Carmen Ejogo is a British actress and singer known for hosting the Saturday Disney morning show when she was a teenager. She also gained limelight for playing the role of Amelia Reardon in the HBO series, True Detective. On top of that, she rose into prominence by singing in Candles.
Carmen Ejogo was born on 22 October 1973 in Kensington, London, United Kingdom. Belonging to English nationality and mixed ethnicity, she is the daughter of Elizabeth Ejogo and Carles Ejogo. She did her schooling from Oratory Roman Catholic Primary School and went to Glendower Preparatory School. Then, she educated at Godolphin and Latymer School.
|Real Name||Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo|
|Birthday||22 October 1973|
|Birthplace||Kensington, London, United Kingdom|
|Parents||Elizabeth Ejogo and Carles Ejogo|
|Married/Spouse||Yes (div. Jeffrey Wright)|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Carmen began her acting career in film, Absolute Beginners in 1986, and TV series, Cold Lazarus, in 1996. Since then, she has played in Away We Go, The Purge: Anarchy, Sparkle, What’s the Worst That Could Happen and Alex Cross.
Besides her acting, Carmen is also known for her singing talent. Since the 1990s, she has collaborated with several artists and appeared in BSB’s Power Station, The Carmen Ejogo Video Show. She has also written and sang “Candles,” which listed in the production credits as Carmen. On top of that, she has also sung a duet with her ex-husband, Tricky, Slowly.
As of 2019, Carmen’s net worth remains under review.
Married To Husband, Jeffrey Wright
The love story of Carmen didn’t last long as she got divorced from her beloved husband, Tricky – a Trip-hop artist. The couple was married in the year of 1988. Later, she tied her knot with an American actor named Jeffrey Wright. Together, they have welcomed two children, son – Elijah and a daughter –Juno.
Initially, Carmen and Jeffrey first met each other while filming in the HBO film, Boycott. After their marriage, they began living in Brooklyn, New York, with their children. But, their relationship didn’t last long, as their marriage ended with divorce in 2014.
Family, Siblings, and Parents
Carmen was born in the Ejogo family with the full name Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Ejogo and Carles Ejogo. Her father is a Nigerian, whereas her mother is Scottish. Also, she was raised along with a younger brother named Charles Ejogo, who is an entrepreneur.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Size
Carmen’s height stands at 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 55 kg. She has a curvaceous body structure, which measures at 35-25-35 inches. Moreover, she has brown color hair and black color eyes.