Ncuti Gatwa - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2023

Ncuti Gatwa
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Sex Education (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : October 15, 1992 (age 31)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Mizero Ncuti Gatwa
Birth Place: Kigali, Rwanda
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: Tharcisse Gatwa
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: No Sibling(s)
High School: Dunfermline High School, Boroughmuir High School
University: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Ethnicity: Rwandan
Nationality: British, Rwandan


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.77 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Black
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 Ncuti Gatwa?

Ncuti Gatwa is an actor by profession and British, Rwandan by nationality. He is best known for his work in the TV series Sex Education, Doctor Who, the film Barbie, and in the stage production of Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Rivals.

Ncuti Gatwa – Age, Parents, Siblings

Ncuti Gatwa’s birth took place on 15 October 1992 in Kigali, Rwanda. His full name is Mizero Ncuti Gatwa, his father Tharcisse Gatwa is a journalist with a Ph.D. in theology while the name of his mother who is believed to be a homemaker is not known to the public. He is the only child of his parents and has no siblings.

The Gatwa family escaped from the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi in 1994 to Scotland where they lived in Edinburgh and Dunfermline.

young Ncuti Gatwa (Source: Daily Mail)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Ncuti Gatwa attended Boroughmuir High School and Dunfermline High School. Following graduation, he moved to Glasgow where he studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Acting in 2013 from the same. In addition, he was awarded an honorary Doctorate in 2022 by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

His ethnicity is Rwandan.

Ncuti Gatwa – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Ncuti Gatwa is currently believed to be single. There are no mentions of his relationships, dating history, or past girlfriends. He has remained unmarried and is without a wife or children. As he has never been married, divorce is out of context.

Ncuti Gatwa in Sex Education (Source: Teen Vogue)

Ncuti Gatwa – Career

Stage production

After college graduation Ncuti Gatwa began working with the Dundee Repertory Theatre/Dundee Rep. With the theatre, he has worked in the stage production of the plays Victoria (2013), Hecuba (2013), The BFG (2013), And Then There Were None (2014), Woman in Mind (2014). 

Moreover, he has also worked in theatre plays such as Romeo & Juliet (2014), Shakespeare in Love (2015), A Midsummer Night's Dream (2016), Trouble in Mind (2017), The Claim (2017-2018), The Rivals (2018), etc.

Films, Series

Gatwa’s debut screen role was in the 2014 TV mini-series Bob Servant. This was followed by roles in the films A Midsummer Night's Dream (2016), Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans (2019), The Last Letter from Your Lover (2021), Barbie (2023), etc. He has also portrayed characters in the episodes of the TV series Stonemouth (2015), Sex Education (2019-2021), and Doctor Who (2023), among others.


On the set of Barbie, Ncuti Gatwa has starred alongside Connor Swindells, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Nicola Coughlan, Marisa Abela, and Ana Cruz Kayne.

Ryan Gosling, Kingsley Ben-Adir, and Ncuti Gatwa in Barbie (Source: IMDb)

Ncuti Gatwa – Awards, Nominations

For his work, Ncuti Gatwa has been nominated for Ian Charleson Awards (2014), MTV Movie Awards (2019), BAFTA Scotland Awards (2019), Edinburgh International Television Festival (2019), BAFTA Television Awards (2020, 2021), Critics' Choice Television Awards (2022), NME Awards (2022), BAFTA Television Awards (2022), BAFTA Scotland Awards (2022).

In addition, he has also been awarded Newport Beach Film Festival (2020), Broadcasting Press Guild Awards (2020), Royal Television Society Awards (2020), Young Scot Awards (2020), BAFTA Scotland Awards (2020), Rose d'Or (2020), National Comedy Awards (2022).

Ncuti Gatwa – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Ncuti Gatwa is under review and will be updated.

Ncuti Gatwa – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Gatwa is active on Instagram with millions of followers but seems to be absent from Twitter and Facebook.

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