Who is Wunmi Mosaku?

Wunmi Mosaku is a British actress and a singer. She rose to prominence with the role of Joy in the British television crime drama series, ‘Moses Jones’. Another notable role came when she played the role of Gloria Taylor in the 2016 British television movie, ‘Damilola, Our Loved Boy’ for which she was awarded the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress in the year 2017.

Quick Infos 
Full NameWunmi Mosaku
Date of birthJuly 31, 1986
Birth Place Zaria, Nigeria
Parent(s)Irene Mosaku
OccupationActress, Singer
Relationship StatusUnknown
Age34 years
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight83 kgs
NationalityEnglish
Net worthUS $5 million

Wunmi Mosaku

Bio and Family

Wunmi Mosaku was born on 31 July 1986 in Zaria, Nigeria to her mother, Irene Mosaku who is the manager of SRA Coverstaff Ltd., and to her father whose identity has not been revealed but it is known that he is a professor. She was born and raised alongside sisters Iyiola Mosaku and Kunbi Mosaku in Manchester, England. Besides this, she is currently 34 years old with the zodiac sign of Leo.

 

Nationality, Weight, and Height

Wunmi Mosaku holds an English nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity. Besides this, she stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches (1.72m/172cms) tall and weighs around 83kgs (182lbs). Moreover, she has an average build with a pair of black colored eyes with black colored hair.

 

Education and University

Wunmi Mosaku attended the Trinity Church of England High School, an academy school located in Hulme, Manchester, and for further studies, she studied in the Xavierian Sixth Form College, a Roman Catholic college located in Manchester, England.

 

Personal Life

Nothing much is known about Wunmi Mosaku’s personal life. It is not known whether or not she was involved in a relationship with anyone and it is also not known whether or not she has any children.

Wunmi Mosaku

Social: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Wunmi Mosaku is active on social media platforms. Her official Instagram account (@wunmimosaku) has over 54.5 thousand followers and her official Twitter account (@wunmo) has over 14 thousand followers. Moreover, her Facebook page (Wunmi Mosaku) has over 1.6 thousand followers with well over 1.5 thousand likes but the page has not been verified yet.

 

Career 

Movies, Japanese Facts, and IMDb

Wunmi Mosaku gave her debut performance in the year 2006 when she played the role of Helen of Troy in the movie, ‘The Women of Troy’. Likewise, in the year 2010, she played the role of Seema in the 2010 British comedy-drama independent movie, ‘Honeymooner’ which was directed by Col Spector, the role of Erica in the 2010 science-fiction drama movie, ‘Womb’ which was directed by Benedek Fliegauf and the role of Malia in the 2010 television movie, ‘I Am Slave’ which was directed by Gabriel Range.

Likewise, she has also played the role of Sonia Carney in ‘Stolen’, the role of Marie in the 2012 Irish psychological horror movie, ‘Citadel’ where she starred alongside actors like Aneurin Barnard, the role of a young nun in the 2013 drama movie, ‘Philomena’ where she starred alongside Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, the role of Kahina Ziri in the 2016 American superhero movie, ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ where she starred alongside Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill and the role of Beryl in the 2016 fantasy movie, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ where she starred alongside actors like Eddie Redmayne and Katherine Waterston.

Moreover, she has also appeared as herself in the 2018 short movie, ‘Leading Lady Parts’, as Amina in the 2019 drama movie, ‘Sweetness in the Belly’ where she starred alongside Dakota Fanning and Kunal Nayyar. Wunmi Mosaku’s most recent role came in the year 2020 when she played the role of Rial in the 2020 horror thriller movie, ‘His House’ where she starred alongside Sope Dirisu and Matt Smith.

 

Television Shows and Black Mirror Facts

Wunmi Mosaku made her debut on television with the role of a firefighter in an episode of the 2007 British comedy-drama television series, ‘Sold’. Likewise, she has appeared for an episode each in series like ‘Never Better’, ‘Doctors’ and ‘The Bill’ in the year 2008.

Wunmi Mosaku

Moreover, she has also played in series like ‘Moses Jones’ in the year 2009, ‘Silent Witness’, ‘One Night in Emergency’, ‘Father and Son’ and ‘Law and Order: the UK’ in the year 2010, ‘Vera’, ’32 Brinkburn Street’, ‘The Body Farm’ and ‘Jo’ in the year 2011, ‘Dancing on the Edge’ and ‘Truckers’ in the year 2013, ‘In the Flesh’ in the year 2014, ‘Don’t Take My Baby’ and ‘Capital’ in the year 2015 and ‘Black Mirror’ in the year 2016. The same year, Wunmi Mosaku was awarded a BAFTA TV award for her role as Gloria Taylor in the 2016 British television movie, ‘Damilola, Our Loved Boy’.

Following the success of this role, she went on to star in series like ‘Fearless’ and ‘The End of the F***ing World’ in the year 2017, ‘Kiri’ in the year 2018, and ‘Luther’, ‘Animal Babies: First Year on Earth’ and ‘Temple’ in the year 2019. Her most recent work came in the year 2020 when she played the main role of Ruby Baptiste in the American horror drama television series, ‘Lovecraft Country’. In addition to this, she is also said to make an appearance in the upcoming American television series of the year 2021, ‘Loki’.

 

Achievements and Awards

Wunmi Mosaku won the BAFTA TV Award for the Best Supporting Actress award for her best character as Gloria Taylor in the British television movie, ‘Damilola, Our Loved Boy’ in the year 2017.

 

Net Worth 

As of the year 2020, Wunmi Mosaku has an approximate net worth of $5 million.

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