Cynthia Erivo

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Full Name Cynthia Erivo
Age 33 Years Old
Nick Name Cynthia Erivo
Gender Female
Famous As Actress
Birth Date January 8th, 1987
Birth Place Stockwell, London

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Cynthia Chinasaokwu O. Erivo famed as Cynthia Erivo is a British actress, singer, as well as a songwriter who is famous for playing the role of Celie in the 2015 Broadway revival of The Color Purple and as Deloris Van Cartier /Sister Mary Clarence in the UK tour of Sister Act. Moreover, she has also won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical as well as the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. She is also a fitness enthusiast and is also popular on social media where she has more than 200k followers on Instagram and over 100k followers on Twitter. Her film roles include the 2018 heist film Widows, the 2018 thriller Bad Times at the El Royale, and the 2019 biopic Harriet, in which she portrayed Harriet Tubman. Recently, she Says ‘Widows’ Tanked Because Audiences Misunderstood Its ‘Messy’ Charm. She currently stars in "Harriet," but her big breakout was Steve McQueen's heist film that didn't succeed at the box office in 2018. 

Famous For 

  • For playing the role of Celie in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple in the year 2015.
  • For winning the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical as well as the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
  • For her performance as Deloris Van Cartier /Sister Mary Clarence in the UK tour of Sister Act.

Cynthia Erivo: Bio, Early Life, Birthday, Parents, Ethnicity, Religion

Recalling her early life, Cynthia Erivo was born in the year 1987 on 8th January. Her birthplace is in Stockwell, London, England. She was born with the birth name of Cynthia Chinasaokwu O. Erivo. As of 2019, she celebrated her 32nd birthday with her friends and families. She belongs to English nationality while her ethnicity is Black. She is of Nigerian descent. Her parents are from Nigeria. Besides this, there is no more information available about her parents. Her birth sign is Capricorn and her religion is Christian. Discussing her education, she went to the La Retraite R.C Girls School. Then, she attended the University of East London and acquired a degree in Music Psychology. After a year in university, she simultaneously started taking training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Cynthia Erivo: Height, Weight, Body Stats

Cynthia has an attractive body that every lady wishes to have. With athletic body build, she stands at the average height of five feet and half an inch. She’s got a great height. She has sexy dark browneyes with irresistible looks. Whereas, her hair color is black (natural). She works out and eats healthy. She’s conscious of her food intake. Over the years, she’s maintained her body shape and her workouts have resulted in intoned figures and legs. Her balanced bodyweight measures 55 Kg. Overall, she has a decent height and a unique body figure. More details about her body measurements will be updated soon once it got revealed. 

Cynthia Erivo: Career (Beginning-Present)

  • Cynthia began her career by appearing in roles on British television programs such as Chewing Gum and The Tunnel.
  • She made her first role in Marine Parade by Simon Stephens at the Brighton Festival whereas her first musical role was in John Adams' and June Jordan's I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky at Theatre Royal Stratford East.
  • She then played the role of Celie Harris in the year 2013 in the Menier Chocolate Factory production of The Color Purple, a role which Whoopi Goldberg had originated onscreen.
  • Previously, she portrayed Sister Mary Clarence/Deloris Van Cartier in a UK tour of the stage musical Sister Act which Goldberg had originated in its film adaptation.
  • She then originated the role of Chenice in the West End musical I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical which opened on 26th March 2014, at the London Palladium but the production closed on 10th May.
  • Moreover, she was also featured as a recording artist, co-writing and performing "Fly Before You Fall" on the soundtrack to the American musical drama Beyond the Lights.
  • She made her Broadway debut in the 2015 Broadway revival transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory production of The Color Purple where she reprised her role as Celie Harris alongside American actresses Jennifer Hudson as Shug Avery and Danielle Brooks as Sofia.
  • She also won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
  • On 12th September 2016, she starred as Cathy alongside Joshua Henry in a one-night benefit concert performance of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years.
  • She performed "God Only Knows" as a tribute to musicians who had died over the past year alongside John Legend at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in February 2017. 
  • Erivo and the cast of The Color Purple were nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for their performance on NBC's The Today Show in March 2017. 
  • She appeared on the charity benefit "Night of too Many Stars" hosted by Jon Stewart in November 2017. 
  • She starred as part of the seven-actor ensemble of Drew Goddard's Bad Times at the El Royale, as a "down-on-her-luck singer" in the year 2018. 
  • After that, she starred in Steve McQueen's Widows, alongside Viola Davis. 
  • She has been cast in Chaos Walking, based on Patrick Ness' trilogy novels, with release expected in the year 2020.
  • In February 2017, it was reported that she was attached to portray the title role in Harriet.
  • She was cast in the HBO's series adaptation of Stephen King's novel The Outsider in January 2019 where she is set to play the character of investigator Holly Gibney.
  • She also co-produced and was cast as the lead voice actor in the scripted thriller podcast Carrier from the audio firm Q-code Media.

Cynthia Erivo: Marital Status, Dating, Boyfriend (Dean John-Wilson)

Fans of Cynthia Erivo must be eagerly waiting to know the relationship status of her. Here, we have researched and disclosed the information regarding her personal life in this context. Talking about the marital status of Cynthia, she is not married yet neither she is single. But she is in a relationship at present with her handsome and long-time boyfriend. She is currently in a relationship with Dean John-Wilson who is a British actor. Both of them respect each other and it’s visible. The couples are less likely to divorce, however, it’s too early to predict anything. The duo is living a happy life without any disturbances. She is straight by sexual orientation. Thus, she is not a lesbian. There are no other rumors about her relationships with others. She has not adopted or given birth to any child yet. There is no information regarding their marriage as they are not in a hurry for marriage. She is leading a blissful life. 

Cynthia Erivo: Net Worth, Salary, Earnings

Cynthia has been successful to grab the attention and appreciation from all the people. With her hard work and strong presentation, she has definitely won the heart of all the audiences and her colleagues. As of 2019, the net worth of Cynthia is amassed to have $44.7 Million which she gained from a movie career. Moreover, she has appeared in the blockbuster Broadway movie The Color Purple. The show won two Tony Awards. But her exact salary is still to get revealed as she has not mentioned anything about it neither any internet sources have disclosed about it. She has earned a huge salary by appearing in Chewing Gum and the UK tour of Sister Act. But there is no doubt that she must be earning a considerable amount of salary from her work. She is satisfied with whatever she is receiving. Moreover, she is also earning from endorsement deals such as MONSE, Nicholas Kirkwood and more.