Samira Wiley Biography
Samira Wiley is an actress best known for starring as Poussey Washington in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black. She is also known for starring as Moira in the Hulu dystopia drama series The Handmaid’s Tale.
Additionally, she has starred in various roles in films including The Sister, Nerve, Detroit, and Social Animals. Moreover, she narrated the Netflix documentary Night on Earth. Her first major acting role was The Sister in 2011. She later played Maria in a theater production of Love’s Labour’s Lost by The Public Theater.
In addition, she is among the casts of Orange Is The New Black. It was based on Piper Kerman’s memoir of the same name. During the fourth season, the series revolved heavily around her character.
Moreover, she filmed Rob the Mob, an independent film directed by Raymond De Felitta. She also starred in a new play by Quiara Alegria Hudes called Daphne’s Dive.
Samira Wiley Age
How old is Samira Wiley? Wiley is 35 years old as of 2022. he was born on April 15, 1987, in Washington DC, the United States. Moreover, she celebrates her birthday on April 15th every year and her zodiac sign is Aries.
Samira Wiley Family
Wiley was born and brought up in Washington DC as Samira Denise Wiley. She was born by her parents Christine and Dennis W. Wiley who were co-pastors of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ. Wiley was brought up alongside her two siblings, Aiyana Maa’t and Joshua Wiley.
Samira Wiley Wife
Wiley is openly a lesbian. She is married to her wife Lauren Morelli who is an American producer, director, and screenwriter. She is the writer and director of Orange Is The New Black. The two got engaged on October 4, 2016, and got married on March 25, 2017. Together, they are supporters of the LGBT community and same-sex marriage as well.
Samira Wiley Height and Weight
Wiley stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 3 inches and weighs approximately 49kgs. Additionally, her body measurements are 33-26-32 inches.
Samira Wiley’s Net Worth
Wiley has been able to accumulate an approximate net worth of $3 million. She gets her income from her successful career as an actress.
Samira Wiley Movies
- The Sister
- Being Flynn
- Rob the Mob
- Nerve Hacker Kween
- Social Animals
- Breaking News in Yuba County
- Red, White, and Water
Samira Wiley’s TV Shows
- Orange Is the New Black
- The Catch
- Lip Sync Battle
- You’re the Worst
- The Handmaid’s Tale
- Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
- Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television
- Drunk History
- Night on Earth