British television and film actor Nonso Anozie has been working quite extensively in both TV and films since 2002. The actor got early success after he played William Shakespeare’s King Lear, in Othello and won the Ian Charleson Award. His phenomenal success came in 2012 after his significant meaty role in HBO's highly rated series Game of Thrones. His other prominent works are I Am Slave, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, and Zoo.
Early Life And Education Of Nonso Anozie
Nonso Anozie was born in Lincolnshire, London, United Kingdom, on 17 November 1978. He holds British nationality and regarding his ethnicity/race, he is from a mixed ethnical background as he is of Nigerian descent, specifically Igbo.
The actor became the youngest person in the history to portray William Shakespeare’s King Lear in Othello, in the summer of 2014 for which she received the Ian Charleson Award.
Nonso Anozie's Professional Career
Nonso Anozie started his professional acting career appearing in the 2007 adventure movie The Last Legion. The same year, the actor gained widespread fame following his role in the British romantic war drama movie Atonement. The movie turned out to be commercially successful as it grossed $129.3 million against its producing cost $30 million.
Anozie additionally made his appearance in RockRoll, I Am Slave, Jack Rayn: Shadow Recruit, and Cinderella. In 2018, he featured in the crime thriller movie 7 Days in Entebbe. He will also appear as Butler in 2019 upcoming science fantasy adventure movie Artemis Fowl.
In addition to films, the actor also landed a number of breakout roles in television series like Robert in Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act, Elijah in Outcasts. The actor gained real limelight after he played a meaty role Xaro Xhoan Daxos in HBO’s hit fantasy/drama series Game Of Thrones. He shared the screen alongside Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Maisie Williams, Mark Addy, Michelle Fairley, Lena Headey, and Aidan Gillen in the series.
Anozie played the character Renfield on the NBC series Dracula for a year from 2013-14. In 2016, he featured as Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream. From, 2015-17, he also played the lead role in dramatic television series Zoo.
Prior to TV series and films, Anozie also featured in numerous video games like The Golden Compa s s, Brink, Remember Me, and Dirty Bomb.
Nonso Anozie's Net Worth
Nonso Anozie has gained a lot of money for his breakout performances in both movies and series. But the actual amount of his net worth is still under wrap as per some reliable online sources, which is believed to be over $2 million.
Anozie also received a six-digit pay cheque for his role in the popular television series Game of Thornes.
Here is the list of his box office hit movies.
|Movie||Role||Budget||Box Office||IMDb Rating||Cast Members|
|Atonement (2007)||Frank Mace||$30 million||$129.3 million||7.8||James McAvoy
|Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)||Sergeant Jeffreys||$35 million||$93.2 million||6.1||Emma Thompson
|Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)||Embee Deng||$60 million||$135.5 million||6.2||Chris Pine
|Cinderella (2015)||$100 million||$543.5 million||6.9||Cate Blanchett
Nonso Anozie's Personal Life
Nonso Anozie is yet to be married. In his over the decade-long journey to fame, the actor has never come out public with any of his relationships he might have had. And as for his relationship status as of 2018, Anozie is possibly single. He is active on microblogging site Twitter.
Here is an interview of Nonso Anozie.
by ab-sagar, 25 May, 2018