Letitia Wright Biography, Age, Net Worth and Instagram

letitia wright biography and age

Letitia Wright Michelle is a popular Guyanese-British actress. She is known for her extraordinary role as Shuri, King T’Challa’s little sister and princess of Wakanda in the 2018 film Black Panther. Wright is a beautiful, talented and skilled young woman who is also is the new Black Panther.

Letitia Wright Biography and Age

Letitia Michelle Wright was born on 31st October 1993 in Georgetown, Guyana. When she was seven years old her family left Guyana for London, England.

Wright studied at Northumberland Park Community School and Identify School of Acting.


Wright started her career in 2011 with guest roles in the television series Top Boy, Coming Up, Chasing Shadows, Humans, Doctor Who, and Black Mirror. Before that, she performed in school plays, but she said her desire to be a professional actress happened after seeing the 2006 film Akeelah and the Bee. She was inspired by actress Keke Palmer’s performance in the movie. In 2012 She had a small role in the film My Brother the Devil, which earned her recognition by Screen International as one of its 2012 Stars of Tomorrow. Michael Caton-Jones cast Wright in her first leading role in Urban Hymn in 2015, which earned her entry into Hollywood. In 2018, she co-star in the Marvel famous movie Black Panther. She has starred in several movies and several roles which has earned her different awards.

Letitia Wright Movies and TV Shows

These are the TV series and movies Letitia Wright has featured in;

The Victim (2011)
Holby City (2011)
Top Boy (2011)
Random (2011)
My Brother the Devil (2012)
Coming Up (2013)
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Glasgow Girls (2014)
Banana (2015)
Cucumber (2015)
Doctor Who (2015)
Urban Hymn (2015)
Humans (2016)
Black Mirror (2017)
The Commuter (2018)
Black Panther (2018)
Ready Player One (2018)
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Guava Island (2019)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Small Axe (2020)
Sing 2 (2021)
I Am (2021)
Death on the Nile (2022)
Aisha (2022)
The Silent Twins (2022)
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022)
Surrounded (2023)

Letitia Michelle Wright Awards/Nominations

Listed below are awards and recognitions received by Letitia Wright;

Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series – Nominee (2018)
Saturn Awards for Best Performance by a Younger Actor – Nominee (2018)
MTV Movie and TV Awards for Scene Stealer and Best On-screen Team – Nominee (2018)
Teen Choice Awards for Choice Sci-fi Movie Actress – Won and Choice Breakout Movie Star – Nominee (2018)
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture – won and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – Nominee (2019)
Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture –Won (2019)
British Academy Film Awards, Rising Star – Won (2019)
Chicago Film Critics Association for Best Supporting Actress – Nominee (2020)
Satellite Awards for Best Supporting Actress Series, Miniseries or Television Film – Nominee (2020)
NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – Motion Picture – Won (2022)

Letitia Wright Net worth and Instagram

The multiple award-winning actress’ net worth is estimated at $4 million. You can also follow her on Instagram @Letitiawright

Personal Life

The Black Panther actress opened up about her struggles with depression. She told Vanity Fair in 2018 that her first experience with depression was at the age of 20, she “was in the dark going through so many bad things.” She said her Christian faith helped her overcome the depression. She discovered that after attending a London actors’ Bible study meeting. As a means of recovery and staying true to her faith, she turned down film roles, which she explained she “needed to take a break from acting” at the time.

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