Quick Facts of Danai Gurira

Full Name  Danai Jekesai Gurira
Date of birth   February 14, 1978
Age  38
Nickname  Danai Gurira
Marital Status  Unknown
Birthplace  Grinnell, Iowa
Ethnicity   Black
Religion   Christian
Profession  Actress, Playwriter
Active Year  2004–present
Eye colour  Black
Hair color   Black
Build  Slim
Nationality  American
 Father  Roger Gurira
 Mother  Josephine Gurira
 Siblings  Shingai and Choni 
 Spouse  Unknown
 Height  5 Feet 7 Inches
 Weight  54 Kg
Education   Dominican Convent High School, Macalester College, New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts
Online Presence  http://danaigurira.com/
Net Worth  $500, 000

Short and Sweet

Let me connect you with her. Danai Gurira is the star of America. She is an Obie Award-winning actress. Also, she is remembered as play-writer. She is counted as playing the character of Michonne on The Walking Dead, an AMC television horror drama series. She is the author of the Tony Award-winning play Eclipsed. Having nationality American and ethnicity black, she is from Zimbabwean ancestry. She is 38 years old now. Moreover, she is the follower of the Christian religion. She is the daughter of mother Josephine Gurira and father Roger Gurira.

Early Life

Recalling her past life, the extremely gifted personnel first arrived in this environment on February 14, 1978. Her native land is Grinnell, Iowa. Professionally, her father was a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Platteville and mother were a university librarian. She has three older siblings; Shingai and Choni are sisters and her brother Tare. She attended Dominican Convent High School, Macalester College, graduating in psychology and gained Master of Fine Arts in acting, from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She loves to listen to Tasha Cobbs and Justin Timberlake.


She showed her talent for writing in the play “In the Continuum”.She was awarded Outer Critics Circle Award, Obie Award, and Helen Hayes Award. Another credit goes to the song play Eclipse. Her Broadway premiere was in August Wilson’s play called Joe Turner’s Come and Gone which allow her the Whiting Award in the year 2012. Her acting includes in The Visitor, My soul to Taking, Restless City, Ghost Town, etc. She is counted as playing the character of Michonne on The Walking Dead, an AMC television horror drama series.

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Personal Life

Danai keeps her personal life away from media. There is no information about her affairs or boyfriend. Nothing can be sure whether she is married or even divorced. Currently, Gurira resides in Los Angeles. She is fluent in Shona, French, basic Xhosa and English.

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Body Statistics (Height & Weight)

Talking about her body statistics, She is very fit as she weighs 54 kg and stands at the height of 5 Feet 7 Inches. She has black hair and black eyes. As of 2016, her net worth is estimated to be $500, 000  and to be precise her yearly salary is $58,824. She is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.