Carmen Ejogo Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo

Nick Name

Carmen

Carmen Ejogo at the premiere of Tri Star Pictures' Sparkle on August 16, 2012
Carmen Ejogo at the premiere of Tri Star Pictures’ Sparkle on August 16, 2012

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Kensington, London, England, UK

Residence

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Nationality

British

Education

Till 1984, she got educated at the Oratory Primary Roman Catholic primary school in Chelsea.

She completed her education at the Godolphin and Latymer School for girls in Hammersmith, West London.

Occupation

Actress, singer

Family

  • Father – Charles Ejogo
  • Mother – Elizabeth Douglas
  • Siblings – Charles Ejogo, Jr. (Younger Brother)

Manager

She is managed by Authentic Talent and Literary Management.

Genre

DnB

Instruments

Vocals

Label

Independent

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6 in or 168 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Carmen Ejogo dated –

  • Tricky (1998) – Carmen Ejogo and English hip-hop artist Tricky dated and got married for a short period in 1998.
  • Jeffrey Wright (2000-2014) – The British actress and American actor Jeffrey Wright first met on the sets of HBO’s Boycott. They got married in 2000. The couple had two children together, son Elijah Wright and daughter TK Wright. The couple got divorced in 2014.
Carmen Ejogo with former husband actor Jeffrey Wright
Carmen Ejogo with former husband actor Jeffrey Wright

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

She is of Nigerian (on her father’s side) and Scottish (on her mom’s side) descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Wit and intelligence
  • Positive attitude

Measurements

35-25-35 in or 89-63.5-89 cm

Dress Size

6 (US) or 36 (EU)

Carmen Ejogo sizzles in a dress from Houghton Bride's Spring / Summer 2015 Collection at Oscars 2015
Carmen Ejogo sizzles in a dress from Houghton Bride’s Spring / Summer 2015 Collection at Oscars 2015

Bra Size

34A

Shoe Size

8.5 (US) or 39 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

She hasn’t endorsed any of the brands.

Religion

Unknown

Best Known For

Movies like What’s the Worst That Could Happen? (2001), Away We Go (2009), Sparkle (2012), Alex Cross (2012), Selma (2014), The Purge: Anarchy (2014).

First Film

She made her acting debut in 1986 rock musical film Absolute Beginners as Carmen.

First TV Show

She began her television career in the U.K. in 1993 as a presenter for the kids series Saturday Disney.

As Singer

Carmen was lead vocalist for English DJ Alex Reece’s Candles song. The actress has also been a vocalist for Slowly, a song by her former husband Tricky.

She has sung the vocals for the 2000 film Love’s Labour’s Lost. She is seen on the original soundtrack album and movie Sparkle. She sang lead for the song “Yes I Do” and performed lead vocals with Tika Sumpter and Jordin Sparks for “Jump”, “Hooked On Your Love” and “Something He Can Feel”.

Personal Trainer

She does not have a personal trainer.

Carmen Ejogo Favorite Things

  • Dish – Eggplant and squash curry
  • Artist – Marina Abramovic
  • Dignitaries – Nelson Mandela
  • Pastime – Swimming, Painting
  • Desserts – Banoffee pie, crème brulée, panna cotta
  • Band – Little Dragon
Source – Aalbc, Violet Grey, Hollywood Reporter
Carmen Ejogo at TrevorLIVE New York in June 2015
Carmen Ejogo at TrevorLIVE New York in June 2015

Carmen Ejogo Facts

  1. Carmen Ejogo is a high IQ organization ‘MENSA’ member.
  2. She played Coretta Scott King in Boycott in 2001, and actually met the King and got blessings before her role in Boycott (2001).
  3. She used to have her own video show titled The Carmen Ejogo Video Show that was broadcast on the BSB’s Power Station channel.
  4. She has been an active participant in the music industry. Ejogo has collaborated and sung vocals with several artists since the 1990s.
  5. Carmen Ejogo is a supporter of LGBT advocacy group Lambda Legal’s marriage equality campaign.
  6. She has been living in New York for over 15 years but is not an American citizen.
  7. You can follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
  8. Visit her official website @ www.carmenejogo.com.

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