Daniel Kaluuya - Updated Jun 2024

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Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya is a famous British TV, film, and theatre actor. Daniel Kaluuya is known for his roles in films like Black Panther, Queen & Slim, and Sicario among others.

Early Life and Childhood

Daniel Kaluuya was born on 24 February 1989 and he is currently 33 years old. He hails from London, England, and his zodiac sign is Pisces.

Likewise, this personality attended Torriano Primary School. Later on, he attended St Aloysius’ College, Highgate. Subsequently, this personality took A-level History, Drama, and Biology at Camden School for Girls mixed semi-comprehensive sixth-form college.

Talking about his family, Kaluuya has an elder sister whose name is still a mystery. Likewise, his parents are Damalie Namusoke and Stephen Kaluuya.

Similarly, he grew up with his mother and sister on a council estate in Camden Town. On the other hand, his father lived in Balaka, Malawi. He didn’t have any contact with his father until the age of 15 years. Furthermore, Daniel is British by nationality and his ethnicity is Ugandan.

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Caption: Daniel Kaluuya in an event with his mother. Source: Page Six

Daniel Kaluuya – Net Worth 2023

Daniel Kaluuya has a net worth of around $15 million US dollars. Daniel makes his earnings as an actor who has appeared in famous films, series, and theatre plays like Black Panther, Babylon, Queen & Slim, Sicario, etc. He also worked as an executive producer for Queen & Slim and producer for Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. which also contributes to his net worth.


Professionally, Daniel Kaluuya is a famous actor. As such, he is prominent both on screen and on stage and has received numerous accolades. Some of them are an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Golden Globe Award. Similarly, he also received nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Laurence Olivier Award.

Fairly recently in 2021, Time magazine named Daniel among the 100 most influential people in the world. Talking about the beginning, this actor started his acting career as a teenager in improvisational theatre. Subsequently, this actor played the role of Posh Kenneth in the 1st two seasons of Skins. For this series, this actor also co-wrote some of the episodes.

Similarly, for his lead role in Sucker Punch at the Royal Court Theatre, this actor won both the Evening Standard Award and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for “Outstanding Newcomer”. Also, this actor received the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2018.

Likewise, in the late 2000s and early 2010s, this actor gained further notice for his performances as Michael “Tealeaf” Fry in Psychoville, Michael “Mac” Armstrong in The Fades, Barclay in the Doctor Who Easter special, and Bingham “Bing” Madsen in the Black Mirror episode “Fifteen Million Merits”.

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Moreover, this personality also appeared as Agent Colin Tucker in the 2011 film Johnny English Reborn and as Black Death in the 2013 film Kick-Ass 2. Also, this actor had a supporting role in Sicario in 2015.

Additionally, this actor achieved a career breakthrough after he starred in Get Out in 2017. This gained actor Daniel a nomination for the Academy Award for “Best Actor”. He followed this with roles in Black Panther, Widows, Queen & Slim, and Peele’s Nope.

For his role as the Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah in 2021, this actor won the Golden Globe Award, Critics’ Choice Award,  Academy Award, BAFTA Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award for the category “Best Supporting Actor”.

Similarly, this actor became the 7th youngest winner of the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actor” at age 32 years. Likewise, this personality is also the 1st British actor of African heritage to win an Academy Award.

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Caption: Daniel in a scene from Black Panther alongside costar Michael B. Jordan. Source: New York Post

Brand Endorsements

Daniel Kaluuya has credited some people, brands, and companies for endorsing, advertising, and using their products and services on his Instagram posts. Some of them are barber Damon Elleston (@damonno1barber), stylists Bernat Buscato (@bernatbuscato) and Jason Rembert (@jasonrembert), makeup artist Jessica Smalls (@jessicasmalls), photographer (@Obidigbo Nzeribe), wardrobe curator Eve (@blendandboutique), Cartier, and Dior among others.

Relationship Status

Daniel Kaluuya is in a romantic relationship with Amandla Crichlow. Despite his high-profile acting profession, Daniel has kept his dating life a very private matter.

Moreover, Daniel has dated Amandla quietly for many years. Reportedly, this lovely couple started dating after Kaluuya took Crichlow as his date to the Golden Globes in January 2018. At the time, the tabloid press also put together that Amandla had joined Kaluuya at the MTV Movie and TV Awards in May 2017.

Similarly, Daniel’s lover is a producer who also occasionally does some acting. Likewise, Daniel’s lover Amandla’s producing credits include Tooned, The Good Karma Hospital, Decline and Fall, Curfew, and Peaky Blinders. Likewise, his lover has also acted in Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act, The Bill, Cowboy, and Anonymous.

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Caption: Daniel Kaluuy posing for a photo with his girlfriend Amanda Crichlow. Source: Parade

Body Measurements

Daniel stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches or 174 cm and his weight is around 152 lbs or 69 kg. Likewise, Kaluuya has curly black hair and dark brown eyes.

Daniel Kaluuya – Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, Daniel is available on Instagram under the username @danielkaluuya. As of February 2023, this personality has earned more than 780K followers on his photo and video-sharing platform.

Besides this, Daniel doesn’t seem to have official profiles on other platforms like TikTok, Youtube, Twitter, TikTok, etc. However, there is an account on Tiktok @danielkaluuya_official which looks like the actor’s profile, which may or may not be true.