Gugu Mbatha-Raw is a popular English actress who became known for her role as Tish Jones on the BBC television series, "Doctor Who". Gugu has enjoyed a lot of fame for her leading roles: Dido Elizabeth Belle in the British series "Belle" and Noni Jean in the romantic drama "Beyond the Lights". She has also played in Plumette in Beauty and the Beast. She has also received an appreciation for her outstanding performance in the critically acclaimed film "San Junipero," an episode of season three of the Black Mirror anthology series.
Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha
Anniversary / Date of birth
Gugu Mbatha-Raw was born on April 21, 1983 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
She is currently 35 years old.
Sign of the sun
Gugu attended Henry Box School in Witney, Oxfordshire. In 2001, she was accepted to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. She also attended the National Theater of Youth where she studied theater, dance and musical theater.
- Father – Patrick Mbatha (African doctor)
- Mother – Anne Raw (English nurse)
- Brothers and sisters – No
Gugu has kept her personal life quiet from her professional life and so there is not a lot of information available about the relationships she has had in the past or in the present.
- In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
- In centimeters – 163 cm
- In meters – 1.63 m
- In kilograms – 54 kg
- In pounds – 119 pounds
- Measurements – 34-24-35
- Chest – 34 inches
- Cut – 24 inches
- hip – 35 inches
- Bra size – 32B
She is wearing a shoe size 7 (US).
The size of the dress
Her dress size is 4 (US).
Beginning of the film
Gugu Mbatha-Raw made her debut in the 2007 film, "Straightheads", where she played a minor role in Young PA.
In 2013, she starred in "Belle", a British film about Amma Asante, who plays the eponymous historical character, Dido Elizabeth Belle, a Métis woman raised in a fatherly family of Chief Justice Mansfield in the 18th century in England. It was her first decisive role for which she was awarded the British Independent Film Awards Best Performance by an actress in a British independent film.
Beginning of television
In 2004, she made her television debut, playing Collette Hill in an episode of the medical television series "Holby City".
Her first lead role in a television series took place in 2011 when she was named Clea Hopkins on the television series Touch, opposite Kiefer Sutherland.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw favorites
His favorite things are unknown.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw Net Value
Mbatha-Raw has an estimated net worth of 500 thousand dollars.
Social media Profiles
She refrains from having an account on social media.
Gugu Mbatha-Facts Facts
Dramatic of acting from an early age, Mbatha-Raw joined the local theater group Dramascope and, by the age of eleven, he appeared every year in the pantomime of Oxford Playhouse. Singer and talented dancer, who played saxophone, she joined the Oxford Youth Music Theater as a teenager.
She has appeared in several theatrical productions, including Romeo and Juliet at the Royal Exchange Theater in Manchester in 2005, playing Juliet against Andrew Garfield as Romeo.
Gugu began his career in the mid-2000s playing minor roles on television and film, including Bad Girls, Doctor Who, Marple, Larry Crowne and Odd Thomas.
In 2011, Gugu was named one of the 42 British to watch by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw was named a member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Queen Elizabeth II at the 2017 honors of the year for her theater service.
She has appeared in TC Candler's "Most Beautiful Famous Faces" list for "Best Beautiful Famous Faces" for three consecutive years in 2014, 2015 and 2016, respectively.
In 2017, she played Plumette in a romantic fantasy film, Beauty and the Beast.
She can be seen in the detective film, Motherless Brooklyn, a film adaptation of Jonathan Lethem's novel, directed by Edward Norton.