Cynthia Erivo Bio, Wiki, Parents, Age, Partner, Net Worth, Oscar, Awards, Harriet and Songs.

Cynthia Erivo Biography

Cynthia Erivo a British actress, singer, and songwriter, known for role as Celie in the 2015 Broadway revival of The Color Purple; a role for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical as well as the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.

She as well reprised the role of Celie on Broadway after first performing it in the 2013 Menier Chocolate Factory production in London. She is as well also known for her performance as Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence in the UK tour of Sister Act. In 2018, Cynthia made the transition into film, starring in the dramas Widows and Bad Times at the El Royale.

Cynthia Erivo Age

Erivo was born on 8 January 1987, in Stockwell, London, United Kingdom.

Cynthia Erivo Stage Acting

Erivo first appeared in roles on British television programs such as Chewing Gum and The Tunnel and her first stage role was in Marine Parade by Simon Stephens at the Brighton Festival, and her first musical role was in John Adams’ and June Jordan’s I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Later in 2013, she played the role of Celie Harris in the Menier Chocolate Factory production of The Color Purple and she had previously portrayed Sister Mary Clarence/Deloris Van Cartier. This was in the UK tour of the musical stage version of Sister Act which Goldberg also originated in its film adaptation.

On 26 March 2014, she originated the role of Chenice in the West End musical I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical, which opened at the London Palladium. It’s production closed on 10 May, just six weeks and three days since its official opening night.

Cynthia is also featured as a recording artist, co-writing and performing “Fly Before You Fall” on the soundtrack to the American musical drama Beyond the Lights. Cynthia made her Broadway debut in the 2015 Broadway revival transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory production of The Color Purple, reprising her role as Celie Harris.

She played alongside American actresses Jennifer Hudson as Shug Avery and Danielle Brooks as Sofia. Among other awards for her performance, Cynthia won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.

She later starred as Cathy alongside Joshua Henry in a one-night benefit concert performance of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years on September 12, 2016, and later in February 2017, she performed “God Only Knows” as a tribute to musicians who had died over the past year alongside John Legend at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.

In March 2017, Cynthia and the cast of The Color Purple were nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for their performance on NBC’s The Today Show in May 2016 and in April 2017, it was announced that she and the cast of The Color Purple alongside The Today Show won the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award in the Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program category.

Cynthia Erivo Net Worth

Erivo has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.

Cynthia Erivo Emmy

On April 28, 2017, she earned a Daytime Emmy at the Creative Arts Awards, along with her co-stars in the Broadway hit musical “The Color Purple.”

Cynthia Erivo Awards

Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical – The Color Purple (2016)
Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album – The Color Purple (2016)
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical – The Color Purple (2016)
Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical – The Color Purple (2016)
Ian Charleson Awards – 2015

Cynthia Erivo The Color Purple

In the play, The Color Purple, Cynthia played Celie Harris Johnson. The Color Purple is a 1985 American coming-of-age period drama film based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1982 novel of the same name by Alice Walker.

Cynthia Erivo Songs

  • I’m Here
  • Fly Before You Fall
  • The Color Purple
  • This Old Heart Of Mine
  • Hold On I’m Coming
  • God Only Knows
  • What About Love?
  • Anything Worth Holding On To
  • I Did Something Bad
  • Jump
  • Miss Celie’s Pants
  • At All
  • Somebody Gonna Love You
  • I’ve Already Won
  • Si Pudiera Leer Tus Sueños
  • Alright
  • African Homeland
  • Our Prayer
  • You’re Not Alone
  • Dear God – Sofia
  • Cynthia Erivo Movies
  • Chaos Walking
  • Needle in a Timestack
  • Harriet
  • Widows
  • Bad Times at the El Royale

Cynthia Erivo Height and Weight

Erivo stands tall at a height of 5 Feet 1 Inch (1.54 m). She as well has a body weight of 55 kg (121 lbs).

Cynthia Erivo Education

Erivo joined La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School. She began a music psychology degree at the University of East London; however, a year into her degree, she applied to and subsequently trained at, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Cynthia Erivo Family

Erivo born to Nigerian parents in Stockwell, South London. Her mother worked as a nurse. More details about her parent’s names and occupations are not known to the public and it is also not known if he has any siblings.

Cynthia Erivo Husband

Erivo is in a relationship with Mario Martinez. She was previously datinfg a British actor Dean John Wilson. She was dating Dean on 6, June 2013. They, however, broke up. The actor hasn’t posted about their relationship since.

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