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Cynthia Erivo was born in Stockwell, the United Kingdom.
Cynthia Erivo is a renowned singer, actor, and songwriter. Cynthia Erivo has received various awards during her career, including a Grammy Award and nominations for an Academy Award.
She was born to parents from Nigeria, in Stockwell, London, but her parents divorced when she was young, and her mother raised her as a single parent.
Keep reading to learn more about the life and career of the talented English actress and singer, Cynthia Erivo!
Cynthia Erivo has a net worth of about $2.5 million.
The exact annual income of Cynthia Erivo is not known.
Cynthia Erivo is 5 ft 1 in (154 cm) tall.
Cynthia Erivo was born on January 8, 1987, so she turned 35 years old in January 2022, and her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Cynthia Erivo was born in Stockwell, South London. She completed her school education at La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls' School. Cynthia Erivo studied Music Psychology for one year at the University of East London. She also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She has been passionate about music and acting since her childhood days. Cynthia Erivo's mother is a nurse. There are very few other available details relating to her family or personal life.
Cynthia Erivo has been dating Mario Martinez since 2017. However current rumors suggest she might be dating Lena Waithe.
She is best known for her wonderful performance as Harriet Tubman in the movie, 'Harriet', released in 2019.
She has also had recurring roles in 'The Outsider' and 'Genius'.
She played the role of Belle, in the film 'Widows', released in 2018. She then starred in the role of Darlene Sweet, in the movie, 'Bad Times at the EI Royale', which was released in the same year. She performed the role of Hildy in the film, 'Chaos Walking', released in 2021.
She played Janine Mikkelsen in the motion picture, 'Needle in a Time Stack', released in 2021, and as The Blue Fairy in 'Pinocchio', due to be released in 2022.
Cynthia Erivo got several opportunities to perform on television too. She played Magdalene in the episode of 'Chewing Gum', called 'Tolled Road', released in 2015.
She performed the role of Alberta Hunter in two episodes of 'Mr. Selfridge', released in 2016, as Mel in 'The Tunnel', and as Lisa in two episodes of 'Broad City'.
Cynthia Erivo starred as Aretha Franklin in season three of 'Genius', released in 2021. She performed in the episode of 'RuPaul's Drag Race', called 'Henny, I Shrunk The Drag Queens!', also in 2021.
Cynthia Erivo also got opportunities to perform in theater. She performed as Madeleine in the play, 'The Umbrellas of Cherbourg', staged in 2011. She has also appeared in productions of 'The Color Purple', 'Lift', 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', 'The Last Five Years', and 'I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical', in 2014.
Cynthia Erivo is also a singer who has many studio albums. She also has many singles in her credit.
Her single, 'Fly Before You Fall', from the album, 'Beyond the Lights', released in 2014, featured the renowned singer, John Legend.
She has also released singles, 'God Only Knows', in 2018; 'Stand Up', in 2019, from the album, 'Harriet'; 'Chain of Fools'; 'Glowing Up'; 'The Good'; and 'When You Believe', in 2020, featuring Shoshana Bean.
Cynthia Erivo also conducted a UK tour.
Cynthia Erivo performed with Joshua Henry for a concert on Jason Robert Brown's 'The Last Five Years'.
Cynthia Erivo has been awarded and nominated for numerous awards throughout her career. She has received a Grammy Award, Daytime Emmy Award, and Tony Award. She has been nominated for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globes Awards. Also, Cynthia Erivo was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Awards twice.
In 2017, she won the award for Best Song in a Documentary at the Critics' Choice Documentary Awards, for her song, 'Jump', in the documentary, 'Step'.
Cynthia Erivo likes to sing, act, and write songs. She also likes to listen to music and travel to her favorite destinations.
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