Danai Gurira does every possible thing that it takes to become a successful actor. Danai provides justice to every role she portrays works hard on balancing her physique and also doesn’t miss to leave the pieces of her personal life for the fans to fill. The American actress and playwright, Danai is known across the world for the portrayal of Michonne on ‘The Walking Dead’ and as the writer of the Tony Award-winning play Eclipsed.
Career and Progression:
Danai Gurira co- wrote and performed in the off-Broadway play, ‘In the Continuum’ which enabled her to win Obie Award, Helen Hayes Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award. Along with that, she has enacted in several acclaimed plays such as, ‘Come and Gone,' ‘Familiar,' and ‘Eclipsed.' She made her movie debut from the 2007 film, ‘The Visitor’ which won her Best Supporting Actress in Method Fest Film Festival.
Moreover, Danai has shown her dominant performances in several movies such as ‘Ghost Town,' ‘My Soul To Take,' ‘Mother of George’, All Eyez on Me’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War.' The actress has also featured in many hit television series including ‘Law& Order: Criminal Intent,' ‘Law & Order,' ‘Lie to Me’ ‘Treme.' She currently appears on the famous TV series, ‘The Walking Dead’. Also, these days she is busy with her upcoming movie, Black Panther that is set to release in 2018.
How Much is Danai’s Net Worth?
According to celebrity net worth, Danai Gurira enjoys a hefty net worth of $500 thousand. The actress collected the amount from her salary of the television series and earnings from movies and stage performances. Her number of photo shoots, modeling assignments, and commercials also must have helped in enhancing the net worth.
Facing Rumors of Dating Her Co-Star!
The only disappointing part of becoming an accomplished actor is the rumors, which in reality don’t hold any truth. Danai Gurira was also surrounded by a futile rumor of dating her onscreen boyfriend of ‘The Walking Dead,' Norman Reedus. Danai and her alleged boyfriend had always been best of friends and close to each other. But the stories about their affairs began circulating after Norman kissed Gurira during an interview with Micheal Cudlitz.
Similarly, the celeb also had an intimate encounter in the series which raised the suspicion even higher. The actor, however, hasn’t come forth and confirmed about the rumor until now. It is still to know whether the stars are actually dating one another or are these the baseless stories. Besides that, Danai has been secretive about her personal life and hasn’t yet confided about her married life or husband.
Workout For Staying Healthy!
Danai has been maintaining a perfect and balanced physique ever since she appeared on the television screen. Her fans get intrigued seeing her wing her samurai sword in TWD and slay the zombies with that perfection. In case you don’t know, the secret of the actress’s perfect physique is swimming, playing tennis, fields’ hockey and running track.
Danai Jekesai Gurira was born on February 14, 1978, in Grinnell, United Status. Her parents were Josephine Gurira, a University librarian, and Roger Gurira, a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry. She went to Dominican Convent High School. She grabbed a Master of Fine Arts in acting from the renowned New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Danai stands tall at an ideal of 5 feet 7 inches.