Ncuti Gatwa Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Ncuti Gatwa Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth October 15, 1992
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Dark Brown

Ncuti Gatwa is a Rwandan-born Scottish actor who is best known for having been cast as Eric Effiong in the Netflix original comedy teen drama series, S*x Education. He has also played many other roles in shows and movies such as Timidius in Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans and Dougie in Stonemouth.

Born Name

Ncuti Gatwa

Nick Name

Ncuti

Ncuti Gatwa as seen at an MTV International interview in January 2019
Ncuti Gatwa as seen at an MTV International interview in January 2019 (MTV International / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Nyarugenge, Kigali, Rwanda

Nationality

British

Education

Ncuti Gatwa studied at both Boroughmuir High School and Dunfermline High School. Later, he attended the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland located in Glasgow and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Acting in 2013.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Dr. Tharcisse Gatwa (A journalist with a Ph.D. in theology)

Manager

Ncuti Gatwa is represented by –

  • Curtis Brown Group Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
  • United Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States

Build

Slim

Ncuti Gatwa as seen in Kigali, Rwanda in October 2019
Ncuti Gatwa as seen in Kigali, Rwanda in October 2019 (Ncuti Gatwa / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Ncuti Gatwa is of Rwandan descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sports a mustache
  • Deep-set eyes
Ncuti Gatwa (Left) as seen while posing shirtless for a selfie in South Beach, Miami in October 2018
Ncuti Gatwa (Left) as seen while posing shirtless for a selfie in South Beach, Miami in October 2018 (Ncuti Gatwa / Instagram)

Ncuti Gatwa Facts

  1. He grew up in Scotland and spent most of his childhood in Edinburgh and Dunfermline.
  2. He made his first TV show appearance as Male Customer in an episode titled The Van of the comedy show, Bob Servant, in December 2014.
  3. In 2019, Ncuti Gatwa made his theatrical film debut as Timidius in the historical comedy film, Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans, whose lead cast comprised of actors such as Emilia Jones, Sebastian Croft, and Craig Roberts.
  4. His S*x Education co-stars included Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Gillian Anderson, Connor Swindells, Aimee Lou Wood, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Tanya Reynolds, Anne-Marie Duff, and Mimi Keene. Ncuti Gatwa played the role of Eric Effiong who is Otis’s openly gay best friend and comes from a religious Ghanaian-Nigerian family.
  5. His role in S*x Education won him several awards including the 2020 Newport Beach Film Festival award for “Breakthrough Honouree”, 2020 Broadcasting Press Guild Award for “Best Breakthrough”, and 2020 Royal Television Society Award for “Comedy Performance (Male)”.
  6. He got featured on the January 2019 issue of Teen Vogue.

Featured Image by MTV International / YouTube / CC BY 3.0

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