‘The Fighting Shirley Chisholm’ Star Danai Gurira Wiki-Bio | Her Age, Height, Married, Husband, Movies & Net Worth!

Danai Gurira has been an inspirational actress who has played many popular and influential roles. From Michonne in The Walking Dead to Okoye in the Marvel movies, she has made headlines with her popular roles. Besides, the actress has also popular in Broadway shows and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play.

Regardless, there is much to know on the amazing actress. Learn more on Danai Gurira and get to know more on her including her dating life, net worth, and much more.

Celeb Facts

Birth NameDanai Jekesai Gurira
BirthdayFebruary 14, 1978
BirthplaceGrinnell, Iowa
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height5 feet 6 inches
ParentsRoger Gurira, and  Josephine Gurira
SiblingsChoni, Shingai and Tare
Net Worth$4 million

Is Danai Gurira Married? Who is Danai Gurira’s Husband?

Danai Gurira has earned herself a huge fan base playing well-known characters in Marvel movies and The Walking Dead. Regardless, the actor’s dating life has often been a curiosity to many due to her private nature. Regardless, she has often been subjected to many rumors and fans have linked the star to two of her co-stars from The Walking Dead. Firstly, she was thought to be dating Norman Reedus after fans encountered the duo sharing a kiss. However, the romance never developed and Norman has since been dating another actress.


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Later, Danai was also linked to the main actor, Andrew Lincoln after the duo shared an intimate scene in the show. Regardless, the rumors amount to nothing much. Danai has never talked about her personal life and her social media shows no signs of her dating anyone. Regardless, we assume the actress to be single unless she speaks otherwise.

What is Danai Gurira Net Worth?

Danai immediately started a theatre career upon graduation. She worked in many theatre productions and won numerous awards for her work in the 2005 production of “In the Continuum”, an Off-Broadway play she wrote. She later working in movies and TV shows and appeared in shows such as Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Life of Mars, Lie to Me, Treme, and others. Her biggest TV role came in The Walking Dead as Michonne.


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Besides, the actress also earned success on big screens after making her debut in the 2007 movie, The Visitor. After appearing in movies such as Ghost Town, Restless City, Mother of George, and Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast, the actress became a part of the Marvel Universe. She made her debut in 2016 in Captain America: Civil War as Okoye. Since then, the actress has reprised her role in movies such as Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame. As of 2020, Diana Gurira holds a net worth of $4 million.

Danai Gurira Wiki-Bio

Danai Jekesai Gurira was born in 1978 in Grinnell, Iowa. She celebrates her birthday on February 14, which makes her age 42. She was born to her father, Roger Gurira, and a mother, Josephine Gurira. Her family includes her two sisters, Choni and Shingai, and a brother, Tare. She attended Dominican Convent High School and later graduated from Macalester College and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

She holds Zimbabwean-American nationality and comes from African ethnicity. The actress has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches.