Danai Gurira is a well-known playwright along with being an actress that has gained recognition among the international audience through her roles in The Walking Dead series and films like Black Panther and Avengers. She started her career by writing plays and also starring in them which later led her to the on-screen work. Her debut came with a guest role on a TV series while made her big-screen debut with the 2007 film, The Visitor. Over the next few years, Danai continued to do minor on-screen work before landing her breakout role as Michonne in the hit television series, The Walking Dead. Her performance on the show has met with critical acclaim and has also led her to prominent roles in hit movies like Mother of George, Black Panther, and Avengers film series. Coming towards the off-camera life of the actress, Danai has been romantically linked with actors Norman Reedus and Andrew Lincoln in recent years.
Danai Gurira Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Danai Jekesai Gurira
- Nicknames: Dede
- Date of Birth: February 14, 1978
- Birthplace: Grinnell, Iowa, United States
- Nationality: American, Zimbabwean
- Occupation: Actress, Playwright
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Black
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Danai Gurira Family Details:
- Father: Roger Gurira (Professor)
- Mother: Josephine Gurira (College Librarian)
- Siblings: Tare Gurira (Older Brother), Shingai Gurira and Choni Gurira (Older Sisters)
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: None
Danai Gurira Relationships History:
- Norman Reedus – Actor (2015)
- Andrew Lincoln – Actor
Danai Gurira Career Highlights:
- First Film: The Visitor (2007)
- First TV Show: Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2004)
Danai Gurira Distinctive Features:
- Toned Figure
- Short Trimmed Hairdo
Danai Gurira Body Measurements:
Given below are the complete actress Danai Gurira height, weight, bra cup, shoe size and other body measurements details.
- Height in Feet: 5’ 7”
- Height in Centimeters: 170 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 53 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 117 pounds
- Bra Size: Unknown
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 8 (US)
- Body Measurements: 32-24-34
Danai Gurira Interesting Facts:
- Danai did competitive swimming as a child.
- Tennis is among her most favorite sports.
- Her parents moved from Zimbabwe to the United States.
- She can speak Shona, Xhosa, and French languages as well.