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Michaela Coel (Michaela Ewuraba Collinson) was born on 1 October, 1987 in London, England, is an Actress,screenwriter,poet,playwright. Discover Michaela Coel's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 33 years old?

Popular As Michaela Ewuraba Collinson
Occupation Actress,screenwriter,poet,playwright
Age 34 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born 1 October 1987
Birthday 1 October
Birthplace London, England
Nationality England

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Michaela Coel Height, Weight & Measurements

At 34 years old, Michaela Coel height is 1.65 m .

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Michaela Coel Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Michaela Coel worth at the age of 34 years old? Michaela Coel’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from England. We have estimated Michaela Coel's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Actress

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In 2018 Coel starred in Black Earth Rising, a co-production between BBC Two and Netflix, where she played Kate, the main character.


Chewing Gum returned for a second season in January 2017. She also appeared in the "Nosedive" and "USS Callister" episodes of Charlie Brooker's series Black Mirror. She also had a small role in the 2017 film Star Wars: The Last Jedi.


For the 2016 BAFTA Awards, Coel wore a dress made out of Kente cloth which was made by her mother. She has said that, like her Chewing Gum character Tracey, she became very religious in the Pentecostal faith, and embraced celibacy. Although she still considers herself a Christian, Coel stopped practising Pentecostalism after attending Guildhall. She now publicly identifies as aromantic.


In 2015, Coel also guest-starred in BBC One drama London Spy. In 2016, she starred in the E4 sci-fi comedy-drama The Aliens, which was shot in Bulgaria. She portrays the character, Lilyhot.


In August 2014, Channel 4 announced that Coel was to star in and write a new sitcom called Chewing Gum, inspired by her play Chewing Gum Dreams. "C4 Comedy Blaps" were released as teasers in September 2014, and the series began on E4 in October 2015. Her performance earned her the British Academy Television Award for Best Female Comedy Performance in 2016. She also won a BAFTA for Breakthrough Talent for writing the show. Chewing Gum received overwhelmingly positive reviews.


In 2012, Coel's play, Chewing Gum Dreams, was her senior / graduation project at Guildhall. It was first produced at The Yard Theatre in Hackney Wick in 2012. The play featured Coel in a one-woman show telling the dramatic story of a 14-year-old girl named Tracey. The play then went on to be produced by the Bush Theatre (2012), Royal Theatre Holland (2012), Royal Exchange Theatre (2013), and the National Theatre (2014). It received positive reviews.


In 2009, Coel joined the Talawa Theatre Company summer school program called TYPT. During her time at Talawa she was in the TYPT 2009 production of Krunch, directed by Amani Naphtali. In 2009, Coel released an album entitled Fixing Barbie, which featured her work as a poet and musician. In 2011, Coel released the record "We're the Losers".


From 2007 to 2009, Coel attended Birmingham University to study English Literature and Theology. She took a Ché Walker masterclass at RADA after meeting Walker at open mics. In 2009, she transferred to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she was the first black woman enrolled in five years. She won the Laurence Olivier Bursary award, which helped her fund her schooling. During her time at Guildhall, she attended the Mark Proulx workshop at Prima del Teatro and took the Kat Francois Poetry Course at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2012.


In 2006, Coel began performing in poetry open mics in Ealing. As she continued to do open mics, she was encouraged by the actor, playwright, and director Ché Walker, who saw her perform at Hackney Empire, to apply to Guildhall. As a poet she has performed on stages including Wembley Arena, Bush Theatre, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and Rotterdam De Doelen Concert Hall. She went by the name, Michaela The Poet.


Michaela Ewuraba Boakye-Collinson (1 October 1987), known professionally as Michaela Coel, is a Ghanaian British actress, screenwriter, singer, songwriter, poet and playwright. In 2016, she won the BAFTA for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme and Breakthrough Talent for the television series Chewing Gum, which she created, wrote and acted as the lead role.

Coel was born as Michaela Ewuraba Boakye-Collinson in London on 1 October 1987. Her parents were Ghanaian. She and her older sister grew up in London, primarily Hackney and Tower Hamlets, with her mother; her parents had split before her birth. She attended Catholic schools in East London, and has said that her isolation as the only black pupil in her age cohort at primary school caused her to bully other pupils. The isolation did not continue into her secondary education at a comprehensive school.