Samira Wiley is an American actress best recognized for her role as Poussey Washington in the Netflix series, Orange Is the New Black. Having mainly done theater work in the early days of her career, she made her on-screen debut with comedy film The Sitter in 2011. Her breakout role came in 2013 when she began portraying the character of Poussey Washington in the Netflix comedy-drama series, Orange Is the New Black. Since breaking out with that role, Samira has gained further success in the film and television industries with notable on-screen performances in Nerve, Detroit, The Handmaid’s Tale, and Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television. In addition to acting, she has done some modeling gigs too, having appeared in several magazines along with appearing in endorsement campaigns for various brands. Coming towards the off-camera life of her, Samira Wiley became married to script-writer Lauren Morelli in 2017.
Samira Wiley Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Samira Denise Wiley
- Nicknames: Samira
- Date of Birth: April 15, 1987
- Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S.
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Actress, Model
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Black
Samira Wiley Height Weight Age Body Measurements Facts
Samira Wiley Family Details:
- Father: Dennis W. Wiley (Co-Pastor)
- Mother: Christine Wiley (Co-Pastor)
- Siblings: Joshua Wiley (Brother), Aiyana Ma’at (Sister)
- Spouse Name: Lauren Morelli (m. 2017)
- Children Name: None
Samira Wiley Relationships History:
- Lauren Morelli (Script-writer)
Samira Wiley Career Highlights:
- First Film: The Sitter (2011)
- First TV Show: Unforgettable (2011)
Samira Wiley Distinctive Features:
- Petite Figure
- Buzzcut Hairdo
Samira Wiley Body Measurements:
The American actress Samira Wiley height, weight, bra cup, shoe size, and other body measurements statistics are listed below.
- Height in Feet: 5’ 3”
- Height in Centimeters: 161 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 54 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 119 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: Unknown
Samira Wiley Interesting Facts:
- She used to work in a bar.
- Actress Regina King is her acting idol.
- Lauren Morelli divorced her husband to marry Wiley.