Who is Daniel Kaluuya?

Daniel Kaluuya is an English professional actor who had started his career in 2006 with an appearance as a teenager in improvisational theatre. He is best known for his breakthrough performance as the leading character, Chris Washington, in the 2017 hit film “Get Out.” He was nominated at all the major award ceremonies and even won the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2018 for his role in the film.

Quick Info
Full NameDaniel Kaluuya
Birth DateFebruary 24, 1989
Birth PlaceLondon, England, United Kingdom
Star SignPisces
ParentsFather: Stephen Kaluuya
Mother: Damalie Kaluuya
GirlfriendAmandla Crichlow
Net Worth$5 million
Height5 feet 8.5 inches (1.74 m)
Weight76 kg (167.5 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown

Daniel Kaluuya


Daniel, who was birth named Daniel Kaluuya was born on February 24, 1989, in London, England, United Kingdom. He is currently 31 years old. He is a son to his mother, Damalie, and his father, Stephen Kaluuya. As he was raised by his mother, he was raised on a council estate in Kentish Town, along with his older sister. His father used to rarely visit them due to visa regulations. He used to live in Uganda.

Nationality and Physical Statistics

Daniel is English by nationality and is of the black race. He belongs of Ugandan descent.

Besides that, Daniel stands at a height of 5 feet 8.5 inches (1.74 m) and weighing about 76 kg (167.5 lbs).  Additionally, his hair color is black, and his eye color is dark brown.

Early Life 

After graduating from school, Kaluuya enrolled at St Aloysius College, London. He lives in West London. He is an ardent supporter of Arsenal F.C. to the extent of referring to Arsenal’s North London rivals, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., as the team who must not be named and the Voldemort of the league.


Kaluuya started writing his first play at the age of nine, after which he began performing improvisational theatre. Eventually, as a child, he also started acting at his local Anna Scher Theatre School and WAC Arts. He was then ventured in the BBC’s controversial drama, “Shoot the Messenger.” Eventually, after that, he got his one of the leading role in his career joined the original cast of “Skins” as Posh Kenneth. Then he followed his success by appearing as a guest star in much popular television series, including “Silent Witness,” “Planet of the Dead,” and “Lewis.” Then, he went on to land in the sketch show “That Mitchell and Webb Look” and also appeared in “Harry and Paul.” He also worked as a voice actor and voiced a character in the BBC Radio 4 sitcom “Sneakiepeaks.”

The professional actor got an opportunity to become a regular cast member in the ITV comedy “F.M.” in 2009. Screen International Magazine selected him out as a U.K. Star of Tomorrow in their annual report at the end of the same year. The following year, he got the lead role in “Sucker Punch” at the Royal Court Theatre in London. Then he continued his career and portrayed Michael “Tea Leaf” Fry in the dark BBC comedy film “Psychoville” from 2009 to 2011.

Daniel Kaluuya


Furthermore, he also appeared in several short films between 2011 and 2013. However, in 2011, he had also appeared in the sequel to the 2003 film “Johnny English Reborn” and even in BBC3’s supernatural drama series “The Fades”. However, he also landed a role in the superhero comedy film “Kick-Ass 2” in 2013. He also portrayed an FBI Agent in the thriller film “Sicario” in 2015.

Kaluuya also played one of the lead roles in “Fifteen Million Merits” which is an episode of the anthology series “Black Mirror”. He followed this by joining a cast in “Get Out” after he was noticed by Jordan Peele. He’s one of the significant breakthroughs roles was in “Vanity Fair”. He became a cast in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film “Black Panther” in December 2016. He also has a significant role in the heist film “Widows” in 2018. In 2019, he starred in the road trip/ crime movie “Queen & Slim,” opposite Jodie Turner-Smith. The same year, it was announced that he is set to produce a feature film based on the children’s television show “Barnet & Friends.”


Daniel has been associated with the entertainment industry for a long time and has contributed a lot to many films and series. He has been nominated in 26 awards and has won ten of them. He had earned the African American Film Critics Association Awards, MTV Movie & T.V. Awards, National Board of Review, Seattle Film Critics Society, and Boston Society of Film Critics Awards from “Get Out” in 2017. In 2018, he won British Academy Film Awards for the “Rising Star Award” and also two Black Reel Awards and NAACP Image Awards from “Get Out”. In 2010, he also earned Evening Standard Theatre Awards from “Sucker Punch”. He had also won “Screen Actors Guild Awards” for “Black Panther” in 2019.

Daniel Kaluuya

Personal Life 

Kaluuya was reported British dating actress Amandla Crichlow. Their relationship became public only when he brought her as his date at the SAG Awards in 2018.


Daniel has an active Instagram account as @danielkaluuya with 309k followers.

Net Worth

Daniel is living a luxurious life. He is a famous actor who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Kaluuya currently has about $5 million approximately.