Cynthia Erivo (Singer) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Partner, Net Worth, Movies, Songs

Cynthia Erivo Biography and Wiki

Cynthia Erivo is an English Grammy-winning actress, singer, and songwriter well known for her roles in the films Harriet(2019), El Royale(2018), and The Widows(2018). Erivo has received several awards for her brilliance, including a Daytime Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, and a Tony Award. In addition, she has been nominated for two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Erivo made her television debut in the British series Chewing Gum (2015). She went on to star in the crime drama miniseries The Outsider. Erivo was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her role as Aretha Franklin in National Geographic’s anthology series Genius: Aretha Franklin in 2021.

Cynthia Erivo Age, How Old Is Erivo

She is 34 years old in 2021. Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo was born on January 8, 1987, in Stockwell, London, England.

Cynthia Erivo Birthday

Erivo celebrates her birthday on the 8th of January every year.

Cynthia Erivo Height and Weight

Erivo stands at a height of 5 feet 1 inch tall (Approx. 1.54M) and weighs 55kg (121 lbs). She is a lady of average stature and moderate mass.

Cynthia Erivo Parents and Education

Erivo was born to her Nigerian parents in Stockwell, South London. She has a sister named Stephanie. Her mother works as a nurse. She has not spoken of her father, hence, his identity is not publicly available. In addition, Erivo has been brought up as Roman Catholic.

Erivo graduated from La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School. She joined the University of East London and pursued a music psychology degree. However, Erivo also applied and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art a year into her degree.

Cynthia Erivo Nationality and Ethnicity

She was born in Stockwell, South London, England. Her parents are of Nigerian ancestry. Hence, Erivo holds English nationality and belongs to Mixed ethnicity.

Cynthia Erivo Husband

Erivo was formerly dating ex-boyfriend Dean John-Wilson, an actor and singer. However, the couple parted ways and has since moved on into other romances. Erivo is currently dating Mario Martinez since 2017.

Cynthia Erivo Partner and Boyfriend

Erivo is dating her partner and boyfriend Mario Martinez. The couple has been dating since 2017. More information about their dating relationship will be updated once our research closes.

Cynthia Erivo And Lena Waithe

Erivo and Lena Waithe have been rumored to be having an affair. The two share a close bond, although, Erivo and Lena are not in any dating relationship. Lena is an American screenwriter, producer, and actress. She was engaged to Alana Mayo in 2017 and got married in 2019 in San Francisco. The two separated after two months of marriage in January 2020. In addition, Lena’s sexual orientation is lesbian.

Cynthia Erivo Actress

Erivo made his stage debut in 2011 in the production of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. She rose to prominence after playing in the Broadway version of The Color Purple from 2015 to 2017, for which she received a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 2016 and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in 2017.

In 2018, Erivo made his feature debut, starring in the heist flick Widows and the thriller Bad Times at the El Royale. Erivo was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as an American activist Harriet Tubman in the movie Harriet (2019). She also composed and sang “Stand Up,” which was nominated for Best Original Song on the album.

Cynthia Erivo Stand Up

Singer Cynthia Erivo performed the song “Stand Up”, officially titled “Stand Up from the film Harriet. The song was co-written by Erivo along with Joshuah Brian Campbell. It was released as the lead single soundtrack for the biographical film Harriet, starring Erivo, on October 25, 2019. Erivo’s “Stand Up” song was produced by Will Wells and Gabe Fox-Peck. The music video for “Stand Up” was debuted on 8 November 2019.

Erivo portrayed Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist, and activist, in the biographical film Harriet, released in 2017. Erivo partnered with composer Joshuah Brian Campbell to write the song for the film’s end credits after production was over.

Jon Blistein of Rolling Stone described the song as a “slow-burning, gospel-tinged lament.” It highlights themes of “hope, overcoming hurdles, and generosity for others,” according to Billboard’s Rania Aniftos. Tubman’s last words before her death in 1913 are also included in the song’s lyrics: “I go to build a place for you.”

The song received Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Movie Award nominations for Best Original Song and Best Song, respectively, after its release. It was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The song was also nominated for the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards for Best Song Written For Visual Media.

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Cynthia Erivo Aretha Franklin Movie

Cynthia Erivo played the role of Aretha Franklin in the Nat Geo Channel’s tv series, Genius: Aretha. National Geographic renewed the series for a third season in 2018. The season was going to focus on Mary Shelley at first, but it was pushed to development to make room for Aretha Franklin. The third season aired in March 2021.

Erivo has been praised for her role as Franklin in “Genius: Aretha.” She landed the role after producers Clive Davis and Brian Grazer saw Erivo’s video singing Franklin’s song, “Ain’t No Way” on the Tony red carpet in 2019. Co-star actress, Jennifer Hudson also starred in the unreleased film Respect as Aretha Franklin.

The third season visits dark parts in the life of Aretha Franklin including her as a young gospel singer impregnated at the age of twelve, and as a rising star who was crowned the “Queen of Soul”. Franklin’s father pushed her into being who she became, and while she tried to establish her own identity separate from him, he was always pulling her back to him.

In December 2020, the series was renewed for a fourth season, which is set to be released on Disney+ and will follow the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Cynthia Erivo The Greatest Showman

Erivo also had a part to play in the development of the huge musical smash The Greatest Showman. She was involved in the development workshops that got the movie greenlit. However, it’s not clear why Erivo didn’t end up in the movie. Her character behind the scenes was the role Anne Wheeler, who ended up being played by Zendaya.

Cynthia Erivo Net Worth

Erivo is believed to have an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars as of 2021. She has earned that fortune through her career working as an actress, singer, and songwriter.

Who Is Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo is a Grammy-Award winning actress, singer, and songwriter well known for her roles as Harriet Tubeman in the films Harriet(2019), El Royale(2018), and The Widows(2018). Erivo composed and performed “Stand Up,” which was nominated for Best Original Song on the album.

Is Cynthia Erivo Married

Erivo is currently in dating her partner and boyfriend Mario Martinez since 2017. Previously, she was in a relationship with ex-boyfriend Dean John-Wilson.

Cynthia Erivo Movies And TV Shows

Harriet – 2019
Bad Times at the El Royale – 2018
Widows – 2018
Chaos Walking – 2021
The Rape Of Recy Taylor – 2017
Needle in a Timestack – 2021
The Oscars – 2020
Talent Show
50th NAACP Image Award 

Cynthia Erivo Songs

Stand Up By Cynthia Erivo
I’m Here
Fly Before You Fall
Glowing Up
I Might Be In Love With You
The Good
This Old Heart Of Mine
Goodbye Song
Anything Worth Holding On To
God Only Knows
Hold On I’m Coming
What In The World
Day Off
At All
The Color Purple
I’ve Already Won
Sweet Sarah
Si Pudiera Leer Tus Suenos
I Did Something Bad
Take Me Away
A Window
Chain of Fools
My Funny Valentine
Somebody Gonna Love You
Miss Celle’s Pants
Love Your for Free
When You Believe
What About Love?

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