Ncuti Gatwa

by doveclove Sun Dec 26 2021 Updated On Sat Jan 22 2022
Ncuti Gatwa

Ncuti Gatwa is a Rwandan-Scottish actor. He is well known for playing Eric Effiong in the Netflix series Sex Education

His father, Tharcisse Gatwa, is a journalist. He was born in Nyarugenge, Kigali, in Rwanda. He is British.

Ncuti Gatwa with his mother
Ncuti Gatwa with his mother   Source: Pinterest

Relationship Status Of Ncuti Gatwa 

Ncuti is one of the actors who like to keep his life private. He hasn't revealed about his love life till now. 

Back in time, he was in a relationship with Jessica Hardwick

He had also shared a picture of him with Jessica, but he hadn't revealed how and when they started. 

Though he hasn't opened about his love life, somehow it's known that he is single currently and is paying full attention to his career.

Ncuti with her costar
Ncuti with her costar  Source: Instagram 

More About Ncuti Gatwa 

Ncuti's full name is Mizera Ncuti Gatwa was born on 16 October 1992. He was raised by his parents in Rwanda

Ncuti was interested in acting, so he pursued an acting career. He showed his first-ever appearance as an actor in 2015 in Bob Servant

After that, she started getting roles as a supporting actor. 

He was noticed after his appearance in a Netflix comedy-drama series, Sex Education, in 2018

He played a character who is gay, which dragged the audience's attention towards him. He has also won many awards for his performance.

Age, Height, And Weight 

He is 28 years old. His height is five feet and eight inches and weight is 70kg.

Net Worth 

The net worth of Ncuti is $150,000. His source income is acting. 

The average income of the actor is estimated to be $40 806 per year.

Homeless For Several Months

Ncuti is a brilliant actor. He always wanted to be an actor. Hence, he shifted from Scotland to London at the age of 21

He struggled to live his daily life in London as he had less money. 

He had a job in theaters, but it was not paying enough for him. 

Even though he managed to eat food, he still didn't have money for a home or rent. He luckily had great friends. 

He would have ended up in streets if he didn't have such friends. He stayed in his friend's house for five months, turn to turn. 

He also gave many auditions in this phase of his hard time. He ended up getting one of the lead actors in Sex Education which changed his life.

Ncuti Gatwa Showed A Positive Side Of Sex Education

Ncuti played an important role in the series Sex Education

Besides the series, Gatwa did talk about why sex education is important and how it will positively influence today's youth. 

Gatwa himself played a gay character in the series. 

For his character in the series coming out as gay was quite difficult. Thinking about society and everything, gay people don't come forward. 

The show showed how family and friends' support help people to accept themselves. For all the people, accepting themselves as they are is very important. 

Gatwa also talked about how people should not be scared about sex-related diseases and stuff and should always consult corresponding people who are experts. 

Gatwa talked about the positive influence of sex education.

Comes From Theater

Ncuti has already won millions of hearts from his acting skills. 

Ncuti sharpen his acting skills from his work in theater. He comes from theater background.

Theater artists are known for their natural acting, and Gatwa's role as Eric can prove that he seems to be so into the character. 

He didn't disappoint his audience from his acting and made them proud. He also has a history of performance in many dramas in the theater. 

His hard work is the reason behind his success.

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