Danai Gurira Net Worth

Danai Gurira Net Worth
Danai Gurira Net Worth

Danai Gurira net worth

Current Net Worth$5 Million (USD – 50 Lakhs), (Rupees – 38 Crores)

Danai Gurira short biography

Net Worth$5 Million
BornFebruary 14, 1978 (Age – 44)
Identified asAmerican Actress & Playwright
StatusAmazing Actress
Years active2004–present
EducationMacalester College (BA), New York University (MFA)
ResidenceGrinnell, Iowa, United States
Spousal statusUnmarried
Danai Gurira short biography

Danai Gurira has a net worth of $5 Million (Rupees – 38 Crores) and is an American actress and playwright, most known for her fantastical acting in Hollywood movies.

Danai Jekesai Gurira is a dramatist and actor from the United States.

Her most well-known performances are Michonne on the AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead (2012–2020) and Okoye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero flicks Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).

Gurira also wrote the Broadway drama Eclipsed, for which she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Play.

Gurira is also nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in Drama for her play In The Continuum, which she co-wrote and starred in.

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Danai Gurira biography

Full NameDanai Jekesai Gurira
BirthplaceGrinnell, Iowa, U.S.
Height5.6 feet, 167 cm
Weight54 Kg
FatherRoger Gurira
MotherJosephine Gurira
Danai Gurira Biography

Gurira was born on February 14, 1978, in Grinnell, Iowa, to college librarian Josephine Gurira and tenured professor Roger Gurira in the Department of Chemistry at Grinnell College.

Her parents immigrated to the United States from Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, in 1964.

She is the youngest of four siblings, with two sisters, Shingai and Choni, and a brother, Tare, who works as a chiropractor.

Gurira lived in Grinnell until December 1983, when she and her family relocated back to Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital after Robert Mugabe took power in 1979.

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Dominican Convent High School was her high school. She later went to the United States to study psychology at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Gurira also graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a Master of Fine Arts in acting.


Gurira has taught acting and playwriting in Liberia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. As a senior at Macalester College in 2001, she had one of her first remarkable performances.

Gurira explained that she began writing plays to better utilize her abilities as a performer and to create stories about powerful women with whom she relates.

Gurira made her Broadway debut as Martha Pentecost in August Wilson’s play Joe Turner’s Come and Gone in 2009.

On the Continuum observed World AIDS Day 2011 in December 2011.

The Convert, Gurira’s 2012 drama, launched as a co-production between the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and the McCarter Theatre in New Jersey. Gurira won the Whiting Award for an emerging dramatist later that year.

Familiar, a play written by Gurira and directed by Rebecca Taichman, premiered at Yale Repertory Theatre in January 2015.

The drama was announced to be moving to Broadway in 2016 at the John Golden Theatre.

The Drama Desk Awards honored her with the 2016 Sam Norkin Award for Eclipsed and Familiar, which stated in part:

Danai Gurira some movies

2007The Visitor
2011Restless City
2017All Eyez on Me
2019Avengers: Endgame
2022Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Danai Gurira some movies

Danai Gurira income model

Monthly Income$40 Thousand+ (Rupees – 31 Lakh+)
Yearly Income$5 Lakh+ (Rupees – 3.8 Crore+)
Danai Gurira income model

Private & early life

Gurira is a Christian who resides in Los Angeles but frequently visits New York City.

She considers herself a Zimbabwean-American. She is fluent in four languages: French, Shona, basic Xhosa, and English, and she maintains her physical fitness with Pilates and cross-training.


2006Obie Award
2012Satellite Award
2016NAACP Image Award
2019Black Reel Award
Danai Gurira awards


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