The British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor gained early popularity with a role in movies like Dirty Pretty Things (2002), Kinky Boots (2005), and Serenity (2005). He received rave attention following his breakout performance in the acclaimed big-screen project 12 Years a Slave (2013). The role in the movie also brought him Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations.
Additionally, the actor got a 2014 Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his work on Dancing on the Edge. Let’s also know about his net worth and properties.
What Is Chiwetel Ejiofor Net Worth?
As per estimation made by Celebrity Net Worth, Chiwetel Ejiofor possesses $12 million net worth. He has collected such an impressive amount of fortune through his roles in many successful movies and TV shows.
Making his debut in 1995, the actor has since acted in a number of box office hit movies. Some of them are following,
|Movie||Box Office||Cast Member|
|2012 (2009)||$769.7 million||John Cusack and Amanda Peet|
|12 Years a Slave (2013)||$187.7 million||Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Paul Dano|
|The Martian (2015)||$630.2 million||Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain|
|Doctor Strange (2016)||$677.7 million||Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton|
Besides, the actor has also worked in a number of high-profile TV shows like Murder in Mind (2001), The Shadow Line (2011), and more.
Where Does Chiwetel Ejiofor Live?
Chiwetel Ejiofor currently resides in his house located in London. However, the financial details of the mansion is a little unclear.
On 12th Sep 2016, Chiwetel Ejiofor along with many other actors like Peter Capaldi, Douglas Booth, Neil Gaiman, Keira Knightley, Juliet Stevenson, and more others featured in United Nations’ refugee agency UNHCR’s video titled What They Took With Them to raise awareness to the global refugee crisis.
Ejiofor also supports many other charitable organizations such as United Nations Development Programme, GEANCO, and Global Goals.
Grew Up In Upper-Middle-Class Family
Chiwetel Ejiofor was born on 10 July 1977, in Forest Gate, London. He is the son of Arinze Ejiofor, a doctor and Obiajulu Ejiofor, a pharmacist. He also has a younger sister named Zian Asher who currently serves as a correspondent for CNN.
His father, sadly, passed away after a horrific car crash with a lorry when he was just 11. He was also on the car and severely injured that rendered him a visible on his forehead.
Ejiofor studied at Dulwich Prep London. Meanwhile, he also started his amateur acting career. He later attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art but left a year after for playing in film Amistad.
Is Chiwetel Ejiofor Dating Anyone?
Sources reported that the actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is currently dating his model girlfriend Frances Aaternir. The two began their love affair back in Sep 2015.
Ejiofor also previously dated several other known celebs like Sari Mercer and Naomie Harris.