Danai Gurira Allegedly Turned Co-Star Into Boyfriend; Too Busy To Consider Dating Or Getting Married?
- Date of Birth 1978-02-14
- Age 43 Years 5 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Grinnell, Iowa, United States
- Profession Actress
- Birth Name Danai Jekesai Gurira
- Nick Name Dede, Megaphone
- Zodiac Sign Aquarius
- Religion Christian
- Ethnicity/Race African American
- Father Roger Gurira
- Mother Josephine Gurira
- Brother/s Tare Gurira
- Sister/s Shingai Gurira, Choni Gurira,
- Children/Kids Not Yet
- Relationship Status Single
- Ex-Girlfriend Norman Reedus (2015)
- Gay No
- Net Worth $4 Million
- Awards Satellite Award, Drama Desk Sam Norkin Award, John Gassner Playwriting Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Obie Award, Charles MacArthur Award, NAACP Image Award, Helen Hayes Awards, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, People's Choice Award
- Career 2004–
- High School Dominican Convent High School.
- College Macalester College, New York University
- Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.701 Meters)
- Weight 53 kg
- Hair Color Black
- Eye Color Dark Brown
- Rumors Andrew Lincoln
Michonne is an essential character on "The Walking Dead" and the actress to portray the role, Danai Gurira is a successful actress and is loved by many around the world.
Apart from having a successful career, she has also been surrounded by the rumors of dating her co-star of the very series she is famous for. So what is the actual truth? Did she date her co-star or is she just too busy to be dating and get married?
Let us find out!
Dating Her Co-star Or No Interest in Dating?
Gurira is a successful personality when it comes to her career and has fans following her on every step of her life. But when you are a celebrity, you are often a victim of several rumors about your life and the same can be said about Gurira as she was rumored to have dated her co-star in The Walking Dead.
Now you might not know who she was linked with, but once back in 2015, the iconic Norman Reedus locked lips with Gurira while on the sets that prompted fans to assume if the two could be dating off-screen. Norman portrays the role as Daryl Dixon in the series.
The kiss shared between Gurira and Norman which speculated them to be dating in 2015 (Photo: Liverampup)
While Michael Cudlitz (Abraham) was interrogating his co-stars on how they feel being back for the 6th season of TWD, Norman kissed Gurira, and after the smooch, Michael asked Norman,
“Are you excited to be back, Norman?”
“Now I am!”
Also, Gurira added,
“What a day! I love my job!”
That prompted the fans to assume that the two were dating one another, but then again, the two never addressed the rumors and the expectations of the fans to see them as an off-screen couple.
Norman Reedus and Danai Gurira answer fans queries (Video: ora.tv)
Furthermore, in an episode of TWD Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and Michonne (Danai Gurira) had an intimate encounter after the fans enjoyed them develop a strong friendship with one another.
Rick and Michonne getting intimate In bed together on March 2016 (Video: YouTube.com)
The chemistry they had on-screen led them to wonder if the two had something off screen. But this curiosity of the fans was also not addressed by either of two, so the facts remain confined with the couple.
However, everyone would also like to know if she is dating her boyfriend or is married to her husband. The star, however, has not revealed anything about her love life and marital relationship which leads us to assume that she is just too busy with her thriving career and does not want any personal distractions in her life. Let's just hope she reveals any critical information about her dating life in the days to come.
Gurira's Fitness And Workout Sessions:
Gurira has always been maintaining a healthy and balanced physique, and the fans often wonder what this star does to have such a body.
Danai Gurira's fitness secret (Video: abcnews.go.com)
It is great to see her swing her samurai sword in TWD and slay the zombies, but that needs ultra-precision in the body. Expressing the feeling about the role, she said,
"The power comes from the way you pivot your hips. Your feet have to be well placed, your shoulders dropped, your core engaged. And your arms have to be very precise. My katana is solid steel, so it's like swinging a 5-foot-long dumbbell"
She also revealed some of her fitness routines in such manner.
"I've always been a bit of a tough chick. That's what made me work for the part of Michonne. Taking care of my body, knowing I'll never get another, is one of my top priorities. I'm happiest when I feel strong. And I do what I need to do to get there."
She also explained that swimming, running track and playing tennis and field hockey helps her to stay fit. Take note people!
As for her career, she has recently played in high profile movies like Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War and The Walking Dead. The success and fame she has earned in her career have also helped her make a good sum of money, and as a result, she has a net worth of $500 thousand.
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