Adepero Oduye Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Mar, 2021
Facts of Adepero Oduye
Date of Birth: 1978 , January-11
Age: 43 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Adepero Oduye
Nationality American-Nigerian
Birth Place/City Brooklyn, New York City
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Actor, Film Director, Writer
Working For Movies and Television series
Net Worth $7 million
Education Cornell University
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Pariah, 12 Years a Slave, The Big Short
TV Show Steel Magnolias, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
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Adepero Oduye is an American actress, film director, singer, and writer. Famous for her roles in feature films such as Pariah, 12 Years a Slave, The Big Short, she currently stars as Sarah Wilson in MCU's miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.     

Graduated From Cornell University

Adepero Oduye was born on 11th January 1978 in Brooklyn, New York, the United States. She is one of seven children of her Nigerian parents, Olu Oduye and Temitope Oduye.  

Talking about her educational background, she is a Cornell University graduate. She did her acting study at Edward R. Murrow High School. 

As of 2021, she is 43 years old and stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.8 m. Afro-American descent, she holds dual nationalities of American-Nigerian.

Sarah Wilson In 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier'

Adepero Oduye started his acting career with the short-film Water in 2002. She then appeared in the drama film On the Outs in 2004.  

In 2005, she made an appearance in NBC's Law & Order. Her other TV series and short-film include Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Unusuals, and Thee and a Half Thoughts.

Actress Adepero Oduye is currently playing Sarah Wilson in MCU's miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier SOURCE: Pinterest

She got her first big in drama film Half Nelson in 2006. She notably played Alike in the film Pariah in 2011. Similarly, she acted as Eliza in the biographical period-drama film 12 Years a Slave in 2013.

The actress was cast as Kathy Tao in the biographical comedy-drama film The Big Short in 2015. For her performance in the following film, she was nominated for Gold Derby Award for Best Ensemble Cast.

As of now, she is portraying Sarah Wilson in MCU's miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier alongside Don Cheadle, Sebastian Stan, and Danny Ramirez.  

Reported To Have $7 Million Net Worth

Adepero Oduye has made an impressive amount of assets from her acting career. She has worked in feature films like Pariah, The Big Short, and Half Nelson.  

She was part of the biographical period-drama film 12 Years a Slave, which gathered $187.7 million at the box office against the budget of $20-22 million.

As per some reports, the 43-year-old actress is estimated to have a net worth of $7 million.

Who Is Adepero Oduye Dating?

Adepero Oduye is possibly single and isn't dating anyone at the moment. She has kept all of her personal details well hidden from the media.

She is more focused on her prolific career rather than dating someone. As of now, she is busy appearing in MCU's miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. 

Similarly, she is active on social media platforms. Her Instagram @crownpeace has garnered over 8k followers whereas, her self-titled Twitter has nearly 7k followers.

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