Letitia Wright was born on October 31, 1993, in Georgetown, Guyana. She was raised alongside her older brother, Ivan. At the age of eight, her family relocated to London, England, where she attended Northumberland Park Community School. Her foray into performing arts began during her school years, but it was after watching the 2006 film “Akeelah and the Bee” that she was truly inspired to pursue acting professionally, particularly influenced by Keke Palmer’s performance. At the age of 16, she enrolled in the Identity School of Acting.
In terms of her career, Wright made her debut in 2011 with a recurring role in the series “Top Boy” and a two-episode stint on “Holby City.” She also had a minor part in the film “Victim” the same year. The following year, she featured in the movie “My Brother the Devil.” In 2013, she appeared in an episode of “Coming Up.” Wright portrayed the character of Amal in the 2014 television movie “Glasgow Girls” and made an appearance in an episode of “Chasing Shadows” in the same year. Her breakthrough came in 2015 when she took on the leading role of Jamie Harrison in the film “Urban Hymn,” catching the attention of Hollywood. During that year, she also guest-starred in an episode of “Doctor Who” and secured recurring roles in the series “Banana” and “Cucumber.”
What is Letitia Wright’s Net Worth?
Letitia Wright is a Guyanese-British actress with a net worth of $2 million. Her notable appearances include roles in “Doctor Who,” “Black Mirror,” “Chasing Shadows,” “Black Panther,” and “Avengers: Infinity War.”