Letitia Wright commenced her professional acting career in 2011. However, she was already fascinated by the entertainment field as she used to perform in school plays as a child.
Short Bio: Age, Birthday, Parents, Height
The 26-years-of-age actress was born as Letitia Michele Wright in 1993 in Georgetown, Guyana. She celebrates her birthday on 31 October every year. Though the actual details of her parents remain confined, it is known that she emigrated with her mother from Guyana to London at the young age of 7.
About 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65 meters) tall in height, she was brought up in Tottenham. There, she attended the Duke’s Aldridge Academy.
Career In TV and Movies
Letitia ringed her professional acting debut with the short appearances in TV series, Holby City and Top Boy, in 2011. The same year, she landed her big-screen break with the British action drama film, Victim. Her other movie appearance came with the 2012 crime drama flick, My Brother the Devil.
Letitia Wright as Shuri on Black Panther (Picture: IMDB)
The young actress was widely appreciated for her role as Jamie Harrison in the 2015 award-winning British coming-of-age drama film, Urban Hymn. Furthermore, she kept on landing the TV roles with Cucumber (2015), Doctor Who (2015), Humans (2016), and Black Mirror (2017). Eventually, Letitia landed a major breakthrough in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with her role as Shuri in the 2018-released superhero flick, Black Panther. She was seen with her role in the other two MCU installments: Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Is Letitia Dating Anyone?
Despite her mounting fame in the entertainment industry, the talented actress likes to keep the details of her relationship life to herself. She hasn’t disclosed whether she is single or dating as of now. Plus, the internet sources are yet to track down her committed affairs, in case she has any.
In the meantime, the actress is often linked up with the English actor, John Boyega. However, the two are just friends and have been pals for years since they both honed their acting chops while attending London’s famed Identity School of Acting.
Some Interesting Facts About Letitia Wright
- Letitia bagged the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards under the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture category.
- She has often shared her struggles with depression claiming she first experienced it at the age of 20.
- Raised in Tottenham, Letitia has stated, “I’ll always be a North London girl.”