Daniel Kaluuya is a popular actor and writer from the United Kingdom. He is best-known for portraying his role as Chris Washington in the horror film Get Out. For this role, he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, SAG Award, and BAFTA Award for Best Actor. In 2018, he won the BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Kaluuya was born on February 24, 1989, in London, the United Kingdom to Damalie. He was raised by his single mother in Kentish Town, along with his elder sister. Kaluuya is a British by nationality and belongs to black ethnicity.
Talking about his education, Kaluuya joined St Aloysius College, London, where he completed his secondary education. He is a die-hard supporter of Arsenal F.C. in the Premier League.
Kaluuya made his screen debut in a British drama series The Whistleblowers, directed by Richard Clark. The co-stars of this series are Richard Coyle, Indira Varma, and Daniel Ryan.
Later in 2011, Kaluuya featured in a 2011 British spy action comedy film Johnny English Reborn, which was directed by Oliver Parker. The other cast members of this movie are Rowan Atkinson, Gillian Anderson, Rosamund Pike, and Richard Schiff. The movie became a huge hit and grossed $160.1 million at the box office against the budget of $45 million.
In 2017, he featured in an American horror film Get Out, which was directed by Jordan Peele. The stars of this movie are Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Lakeith Stanfield, and Catherine Keener. The movie became a huge hit and made a collection of $255.2 million at the box office against the budget of $4.5 million.
Currently, Kaluuya is shooting for his upcoming heist thriller film Widows, which has been directed by Steve McQueen. Michelle Rodriguez, Colin Farrell, Liam Neeson, Brian Tyree Henry and Carrie Coon also star as the lead in the movie. The movie is scheduled to be released on November 16, 2018.
Likewise, he has also appeared in numerous movie including Shoot the Messenger, Much Ado About a Minor Ting, Beginning, Welcome to the Punch, Kick-Ass 2, Sicario. Similarly, he has also featured in numerous television series that includes Skins, That Mitchell and Webb Look, Harry and Paul, The Fades, Babylon, and Watership Down.
Talking about his personal life, Kaluuya is in a relationship with his girlfriend Amandla. The couple seems very happy with their relationship and may get married soon. Currently, he lives with his girlfriend Amandla in West London.
As a popular actor, Daniel Kaluuya earns a tremendous amount of money. His role in numerous movies and TV series also pay him a lot in terms of salary. As per some online sources, his net worth of 2018 is estimated to be $5 million.
His Notable Movies and Box Office Collection
|Title||Role||Budget of the Movie||Box office Collection||IMDb rating|
|Johnny English Reborn||Agent Colin Tucker||$45 million||$160.1 million||6.3/10|
|Welcome to the Punch||Juka Ogadowa||$8.5 million||£1.1 million||6.1/10|
|Kick-Ass 2||Black Death||$28 million||$60.7 million||6.6/10|
|Get Out||Chris Washington||$4.5 million||$255.2 million||8.3/10|