|Real Name/Full Name||Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Carmen Ejogo|
|Birth Place:||Kensington, London, United Kingdom|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||22 October 1973|
|Age/How Old:||49 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
|Eye Color:||Light Brown|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Charles Ejogo
Mother – Elizabeth Ejogo
|Siblings:||Charles Ejogo Jr.|
|School:||Oratory Roman Catholic Primary School and Glendower Preparatory School|
|College:||Godolphin and Latymer School|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Jeffrey Wright (m. 2000-2014) and Tricky (m. 1998-1998)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Juno Wright and Elijah Wright|
|Profession:||Actress and singer|
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo is a singer and actress from the United Kingdom. Metro (1997), The Avengers (1998), Love’s Labour’s Lost (2000), What’s the Worst That Could Happen? (2001), Boycott (2001), Away We Go (2009), Sparkle (2012), Alex Cross (2012), The Purge: Anarchy (2014), Selma (2014), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), It Comes at Night (2017), Alien: Covenant (2017), Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2017) and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald (2018).
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Biography and Early Life
Ejogo was born in Kensington, London, England, on October 22, 1973. Elizabeth (née Douglas), a Scottish mother, and Charles Ejogo, a Nigerian father, are her parents. During Ejogo’s youth, her mother was “a bit of a hippy,” according to her.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Carmen Ejogo in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Carmen Ejogo’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 2nd October 2023 having been born on 22 October 1973. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Light Brown and hair color is Dark Brown.
She was educated at Godolphin and Latymer Schools after attending Oratory Roman Catholic Primary School and Glendower Preparatory School.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Ejogo was married to Tricky, a trip-hop musician, for a short time. She married American actor Jeffrey Wright in the year 2000, whom she met on the set of the HBO film Boycott. They have a daughter (Elijah) and a boy (Elijah) (Juno). Since then, Ejogo and Wright have divorced.
Boycott is a biographical drama film directed by Clark Johnson and starring Jeffrey Wright as Martin Luther King Jr. It was released in 2001 as a made-for-television film in the United States. The video depicts the tale of the 1955-1956 Montgomery bus boycott, which is based on Stewart Burns’ book Daybreak of Freedom.
Is Carmen Ejogo Lesbian?
No, Carmen Ejogo is not gay.
From 1993 until 1995, she was the host of the Saturday Disney morning show. Love’s Labour’s Lost (2000), What’s the Worst That Could Happen? (2001), Away We Go (2009), Sparkle (2012), Alex Cross (2012), The Purge: Anarchy (2014), It Comes at Night (2017), and Alien: Covenant (2017) are just a few of her cinematic credits. She is well recognized for her appearance in the Fantastic Beasts film series as Seraphina Picquery. In HBO’s True Detective, she plays Amelia Reardon (2019).
In the films Boycott (2001) and Selma (2001), Ejogo played civil rights leader Coretta Scott King (2014). She visited with King while rehearsing for the part in Boycott and received his permission for her performance.
Since the 1990s, Ejogo has been active in the music industry, collaborating with a number of musicians. On BSB’s Power Station channel, she hosted The Carmen Ejogo Video Show, her own video show. British Satellite Broadcasting ran The Power Station, a British television station (later British Sky Broadcasting, after BSB and Sky Television merged). It was a music station only dedicated to music.
She composed and delivered lead vocals on English drum ‘n’ bass DJ Alex Reece’s song “Candles”; she also featured in the music video and is credited as “Carmen” in the production credits. On the song “Slowly,” Ejogo delivered vocals and duets with ex-husband Tricky.
For the film Love’s Labour’s Lost, she sang vocals (2000). Aside from “Candles,” Ejogo sings lead on “Yes I Do” (as a solo) and lead vocals with Jordin Sparks and Tika Sumpter singing backup on “Jump,” “Hooked on Your Love,” and “Something He Can Feel” on the Sparkle original soundtrack album from the film of the same name. In Catherine Cookson’s “Colour blind,” she played Rose Angelina.
Ejogo has also appeared in the NBC criminal drama series Kidnapped (2006–2007), the ABC thriller Zero Hour (2013), the Starz anthology drama series The Girlfriend Experience (2017), the HBO crime drama True Detective (2019), and the Netflix limited series Self Made (2020).
Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C. J. Walker is an American drama streaming television limited series that launched on Netflix on March 20, 2020. It is based on the biography On Her Own Ground by A’Lelia Bundles. It got mostly favourable reviews, with particular acclaim for Octavia Spencer’s performance, although it was panned for historical errors and artistic license.
Carmen has been nominated for and won many awards over the course of her career. They include:
- 2015 Black Reel Award winner for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.
- 2015 NAACP Image Award winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.
- 2016 Canadian Screen Awards nominee for Best Actress.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Carmen Ejogo in 2023
As of 2023, Carmen Ejogo has an estimated net worth of $4 Million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Her IQ of 156 earned her admission in Mensa, the world’s most recognized genius organization.
Carmen Ejogo is an amazing British actress whose acting days started a few decades ago and are still shining bright. Her performances have been incredible and we do look forward to more performances from her.