Wunmi Mosaku Biography
Oluwunmi “Wunmi” Mosaku is a Nigerian-British award-winning actress best known for playing the roles of Joy in the BBC Two miniseries Moses Jones and Holly Lawson in the ITV series Vera. She is also known for her role as Gloria Taylor in the TV film Damilola, Our Loved Boy for which she won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Her other known roles are; DS Catherine Halliday in Luther, Ruby Baptiste in Lovecraft Country, and Hunter B-15 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) television series Loki. Her role as Rial in the film His House earned her a nomination for the BAFTA for Best Actress. She received the BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film for the role.
Wunmi Mosaku Age
Oluwunmi was born on July 31, 1986 in Zaria, Nigeria. She is 37 years old as of 2023. The actress celebrates her birthday on the 31st of July every year surrounded by family and friends.
Wunmi Mosaku Height
Wunmi stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 meters). Her weight goes perfectly with her height. Her hair is black and paired well with her brown eyes. Further details about her body measurements will be updated soon.
Wunmi Mosaku Family
The actress was born in Zaria, Nigeria. When she was one year old, she emigrated to Manchester, England with her family. Her mother’s name is Irene Mosaku and her father’s information is still under review. Her parents were professors back in Nigeria but could not find the same jobs in England, therefore, her mother started a business and her father opted to go back to Nigeria.
Wunmi has two siblings named Kunbi Mosaku and Iyiola Mosaku. The actress attended Trinity Church of England High School and Xaverian Sixth Form College. She graduated in 2007 with a BA in Acting Degree from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. In addition, she sang for eleven years in the Manchester Girls Choir.
Wunmi Mosaku Nationality
Wunmi was born in Zaria, Nigeria, and emigrated to Manchester, England when she was one year old. She is therefore a Britain national.
Wunmi Mosaku Husband
Mosaku appears to be currently single. Due to her discreet nature, not much is known about her personal life. She prefers to keep her personal life away from the media and put more focus on her professional life. Her social media also does not reflect much on her personal life. She regularly posts photos of her at various events and work-related content. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Wunmi Mosaku Black Mirror
Wunmi played the role of Katie in the Black Mirror episode Playtest and the role of TV Joan’s Lawyer in the episode Joan Is Awful. In 2007, Wunmi made her professional stage debut at the Arcola Theatre in a production of Pedro Calderón de la Barca’s The Great Theatre of the World. In 2008, she appeared in the first of the UNDEREXPOSED exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery. She was cast in the BBC Two series Moses Jones the following year.
Her role earned her an award for Best Actress in a Miniseries at the Rome Fiction Festival. Wunmi was featured on the front cover of Screen International magazine in June–July 2009. She was also included in the 2011 Young Hollywood issue of Nylon Magazine. Wunmi Mosaku received recognition in 2010 as one of The Seven Fresh Faces of the Toronto International Film Festival for her role in the movie I Am Slave.
Mosaku received recognition for her work with honors including Best Actress from the Birmingham Black Film Festival, Best Onscreen Performance from the Cultural Diversity Awards, and Best Female Performance from the Screen Nation Awards. Mosaku portrayed the traffic warden Quentina in the three-part BBC series Capital, which was adapted from the same-titled novel by John Lanchester.
Wunmi Mosaku Movies And TV Shows
- The Women of Troy
- I Am Slave
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
- The End of the F***ing World
- Lovecraft Country
- We Own This City
- Black Mirror
- Scavengers Reign
Wunmi Mosaku Net Worth
Mosaku’s net worth is in the range of $1 million – $5 million.