Facts of Ncuti Gatwa
|Full Name:||Ncuti Gatwa|
|Age:||30 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||October 15, 1992|
|Birth Place:||Kigali, Rwanda|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Father's Name:||Tharcisse Gatwa|
|Education:||the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Gemini|
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Ncuti Gatwa is a Scottish actor. Gatwa is famous for his portrayal of Eric in the popular Netflix drama, ‘Sex Education’ for which he has won multiple awards and nominations.
How old is Ncuti Gatwa?
Ncuti Gatwa was born in Nyarugenge, Kigali, Rwanda on 15 October 1992. As of 2020, his age is 27. He was born to Rwandan parents. His father’s name is Dr. Tharcisse Gatwa, who is from the Karongi District and works as a journalist with a Ph.D. in theology. He has not revealed anything about his mother.
In an interview with the Guardian, he revealed that he was a toddler when he movies with his family moved from Rwanda as refugees, fleeing the genocide. Gatwa then grew up primarily in Edinburgh and Dunfermline. His ethnicity is Rwandan.
Where did Ncuti study?
Gatwa attended Boroughmuir High School, Dunfermline High School. After that, he joined the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow and graduated with a BA in Acting in 2013.
What movies and TV shows is Ncuti Gatwa in?
In 2014, Ncuti landed his first role on television. He appeared as a customer in an episode of the British sitcom, ‘Bob Servant’. The following year, he appeared as Dougie in two episodes of Stonemouth.
In 2019, Gatwa landed the supporting role of Eric Effiong, a black gay school student in the Netflix TV series, ‘Sex Education’. The series stars Asa Butterfield as an insecure teenager and Gillian Anderson as his sex therapist mother. The series premiered on 11 January 2019 and became a critical and commercial success with over 40 million viewers streaming the first series after its debut. On 17 January 2020, the second series was released and the show has also been renewed for a third series.
Gatwa’s portrayal of Eric has been critically acclaimed and the fans also love his character. For his portrayal of Eric, he won the Best Breakthrough Award at the 2020 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, Best Comedy Performance at the 2020 Royal TV Society Awards, Young Scot Awards, etc. Moreover, he has also received nominations for the MTV Movie Awards, and the BAFTA Award.
In 2019, he appeared as Timidius in the British movie, ‘Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans.’ He is set to star as Nick in the upcoming romantic movie, ‘The Last Letter from Your Lover’.
What is the Net Worth of Ncuti Gatwa?
Ncuti Gatwa has an estimated net worth of around $150k as of 2020. Sex Education remains his only famous role so far but his performance in the show has been amazing so far. So, he is expected to land more roles in the future and his net worth is also expected to rise in the future.
How tall is Gatwa?
Gatwa stands at a height of around 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 70 kg. He has black hair and a pair of dark brown eyes.
Is Ncuti Gatwa dating anyone?
As of 2020, Ncuti seems to be single. He is not in a relationship with anyone and has remained very private regarding his personal life and dating history.
There have also been rumors about the sexuality of the actor with many fans assuming he is gay like his famous character, Eric. However, it seems to be false as he was previously linked to Jessica Hardwick.
Is he active on social media sites?
Ncuti Gatwa is active and very popular on social media. Before season one of Sex Education in 2019, he had less than 1k followers on Instagram. As of August 2020, he has over 2.2 million followers on Instagram.