Affluent African Actress in Hollywood



The actress was born in Mexico, her parents were from Kenya and hold dual citizenship for two countries. The 36-year-old Oscar winner from Hollywood is one of the most sought after actress in the movie industry.

She came to limelight after a role-play in the movie “12 Years A Slave” which she played “Patsey” becoming the first Kenyan and Mexican to win the Oscar award. She has appeared in the high grossing movie such as “Marvel’s Black Panther” “The Jungle Book” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” “Non-Stop”. She was nominated 56 times winning 36 times.

Charlize Theron

The South-African-American actress a film producer, she was born in America and hold dual citizenship in the two countries, the actress parents were from South Africa. In the early 1990s, she played a role in the movie “The Devil’s Advocate” which threw her into the limelight, currently, she is a film producer, she features in many movies such as “Mad Max: Fury Road, Snow White and the Huntsman, Atomic Blonde, Monster and Dark Places”.

She won an Academy Award for the stellar performance in the movie “Monster” playing the serial killer Aileen Wuornos.

Michelle Van Der Water

The 41-year-old was born in Cape Town, South Africa, Michelle parents later move to Australia settling in a small town an hours drive from Sydney, Australia. She attended Inaburra High School located in the Sutherland Shire later graduated from Wollongong University where she took a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts in Graphics Design and New Media.

However, before moving to act, she started out with modelling while attending lessons on acting, not quite long receiving lessons in acting she realized that her passion for acting was getting much stronger than modelling.

In the early 2000s after relocating to Los Angeles, CA, USA where she pursues her career in acting, she appeared in many movies such as “Teeth and Blood, Minotaur, We Are Love, Crosshairs, Melrose Place, Castle, and NCIS: Los Angeles”.

One of the main roles was in the movie “Minotaur” as Queen Raphaella.

Megalyn Echikunwoke

The actress started acting at the tender age of fourteen, Megalyn was born in Spokane, Washington, DC United State, the parents were a German-Nigeria, she was discovered at an early age, her aptitude performance arts was discovered when she acted in a play during a summer art Camp ” The 4400″ a TV series in which she had the main role as the grown-up Isabella Tyler.

She also appeared in many TV Series include “House of Lies, 24, Damsels in Distress, and Vixen”. She also had a recurring role in the series ” Raising The Bar” broadcasted on TNT, She also held roles in CBS’ ” Made In Jersey” “90210” “That’s The 70s Show” and many more.

She got into a relationship with a popular comedian Chris Rock which hits the headlines on the internet with rumours of the impending marriage.

Benu Mabhena

The actress origin lies in Zimbabwe where her parents and most of her siblings were born. Mabhena was born in London, Uk while she started her acting career in the US, her family spent a lot of time on the move, settling in various times in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Moreover, Benu Mabhena lives and settled in San Francisco, CA, the USA throughout her teenage years. She started her career from an early age, she was in love with performance art, where she would tell stories, as she grew older, she drifted more into poetry, writing and reciting a poetic piece.

She attended Diablo Valley College and take part in theatres after college, she decided to live in Southern California and pursue her acting career. In the year 2006, she plays a role in the movie “Blood Diamonds” also appeared in Night Walkers and Princess.



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