Daniel Kaluuya Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Feb, 2018
Facts of Daniel Kaluuya
Date of Birth: 1989 , February-24
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Daniel Kaluuya
Birth Name Daniel Kaluuya
Nationality English
Birth Place/City London England
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor & Writer
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Weight in KG 76
Tattoo(s) N/A
Famous for Movie "Get Out"
Affair with Amandla
Girlfriend Amandla
Married Unmarried
Children N/A
Education St Aloysius College, London
Awards National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Online Presence N/A
Movies Get Out, Beginning, Baby
TV Show Skins, FM, Black Mirror
Siblings Yes
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British actor and writer, Daniel Kaluuya are best known for his notable performance in the 2017 horror movie, Get Out. He received nominations for many prestigious awards in his career. Started his career in improvisational theater as a teenager artist, he made his debut in the 2006 movie, Shoot the Messenger.

The Get Out star has maintained the net worth in millions at present. His recent movie, Get Out became one of his successful movies grossing in millions. He has won the Evening Standard Award and Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer.

Early Life and Education

Daniel Kaluuya was born on February 24, 1989, in London England. He is English as far as his nationality and is of mixed ethnicity.  He is the son born to Ugandan immigrants.

Kaluuya grew up with his parents and elder sister. He spent her early days Uganda.  He studied at St Aloysius College, London. His father lived in Uganda and often visited his children.

Kaluuya wrote his first play in 1998. He started performing improvisational theatre. He admitted that he did not learn acting as he could not afford to go to acting school. 


Daniel Kaluuya made his debut role as Reece in the BBC's controversial drama Shoot the Messenger. He played Posh Kenneth in a British teen drama, Skins. He also a contributed as a writer on the first two seasons of the series and the head writer of the episodes titled "Jal" and "Thomas."

Kaluuya made guest appearances in many popular TV series including Silent Witness, the Doctor Who special "Planet of the Dead", and Lewis. He appeared twice in the sketch show, That Mitchell and Webb Look and the sketch show Harry and Paul. He voiced the character Mark Walker in the BBC Radio 4 sitcom, Sneakiepeeks.

Kaluuya performed the lead role in the British drama, Sucker Punch. The drama was first staged at the Royal Court Theater, London in 2010. He won Evening Standard Award and Critics’ Circle Theater Award for his performance in the drama.

In 2009, Kaluuya played the role of Michael “Tea Leaf” Fry in the BBC psychological horror, Psychoville. The series ran for two years until 2013. 

Daniel Kaluuya appeared in many short movies between 2011 and 2013. He starred in the movie, Baby in 2010. The movie was released on January 19, 2010, at Sundance Film Festival. 

Kaluuya appeared as Agent Tucker in the sequel to the 2003 movie, Johnny English titled Johnny English Reborn in 2011. The following year, he portrayed Mac Armstrong in BBC’s drama series, The Fades

Kaluuya appeared in an episode: Fifteen Million Merits, of the anthology series, Black Mirror. He received positive reviews from the critics.

Kaluuya played the character of Black Death in the superhero comedy movie, Kick-Ass 2 in 2013. He portrayed Reggie Wayne, an FBI Agent in the 2015 thriller movie, Sicario.

In 2017, Daniel Kaluuya played the role of Chris Washington in an American horror movie, Get Out. He was cast alongside Alison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, and Stephen Root, among others. The movie was made on a budget of $4.5 million and grossed $254.9 million at the box office.

In 2018, Wright would be playing W’Kabi in his upcoming movie, Black Panther. He will also be appearing in the movie Widows in 2018.

Net Worth

Daniel Kaluuya stands the height of 1.74 meters. His net worth is $1 million, as per the source by muzul. He has made a huge collection from his movie career.

Kaluuya’s movie, Get Out was made on a budget of $4.5 million and grossed $254.9 million at the box office. His movie, Sicario was made on a budget of $30 million and grossed $84.8 million at the box office.

Kaluuya’s movie Johnny English Reborn made the total gross of $160 million at the box office. The movie was made on a budget of $45 million. His movie, Kill the Messenger grossed $2.4 million at the box office.

Personal Life

Daniel Kaluuya is unmarried and has no children. He is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Amandla. The pair attended the Golden Globe Awards ceremony in 2018, where he was nominated for his performance in the movie, Get Out.

Kaluuya resides in West London with his girlfriend. The couple is having a good relationship. He is not actively involved in social networking sites. 

Get Out stars talking about their movie.