Letitia Wright Net Worth: $6 Million (approx.)
Letitia Wright net worth is around $6 million. Letitia Wright is a famous Guyanese born British actress.
Letitia began her career with guest roles in the television series Top Boy, Coming Up, Chasing Shadows, Humans, Doctor Who, and Black Mirror.
In 2018, Letitia Wright attained global recognition for her portrayal of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Black Panther, for which she won an NAACP Image Award and a SAG Award.
Letitia Wright reprised the role in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019), the latter of which became the second highest-grossing film of all time.
In 2019, Letitia received the BAFTA Rising Star Award. She also appeared in the 2020 anthology series Small Axe, which earned her a Satellite Award nomination.
For the Black Mirror, Letitia Wright received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Letitia Wright then had her breakthrough for her role in the 2015 film Urban Hymn, for which the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) named Wright among the 2015 group of BAFTA Breakthrough Brits.
Letitia Wright Biography:
Letitia Wright was born in Georgetown, Guyana in October 1993. Her family moved to London, England, when Letitia was seven years old and she attended Northumberland Park Community School.
Letitia Wright Movies Career:
Letitia Wright performed in school plays, but she credits her desire to be a professional actress to seeing the 2006 film Akeelah and the Bee. Letitia Wright found Keke Palmer’s performance inspiring, remarking that the role “resonated. It’s one of the reasons why I’m here”. Letitia Wright attended the Identity School of Acting, enrolling at the age of 16
In 2011 Letitia Wright had a recurring role as Chantelle on the television series Top Boy.
Letitia had a small role in the 2012 film My Brother the Devil, for which she was recognized by Screen International as one of its 2012 Stars of Tomorrow. Michael Caton-Jones cast Wright in her first leading role in Urban Hymn (2015),which brought her to the attention of Hollywood.
In 2015 itself, Letitia appeared in the Doctor Who episode Face the Raven, and the next year, Letitia began a recurring role as Renie on Humans. During this time, Letitia Wright also appeared in the play Eclipsed (written by Danai Gurira) at London’s Gate Theatre.
In 2016 Letitia Wright starred as Renie on the series Humans. Letitia Wright also had a recurring role as Ellie Maynard on the television series Holby City in 2011. Wright has appeared in several films including Victim, My Brother the Devil, Urban Hymn, The Commuter, Black Panther, Ready Player One, and Avengers: Infinity War. She won a Teen Choice Award in 2018 for Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi for Black Panther.
Letitia Wright has also been nominated for many awards including a Primetime Emmy Award in 2018 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Black Mirror.
In February 2020, it was announced that Wright had accepted to play twin sisters June and Jennifer Gibbons in the film The Silent Twins, based on the 1986 book of the same name by Marjorie Wallace, with shooting beginning in April. The official release date has yet to be announced.
Letitia Wright Interesting Facts:
Letitia Wrigh has struggled with depression. Letitia Wrigh told Vanity Fair in 2018 that when she first experienced depression at the age of 20, she “was in the dark going through so many bad things”.Wright thanks her Christian faith with helping her overcome the depression, which she discovered after attending a London actors’ Bible study meeting.
To focus on her recovery and her faith, Letitia Wrigh turned down film roles.
In December 2020, Wright received backlash over a video she publicly shared on Twitter in which the speaker questioned the safety of taking a COVID-19 vaccine.