Danny Sapani - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 29, 2022

Danny Sapani
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Black Panther (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : November 15, 1970 (age 53)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Danny Sapani
Birth Place: London, England, UK
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: Salome Sapani
Siblings: No Sibling(s)
High School: Weekend Arts College
University: Central School of Speech and Drama
Ethnicity: Ghanaian
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Fiona Sapani
Children: 3

Nyame Sapani (son)
Asantewaa Sapani (daughter)
Saeng-Fah (step-daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Danny Sapani?

Danny Sapani is an actor by profession and British by nationality. He is best known for his role in the TV series Misfits, Doctor Who, Penny Dreadful, The Crown, and the films Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Black Panther.

Danny Sapani in Rainbow Shawl Cottesloe theatre NT (Image: Instagram)

Danny Sapani – Age, Parents, Siblings

Danny Sapani was born on 15 November 1970 in London, England, UK. His father’s name is not known his mother Salome Sapani worked as an NHS nurse in Hackney. He was raised in Hackney as an only child. The profession of his parents as well as the details of his five half-siblings are not known to the public.

He had a privileged life in Ghana as his paternal grandfather was the chief of Twenedurase in the Kwahu region. Also, his mother is from a Ghanaian royal family

Education, Ethnicity

After completing his primary education Danny Sapani went to the Weekend Arts College where he studied acting. He later trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

His ethnicity is Ghanaian.

Danny Sapani – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Danny Sapani married his longtime girlfriend Fiona but the date of their wedding is not shared with the public. He and his wife have two children together- son Nyame (born 2017) and daughter Asantewaa (born 2020). 

From his marriage, he is stepfather to Fiona’s daughter Saeng-Fah (born in 2012) from a previous relationship. Currently, there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the couple.

Danny Sapani with son Nyame in April 2017 (Image: aneesaphotography)

Danny Sapani – Career

Early Days

Sapani began his career in the early 1990s. His debut screen role was in the 1992 film B & B. This was followed by appearances in the episodes of the TV series The Bill (1992-2008), Between the Lines (1993), Performance (1997), Casualty (1997-2011), Trial & Retribution (1998), Fish (2000), Serious and Organised (2003), In Deep (2003), etc and in the films Hotel (2001), Song for a Raggy Boy (2003), among others.

Finally, in 2002, Danny Sapani was cast as Cpl. Ricky Mann in the TV series Ultimate Force. He portrayed the character for a total of 13 episodes, until 2005, and gained recognition through this role.

Films, Series

Since then he has starred in the films The Oxford Murders (2008), Mercenaries (2011), Hard Boiled Sweets (2012), Trance (2013), National Theatre Live: Medea (2014), The Siege of Jadotville (2016), Black Panther (2018), Taarakaasura (2018), Ear for Eye (2021), Girl, among others.

Moreover, Danny Sapani has also portrayed characters in the episodes of the TV series Holby City (2001, 2005), Holby Blue (2007), Place of Execution (2008), Misfits (2009-2011), Garrow's Law (2010), The Fear (2012), Penny Dreadful (2014-2015), The Bastard Executioner (2015), The Crown (2017), Harlots (2017-2019), MotherFatherSon (2019), Killing Eve (2020), Halo (2021), to name a few.

Danny Sapani in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Image: Marvel Movies Fandom)


On the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Danny Sapani has worked with Mabel Cadena, Winston Duke, Danai Gurira, Jarrell Pyro Johnson, and Daniel Kaluuya.

Danny Sapani – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Danny Sapani is under review and will be updated in the near future.

Danny Sapani – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Sapani is followed by thousands of followers and counting.

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