Gugu Mbatha-Raw | Biography

Posted On: 19 Jun, 2014

Gugu Mbatha-Raw | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth June 30, 1983
Age 37 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality British, English
Profession Actress
Husband/Spouse Not Yet
Boyfriend Not Disclosed
Ethnicity Mixed(White-Black)
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? N/A
Married Not Yet
Body Measurements 34-24-34 inch. and Bra Size -32B
Net Worth $500 thousand
Height 1.62 m
Weight 54 kg.

The divinely talented and outspoken actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw was born as Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha in Oxford, England in the year 1983.

In Zulu, her name Gugulethu means our pride. She was born to an English nurse mother Anne Raw and a doctor father, Patrick Mbatha.

She was brought up by her Caucasian mother after her father left her. She was raised in Witney, a small town in Oxfordshire. Gugu joined The Henry Box School in Oxfordshire.

She joined local acting group Dramascope at the age of 11. She was a very talented child who was brilliant in her studies including other extracurricular activities.

She had a keen interest in dancing, acting and also attended saxophone lessons. In her teens, she joined Oxford Youth Music Theatre.

She also won a scholarship in prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London. In her first year, she was selected to play Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure."

After her graduation, she started to appear on the television since 2004. She was seen in the television series like Bad Girls, Doctor Who and Marple in 2006 and 2007 respectively.

One of her earliest breakthroughs in the drama was in Romeo and Juliet in Manchester in 2005 at the Royal Exchange Theatre.

For her portrayal of Juliet, she was nominated for Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards. In the same year, she also played Antony and Cleopatra and Cleopatra.

She starred in Undercovers; the J. J. Abrams TV series In September 2010 which was canceled two months later.

In the Fox pilot Touch, she was cast opposite to Kiefer Sutherland in June 2011. She also had a supporting role in romantic comedy film Larry Crowne in 2011.

She appeared in Amma Asante's 2013 film Belle as Dido Elizabeth Belle. In the same year, she was seen in Jupiter Ascending as a supporting role.

Her long successful career has provided her with a sustainable amount of salary and net worth. Talented, pretty Gugu Mbatha-Raw is not married, and neither has a husband. Her dating history is also not known. Therefore she has no affair and no boyfriend.

Talking about her physical appearance, she has an attractive appearance with beautiful body and height. She is five feet and four inches tall.

Due to her lovely beauty and accent, she can catch the concentration of her audience towards her. Lady speaks spotlessly and connects well with her audiences.

Her body measurements are not found on the internet. She has sexy legs and feet and a hot body. Her bold beauty and the sexy figure can be seen when she is in her bikini.

She is a complete package of beauty with talent. She looks very attractive and has a well-maintained figure.

She is the lady with astonishing character and pictorial look having Black South African ethnicity. She has many fans, followers and admirers around the world following her through different social networking sites.  

One can find her pictures on various social networking sites like wiki, Facebook, Google, Twitter Instagram including her personal sites.

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Beautiful actress Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha is considered as youth icon that has been encouragement and enthusiasm to many youths and women. 

She is one of the well-known actresses who can gain name, fame, and success within a short period.

Gugu has a long way to go in the future with the good wishes of her secret admirers and well-wishers.