Carmen Ejogo Biography

Updated On Nov 27, 2017 Published On Apr 30, 2016
Facts of Carmen Ejogo
Date of Birth: 1973
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Carmen Ejogo
Birth Name Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo
Father Charles Ejogo
Mother Elizabeth Ejogo
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Kensington
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Light brown
Hair Color Drack brown
Famous for Dog with a Blog
Affair with N/A
Married Yes
Education McGill University, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre
Music Group Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz (1996 – 1999)
Religion Roman Catholic
Weight in KG 55 kg
Girlfriend N/A
Siblings Charles Ejogo, Jr.
Nick Name Carmen
Body Measurements 35-25-35
Breast Size 35B
Waist size 25
Hip Size 35
Neck Size 8.7
Shoe Size 8.5 (US)
Tattoo(s) Unknown
Boyfriend N/A
Married to Jeffrey Wright (m. 2000)
Awards Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Online Presence Wikipedia,Twitter,Facebook
Movies Always Shine
TV Show Zero Hour, Colour Blind, Cold Lazarus, Kidnapped, MORE
Children Elijah Wright, TK Wright
Albums Unexpected Arrival, The First Flight, Smokin Good
Sisters Poppy
Books Username: Evie
Salary N/A
Face Color White
Divorce Jeffrey Wright (Div.2014)
View moreless Facts of Carmen Ejogo

On 9th of August 1998, Carmen got married to Tricky. His real name is Adrian Nicholas Matthews Thaws and he is a recording artist, vocalist, and a musician. He is also an actor and director. They got divorced a few years later.

In August 2000, Carmen got married for the second time in her life with Jeffrey Wright. Jeffrey Wright is an actor who has starred in all the three formats of acting. The couple is parents, to two children together. He is her ex-husband as they got divorced in 2014.

Carmen was also raised in Chelsea. There she joined Oratory Primary Roman Catholic Primary School. She studied there till 1984 and then she got enrolled at Godolphin and Latymer School. She has been active as an actress since the mid-1980s. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Carmen in a British rock musical film Absolute Beginners. A decade later she was seen in the TV series Cold Lazarus where she played the role of Belinda.

She rose to fame in 2001 after she portrayed the role of Amber Belhaven in the movie What's the Worst That Could Happen?. Lately, Carmen Ejogo appeared in the movie, "Roman J. Israel, Esq." alongside the "The Equalizer" actor Denzel Washington. In 2018, she will be portraying the role of Seraphina Picquery in the movie Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

She has also been pursuing her musical career since the 1990s. She is also known for being the presenter of the show The Carmen Ejogo Video Show. She is now aged 44 years old and her height is five feet and six inches tall. Her parents are so loving and caring. Her net worth is estimated to be in millions.

Carmen Ejogo facts on timeline

Born in Kensington, London, England

1973

Sweet and sexy, Carmen Ejogo was born as Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo in Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom to Elizabeth (née Douglas) and Charles Ejogo. She is British and is of Nigerian and Scottish descent.

Studied at Oratory Primary Roman Catholic

1984

Carmen was also raised in Chelsea. There she joined Oratory Primary Roman Catholic primary school. She studied there till 1984 and then she got enrolled at Godolphin and Latymer School. She studied there for several years. 

Began her acting career

1986

She has been active as an actress since the mid 1980s. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Carmen in a British rock musical film Absolute Beginners. A decade later she was seen in the TV series Cold Lazarus where she played the role of Blinda. 

Appeared in the television series, Kidnapped

2006

She has also appeared in several hit TV series. In the late 1990s, she appeared in the TV series like Catherine Cookson's Colour Blind and Tube Tales. In 2006, she starred the role of Turner in the TV series Kidnapped. 

Married to Tricky

August 9 , 1998

On 9th of August 1998, Carmen got married to Tricky. His real name is Adrian Nicholas Matthews Thaws and he is a recording artist, vocalist and a musician. He is also an actor and director. They got divorced few years later.

Married to Jeffrey Wright

2001

In August 2001, Carmen got married for the second time in her life with Jeffrey Wright. Jeffrey Wright is an actor who has starred in all the three formats of acting. As a loving spouse, they welcomed two children together. He is her ex husband as they got divorced in 2014.

Won Black Reel Awards

2006

In 2005, she played the role of Alean in the TV series Lackawanna Blues. For this role she got her nomination in Black Reel Awards in 2006 and she won this award that year for Best Supporting Actress - Television.

Won Black Film Critics Circle Awards

2014

In 2014, she got nominated in Black Film Critics Circle Awards from two different categories. She was nominated for Best Ensemble and Best Supporting Actress. She was honored from both the categories. She was nominated in this award for her role in the movie Selma.

Won Image Awards

2015

Till date she has been nominated in Image Awards from three different categories. But out of these three nominations she has been honored only once and that was in 2015 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.