Letitia Wright Bio, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Height, Net Worth

Letitia Wright
Letitia Wright

Letitia Wright Biography

Letitia Wright is a renowned Guyanese-British actress who is best known for her roles in Black Panther. She is also known for several British television series including Top Boy, Coming Up, Chasing Shadows, Humans, the Doctor Who episode “Face the Raven” and the Black Mirror episode “Black Museum”.

For Black Museum, Letitia received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. She was also featured in Steve McQueen’s anthology series Small Axe (2020).

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFA) named her among the 2015 group of BAFA Breakthrough Brits for her role in the award-winning film Urban Hymn.

In 2018, she received global recognition for her cast of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Black Panther. She further reprised the role in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, a film that ranks as the highest-grossing film of all time. In 2019, Wright received the BAFA Rising Star Award.

Letitia Wright Age

Wright is 30 years old as of 2023. She was born Letitia Michelle Wright on October 31, 1993, in Georgetown, Guyana. However, her parents relocated to London when she was 7 years old, growing up in Tottenham, North London, England. In addition, her horoscope sign is Scorpio.

Letitia Wright Height | Weight

Wright stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 m) and weighs 50 kgs (110 lbs). In addition, she has black hair and brown eyes.

Letitia Wright Family | Parents

Wright’s father worked in agriculture and security while her mother is a trained teacher.

Letitia Wright Boyfriend

Wright has not yet disclosed her boyfriend. However, there have been speculations that she is seeing John Boyega, a British-Nigerian actor.

Letitia Wright Education

Letitia attended Finsbury Park Primary School in North London. She later joined Duke’s Aldridge Academy, a mixed secondary school in Tottenham, London Borough of Haringey, North London, London. After completing her high school education, Letitia joined the Identity School of Acting.

Letitia Wright Career

Wright had her debut role as Nyla in the 2011 Action Drama film, Victim. She was also featured in the television movie Random and played Ellie Maynard in the television series Holby City. In the same year 2011, Letitia played Chantelle in the Crime drama thriller series, Top Boy.

Notably, in 2017 she was cast as Nish in the Black Museum episode of black mirror. A year later, she featured in two high accredited films; Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War. In Black Panther, she played Shuri, the young sister of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman).

In the film, Letitia is cast alongside Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Lupita Nyong’o, and Daniel Kaluuya. She also featured in Drake’s music video, Nice for What.

On Christmas eve of 2018, she featured in the series “On Christmas Night”. In the same year, she played Jules Skateboarder in the action film “The Commuter”. Letitia was also cast in Avengers: Infinity War.

In 2019, she reprised her role as Shuri in the movie Avengers: Endgame. In the same year, she played Yara in the musical movie, Guava Island, alongside Kofi (Rihana).

Recently in 2020, Letitia played Altheia Jones in the drama film Small Axe, a film based on the West Indian community’s real-life experiences in the 1960s and 1980s. She further featured in Death on the Nile as Rosalie Otterbourne.

Letitia Wright Net Worth

Wright is a Guyanese-born British actress who has a net worth of $4 million. Moreover, she pocketed a good amount from the Black Panther film.

Letitia Wright Films

  • 2011 Victim as Nyla
  • 2012 My Brother the Devil as Aisha
  • 2015 Urban Hymn as Jamie Harrison
  • 2018 The Commuter as Jules Skateboarder
  • ‘018 Ready Player One as Reb
  • 2018 Black Panther as Shuri
  • 2018 Avengers: Infinity War as Shuri
  • 2019 Guava Island as Yara Love
  • 2019 Avengers: Endgame Shuri
  • 2021 Death on the Nile as Rosalie Otterbourne
  • 2021 Sing 2 (voice)

Letitia Wright Television Series

  • 2011 Holby City as Ellie Maynard
  • ‘011 Random as Girl 3
  • 2011 Top Boy As Chantelle
  • 2013 Coming Up as Hannah
  • 2014 Glasgow Girls as Amal
  • 2014 Chasing Shadows as Taylor Davis
  • 2015 Banana as Vivienne Scott
  • ‘015 Cucumber as Vivienne Scott
  • 2015 Doctor Who as Anahson
  • 2016 Humansas Renie
  • 2017 Black Mirror as Nish
  • 2020 Small Axe as Altheia Jones

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