Who is Cynthia Erivo?

A famous English actress, singer, and songwriter Cynthia Erivo have already spent nine years of her life working in this entertainment field. She has been involved in this entertainment industry since 2011. She has both an acting and singing career going hand in hand. Cynthia started her acting career by working in theatre productions and eventually came into the film industry. She is best known for her role in ‘The Color Purple, ’ a Broadway revival where she played as Celie. Likewise, her musical career genre is basically of R&B, soul, urban, contemporary, gospel, and Broadway. She has released her one studio albums in 2015 and has also appeared as a singer in many single songs.

Quick Info 
Full NameCynthia Chinasaokwu O. Erivo
Birth DateJanuary 8, 1987
Birth PlaceStockwell, London, United Kingdom
Age33 years old
Body Measurement36-25-36 inches
Height5 feet and 1 inch (1.54m/154cm)
Weight55 kg (121lbs)
BoyfriendMario Martinez
Net Worth$3 million

Cynthia Erivo


Cynthia Chinasaokwu O. Erivo was born on January 8, 1987, in Stockwell, London, United Kingdom. Her information about her family is still unknown. She is currently 33 years old with a Capricorn star sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Cynthia Erivo is of British nationality and is of Nigerian descent with Black ethnicity. She is a devoted Christian raised as a roam catholic. Besides this, she has an hourglass body type measuring 36-25-36 inches, respectively. Cynthia stands 5 feet and 1 inch (1.54m/154cm) tall and weighs around 55 kg (121lbs). Moreover, she has a pair of dark brown colored eyes with black hair color.

Early Life/Education

Cynthia Erivo did her schooling at a girl’s school called La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School. She then enrolled at the University of East London to get a degree in Music Psychology. Likewise, she also took acting classes at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.


Personal Life

Cynthia Erivo previously shared her relationship with Dean John-Wilson, who is also an actor and singer. After their break up, in 2017, she started dating Mario Martinez.


Cynthia Erivo


Cynthia Erivo is an active user on social media platforms. Her Instagram account (@cynthiaervio) has 522 thousand followers. Likewise, the Facebook page has 78.8 thousand likes and 120.2 thousand followers. Previously she had her Twitter account, but now she has deleted her account.




Cynthia Erivo started her first theatre acting work in ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ in 2011 as Madeleine in Curve Theatre. The same year, she also acted in ‘Sister Act’ during her UK Tour. She has also appeared in Menier Chocolate Factory in 2013 for her famous Broadway revival ‘The Color Purple.’ The next year, she was seen in ‘I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical’ at London Palladium. Likewise, in 2015 she appeared in two plays at Royal Festival Hall and Liverpool Everyman in ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ respectively. Her last play till today was in 2016 ‘The Last Five Years’ that happened at The Town Hall.

Cynthia Erivo



Film and Television

Cynthia Erivo started working and appearing on TV in 2015 when she did a ‘Chewing Gum’ 2015. She was then seen in two episodes of ‘Mr. Selfridge’ and ‘The Tunnel’ in 2016. Likewise, she was cast as Lisa in ‘Broad City,’ and this ran from 2017 to 2019. In 2018, she lent her voice in an animated web TV series ‘The Boss Baby: Back in Business’ in season two. Moreover, she also landed her debut film in the same year as Belle in ‘Widows’ and was also cast in ‘Bad Times at the El Royale.’ She appeared in ‘American Idol’ as a guest in 2019 and also was seen as Harriet Tubman in a biographical film ‘Harriet.’ Recently, she was seen in a horror crime miniseries ‘The Outsider.’



Cynthia Erivo has received 15 total nominations, out of which she has won one Grammy Awards, won Tony Awards and won Theatre World Awards as her contribution in this entertainment field.


Net Worth

Cynthia Erivo is an English actress and singer who is well-known to the world. Her estimated net worth as of 2020 is $3 million.