Florence Kasumba - Biography

Last Modified: Jan 26, 2022

Florence Kasumba
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Black Panther (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 26, 1976 (age 47)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Florence Kasumba
Birth Place: Kampala, Uganda
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Ethnicity: Ugandan
Nationality: German


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 63 kg (138.89 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 36 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Florence Kasumba?

Florence Kasumba is an actress by profession and German by nationality. She is well-known for starring as Ayo in MCU films Captain America: Civil War, Wonder Woman, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War.

Florence Kasumba (Image: IMDb)

Florence Kasumba – Age, Parents, Siblings

Florence Kasumba’s birth took place on 26 October 1976 in Kampala, Uganda. Her parents immigrated to Germany where she was raised in Essen, Germany. There are no records of the names of her siblings, father, mother, or what they do/did for a living.

Education, Ethnicity

Growing up in Essen, Germany, she attended both elementary as well as a high school there. Following graduation, she joined Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Tilburg, the Netherlands. From the same, she earned a degree in acting, singing, and dancing. Her ethnicity is Ugandan.

Florence Kasumba – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Florence Kasumba is currently single. Like most of her personal life, not much is there to share of her past relationship, dating history, or boyfriend. She is currently unmarried, sans husband as well as children.

Florence Kasumba in Chickenfeed (Image: IMDb)

Florence Kasumba – Career

Early Days

After watching the 1984 musical Starlight Express at the age of 12, her interest in acting was locked in. While still a university student, she landed her debut role as Sike in the 2001 Dutch film Ik ook van jou. This was followed by appearances in the films The Stoning (2006), Transpapa (2012), Zeit der Kannibalen (2014), and in episode(s) of TV series Tatort (2006-2016), Die Familienanwältin (2007), Großstadtrevier (2013), In aller Freundschaft (2013), among others.

Florence Kasumba’s first Hollywood appearance was as Talmuh in the TV series The Quest (2014). She portrayed the said character for a total of 10 episodes and was a milestone in her career.

Films, Series

Finally, Florence Kasumba landed her breakthrough role of Ayo in Marvel’s film Captain America: Civil War (2016). She reprised her character in the following MCU films Wonder Woman (2017), Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022), etc.

Moreover, she has played role(s) in the films Arthur & Claire (2017), Mute (2018) and voiced Shenzi in the 2019 remake of The Lion King. Also, Kasumba has continued her career as a TV actress- appearing in the episode(s) of TV series Dominion (2015), Emerald City (2016-2017), Deutschland 86 (2018), Tatort (2019), The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021), among others.

Florence Kasumba as Ayo  (Image: Nerds and Beyond)


On the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Florence Kasumba has worked with Tenoch Huerta, Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Isaach de Bankolé.

Florence Kasumba – Awards, Nomintaions

For her work, Kasumba has been nominated for the 2016 Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television & Arts Award for International Rising Star.

Florence Kasumba – Net Worth, Salary

The estimate on Florence Kasumba’s net worth is around $1.5 million while the figure on her annual salary/income is unclear.

Florence Kasumba – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Kasumba is active on Instagram with thousands of followers but her presence on Twitter and Facebook is debated. She also has an official website – florencekasumba.com.

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