Angel Coulby - Biography
Last Modified: Sep 28, 2022
|Born on :||August 30, 1980 (age 42)|
|Birth Name /
|Angel Leonie Coulby|
|Birth Place:||Islington, London, England, UK|
|University:||Queen Margaret University|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (African, Guyanese, Indian, English)|
|Height:||1.63 meter (5 feet 4 inch)|
|Weight:||48 kg (105.82 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size:||4 US|
|Breast Size:||34 inch|
|Waist Size:||25 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
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Who is Angel Coulby?
Angel Coulby is an English actress.
Angel Coulby – Age, Parents, Siblings
Angel Coulby’s birth took place on August 30, 1980, in Islington, London, England, UK. Her English mother and African father gave her Angel Leonie Coulby as her birth name/full name. She was raised by other parents in Finsbury Park, North London where she completed her primary education.
Facts on her parents’ names, siblings, and childhood are all under review.
For further education, Angel Coulby moved to Edinburgh to enroll at Queen Margaret University. There she studied for a degree in acting.
Her ethnicity includes African-Guyanese, Indian, and English.
Angel Coulby – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Children
Unlike her role as Gwen in Merlin, she is still looking for her prince charming. However, many speculated that Coulby is actually dating her on-screen lover Bradley James. The rumors were fueled when James and Coulby shared a steamy kiss scene.
But in a 2012 interview, she put the rumors to rest, “You just do it, it’s like another part of the job. And, you know, Bradley and I, we’re mates. So, we just kind of got on with it and did it really. I think Bradley really enjoyed it…”
Moreover, it was reported in October 2020 that Bradley James is dating Love Island star, Maura Higgins.
There were also rumors that Angel Coulby is in fact married and has taken a husband. It went on to say she is even pregnant with a child. However, the rumors remained rumors but they may have caught fire due to the absence of Angel Coulby’s romantic involvement with the public.
However, on October 1, 2019, she shared via Twitter that she has become a parent. In her little over the 2-minute video, she encouraged people to join Extinction Rebellion whose motto is "non-violent rebellion against the governments of the world for climate and ecological justice."
Angel Coulby – Career
Acting and Series
Angel Coulby’s hard work finally paid off. Her debut role in Scariest Places on Earth was viewed in 1997. Finally, in 2001, she landed her breakthrough role of Shiv in 'Orrible. She played the role for a total of 4 episodes which was enough to launch her career.
Over the years, Angel Coulby has portrayed numerous characters and in over 35 series, as of 2019. Among them, Coulby is well known for her work in As If (2004), Conviction (2004), Vincent (2005), Talk to Me (2007), and The Visit (2007).
From 2008 to 2012, Angel Coulby played Guinevere "Gwen" in the TV series Merlin. The role was perfect for her as she is an avid fan of the fantasy genre and counts Labyrinth and The Wizard of Oz among her favorites. Speaking of her character Gwen, she had said,
“Gwen has always been a bit of a moral compass in the show. She has always done the right thing. I think the character has been quite a good role model in that sense and she has maintained that throughout.”
She has also had the lead role as Jessie Taylor in Dancing on the Edge, in which she starred with actors Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Goodman, Matthew Goode, Anthony Head, and Jacqueline Bisset. The next ones were in The Tunnel (2013- 2018) as Laura Roebuck, as the voice of Tanusha "Kayo" Kyrano in Thunderbirds Are Go (2015- present).
Coulby’s more recent roles are in Undercover (2016), Man In an Orange Shirt (2017), Body Slam (2017), and Innocent (2018).
Angel Coulby has acted in theatre plays as well. She was in 2007’s Statement of Regret as Issimama Banjoko. The play was held at the Cottesloe National Theatre and was directed by Jeremy Herrin.
Again in 2014, Coulby had the opportunity to work in 2014’s Good People as Katie. The play directed by Jonathan Kent and held at Hampstead Theatre / Noel Coward Theatre was a huge success.
Angel Coulby – Awards, Nominations
In 2010 she was nominated for Monte Carlo TV Festival Awards in the category Golden Nymph Outstanding Actress - Drama Series for her role as Gwen in Merlin.
Angel Coulby – Net worth, Salary
Her net worth has been estimated at around $5 million while the figure on her annual salary has not been shared with the public.
Angel Coulby – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, Coulby is active on Twitter with around 8k followers but is absent from other handles such as Instagram and Facebook.
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