A Guyanese-British actress, Letitia Michelle Wright was born on October 31, 1993. She got her start with cameos in popular shows like Top Boy and Coming Up and then went on to star in Humans, Doctor Who, and Black Mirror. The latter accomplishment landed her a nomination for a Primetime Emmy.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) recognized Wright as one of the 2015 BAFTA Breakthrough Brits for her performance in Urban Hymn. She won an NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2018 for her performance as Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster Black Panther, for which she became a household name around the world.
She was also seen in the record-breaking sequel, Avengers: Endgame (2019), which starred her as Captain Marvel. She was honored with the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2019. She also participated in the 2020 anthology series Small Axe, which got her a Satellite Award nomination.
Letitia Wright Net Worth
Letitia Wright’s net worth: British-born Guyanese actress Letitia Wright has a $4 million fortune. Guyana is the place of Letitia Wright’s birth; she entered the world on October 31, 1993. She played Chantelle, a recurrent character, on Top Boy in 2011.
Wright appeared in multiple episodes of the 2015 TV movie Banana and Cucumber as the character Vivienne Scott. In 2016 she starred as Renie in the series Humans. In 2011, she also appeared as Ellie Maynard in the British medical drama Holby City.
Victim, My Brother the Devil, Urban Hymn, The Commuter, Black Panther, Ready Player One, and Avengers: Infinity War are just a few of the movies in which Wright has appeared. In 2018, she took home the trophy for Black Panther as the Best Actress in a Sci-Fi Film at the Teen Choice Awards.
The 2018 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie went to Letitia Wright for her role in Black Mirror, one of several nominations she received for her work in the film.
How Much Does Letitia Wright Make For The Black Panther Movies?
In four films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including 2018’s Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, and 2022’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Wright has played Princess Shuri, King T’Challa’s / Black Panther’s younger sister.
For a total worldwide revenue of $1.347 billion, the first Black Panther film brought in more than $700 million in North America and $646.9 million abroad. The film was the highest-earning standalone superhero film, the third-highest grossing film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the ninth-highest-grossing film of all time at the time of its release.
(Since then, all records have been surpassed.) Additionally, it was the first entry in the franchise to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Picture and the fifth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to gross over $1 billion worldwide.
Letitia Wright Career
Top Boy, a television series, cast her as the regular character Chantelle in 2011. Wright had a recurring role as Vivienne Scott in the 2015 TV miniseries Banana and Cucumber. While appearing in Humans in 2016, she played the role of Renie. She played Ellie Maynard, a regular character on Holby City, in 2011.
Wright made her film debut in the 2018 MCU film “Black Panther,” in which she played the role of Shuri. She came back for “Avengers: Infinity War.” In the same year, she was also featured in “Ready Player One,” a science fiction film.
The 2019 short musical film “Guava Island” featured her as Yara Love. She returned to the character of Shuri in “Avengers: Endgame.” In the 2022 movie “Death on the Nile,” she portrayed the role of Rosalie Otterbourne. She also played the lead role in the “Small Axe” miniseries.
The 2018 Teen Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress in a Science Fiction Film went to her for her performance in Black Panther. For her performance in Black Mirror, Letitia Wright received a 2018 Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.