English actress, Cush Jumbo is known from her role of attorney Lucca Quinn in the 2009 TV series, The Good Wife. Currently, she is reprising the same character of Lucca in CBS All Access Political drama, The Good Fight from 2017.
Cush Jumbo Bio & Family: Age, Parents
The Good Wife actress, age 34, was born on 23 September 1985 in King’s College Hospital in Denmark Hill. Cush is the second child raised by her parents, Angela (née Hall) and Marx Jumbo with their six other children. She belongs to a mixed ethnic group from her British mother and father of Nigerian descent. Cush stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Cush went to Central School of Speech and Drama to obtain a degree of BA (Hons) acting course.
Her Movies & TV Career & Net Worth
Cush makes a proper remuneration to her increasing net worth from her twelve years of acting career since 2006. She has made a good fortune from her role as Becky Love in the 2010 British TV drama, Lip Service. Apart from TV, her praiseworthy performance came as Melody in British crime thriller movie, City of Tiny Lights in 2016.
Earlier, Cush took a dancing class at the Francis Cooper School of Dance between 11 to 15 years of age. However, at the age of 14, she left the institute to learn more about acting at the BRIT School in Selhurst.
Actors Billie Piper, Riz Ahmed and Cush Jumbo at the London screening of City Of Tiny Lights on 13 October 2016 (Picture Source: Zimbio)
As per her IMDB profile, Cush’s other movie and TV appearances include The Inbetweeners Movie (2011), Remainder (2015), The Good Fight (2017-2020) Deadwater Fell (2020), and Trying (2020).
Cush’s Married Life With Husband Sean Griffin; Co-Parents One Child
Apart from her superb career line, Cush enjoys blissful matrimony with her husband, Sean Griffin. The love and affection between the couple can be witnessed in multiple social media uploads of Cush. However, the duo still keeps utmost privacy revealing their wedding date, getting engaged, and first meeting one another.
Together, they share a son named Maximillian. Just a day after, Cush shared an admirable picture holding her son’s tiny finger of her social site on 28 April 2018. In the post, she wrote,
After excellently portraying Lucca’s baby bump on @thegoodfight for 6 months my little boy finally made his real life entrance.
This is Maximilian and he’s just as gorgeous as his Daddy ❤️#thegoodbaby #methodacting
Almost three months later, Cush snapped her first family picture together during their beach vacation on her social profile.
Cush and her husband along with their 3 months old baby, Maximilian on 28 July 2018 (Picture Source: Cush’s Instagram)
Cush is often caught spending quality time with her son who seems to be tuning up with his family. Recently on 2 June 2020, Cush shared the Instagram snap of her son enjoying the time together with his grandfather.
Her Height & Body Measurements
Cush stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.7 meters) and possesses a bodyweight of 121 pounds (55 kg). She comes with a body measurements of 29-24-33 inches. Besides, she looks stunning in her brown hair and brown eyes.
Some Interesting Facts About Cush Jumbo
- Cush is the 2011 recipient of the Ian Charleson Award for young actors for her role as Rosalind in As You Like It.
- The actress also won an Emerging Talent Award at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards for her own debut play Josephine in November 2013.
- She also bagged the UK Theatre Awards for Best Performance in a Play for A Doll’s House in 2013.
- also co-wrote the musical Rebels and Retail, a shortlisted entrant in the Perfect Pitch West End Showcase 2008.
- Cush is the co-author of 101 Dance Ideas for 5–11 yr Olds which is published by A & C Black.