Cynthia Erivo Biography

(Actress, singer)

More about the relationship

Cynthia Erivo is currently in a relationship with a British actor Dean John-Wilson.

As per the sources, she was also involved with another guy named Mario Martinez. They started to date each other in 2017 but were separated in 2019.

Relationship Facts of Cynthia Erivo

  • Cynthia Erivo is having an affair.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Cynthia Erivo?

Cynthia Erivo is an American actress, singer, plus songwriter. She has appeared in movies like The Color Purple and Sister Act on Broadway.

In 2021, this actress will be seen in the Sci-Fi movie Chaos Walking as Hildy. Her other upcoming film is Needle in a Timestick.

Cynthia Erivo: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

She was born on Jan 8, 1987, in Stockwell, London, England, as Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo.

Her parents are from Nigeria.  Besides this, there is no proper information available about her parent’s and siblings’ backgrounds. She is of Nigerian ethnic background.

Regarding her education, she went to La Retraite R.C Girls School. Afterward, she started a music brain science degree at the University of East London.

However a year into her degree, she prepared at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Cynthia Erivo: Professional Life, Career

Cynthia Erivo started her career on British TV, showing up in shows like Chewing Gum and The Tunnel. Her first part came in 2010 via Marine Parade. After that, Cynthia was seen as Sister Mary Clarence in the Sister Act (1992).

She played the role of Celie Harris in The Color Purple inverse of Jennifer Hudson. The on-screen character won her first Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her part in The Color Purple.

After featuring in various plays on Broadway, it was declared in November 2016, that Cynthia would star close with Viola Davis in Steve McQueen’s new film Widows. Later in February 2017, Cynthia was given a role as Harriet Tubman in the historical film Harriet.

Furthermore, Erivo performed “God Only Knows” as a tribute to artists who had disregarded away the previous year nearby John Legend at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.

Moreover, Erivo and the cast of The Color Purple were designated for a Daytime Emmy Award for their execution on NBC’s The Today Show in May 2016.

She appeared in shows like Broad City (2017-19), American Idol (2019), The Outsider (2020), Genius (2020), and more.

As a Singer

Her first album was released in Oct 2015 named Cynthia Erivo and Oliver Tompsett Sing Scott Alan.

As a lead singer, Cynthia has sung songs like Fly Before You Fall (2014), God Only Knows (2018), and Stand Up (2019).

Net Worth and Salary

This actress’s estimated net worth is $3 million. Her 2019 movie Harriet earned $43.3 million at the box office.

As per the sources, an actor receives an average salary of around $19k-$210k per year.

Rumors and Controversies

Erivo posted a series of comments on Twitter, saying, “It saddens me that after such a wonderful multicultural season on Broadway a piece set in AFRICA has not one POC,” meaning a person of color.

At that point, after being cautioned that the cast has some assorted variety, she stated, “The piece is set in old EGYPT, i.e. AFRICA where individuals darker than I reside”.

The creative chief of Bay Street, Scott Schwartz, who is the show’s executive and the child of Stephen Schwartz, its writer, moved quickly to address the controversies.

He called individuals who had been disparaging of the throwing, including Ms. Erivo, who said she was satisfied with their discussion.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurements, Cynthia Erivo has a height of 5 feet 1 and a weight is 55 kg. She has a body stat of 36-25-36 inches.

Her eyes are in dark brown color and have black hair.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Erivo is active on social networking sites and has around 446k followers on Instagram.

She has around over 79.4k followers on Twitter and over 84k followers on Facebook.

 

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