Cynthia Erivo Biography

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Cynthia Erivo

Quick Facts Of Cynthia Erivo

Celebrated Name Cynthia Erivo
Age 32 Years
Nick Name Cynthia Erivo
Birth Name Cynthia Chinasaokwu O. Erivo
Birth Date 1987-01-08
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Place Of Birth Stockwell, London
Nationality British
Genre R&B Soul, Urban Contemporary, Gospel, Broadway
Famous For Actress, Singer, Songwriter
Ethnicity Nigerian
Horoscope Capricorn
Height 5 feet 1 inch
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black (Natural)
Weight 55 Kg
Birth Nation England, UK
Net Worth $ 44.7 million
Body Build/Type Athletic
Sexual Orientation Straight
School La Retraite R.C Girls School
University University of East London
Educational Qualification Degree in Music Brain Science
Father N/A
Mother N/A
Source of Wealth Acting and Singing Career
Links Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook 

Cynthia Erivo is a British actress, singer, and songwriter. She is known for her performance as Celie in the 2015 Broadway revival of The Color Purple, for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical as well as the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. She reprised the role of Celie on Broadway after first performing it in the 2013 Menier Chocolate Factory production in London.


What is Cynthia Erivo Famous for?

  • A British actress, singer, and songwriter.
  • Her performance as Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence in the UK tour of Sister Act.

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Where is Cynthia Erivo grew up?

Back to her early life, Cynthia Erivo was born as Cynthia Chinasaokwu O. Erivo. She experienced her childhood in Stockwell, London, England, United Kingdom. Her parents are from Nigeria. Besides this, there is no proper information available about her parent’s background. She is of Nigerian ethnicity background and holds British nationality.

Regarding her education, she went to La Retraite R.C Girls School. Afterward, she started a music brain science degree at the University of East London. However a year into her degree, she prepared at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

When did Cynthia Erivo pursue his career in the entertainment industry?

  • Cynthia started her career on British TV, showing up in shows like Chewing Gum and The Tunnel. Her first part in front of an audience came in 2010 when she featured in Marine Parade at the Brighton Festival. After that, Cynthia handled a noteworthy part as Sister Mary Clarence in the melodic stage form of Sister Act, which was adjusted after the 1992 film.
  • She likewise featured as Celie Harris in the Menier Chocolate Factory generation of The Color Purple inverse of Jennifer Hudson. The on-screen character won her first Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her part in The Color Purple. 
  • After featuring in various plays on Broadway, it was declared in November 2016, that Cynthia would star close by Viola Davis in Steve McQueen’s new film Widows. Later in February 2017, Cynthia was given a role as Harriet Tubman in the historical film.
  • Furthermore, Erivo performed “God Only Knows” as a tribute to artists who had disregarded away the previous year nearby John Legend at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Moreover, Erivo and the cast of The Color Purple were designated for a Daytime Emmy Award for their execution on NBC’s The Today Show in May 2016. 
  • In April 2017, it was declared that Erivo and the cast of The Color Purple nearby The Today Show won the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award in the Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program class.
  • In 2018, Erivo starred as part of the seven-actor ensemble of Drew Goddard's Bad Times at the El Royale, as a "down-on-her-luck singer". Filming commenced in January 2018, with an October release, making the film her first to reach theatres.
  • In January 2019, Erivo was cast in the HBO's series adaptation of Stephen King's novel "The Outsider". She is set to play the character of investigator Holy Gibney. Erivo has been cast in Chaos Walking, based on Patrick Ness' trilogy novels. The film will be released in March 2019.

Does Cynthia Erivo have a boyfriend?

Cynthia Erivo Love

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Cynthia Erivo is currently in a relationship with a British actor Dean John-Wilson. Her sexual orientation is straight; she is not gay or lesbian. There are no other relationships or affairs related to Erivo. She has not adopted or given birth to any child yet. There are no rumors of Erivo husbands or marriage till date. At the current time, she is still in a relationship with Dean.

How much is Cynthia Erivo net worth?

Cynthia Erivo has been deriving her net worth from her acting sting. She has appeared in the blockbuster Broadway movie The Color Purple. The show won two Tony Awards and grossed a collection of $44.7 million.

She has earned a hefty salary by appearing in Chewing Gum and the UK tour of Sister Act. Besides acting, she was involved in developing the musical track, Fly Before You Fall in the romantic drama film, Beyond the Lights.

How tall is Cynthia Erivo?

Talking about her body measurements, she has an average height standing at 5 feet 1 inch (1.54 m). Other parts of body measurements are not available at the moment. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.

Did You Know?

  • Won the Best Leading Actress in a Musical Tony Award for "The Color Purple" on June 12, 2016.

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