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Michaela Coel, aka Michaela Ewurba Boakye Collinson,, is a multi-talented girl pursuing her career as an actress, songwriter, poet, and many more. However, she came into the limelight after being awarded the Alfred Faagon Award for writing the play Chewing Gum Dreams.
Michaela was born on 1 October 1987 in London, England. She currently ages 32 and possesses the birth sign of Libra. She is British by nationality and holds the ethnicity of mixed. She went to Catholic Schools in East London for her schooling. Then from 2007 to 2008, she went to Birmingham University to pursue a study in English and Literature and Theology. Later in the year 2009, she went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she became the first black woman to get enrolled for five years.
Net Worth, Salary, Income
Michaela started her professional career with +poetry open mics in Ealing from 2006. While continuing open mics, she came under the eye of actor and director Che Walker at the Hackney Empire. After that, she started performing her poetry on stages including Wembley Arena, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and many more.
Then in 2009, she released her first album named Fixing Barbie, which featured her work as a musician and a poet. Similarly, in 2011, she released her music video, We’re the Losers.
However, her career as an actress started from 2013, after being cast in the Top Boy portraying the role of Kayla for two episodes. The same year, she portrayed a maid’s role in the series named Law and Order: UK.
In 2014, she got her first film named Monsters: Dark Continent portraying the role of Kelly. Likewise, from 2015 to 2017, she was cast in another TV series named Chewing Gum as Tracey, where she was cast upto 12 episodes. After that, she appeared in the 2017 famous film Star Wars: The Last Jedi portraying the role of Resistance Monitor. Then in 2018, Michaela was cast in another film named Been So Long as Simone. Her last credit as an actress was till the series named RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, portraying the role of her name.
Working as an actress, Michaela has accumulated an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Dating, Boyfriend, Affairs
The current status of Michaela is single. However, on 9 January 2017, she mentioned her ex-boyfriend while she was in an interview with Independent. Although she mentioned her ex-boyfriend, she didn’t reveal her current dating life.
Family, Parents, Siblings
Michaela Coel was born to Ghanian parents. However, information regarding their name is yet to be disclosed. She was brought up alongside her older sister in London.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight, Size
Michaela is blessed with decent body measurements. She stands tall at the height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs about 48 kilograms. She has black colored hair with pairs of beautiful black glowing eyes.