Daniel Kaluuya Wiki: Net Worth, Movie, ‘Get Out’ & Facts To Know

Daniel Kaluuya is a British actor. Here are facts to know about the ‘Get Out’ actor, including his net worth and upcoming movies.

Daniel Kaluuya: The next big actor

If you have watched the movie “Get Out,” you definitely know the face of Daniel Kaluuya. Being on the leading role in the 2017 movie earned him international recognition. You must have also seen him in Mr. Bean’s movie, “Jonnie English Reborn.” Kaluuya co-wrote and also appeared on “Skins.” By now, you must have had the picture of how Daniel Kaluuya looks like, especially when Daniel Kaluuya is an actor and writer from Britain. Kaluuya was born in May 1989 in London. Both of his parents are Ugandan immigrants. Kaluuya studied at St. Aloysius College in his birthplace, London. One thing that makes Kaluuya stand out is the fact that he wrote his first play when he was only nine. Right from there, he began performing at a theatre. In an interview, Kaluuya once revealed that he didn’t go to an acting school because he couldn’t afford it and he still felt like a student on set. Kaluuya’s first role was in BBC’s drama “Shoot the Messenger.”

Kaluuya as Posh in Skins

Kaluuya made headlines when he landed a role in “Skins.” The teen drama follows the shows the lives of some teenagers that are in Bristol for two years on the sixth form. The controversial story-line exposes issues like mental illness, gender, substance abuse, sexuality, adolescent, death, and bullying. Each episode on “Skins” focuses on one particular character and the hardships they are going through. The episodes are also titled with the character’s name. The name of the show was derived cigarette rolling papers which are known as skins. Kaluuya appeared on the first generation playing “Posh” Kenneth, who was attending the same college with the main character and also hangs out with the boys. The TV series received positive reviews and helped Kaluuya grow his net worth.

He is in Black Mirror

Another TV series that Daniel Kaluuya appeared in was “Black Mirror,” which was a sci-fi anthology TV series. “Black Mirror” was created by Charlie Brooker. The show is centered on dark and satirical themes which test the modern society. It focuses more on the consequences of new technologies to humanity. The episodes are set on either in the near future or the alternative present. “Black Mirror first premiered in on December 2011 on Channel 4. The fourth season starts on 29 December 2017. Kaluuya plays Bing in the episode “Fifteen Million Merits,” and he lives in an apartment where every person peddles stationary bikes to power the whole city and earn points. They use the points to buy food, toiletries and even audition on a talent search show. Kaluuya’s net worth was still growing from his TV roles.

Agent Reggie Wayne

In 2014, Kaluuya landed a minor role as Reggie Wayne in the movie “Sicario,” a crime thriller directed by Denis Villeneuve. “Sicario” follows the story of a principled FBI agent who is put in a task force to arrest the leader of a brutal Mexican drug cartel. Kaluuya appears in the first scene as Agent Reggie Wayne raiding a suspected safe house of the Mexican cartels with Agent Kate Mercer. On another scene, Reggie(Kaluuya) introduces Kate to Ted. The movie received a lot of positive reviews from critics and got nominated for over 20 awards. But it also faced criticism for portraying the city of Juarez as a crime town where people are killed and hanged under bridges.

Kaluuya getting out in another movie

Kaluuya’s biggest achievement by now is playing the leading role in the movie, “Get Out.” Jordan Peele directed the horror-thriller movie, and alongside Daniel Kaluuya, the movie stars Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, and other actors. Kaluuya depicts Chris Washington, a black man who is dating a white girl and visits her family. At her girlfriend’s home, they have black servants and are acting strangely. Critics praised Kaluuya’s performance and “Get Out” was listed among top ten best movies of 2017. The film received two Golden Globe Award nominations and grossed $254 million against a budget of $4.5 million. The movie raised Kaluuya’s status and even helped him land more roles, which would directly increase his net worth.

He will make more appearances in 2018

We already know where we will see Kaluuya next year! He will be in the movies, “Widows,” and “Black Panther” as he said in an interview. Both movies are believed to premiere next year. “Widows” is a heist thriller film directed by Steve McQueen, the same one who directed “21 Years a Slave.” In the movie, four armed robbers out for a heist but it fails and they are killed. Their widows step up to complete the unfinished job. Kaluuya’s role in the movie is not revealed yet, but maybe he is one of the robbers, or among the cops who killed the robbers. Kaluuya is also making an appearance on “Black Panther,” a superhero movie based on same-titled Marvel Comics character. The director is Ryan Coogler and produced by Marvel Studios. Other than Kaluuya, the movie also stars Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker and others. Kaluuya plays W’Kabi T’Challa’s confidant.

His net worth

Kaluuya has a net worth of $1 million. You won’t be surprised to see his net worth grow to over $5 million by the end of 2018. Kaluuya biggest break was this year, and he is picking up fast. He has been nominated only once for a Golden Globe Award.

2018 will be an excellent year for Kaluuya as we already know his next projects. Who knows? Maybe he won’t have to return to Britain because he will be occupied in Hollywood.