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Edi Gathegi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Edi Gathegi Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth March 10, 1979
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Spouse Adriana Marinescu

Edi Gathegi is a Kenyan actor, stage actor, producer, director, and voice artist. He is known for playing Laurent in the films Twilight and its sequel The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eddie Willers in the political sci-fi drama film Atlas Shrugged, Armando Muñoz/Darwin in the superhero film X-Men: First Class, Dr. Jeffrey Cole (aka “Big Love”) in the medical drama series House, Darren Poynton in the sitcom The Family Tools, Zed in the supernatural drama series Proof, A.D. Singe in the mystery crime drama show Briarpatch, Matias Solomon in The Blacklist and The Blacklist: Redemption, Cheese in the crime thriller film Gone Baby Gone, Jacobee in the action-adventure drama series Into the Badlands, and Ronald Dacey in the drama series StartUp. As a voiceover artist, Edi has worked on shows including American Dad! and Phineas and Ferb.

Born Name

Edi Mūe Gathegi

Nick Name

Ed Lo, Edi G

Edi Gathegi pictured while arriving at the premiere of 'Push' at Mann Theater, Westwood, Los Angeles, California in 2009
Edi Gathegi pictured while arriving at the premiere of ‘Push’ at Mann Theater, Westwood, Los Angeles, California in 2009 (Anthony Citrano / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Nairobi, Kenya

Nationality

Kenyan

 

Education

Edi Gathegi got enrolled at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and played basketball until a knee injury ended his career. After that, he started taking acting lessons.

Then, he joined the New York University‘s Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts and graduated in 2005.

Occupation

Actor, Stage Actor, Producer, Director, Voice Artist

Family

  • Father – Dr. John N’ Gathegi (Ph.D. and JD from the University of California at Berkeley) (Professor at the University of South Florida)
  • Siblings – He has an older brother and a younger sister.

Manager

Edi Gathegi has been represented by –

  • Framework Entertainment, Talent Management Company, West Hollywood, California, United States
  • Innovative Artists, Talent Agency, Santa Monica, California, United States

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $3 Million.

Build

Slim

Edi Gathegi and Sharon Stone in November 2018
Edi Gathegi and Sharon Stone in November 2018 (Edi Gathegi / Instagram)

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Edi Gathegi has dated –

  1. Adriana Marinescu (2018-Present) – He married Adriana Marinescu, a Romanian, in the year 2018.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Edi Gathegi has Kikuyu Kenyan roots.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Lean physique

Edi Gathegi as seen in an Instagram post in April 2019
Edi Gathegi as seen in an Instagram post in April 2019 (Edi Gathegi / Instagram)

Edi Gathegi Facts

  1. He was raised in Albany, California, United States.
  2. Edi Gathegi made his theatrical film debut playing a Haitian Cabbie in the 2006 action film, Crank.
  3. He was cast as Lucius Jenkins in Signature Theater Company revival of Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train and this performance won him an OBIE Award in 2018 and he was also nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award in the “Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play” category.
  4. Alongside Taylor Buck, Ana Ortiz, Jacob Vargas, and Martin Sheen, Edi Gathegi co-starred as Beaumont “Bo” Willis in the independent drama film, Princess of the Row, in 2019. For this role, he won the Breakout Acting Award at the Method Fest Independent Film Festival in 2019.
  5. Edi Gathegi’s stage credits include having been a part of Two Trains Running at the Old Globe Theatre, As You Like ItTwelfth NightOthelloA Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Cyrano de Bergerac.

Featured Image by Anthony Citrano / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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