Sophie Okonedo is a well-known British actress who has appeared in several television shows and films, including The Governor, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, and Dirty Pretty Things. Tracy, the 52-year-old actress, made her feature film debut in Young Soul Rebels. Sophie also got her big break in the drama film Hotel Rwanda in 2004.
When was Sophie Okonedo Birthed?
Sophie Okonedo was born in London, England, in the United Kingdom, on August 11, 1968. She is the daughter of Joan Allman and Henry Okonedo. Her father was a British Nigerian government employee, and her Jewish mother was a Pilates instructor. She was raised in the Chalkhill Estate by a single mother after her father abandoned the family when she was five years old.
Okonedo furthered her education by attending Cambridge University and studying acting at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.
In 2021, Okonedo will be 52 years old. She is a stunning 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters) tall. She is of mixed ethnicity and British nationality.
How much is the Net Worth of Sophie Okonedo?
As of April 2021, Okonedo’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. As a result of her decade-long successful acting career, the actress amassed a sizable fortune.
She starred in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, a detective comedy film that grossed $212.4 million at the box office despite a $30 million budget. The Criminal Justice star currently resides in Muswell Hill, London, where the average house price is £1,009,714.
Who is Sophie Okonedo Husband?
Sophie Okonedo, the star of ‘Hotel Rwanda,’ is not yet married or no has a husband. Previously, the actress was dating Eoin Martin, an Irish film editor. They share a daughter, Aoife Okonedo Martin.
Movie Career of Sophie Okonedo
- Tracy, in Young Soul Rebels, was the actress’s feature film debut in 1991.
- She went on to appear in a number of TV shows and films, including The Governor, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, and Dirty Pretty Things.
- Her first big break came in 2004 when she was cast as Tatiana Rusesabagina in the drama film Hotel Rwanda.
- For this performance, she was nominated for an Academy Award and won the Black Teel Award in 2005.
- She received a Golden Globe nomination for her role in the miniseries Tsunami: The Aftermath.
- She was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award in 2010 for her work in the drama series Criminal Justice and the television film Mrs. Mandela.
- Her other notable TV shows and films include Doctor Who, The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Rose, Flack, Skin, After Earth, and Hellboy.
- The Hotel Rwanda star will appear as Siuan Sanche in the upcoming Amazon Prime Video series The Wheel of Time, alongside Zoe Robins, Barney Harris, Marcus Rutherford, and Joshua Stradowski.