Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya is a writer and actor from the United Kingdom. Kaluuya began his acting career in improvisational theatre as a teenager. In the first two seasons of the British television series Skins, he played Posh Kenneth and co-wrote some of the episodes.

What is the Net Worth of Daniel Kaluuya?

Daniel Kaluuya is a British actor and writer with a $15 million net worth. He is most known for his appearances in films such as “Get Out” (2017) and “Black Panther” (2018), but he originally gained international recognition in 2011 when he appeared in a notable episode of the television series “Black Mirror.” Kaluuya received a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination for his role in the film “Judas and the Black Messiah” in 2021.


He began his career as a playwright before breaking into the acting profession, and he penned two episodes of the British series “Skins,” which he appeared in from 2007 to 2009. On his 2019 feature “Queen & Slim,” he also worked as an executive producer. Kaluuya was designated a UK Star of Tomorrow by “Screen International Magazine” in 2009.

Early Life:

Daniel Kaluuya was born in London, England, on February 24, 1989. Damalie and Stephen, his parents, are both Ugandans, and he has one sibling, an elder sister. After spending the first two years of his life in hostels, Daniel was raised by his mother on a council estate in London, and his father, who lived in Uganda, only visited the family on rare occasions due to visa restrictions. Kaluuya went to St Aloysius College in London, which was an all-boys Catholic institution.

Daniel’s Career:

Daniel began writing plays at the age of nine, and shortly after that, he enrolled in an improv class at the Anna Scher Theatre School and began playing with that group as well as WAC Arts. In 2006, he made his television debut in the television play “Shoot the Messenger,” and the following year, he starred on “The Whistleblowers” and “Comedy: Shuffle,” as well as beginning his role as Posh Kenneth on “Skins.” During the first two seasons of the show, Kaluuya penned the episodes “Jal” and “Thomas,” as well as contributing to other episodes.

In 2008, he starred in the films “Cass” and “Delta Forever,” “Silent Witness,” and “That Mitchell and Webb Look,” as well as on “Doctor Who,” “Lewis,” “FM,” “The Philanthropist,” and “10 Minute Tales.” In 2009, he appeared on “Doctor Who,” “Lewis,” “FM,” “The Philanthropist,” and “10 Minute Tales.” Daniel had a recurrent part on “Harry and Paul” from 2010 to 2012, and he played Michael “Tealeaf” Fry on 12 episodes of “Psychoville” from 2009 to 2011.

In 2011, Daniel starred in the British supernatural drama “The Fades” and the “Black Mirror” episode “Fifteen Million Merits.” After that was aired on Netflix a few years later, actor, comedian, and filmmaker Jordan Peele noticed Kaluuya’s performance and cast him in 2017’s “Get Out.” The film was a box office success, generating $255.4 million on a $4.5 million budget, and earning Daniel a slew of prizes. His next picture, “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong’o, was a huge box office hit, grossing $1.348 billion worldwide.

Quick Facts:

Net Worth: $15 Million
Date of Birth: May 8, 1989 (32 years old)
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter
Nationality: England