Actress Letitia Michelle Wright, also called Letitia Michelle, is of Guyanese and British descent. Even so, she started in television series as a guest star. Letitia’s portrayal of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film “The Panther” brought her attention. Because of this, she received numerous honors, including the Screen Actors Guild, NAACP Image, and Teen Choice Awards.

Quick Info

REAL NAMELetitia Michelle Wright,
BORNOctober 31, 1993
AGE30 years old
BIRTHPLACEGeorgetown, Guyana
NET WORTH$4 Million
HEIGHT5 feet 4 inches

Early Life

Letitia Wright was born on October 31, 1993, and as of 2023, she is 30 years old. She was born and raised in a working-class family in Georgetown, Guyana.  As a result, she is of Guyanese and British nationality. Moreover, she practices Christianity.

Letitia attended Northumberland Park Community School in England for her early education. Letitia was accepted to the Identity School of Acting when she was just 16 years old. Finally, after that, Letitia completed her studies there.

Net Worth

Letitia Wright’s Net Worth is  $4 million by 2023. Her primary source of income is the entertainment sector. She has also starred in commercials and prominent magazines.


Letitia’s career started in 2011 when she made appearances in two television shows, including Holby City and Top Boy—following that. In 2012, she starred in the film My Brother the Devil. Although she has participated in numerous school plays. She said that her initial inspiration to pursue acting came from Kiki Palmer’s role in the film Akeelah and the Bee.

After starring in the film My Brother the Devil, she found her breakthrough role in the film Urban Hymn. For which she won numerous awards and accolades. In 2015, this film was released. 

Letitia also appeared in the Doctor Who television series. During the year time, she starred in Urban Hymns. She later received a role in the Humans television series.

Her Breakthrough role in ‘Black Panther’

Wright shot to stardom with her next movie, Black Panther. She played Shuri, a brilliant inventor who makes advanced weapons and gadgets to help defend the kingdom of Wakanda. The film was highly praised, and, with her costars, Wright shared a Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture. 

Wright also portrayed Shuri in Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022). The final one was shot soon after Black Panther’s star, Chadwick Boseman, passed away from colon cancer. The actors used their anguish to represent Wakanda’s residents coming to terms with T’Challa’s passing. Wright starred alongside Donald Glover and Rihanna in the 2019 comedy-drama Guava Island.

Social Media

Letitia uses social media frequently, particularly Instagram. She started using Instagram in November 2017 and now has a respectable following. She has only 1,419 followers and has posted 78 posts so far with 2.9 followers each. Letitia has also shared most of her photos from magazine covers, brand endorsements, and concert attendance.

Rumored Fling

Letitia was rumored to be having an affair with singer-rapper Kehlani. Actress Letitia Wright was seen dancing with Kehlani at a London show’s afterparty in December 2022.

One fan replied on Twitter, saying, “Kehlani grinding on Letitia Wright was not on my 2022 bingo card.” Fans took to the platform to voice their opinions.


  • Nominee for the 2018 Emmy Awards’ Best Supporting Actress—Limited Series or Movie.
  •  Winner of the 2019 BAFTA Awards’ Rising Star Award; and 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards’ Best Cast in Motion Picture winner.


  • 2011 saw Letitia make her feature film debut in the British film “Victim.”
  • Letitia Wright is a fervent supporter of raising awareness of mental health issues.
  • In 2020, Letitia Wright was listed as one of Time magazine’s 100 most important individuals worldwide.
  • Letitia Wright is a bilingual individual who speaks Portuguese and English.
  • “The Aviary” is the name of Letitia Wright’s line of natural hair care products.
  • She represents the Women Survivors Alliance of the United Nations as an ambassador.
  • Letitia Wright represents the Teenage Cancer Trust as an ambassador.

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