Danai Gurira Net Worth

Danai Gurira Net Worth is

Danai Gurira Biography

17 Danai Gurira can be an celebrity and playwright of Zimbabwean American nationality who’s known best for the portrayal of Michonne in the AMC horror dilemma series The Strolling Dead. She’s also worked in a number of theater productions. She was created in Grinnell, Iowa on Feb 14, 1978. Her parents had been mom Josephene Gurira and dad Roger Gurira who transferred into the USA from Southern Rhodesia, which today is named Zimbabwe. Youngest of four siblings, Danai resided in Iowa before age group of five and she transferred to Zimbabwe with her family members. After studying senior high school there, Danai came back to USA and analyzed Bachelors of Arts in mindset from your Macalester University. She also graduated having a Expert of Good Arts degree focusing on performing, from your Tisch College of Arts of the brand new York University or college. Gurira started composing takes on among which falls her off-Broadway play In the Continuum which gained her Helen Hayes Honor, Outer Critics Group Honor and Obie Honor for Greatest Lead Celebrity. Her Brodaway debut is at august Wilson’s play entitled Joe turner’s Arrive and Eliminated which gained her the Whiting Award on the entire year 2012. Another movie theater credit includes composing the playwright for the melody play Eclipse. Gurira’s performing credits include performing 1st in the 2007 film VISITORS which received her Technique Fest Indie Film Festival Honor. Apart from additional of her many film tasks in Ghost City, My soul to consider, Restless Town etc. she’s also made an appearance in tv shows like Laws and Purchase: Criminal Objective, and also over the HBO play Treme. She also continued the play the business lead function in the play film Mom of George and joined up with the AMC’s The Strolling Deceased on its third period. So far as her personal lifestyle is concerned, it’s been known that Gurira, a Christian talks dialects Shona, Xhosa, French and British. She actually is also a playwright and performing teacher but happens to be single so far as the tabloids are worried. She has under no circumstances been associated with anyone and her dating background comes out bare. She has not really had a partner and doesn’t appear to be thinking about dating anyone as of this moment. Lately, her The Strolling Deceased co-star Norma Reedus published an image of him kissing her, which offered rise to speculations they have an affair. Nevertheless, the photo ended up being a portion from the present. So, Gurira appears to be concentrating more on her behalf career instead of over the dating world. Due to her playwright and performing skills, Danai offers accumulated a online well worth of 500 thousand dollars which is obviously increasing. Her actual income however isn’t known. Who’s Danai Gurira: Zimbabwean-American celebrity and playwright who’s most notable on her behalf role inside a horror series, The Jogging Dead. She’s co-written the In the Continuum, off-Broadway play. Early Existence (Years as a child): Danai was created as a little girl of Josephine Gurira and Roger Gurira. She graduated in mindset from Macalester University and Professional of Great Arts from Tisch College from the Arts. Interesting Specifics: Horror series celebrity is worried of horror films in true to life.She speaks French,

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Quick Facts

Full NameDanai Gurira
Date Of BirthFebruary 14, 1978
Height1.7 m
Weight119 lbs
ProfessionVoice Actor, Playwright, Model
EducationMacalester College, Tisch School of the Arts
ParentsRoger Gurira, Josephine Gurira
SiblingsChoni Gurira, Shingai Gurira, Tare Gurira
AwardsDrama Desk Special Award, Saturn Award, Satellite Award for Best Television Ensemble, Obie Award for Special Citations, Outer Critics Circle Award for John Gassner Playwriting Award, Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production, The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Writing
NominationsTony 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, Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Play, New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play
MoviesBlack Panther, All Eyez on Me, Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast, Mother of George, Restless City, My Soul to Take, 3 Backyards, Ghost Town, The Visitor
TV ShowsThe Walking Dead

Interesting Facts

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.


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

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

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

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest Ensemble CastThe Visitor (2007)Richard Jenkins

Hiam Abbass

Haaz Sleiman



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


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


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

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Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
Ok! TV2015TV SeriesHerself

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