Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor
Chiwetel Ejiofor  British Actor

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Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sari Mercer
Sari Mercer is in a long-term relationship with Chiwetel Ejioforview relationship


Chiwetel Ejiofor has been in relationships with Naomie Harris (2000 - 2007).

Chiwetel Ejiofor is rumoured to have hooked up with Lupita Nyong'o (2012 - 2013).


Chiwetel Ejiofor is a 45 year old British Actor. Born Chiwetelu Umeadi Ejiofor on 10th July, 1977 in Forest Gate, London, England, UK, he is famous for Amistad. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Chiwetel Ejiofor has been in 5 on-screen matchups, including Audrey Tautou in Dirty Pretty Things (2002), Alice Braga in Redbelt (2008), Margot Robbie in Z for Zachariah (2015), Thandiwe Newton in Half of a Yellow Sun (2013) and Keira Knightley in Love Actually (2003).

Chiwetel Ejiofor is a member of the following lists: Black British actors, Shakespearean actors and English film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating2 9 years, 1 month 8 years 7 years
Rumoured1 1 year - -
Total3 9 years, 1 month 5 years, 8 months 1 year


First Name Chiwetelu
Middle Name Umeadi
Last Name Ejiofor
Full Name at Birth Chiwetelu Umeadi Ejiofor
Alternative Name Chiwetel, Chiwe (pronounced as Chewy)
Age 45 years
Birthday 10th July, 1977
Birthplace Forest Gate, London, England, UK
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Weight 159lbs (72 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Visiible scar on his forehead from an automobile accident when he was 11
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian Science
Ethnicity Black
Nationality British
High School Dulwich College
University London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Occupation Text Actor, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Amistad
Year(s) Active 1995–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Markham, Froggatt & Irwin
Official Websites,
Father Arinze Ejiofor (doctor)
Mother Obiajulu Ejiofor (Pharmacist)
Sister Zain Asher (CNN correspondent; reports financial news)
Favorite Books Other People’s Trades (Primo Levi)
Favorite Places Spain

Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor CBE ( CHOO-ə-tel EJ-ee-oh-for; born 10 July 1977) is a British actor. After enrolling at the National Youth Theatre in 1995 and attending the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, at age 19 and three months into his course, Ejiofor was cast by Steven Spielberg to play a supporting role in the film Amistad (1997) as James Covey.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor45 CancerActor
Sari Mercer-Model
Lupita Nyong'o39 PiscesActress
Naomie Harris46 VirgoActress


Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness2022Baron MordoMovie
The Man Who Fell to Earth2022FaradayTV Show
Infinite2021Bathurst 2020Movie
Locked Down2021PaxtonMovie
The Old Guard2020CopleyMovie
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace2020Movie
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil2019ConallMovie
The Lion King2019Scar (voice)Movie
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind2019Trywell KamkwambaMovie
Come Sunday2018Carlton PearsonMovie
Sherlock Gnomes2018Dr. Watson (voice)Movie
Mary Magdalene2018PeterMovie
Red Nose Day Actually2017PeterTV Show
Doctor Strange2016MordoMovie
Triple 92016Michael AtwoodMovie
Secret in Their Eyes2015Ray KastenMovie
Z for Zachariah2015John LoomisMovie
The Martian2015Vincent KapoorMovie
National Theatre Live: Everyman2015EverymanMovie
Phil Spector2013Mock ProsecutorTV Movie
Savannah2013Christmas MoultrieMovie
12 Years a Slave2013Solomon NorthupMovie
Half of a Yellow Sun2013OdenigboMovie
Dancing on the Edge2013LouisTV Show
Making a Scene2013ManShort Film
The Shadow Line2011Jonah GabrielTV Show
20122009Adrian HelmsleyMovie
Endgame2009Thabo MbekiMovie
Redbelt2008Mike TerryMovie
American Gangster2007Huey LucasMovie
Talk to Me2007Dewey HughesMovie
Children of Men2006LukeMovie
Inside Man2006Detective Bill MitchellMovie
Tsunami: The Aftermath2006Ian CarterTV Show
Four Brothers2005Victor SweetMovie
Kinky Boots2005LolaMovie
Serenity2005The OperativeMovie
Slow Burn2005Ty TrippinMovie
Melinda and Melinda2004Ellis MoonsongMovie
Red Dust2004Alex MpondoMovie
She Hate Me2004Frank WillsMovie
3 Blind Mice2003Mark HaywardMovie
Love Actually2003PeterMovie
Twelfth Night, or What You Will2003OrsinoTV Movie
Canterbury Tales2003PaulTV Show
Trust2003Ashley CarterTV Show
Dirty Pretty Things2002OkweMovie
Mind Games2001Tyler ArnoldTV Movie
Murder in Mind2001DS McCorkindaleTV Show
My Friend Soweto2001SowetoMovie
It Was an Accident2000Nicky BurkettMovie
Animated Tales of the World2000KonzaburôTV Show
G:MT Greenwich Mean Time1999RixMovie
Amistad1997Ensign CoveyMovie
Screen Two1985EbowTV Show
Tonight at NoonEvans, LeeMovie
The Old Guard 2CopleyMovie
The Pod GenerationAlvyMovie
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facetimefacetimeOct 27, 2017

hyperjamieJan 11, 2015

He's one goofy looking guy, but he's good on 12 years of slaves

jackryderMar 19, 2012

Fantastic Actor. I look forward to seeing anything that he features in.

ImoJan 4, 2012

Its impressive to see a few men of Nigerian origin achieve so much, on the international front.

Odo EjioforDec 9, 2011

Your goal is like a road map that shows you what is possible for you.

Kalu UwaOct 13, 2011

You really make us pround Naija for live....

LercomariMay 20, 2011

He's so handsome and such a talented actor. I saw him in 2012 and realized he was also the translator in Amistad. He just strikes me so much. I have a crush on him...just like high school all over again. Maybe I should find a poster of him to put on my bedroom wall. :")

kelechi crested obodoMar 2, 2011

Nwanne,you have made me proud by inspiring me to develope great movies.I luv you brother.Naija dey wait for you,Nwafor.

amadeeJan 16, 2011

nna men nwanne idi too much. buru kawa!

kari daleAug 29, 2010

I totally am atractted to him from the first time I saw him. Is he married?I only see girlfriend, so I have a chance? Love you and everything about you, you go Mr Ejiofor

yummyMay 27, 2010

he is so talented, I saw him in the movie where he played a doctor, and since then I just love him as an actor, keep it up, from a fellow nigerian.

myrabelleMar 19, 2010

am simply in love wit him!

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