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The full name of her is Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha-Raw. She is an English actress of African descent. She studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. After that Raw began acting in British television as well as stage productions. In 2007, she appeared in Doctor Who (British science fiction television programme). In 2011, she did Larry Crowne (American romantic comedy film). Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts acted with him in this film. She starred in Undercovers (American action spy television series) in 2010 and Touch (American drama television series) in 2012.In 2013, she had a great performance in Belle (British period drama film). After this drama film, she got success in her career. She won the BIFA Award in the Best Actress category for her performance in this drama film. And in 2014 she won the romantic drama Beyond the Lights.

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Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha-Raw opened her little eyes for the first time in this beautiful world on 21 April 1983. Her birth place is Oxford, United Kingdom. At present her age is 38 years. She has English nationality, her birth sign is Taurus. Her father’s name is Patrick Mbatha. And her mother’s name is Anna Mbatha. Her father was a South African doctor. And her mother was an English nurse. Gugu grew up in Witney. The first name of this actress is a contraction of Igugu Lethu. Her name means our treasure which is in Lu and IsieXhosa. The actress was interested in acting as well as dance and musical theater from a young age.

Education Qualification / Early Life

Gugulethu took admission in Henry Box School to pursue her schooling. She then took admission in the National Youth Theatre. This actress is now known as Marsh Tompsett School of Dance.This actress came to London in 2001 and after coming here she took admission in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where she had trained. This actress worked in the newly opened attraction, The London Eye, during her time as a student.


She won a SIGNIS Award from the Miami International Film Festival for her performance in Belle in 2014. In the same year, she won the Emerging Artist Award from the Chicago International Film Festival for starring in Beyond the Lights. In the same year, she won Best Actress Award from the African-American Film Critics Association for starring in Belle. In 2014, she won the Rising Star award from the Capri Hollywood International Film Festival for starring in Beyond the Lights. In 2015, she won the Best Actress Award from the Black Reel Awards for her performance in Belle. The same year she won the Best Breakthrough Performance Award from the Alliance of Women Film Journalists for starring in Belle.

Film Career

She started her acting career in 2007. She played Young PA in Straightheads in 2007. In 2011, she played the role of Talia in Larry Crowne. In 2013, she played Viola Peabody in Odd Thomas and Dido Elizabeth Belle in Belle. In 2014, she starred as Noni Jean in Beyond the Lights. In 2015, she played the role of Famulus in Jupiter Ascending and Prema Mutiso in Concussion. In 2016, she played Rachel Knight in Free State of Jones. The same year she played Janelle Brady in The Whole Truth and Esme Manucharian in Miss Sloane. In 2018, she did the films The Cloverfield Paradox, Irreplaceable You, A Wrinkle in Time, Fast Color and Farming. In 2019, she played the role of Laura Rose in Motherless Brooklyn. In 2020, she appeared in Come Away as Adult Alice, in Misbehaviour as Jennifer Hosten and in Summerland as Vera.

Real Name Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha-Raw
Nick Name
Age 38 year old
Date Of Birth 21 April 1983
Nationality English
Religion Christian
Gender Female
Birth Place Oxford, United Kingdom
Profession Actress
Zodiac Sign
Active year 2004–present
Ethnicity White
Father Name Patrick Mbatha
Mother Name Anna Mbatha
Sister Name Under review
Brother  Name Under review
Children Name Yet not
Partner Name
School Name
  • Henry Box School
  • National Youth Theatre
University Name Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Qualification Graduate
 Physical Status
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Height 5 feet 4 inches or 1.63m
Body Slim
Weight 54 kg or 119 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Shoe Size 12 (US)
Bra (Breast Approx Size 34
Hip Size Approx 34
Waist Size Approx 30
Dress Size 16 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
 Relationship Status
Are you married ? No
Is she Lesbian No
Any Affair No
Partner Name
Spouse  Name Yet not married
 Social Media
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Net Worth

The net worth of Belle (drama film) actress {Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha-Raw} is around $2 Million.

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