Nathalie Emmanuel - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 1, 2020

Nathalie Emmanuel
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Game of Thrones, Furious 7, Maze Runner
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : March 2, 1989 (age 31)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel
Birth Place: Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: Joseph James
Mother's Name: Debbie Emmanuel
Siblings: 1

Louise Emmanuel (older sister)

High School: Westcliff High School for Girls
University: Masters Performing Arts College
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Dominican, Saint-Lucian)
Nationality: British

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Alex Lanipekun

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 61 kg (134.48 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 7.5 US, 38 EU
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 32 inch
Waist Size: 24 inch
Hip Size: 33 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Nathalie Emmanuel?

Nathalie Emmanuel is an actress by profession and British by nationality. Among all her work, she is best known for portraying Missandei in Game of Thrones, Furious 7, The Fate of the Furious, Maze Runner.

Nathalie Emmanuel: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family

Nathalie Emmanuel’s birth took place on 2 March 1989 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England. She was born as Nathalie Joanne Emmanuel. Her mother, a social-care worker is of Dominican and English descent while her father is of Saint Lucian and English descent. 

She is not the only child of her parents and has an older sibling, sister named Louise Emmanuel.

Source: Instagram (Nathalie Emmanuel with her mother and older sister)


Education, Ethnicity

Emmanuel was educated at the St Hilda's School and later enrolled at Westcliff High School for Girls. She later attended Masters Performing Arts College. Her ethnicity includes English, Dominican, Saint-Lucian.

Nathalie Emmanuel: Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Nathalie Emmanuel was in a relationship with her Hollyoaks co-star and on-screen brother Sonny Valentine, played by actor Devon Anderson. They broke up before April 2017. In 2017 interview with The Sun, she has shared that dating is hard in the industry,

“It’s difficult to find people when you’re always moving around, or who aren’t intimidated by your achievements. It’s tough to find people who are super-secure and encourage you to fly.”

Source: dailymail (Nathalie Emmanuel, Alex Lanipekun)

She is currently dating actor Alex Lanipekun and was pictured together in July 2018. The couple has not shared their marriage plans. Emmanuel is currently unmarried and sans husband, children.

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Nathalie Emmanuel: Career

Before fame

In an interview with New York Daily News Nathalie Emmanuel shared how her mother had set her into the right path from an early age, "When I was 3, [I'd] always cause drama that my mum decided maybe I should channel it properly—so she started me on acting, singing and dancing classes."

At the age of 10, she had landed the role of young Nala in West End’s musical The Lion King and started out her professional career in a Vodafone commercial.

Following a gap of around 7 years, she resumed her acting career. In 2006, she landed her major role of Sasha Valentine in the series HollyoaksShe played the character until 2010.

After the series ended, she did land minor roles in series Casualty (2011), Misfits (2011) and in the film Twenty8k (2012). Only in 2013, did Nathalie Emmanuel land the breakthrough role of Missandei in Game of Thrones, while working in a clothes store as a shop assistant. She will be portraying the character until the final season.

Source: HBO (Nathalie Emmanuel, Jacob Anderson in Game of Thrones)

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Worked in

Since then, Emmanuel has landed roles in series Four Weddings and a Funeral (2019) and lent her voice in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019). 

Moreover, the actress has portrayed supporting characters in Furious 7 (2015), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), The Fate of the Furious (2017), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), The Titan (2018).

In addition to acting, Nathalie Emmanuel has appeared in April 2015 issue of InStyle and GQ magazines. She has been ranked 99th in 100 Sexiest Women of 2013, and 75th in Sexiest Women of 2015 by FHM magazine.

Worked with

Emmanuel has starred alongside Jacob Anderson, Dylan O'Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kristofer Hivju.

Nathalie Emmanuel: Awards, Nominations

She has been nominated for 2013’s, 2014’s, 2015’s 2016’s, 2017’s Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

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Nathalie Emmanuel: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Emmanuel is estimated to be around $4 million while the figure on her annual salary is unknown.

Nathalie Emmanuel: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Nathalie Emmanuel is followed by millions of followers. She also has an official website - nathalieemmanuel.com.

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