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Gugu Mbatha-Raw Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 54 kg
Date of Birth June 30, 1983
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Dark Brown

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is an English actress who is best known for portraying roles such as Talia in Larry Crowne, Dido Elizabeth Belle in Belle, Tish Jones in Doctor Who, Samantha Bloom in Undercovers, and Clea Hopkins in Touch. She has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as Surface, The Girl Before, Loki, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Black Mirror, Bad Girls, Agatha Christie’s Marple, Bonekickers, Lost in Austen, Holby City, Summerland, Come Away, A Wrinkle in Time, The Cloverfield Paradox, Beauty and the Beast, The Whole Truth, Jupiter Ascending, and many more. Her theatre credits include plays like Romeo and Juliet, Into the Woods, Nell Gwynn, and Gethsemane. For her acting skills, Gugu has been honored with numerous award such as the Black Reel Award.

Born Name

Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha

Nick Name

Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Sun Sign


Born Place

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK




Gugu attended The Henry Box School in Witney, Oxfordshire. In 2001, she relocated to London to train herself from Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.




  • Father – Patrick Mbatha (African Doctor)
  • Mother – Anne Raw (English Nurse)


Gugu is signed with these agencies –

  • Authentic Talent and Literary Management
  • Curtis Brown Group Ltd.




5 ft 4 in or 162½ cm


54 kg or 119 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Gugu has dated –

  1. Harry Lloyd – She dated the actor Harry Lloyd, who starred as Viserys Targaryen in Game of Thrones (2011), in the past.

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Race / Ethnicity


Her father is South African, while her mom is English.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Mixed ethnicity


34-24-34 in or 86-61-86 cm

Dress Size

4 (US) or 36 (EU)

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Shoe Size

She is speculated to be wearing a shoe of size 7.

Best Known For

She has done short TV appearances, done a couple of films, and has also done some theatre work.

From 2009 to 2010, she played Ophelia (opposite Jude Law) in William Shakespeare’s play “Hamlet”.

First Film

In 2011, Gugu made her film debut with the romantic comedy film Larry Crowne where she played the role as Talia.

First TV Show

In 2004, she appeared in BBC One’s medical drama TV series Holby City for her role as Collette Hill.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw at 2013 Toronto International film festival
Gugu Mbatha-Raw at the 2013 Toronto International film festival

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Facts

  1. She was born in John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, England.
  2. Her name is in the Zulu language. It is a contraction of igugu lethu, which means “our pride” in English.
  3. Gugu’s dad is from the Republic of South Africa and her mother is from England.
  4. People find her name difficult to pronounce – a kind of tongue twister.
  5. In 2012, she played the female lead as Clea Hopkins in the Fox pilot “Touch” opposite Kiefer Sutherland.
  6. She is not on social media.

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