Nina Sosanya Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 Nov, 2019
Facts of Nina Sosanya
Date of Birth: 1969 , June-6
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Nina Sosanya
Birth Name Oluwakemi Nina Sosanya
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Islington, London
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor
Net Worth $4 million
Famous for W1A, Last Tango in Halifax.
Married No
Children No
Education Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Movies Love Actually
TV Show W1A, Last Tango in Halifax, Killing Eve
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Nina Sosanya is an English actor, born of Nigerian and English descent. She has acted on-stage and appeared in numerous television shows, as well as motion pictures. Her most notable roles include roles in the English comedy television show, W1A, and the English comedy-drama television series, Last Tango in Halifax.  

Nina Was Born To A Nigerian Father And British Mother

 Nina Sosanya was born Oluwakemi Nina Sosanya on June 6, 1969, in Islington, London. Her father is of Nigerian descent and her mother in English; however, the name is not disclosed.

Nina attended the Vale of Catmose College, Oakham, for a short time before re-focusing her efforts towards her career. She soon thereafter joined the Northern School of Contemporary Dance and got her A-Levels in performing arts.   

Nina Set To Star In Sci-Fi TV Series, Brave New World

Nina began her career in the theatre, performing on various stage plays.  

She performed in some of William Shakespeare’s most acclaimed works, like Othello, Twelfth Night, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. She was also cast as the lead in the play, Educating Rita. 

She went on to perform for the Royal Shakespeare Company, where she played Shakespeare’s Henry V, The White Devil, The Learned Ladies, and Herbal Bed 

Nina Sosanya acting on-stage SOURCE: IMDb

She soon joined the National Theatre in London, where she enjoyed most acclaim as part of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, and Alan Ayckbourn’s House and Garden 

She has also performed for The Royal Exchange in the play The Marriage of Figaro. 

After her various forays into the theatre, Nina set her sights on television and movies. She made small guest appearances in TV series like The Bill, Jonathan Creek, Urban Gothic, and People Like Us, before being cast in a recurring role in the English comedy series, Teachers as Jenny Paige.

She acted alongside Andrew Lincoln and Adrian Bower. She would go on to make another appearance with Andrew Lincoln in the 2003 romantic-comedy, Love Actually. The movie also starred some of Hollywood’s finest such as Alan RickmanEmma ThompsonKeira Knightley, Liam Neeson, among others.  

Nina would go on to make appearances in many other television series over her career, including Doctor Who, Bonekickers, and Shetland. She would go on to recurring land roles in British comedy TV series such as Last Tango in Halifax and W1A. 

She is still active to this day with no signs of slowing down, most recently appearing in four episodes of the highly acclaimed British spy-thriller TV series, Killing Eve as the veteran-MI6-agent-turned-assassin, Jess. 

CAPTION: Nina Sosanya with co-star Sandra Cho in Killing Eve SOURCE: IMDb

She is also set to star in the upcoming dystopian-science-fiction television drama series, Brave New World 

Her Net Worth Is In Millions

As of 2019, Nina Sosanya's net worth is $4 million. She is a veteran of cinema- a prominent fixture in numerous theatre productions as well as television series and movies. She has amassed a fortune over her career that has spanned nearly three decades.   

Nina's Personal Life Is A Mystery

Nina is a highly accomplished actress, and as such, probably has a long line of suitors. However, the 50-year-old has managed to evade the scrutiny of the mainstream media. She is not on any social media platform, and there are no rumors of her involvement with anyone at the present moment.   

It is still not confirmed if Nina is a married woman or already committed to someone or have any children.

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