Her most popular work of all time has been on the horror series “The Walking Dead”. She recently experienced big success with the “Black Panther” superhero film.
Danai Gurira name came on many awards for her roles and performances in films, series and for the plays she wrote. In 2018, she won a Saturn Award for the “Black Panther” film which was in the category of Best Supporting Actress. She also received various awards for her plays such as a Lucille Lortel Award, a Lilly Award, a Whiting Award and an Obie Award.
Danai Gurira newest film acting roles including a monster fantasy named “Godzilla vs. Kong”, the superhero “Avengers: Infinity War”, another superhero “Black Panther” next to another Star Trek sequel. Her latest series work was only on more of “The Walking Dead”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actress and playwright Danai Gurira has an estimated net worth of somewhere near $5.5 million. Her richness and wealth of millions came from her work in films, series and playwrights. Danai Gurira estimated earnings and salary per episode of “The Walking Dead” are not revealed to the media.
Danai Gurira is one of the century’s most successful and famous actresses. She made around 20 credits in films and series as an actress including the newest and latest roles she had. Danai Gurira hasn’t exposed much about her private life to the public.