Daniel Kaluuya Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Daniel Kaluuya

Biography / Wiki

An English Actor Daniel Kaluuya, best-known for his role as Jordan Peele in ‘Get Out’. For his stellar performance in the movie, he received a nomination for an Oscar. He was born on February 24, 1989, in London, England.

Apart from an actor, he is also a writer and has co-written some episodes of the British television series Skins. He won both the Evening Standard Award and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer, for his role in ‘Sucker Punch’.

Height / Weight / Age

The weight of Daniel Kaluuya is 75 kg or 165 lbs in pounds. He has a gigantic build-up of 176 cm and in feet inches; his height is 5’9” tall. He turned 34 years old. His hair color is black and eye color is striking dark brown.

Net Worth

Daniel’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million approximately.

Education / Family

Daniel Kaluuya was born to Ugandan parents Damalie Namusoke and Stephen Kaluuya. Along with his elder sister, he was also raised on a council estate in Kentish Town. Due to UK visa regulations, his father lived in Uganda.

For his education, he attended St Aloysius College, London. At a very young age, he started writing plays and also performed improvisational theatre. To improve his acting skills, he went to the local Anna Scher Theatre School and WAC Arts.


Daniel Kaluuya

Real name Daniel Joseph Kaluuya
Birth Place London, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth February 24, 1989
Age 34 Years
Height In centimeters – 176 cm

In feet inches – 5’9”

Weight In kilograms – 75 kg

In pounds – 165 lbs

Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Actor, writer
Zodiac sign Pisces
School Not known
College St. Aloysius College, London
Religion Not known
Nationality British
Home Town West London
Debut Film – Shoot the Messenger (2006)

TV – The Whistleblower (2007)

Fathers Name Stephen Kaluuya
Mothers Name Damalie Namusoke
Brothers Not known
Sister 1 elder


Daniel Kaluuya With His Family
Daniel Kaluuya With His Family

Career / Fashion And Style

Daniel made his acting debut in the BBC’s controversial drama Shoot the Messenger. Later he made guest appearances in many popular television series such as Silent Witness, the Doctor Who special “Planet of the Dead”, and Lewis.

He has also featured in the sketch shows That Mitchell and Webb Look and Harry and Paul. As a voice artist, he worked in the BBC Radio 4 sitcom Sneakiepeeks. In 2009, the Screen International Magazine named Daniel as a UK Star of Tomorrow.

He worked in the dark BBC comedy Psychoville, from 2009 to 2011. He played a lead character in an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror. He received significant critical acclaim from his performance in getting Out, for which he received numerous accolades. In 2018, he was honored with the BAFTA Rising Star Award.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Girlfriends Amandla


Daniel Kaluuya With His Girlfriend Amandla
Daniel Kaluuya With His Girlfriend Amandla

Marital Status Unmarried
Wife N/A

Favourite Things

Here is the list of Daniel’s favourite things.

Favourite brand Coca-Cola
Favourite song 21 Gun Salute, Stormzy feat. Wretch 32

Daniel Kaluuya

Some Interesting Facts About Daniel Kaluuya

  • Daniel was born to Ugandan parents who migrated to London.
  • His father lived in Uganda and he was raised by his mother alone in a council estate in Camden, North London.
  • Before his parents’ separation, he was named Joseph and chose Daniel as his stage name.
  • Since childhood, he was interested in acting and writing plays.
  • He wrote his first play at the age of 9, titled ‘Kenan & Kel’ which focused on two guys working at McDonald’s. The play was presented at the Hampstead Theatre in North West London, and he also won the competition.
  • He also performed Improvisational theatre, which is a form of comedy where everything performed is unplanned or unscripted.
  • He has done minor roles in movies such as Cass, Chatroom, and Welcome To The Punch.
  • As Posh Kenneth, he was portrayed in the British teen drama series “Skins” and also wrote the script for the same show.
  • He became the head writer for the episodes entitled ‘Thomas’ and ‘Jal’.
  • He made guest appearances on famous television shows Silent Witness, the Doctor Who special “Planet of the Dead,” and Lewis.
  • His acting skills took him new heights when he did short films entitled Baby, Jonah which won the Best Short Film Award at the British Independent Film Awards.
  • For his role in the movie Get Out, he won MTV Movie & TV Awards.
Daniel Kaluuya Getting MTV Award
Daniel Kaluuya Getting MTV Award
  • His hobby is playwriting.
  • His performance in an American horror film “Get Out,” was the most acclaimed and trailblazing work.
Daniel Kaluuya In Get Out
Daniel Kaluuya In Get Out
  • He is fond of grime music.
  • He supports Arsenal FC.
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