Danai Jekesai Gurira was born on the 14th of February, 1978, in Grinnell which is situated in Iowa. She comes from a family of intellectuals. Her parents are related to college work. Before her acting career began, she had become a playwright. All her plays were devoted to the political situation in South Africa and the role of women in it. She is known to be the creator of the image of a strong woman in her plays. She also was a teacher of literature and writing in South Africa. Her acting career started in 2007 when she played in the film called ‘The Visitor’. Now she is known to be not only a star of television and cinema, but also a philanthropist and an activist.
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✎ Family, Mom, Dad, Wife & Husbands, kids
Father: The name of Danai’s father is Roger Gurira. He is a professor of Chemistry. He works at Grinnell College.
Mother: Her name is Roger Gurira. She works as a librarian at the same college with her husband.
Siblings: Danai has three siblings. Her sister’s names are Choni and Shingai. She has a brother whose name is Tare. He is a specialist in alternative medicine.
Husbands and kids: Danai does not have a husband. She does not have kids.
✎ Boyfriends & Girlfriends, Relationship
Sexual orientation: straight.
Danai is gossiped to have been dating Norman Reedus. He is an actor with whom she collaborated in the project ‘The Walking Dead’.
✎ Danai Gurira Money, Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated at $ 0, 5 Million.
✎ Houses & Cars
Place of living: Danai resides in Los Angeles.
Cars: There is no information about Danai’s cars.
✎ Misc Questions
Does Danai write articles?
Danai has a number of publications that are dedicated to the rights and freedom of women.
What is the latest project where Danai has been working?
Now she is working over her part in the project called ‘Black Panther’.
What awards have been given to Danai?
She has won the ‘Tony Award’, ‘Obie Award’, ‘Black Reel Award’ and many other ones.
✎ Interesting and Fun Facts:
- To take part in the film ‘The Walking Dead’ she had to learn how to ride horses.
- She is fit and sporty. She is keen on pilates and cross-fit training.
- She is a polyglot who knows several languages. They are Shona, French, English and Xhosa.
- She is the founder of the non-profit organization which is called ‘Love Our Girls’.