Who is Daniel Kaluuya?
Daniel Kaluuya is a British actor and writer. He is well known for his roles as Chris Washington in the 2017 horror film “Get Out” and as “W’Kabi” in “Black Panther”.
Daniel Kaluuya’s birth name is reported as “Joseph”. He is said to have changed his stage name to ” Daniel” after his parents separated, taking “Joseph” as his middle name. The actor was born on February 24, 1989, in London to immigrant Ugandan parents named Damalie Namusoke (mother) and Stephen Kaluuya (father).
The 33-year-old actor was raised by his mother in a council estate in Camden Town and he had no contact with his father until he was 15. He was said to have attended Torriano Primary School and St. Aloysius’ College, Highgate. Daniel Kaluuya has an older sister whose name is not known at this time.
He began his career at the tender age of 9 as a scriptwriter and he would, later on, take acting classes at Anna Scher Improvisational Theatre School. He debuted as a screen actor in 2006 starring as “Reece” in the controversial BBC drama, “Shoot The Messenger”. He is the youngest black actor to have received two Oscar nominations at the age of 32.
Daniel Kaluuya’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of writing this report, Daniel Kaluuya is not married nor officially engaged to anyone, but there are speculations that he is having a secret affair with actress and colleague, Amandla Crichlow.
Daniel Kaluuya has done pretty well in keeping his private life in the dark. The actor is not even active on social media, making it more difficult for the public to get a scoop on his relationships and romantic affairs.
He has also not affirmed or debunked the rumour of his affair with Amandla Crichlow, though both parties are constantly seen attending red carpet events together and always acting like a couple. They have also starred in some movies together.
About Daniel Kaluuya’s wife
As of the time of publishing this post, “Black Panther” actor, Daniel Kaluuya is not married and does not have a wife.
It is, however, speculated that he might be secretly engaged to actress Amandla Crichlow. Amandla Crichlow is revealed to be a producer at Daniel Kaluuya’s production company from her LinkedIn page. According to reports gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Crichlow has also worked for other production companies like Framestore and Tiger Aspect.
She has also been involved in the post-production work for films and shows like “Peaky Blinders”, “Decline and Fall”, and “Tooned”. As an actress, she has starred in films like “Anonymous”, “Cowboys”, “The Bill”, “Holby City, and “Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act”.
She is said to be the daughter of the late civil rights activist, Frank Crichlow and sister to Lenora Crichlow, an actress known for her roles in movies/shows like “Fast Girls”, “Black Mirror”, and the British comedy-drama series, “Sugar Rush”.
Daniel Kaluuya’s children
As of April 2022, Daniel Kaluuya does not have any children and he is not married or engaged to anyone.
Daniel Kaluuya and Amandla Crichlow relationship
Rumours of Daniel Kaluuya and Amandla Crichlow dating began spreading in 2018 after they were always seen attending events together. The two attended several events together in 2018 including the Black Panther premiere, SAG Awards, Golden Globes Awards, and the Oscars ceremony.
While the rumours of their affair have become widespread and even taking the shape of truth, neither party has ever officially addressed the talks or confirmed anything to the media. The supposed lovers are not even active on social media, making it more difficult to get information about the true state of their relationship.
Why Daniel Kaluuya’s eyes are red
Daniel Kaluuya’s eyes were noticeably red in Black Panther and the actor’s eyes have appeared reddish in some other projects he’s been in. While the “Black Panther” actor has not openly confirmed he suffers from any eye condition that makes his eyes get red, it is possible that he just has very sensitive eyes that get strained easily.
His Black Panther co-star, Angela Bassett told reporters in 2018 that Kaluuya’s eyes got so seriously sunburned during the filming of Black Panther that he had to go to the emergency room.