Oscar 2020 – Multi-talented Nigerian??British?? Cynthia Erivo Represented Brilliantly in White!!!
By Esosa Aihie
33 year old, Nigerian British actress, singer and songwriter, Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo born in Stockwell, South London to Nigerian??parents.
The actress, singer and songwriter – known for her performance as Celie in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple, for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, at the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album, and the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program, the latter two she shared with the rest of the cast.
The Oscar Nominee ventured into films in 2018, with roles in the heist film Widows and the thriller Bad Times at the El Royale. In 2019, Erivo portrayed abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the biopic Harriet, for which she earned nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.
Well done Cynthia and more grease to your multi-talented elbow??❤️??