Who is Letitia Wright?

Letitia Wright is a talented Guyanese-British actress who is famous for her role in ‘Black Panther,’ where she played Shuri. She has been working in this entertainment field since 2011 and is also actively involved. She has been featured in many TV series and films where Letitia has played so well as a supporting actress. Letitia always wanted to become an actress as a child, and she finally fulfilled her dream of becoming one of the most talented actresses.

Quick Info
Full NameLetitia Michelle Wright
Birth Date31 October 1993
Birth PlaceGeorgetown, Guyana
Age26 years old
Height5 feet and 5 inches (1.65m/165cm)
Weight51 kg (113lbs)
EyesDark Brown
Net Worth$4 million

Letitia Wright


Letitia Michelle Wright was born on 31 October 1993 in Georgetown, Guyana. Her mother is a teacher, and she has step-siblings from her mother’s second marriage. Though she was born in Guyana, her family moved to London when Wright was seven years old and was raised there. She is currently 26 years old with a Scorpio star sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Letitia Wright holds British-Guyanese nationality and is of Black ethnicity. She is of African Guyanese ancestry, following Christianity religion. Besides this, Letitia stands 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65m/165cm) tall and weighs around 51 kg (113lbs). Moreover, she has a slim body figure complimenting her dark brown eyes color with black hair color.


Letitia Wright did her schooling in London. She then enrolled at the Identity School of Acting as she was interested in acting when she was 16 years old. And then, she also received her Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Psychology.


Personal Life

Letitia Wright has stated that she has been a victim of depression. Due to this, she even discontinued her acting and became religious by following God. Moreover, she has not disclosed anything about her private love life.

Letitia Wright


Letitia Wright is an active social media account user with a nice fan following. Her Instagram account and Twitter account (@letitiawright) have 2.1 million followers and 369.4 thousand followers, respectively. She does not have her official Facebook page.




Letitia Wright had her first acting role on TV in 2011 in ‘Holby City,’ where she played Ellie Maynard. She also appeared in a TV movie ‘Random’ and four episodes of the crime series ‘Top Boy’ the same year. She then appeared as Hannah in the 2013 anthology series ‘Coming Up.’ In 2014, she did a TV movie ‘Glasgow Girls’ and also a series called ‘Chasing Shadows’ in one episode. Likewise, in 2015, she was featured in three series in which she played three episodes of ‘Banana’ one episode of ‘Doctor Who’ and in four episodes of ‘Cucumber.’ She also played a supporting role in the science fiction TV series ‘Human’ in 2016 in seven episodes. Furthermore, in 2017 she was starred as Nish in the science fiction anthology TV series ‘Black Mirror,’ and currently, she is working for her upcoming series ‘Small Axe.’



Letitia Wright played her debut film in 2011 film as Nyla in ‘Victim.’ The next year, she did ‘My Brother the Devil’ as Aisha. Likewise, she appeared in movies after gaps like ‘Urban Hymn’ in 2015 and then only in 2018. In 2018, she had a hectic schedule as she did four movies. The first being ‘The Computer,’ where she played as Jules, and the second one was ‘Ready Player One.’

Letitia Wright

The last two films were superhero-based films on Marvel Comics named ‘Black Panther’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, where she portrayed Shuri. These two films were very successful in terms of commercial and critical. In 2019, she again reprised Suri’s role in ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ which also did very good at the box office alongside famous stars Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, and more. The same year, she also played in the musical film ‘Guava Island’ as Yara Love. Recently, she is working on her upcoming movie ‘Death on the Nile.’



Letitia Wright has received most of her nomination for her film ‘Black Panther.’ She has bagged for the awards, which as Teen Choice Award in 2018, British Academy Film Awards, NAACP Image Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2019.

Net Worth

Letitia Wright has played some memorable roles throughout her career to date. Her net worth as of 2020 is estimated to be $4 million.