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Carmen Ejogo


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Full NameCarmen Ejogo
First NameCarmen
Last NameEjogo
ProfessionActress and Singer
Birth CityKensington
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Father NameCharles Ejogo
Mother NameElizabeth Ejogo
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
No Of Children2
FilmographySally Hemings: An American Scandal
Height170 cm
Networth$3 M
Insta Profile
Date of BirthOctober 22,1973
Age47 years

Carmen Ejogo is a British actress as well as a singer best known for her role as Sally Hemings in the miniseries, Sally Hemings: An American Scandal

Married, Husband, Children

As of 2019, she is single and is not linked with anyone. However she was married two times in the past. 

On August 9, 1998, she tied wedding knot with an American record producer and musician, Tricky. The two of them met during the stage performance and later got married during the musical tour in Las Vegas. Due to some reasons their marriage did not work out, and they separated their ways in 2000.

In the same year, she married her second husband, Jeffrey Wright, who is an American actor. The loving duo first met in the set of HBO film Boycott. 

From her second marriage, she has two children, a son- Elijah and a daughter- Juno.

Here is a picture of her ex-husband and son shared with a caption, 


Carmen Ejogo Ex-Husband And Son
Carmen Ejogo Ex-Husband And Son Source: Instagram

The couple, along with their children lived as a happy family in Brooklyn, New York. But with time, things got bitter between the two, and they announced their split in 2009. 

Their marriage officially ended with divorce in 2014.

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Although Carmen and Jeffrey have ended their marriage, they are still close to each other.

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $3 million, which she has collected from her career in acting. 

She made her film debut in 1986 with movie Absolute Beginners and her TV series debut in 1996 with series, Cold Lazarus.

She worked as a teenager host for the Saturday Disney morning show from 1993 to 1995.

She has appeared in several TV shows such as Boycott Coretta, Lackawanna Blues, Kidnapped, M.O.N.Y. , Law & Order, CHAOS, Zero Hour, The Girlfriend, True Detective and more.

Below is the list of her movies that did good business at the box office:

Movie NameBox Office 
Alien: Covenant$240.9 million
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them$814 million
It Comes at Night$19.7 million
Selma$66.8 million
The Purge: Anarchy $111.9 million
Sparkle$24 million
Pride and Glory$31.15 million

Besides acting, she is known for singing as well. She has collaborated with several artists since 1990s and has also appeared in BSB’s Power Station, The Carmen Ejogo Video Show.

She has written as well as sang Candles, which listed in the production credits as Carmen. She has also sung a duet with her ex-husband, Tricky.

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She has sung vocals for film, Love’s Labour lost in 2000. 

For her performance as Jane in the movie Born to be Blue, she was nominated for Canadian Screen Awards. In 2015 she was also nominated for Independent Spirit Awards for Best Supporting Female.

 She has also won Black Reel Awards. 


  1. She was born on October 22, 1973, which makes her age 46 as of 2019.
  2. She stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches.
  3. She was born to parents Charles Ejogo and Elizabeth Ejogo.
  4. Her body measurements are 35-25-35 in inches.
  5. She is active on Instagram with followers. She regularly shares posts related to her personal and professional life.
  6. Here is a picture of her feet from her yoga class with a caption,

‘Namaste x.’

Carmen Ejogo Feet
Carmen Ejogo Feet Source: Instagram
Updated On Tue Feb 16 2021 Published On Sat Nov 16 2019 By paper-boat

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