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Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award-winning actress Samira Wiley's sexual orientation is not straight.

Relationship Facts of Samira Wiley

Samira Wiley is married to Lauren Morelli {Compare Couple}.
Samira Wiley married on March 27, 2017.
💑 Anniversary in 305 days 💑
She is mother of One(George Elizabeth).
Samira Wiley is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

What is the relationship of Samira Wiley?

Samira Wiley is a married woman. On October 4, 2016, Wiley announced her engagement to Orange Is the New Black writer Lauren Morelli. They married on March 25, 2017.

Lesbian couple Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli welcomed a baby girl, George Elizabeth on April 11, 2021, after three days of labor. They have put a masculine name on their daughter.

Currently, she is living happily with her wife.

Samira Wiley: Biography in Details

Who is Samira Wiley?

Samira Wiley is an American actress and model. She is best known for playing Poussey Washington in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black.

Samira Wiley: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Wiley was born on 15 April 1987 and raised in Washington, D.C. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is African-American.

Her parents, Christine and Dennis W. Wiley are the co-pastors of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ. Wiley’s parents have been referred to as “pillars of the LGBT religious community”.

As the Covenant Baptist Church was the only Baptist Church in Washington D.C. performing same-sex unions in 2007. She has two siblings: Aiyana Kai Ma’at and Joshua Wiley.

In which school did Samira Wiley attend?

Samira Wiley is a graduate of Burgundy Farm Country Day School and The Juilliard School. Wiley studied drama at the Juilliard School in New York and graduated in 2010.

She trained in theater performance and worked mainly in theater in her early career.

Samira Wiley: Professional Life and Career

Samira Wiley’s first major acting role was in the comedy film The Sitter (2011). In between seasons of Orange Is the New Black, Wiley filmed Rob the Mob, a depended crime film directed by Raymond De Flitter and released in March 2014.

Wiley also starred in a movie called 37 as Joyce Smith, a true story of thirty-seven people who witness a murder, and none call the police or intervene.

Wiley has modeled for Maniac Magazine, appearing on the cover and in an editorial of the 2014 September/October issue.

Samira Wiley was pictured modeling “a series of bold, high fashion looks.” Wiley was also featured on the cover of the 2014 edition of our magazine, along with Sam Smith, Ellen Page, and Zachary Quito.

In December 2015, it was announced Wiley had been cast to voice the titular character in the video game The Walking Dead: Michonne.

Wiley was named our magazine’s Ingénue of the Year in 2014. In February 2015, she was awarded the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award.

Samira Wiley won the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, along with numerous members of the cast of Netflix’s Original Series Orange Is the New Black.

How much is the net worth of Samira Wiley?

Her net worth is about $3 million as of 2023, according to the sources and there are no records of her salary.

Samira Wiley: Rumors, Controversy

Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding Wiley’s personal and professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Moving towards her body measurements, Samira Wiley has a good height of 5 Feet 3 inches (1.61 m). She has black hair color and her eye color is also black.

There is no information about her bra size, shoe size, and dress size.

Social Media Profile

Samira Wiley is active on Instagram and Twitter but he is not active on Facebook. She has more than 2.9 million followers on Instagram and has more than 414.7k Followers on Twitter. 


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