Ncuti Gatwa Biography
Ncuti Gatwa is a Rwandan-Scottish actor famous for his role as Eric Effiong on Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education (2019-present). This role made him earn a BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor in Television and three BAFTA Television Award nominations for Best Male Comedy Performance.
Recently in May 2022, he was announced to play what will be the fifteenth incarnation of the Doctor on Doctor Who, making him the first black actor to lead the series. Born in Nyarugenge, Kigali, Rwanda, his family escaped Rwanda during the Rwandan genocide in 1994 settling in Scotland. He ended up attending Defnfermline High School.
Later on, he studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting in 2013. He was even awarded an honorary Doctorate at the class of 2022 graduation ceremony. After graduating, he was granted a position in the Dundee Repertory Theatre acting graduating scheme.
In this position, he performed in several productions including David Greig’s Victoria. Gatwa also had a brief role in the 2014 sitcom Bob Servant which was also set and filmed in Dundee. In 2014, he received a Commendation at the Ian Charleson Awards for his 2014 performance of Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet Home. Manchester.
In 2015, he appeared in a supporting role in the miniseries Stonemouth. He also performed in the Kneehigh Theatres production of 946. In May 2018, he was cast in the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education as Eric Effiong a role he holds to this day.
Ncuti Gatwa Age
How old is Gatwa? Gatwa is 30 years old as of 2022. He was born on October 15, 1992, in Nyarugenge, Kigali, Rwanda. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on October 15 every year and his zodiac sign is Libra.
Ncuti Gatwa Height
Gatwa stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches and is of moderate weight weighing 70 kg equivalent to 154 lbs.
Ncuti Gatwa Family
Gatwa is the proud son of Tharcisse Gatwa (father) and his wife. His father is a journalist with a Ph.D. in theology.
Ncuti Gatwa Girlfriend
Gatwa is currently single. This section will be updated once any information is available.
Ncuti Gatwa Net Worth
Gatwa has an estimated net worth of $1 Million which includes his assets and income all attributed to his successful career as an actor.