Grammy Award winner Cynthia Erivo is an English actress, singer and songwriter. She is widely known for her role in the movie Harriet for which she was nominated for two Academy Award and Golden Globes Award. She won the Grammy Awards for The Color Purple. Cynthia also won Daytime Emmy Awards for television series Today.
Trained From Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art
Cynthia Erivo was born as Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo on 8th January 1987, in Stockwell, London, England. She belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds the English nationality.
Cynthia was raised by her Nigerian Parents. Her mother worked as a nurse in South London.
She went to La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls' School. She graduated from the University of East London with a degree in music psychology degree. She also trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Started Her Career From Television Series
Cynthia Erivo made her television debut from the television series Chewing Gum in 2015. Later, she appeared in the series Mr. Selfridge and The Tunnel. She got a major role in the television series Genius in 2017. The actress also won Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding On-Camera Musical Performance in a Day Time Program for the series Today.
Erivo also won Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album for The Color Purple along with producer Jhett Tolentino, Scoot Sanders, and Joan Jaffe.
In 2019, she appeared in the movie Harriet for which she was nominated for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globes. She shared screen along with Leslie Odom Jr. and Joe Alwyn in the movie.
Cynthia played the role of Holly Gibney in the 2020 television series The Outsider. She will be appearing as a producer and actress in the upcoming project Carrier.
The Estimated Net Worth Of $3 Million
Cynthia Erivo rose to a new height in her career. She not only got fame but also a fortune. According to celebrity net worth, she has an estimated net worth of around $3 million, as of 2020.
The average salary of an actress is around $50,000 per year. The actress also earned more than the average salary due to her experience.
Dating Actor Dean John Wilson
Cynthia Erivo is yet to be married. This means she is not living her life single. She is currently dating actor Dean John Wilson.
The couple first met in 2019 and started to date. the couple is now living a blissful life.
Previously she was dating Mario Martinez. The couple started dating in 2016 and stayed together for three years went to their separate ways.