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Michaela Coel Biography

Updated On 28 Apr, 2020 Published On 02 Apr, 2019
Michaela Coel

Facts of Michaela Coel

Date of Birth :
Age : 36 years old
Family Name : Boakye-Collinson
Birth Country : United Kingdom
Birth Sign : Libra
Height : 5 feet 5 inch

Relationship short Statistics of Michaela Coel

What is Michaela Coel marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Relationship
How many children does Michaela Coel have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Michaela Coel having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Michaela Coel Lesbian ? No

BAFTA Award-winning British actress, Michaela Coel is popular for her great performance in the TV sitcom, Chewing Gum. She grabbed a huge fan following from her performance in the series.

Is Michaela Coel Married Or Is Dating Someone?

Chewing Gum star, Michaela Coel is neither married nor dating anyone. But according to some genuine sources, Coel is dating the Polemon Detective Pickachu actor Kadiff Kirwan.

People began to speculate if the two are seeing one another after they were often spotted together at PDA and private events. They were allegedly kindling romance from the early 2015. 

Michael probably got close to Kirwan after they shared screen in the TV series, Chewing Gum. They knew each other for nearly four years so it won't be surprising if they soon decide to walk down the aisle soon. 

Michaela Coel at BAFTA Awards.

Coel is very hardworking and ambitious which might be the reason behind her more focusing on her career rather than involving in some serious relationship.

Sexual Assault

As per Coel, while she was taking a late-night break from writing, she was sexually assaulted. She told,

''I had a flashback. It turned out I'd been sexually assaulted by strangers. The first people I called after the police, before my own family, were the producers.''

Along with assault, the actress was also racially abused when she was in her school. She told,

''I was called a n***** twice in drama school. The first was by a teacher during a 'walk in space' improvisation that had nothing to do with race.''

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How Much Is Michael Coel Net Worth?

Michael Coel has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Till the date, the actress worked in numbers of movies and TV series from where she is surely collecting an impressive fortune.

One of her 2017 movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was able to collect $1.333 billion at the box office which was made with the budget of $200-$263million.

The actress starred in the movie with Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, and Kelly Marie Tran. In addition, a TV star generally makes an average salary of $150k to $1million.

Speaking of the BAFTA winning actress Michaela Coel's recent projects, she starred in trailer for the BBC and HBO's I MAy Destro You. She will be portraying the character of Arabella, a young woman who finds herself fforced to reasses her life and start a journey of selfodiscovery after being sexually assaulted in a night club.

Quick Facts About Michaela Coel

  • Michaela Coel was born Michaela Ewuraba Boakye-Collinson on 1st October 1987.
  • Coel is Ghanaian-British by nationality.
  • Her parents got separated before her birth.
  • Her single mother later raised her and her older sister. 
  • The star attended Catholic School and later joined Birmingham University.
  • She won a BAFTA Award for her performance in Chewing Gum.
  • She is 1.65m or 5 feet 5 inches tall.
  • As of 2019, her age is 31.

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