Quick Facts of Gugulethu Sophia "Gugu" Mbatha-Raw
- Full NameGugulethu Sophia "Gugu" Mbatha-Raw
- Net Worth$ 2 million
- Date of Birth1983 /04 /21
- Marital StatusUnmarried
- BirthplaceOxford, Oxfordshire, England
- Active Year2004–present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBrown
- Height5 feet 4 inches
- Weight54 kg
- Body Measurement34-24-34
- EducationHenry Box School
- Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, working in British TV as well as in stage production has garnered attention in American production starring with a supporting role in comedy movie Larry Crowne and starring roles on TV series Touch and Undercovers.
Furthermore, the actress is also known for her role as Plumette in Beauty and the Beast, Noni Jean in Beyond the Lights and Kelly in Black Mirror.
Is she married? If yes then, let’s know the details on her husband and married life. Further, you can also find details on her height, weight, professional and personal life on the article.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s Bio/Wiki (Parents, Education)
A native of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, Gugu Mbatha-Raw was born on 21st April 1983. She was raised in Witney by parents: mother, Anne Raw, an English nurse, and father, Patrick Mbatha, a South African Doctor. Further, her star sign is Taurus.
Mbatha-Raw enrolled at the Henry Box School. Having a keen interest in music, acting, and dance, she participated in the National Youth Theatre. In 2001, she relocated to London to join the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s Career
Later four years, Mbatha-Raw came out with her debut TV role as Collette Hill in Holby City. Further, she played minor roles on TV series including Marple, Doctor Who, and Bad Girls. In 2007, she made her movie debut, portraying the character Young PA in British horror movie Straightheads.
Moreover, through 2013 Amma Asante’s movie Belle, Raw garnered praise playing the eponymous historical character, Dido Elizabeth Belle. Also, she earned various awards including African-American Film Critics Association, Miami International Film Festival SIGNIS, and Black Reel Awards for her role in the movie Belle.
Additionally, she is also prominent for her role as Talia in Larry Crowne, Samantha Bloom in Undercovers, Noni Jean in Beyond the Lights, and Prema Mutiso in Concussion. Her recent staring movie, A Wrinkle in Time collected $132.7 million at the box office.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s Personal Life
When it comes to her personal life, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, 35, is a private person. She has maintained her personal life far from media attention. As of now, there are no news and rumours related to her love life.
Neither, this hot diva has not posted a single picture with the guy in her social sites nor has been spotted in public with a man who is assumed to be her potential boyfriend or husband. With limited information concerning her love life, Mbatha-Raw is possibly single and unmarried.
Moving into her past affairs, Mbatha-Raw was romantically linked with Game of Thrones’ star Harry Lloyd. The same artist who played the role of Stephen Hawking’s best friend in the movie, The Theory of Everything. Moreover, there were rumours about their romantic involvement in a relationship until 2012. However, they never declared their relationship publically and parted their way.
Caption: Gugu Mbatha-Raw appears aside co-star Sam Reid at the premiere of Belle in New York on 29 April 2014
After break up with Harry, the actress was reportedly dating American actor, Nate Parker. Moreover, Gugu also made an appearance alongside with Sam Reid, a co-star of 2013 drama, Belle at the premiere of Belle in New York on 29 April 2014. However, there was speculation on their relationship which never confirmed.
The on-screen lovers enjoyed an intimate dinner after the Belle premiere in New York. At the time, Gugu looked stunningly attractive on her golden-yellow dress standing next to Sam, who appeared dashing as always in a black tuxedo.
However, the two didn’t make anything official. So, whether they are married or with the time the buzz cooled down.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s Body Measurement
Currently thirty-five, Gugu Mbatha-Raw stands five feet four inches tall and weighs 54 kg. Her body measurement is 34-24-34 with dress size 4 (US) or 34 (EU) and feet size No. 7.