Ncuti Gatwa Net Worth 2022, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Movies

Ncuti Gatwa net worth

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Ncuti Gatwa is a Rwandan-Scottish actor. He rose to prominence as Eric Effiong on the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education (2019–present), which earned him a BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor in Television and three BAFTA Television Award nominations for Best Male Comedy Performance.

Gatwa was announced in 2022 as the fourteenth incarnation of the Doctor on the BBC series Doctor Who, making him the first black actor to headline the series.

Early life

NameNcuti Gatwa
Net Worth$1.2 million
Age29 years
WifeNot married
ParentsTharcisse Gatwa
Ncuti Gatwa net worth 2022

Mizero Ncuti Gatwa was born on October 15, 1992 (age 29 years) in Nyarugenge, Kigali, Rwanda. His father, Tharcisse Gatwa, from Rwanda’s Karongi District, is a journalist with a PhD in theology.

Gatwa was raised in Scotland, primarily in Edinburgh and Dunfermline. He attended Boroughmuir High School and Dunfermline High School before moving to Glasgow to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland graduating with a BA in Acting in 2013.


Gatwa began acting with a brief role in the 2014 sitcom Bob Servant. In 2015, he appeared in a supporting role in the miniseries Stonemouth, an adaptation of the 2012 novel of the same name.

In 2014 Gatwa performed in the Kneehigh Theatres production of 946, which was adapted from Michael Morpurgo’s The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips about the rehearsals for the D-Day landing in Devon with numerous fatalities.

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Gatwa played Demetrius in the 2016 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Shakespeare’s Globe Directed by Emma Rice.


In May 2018, Gatwa was cast in the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education as Eric Effiong; the show was released in 2019 and garnered critical acclaim. Gatwa received praise for his portrayal of Eric from audiences and critics alike, particularly for how his character was not relegated to the cliché of “gay or Black best friend slash sidekick stock character”.

He has earned numerous accolades for the role, which include winning a BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor in Television in 2020 and earning three BAFTA Television Award nominations for Best Male Comedy Performance, one in 2020, 2021 and 2022 consecutively.

On 8 May 2022, it was announced that Ncuti Gatwa had been cast in Doctor Who as the Fourteenth incarnation of the show’s protagonist, the Doctor. He will be the first black actor to play a primary incarnation of the character and the second overall, following Jo Martin’s appearance as the Fugitive Doctor.


Ncuti Gatwa is currently single and not married. His wife or partner is unknown to the general public. He has no children. Gatwa stands at an appealing height that suits his personality.

Ncuti Gatwa net worth

How much is Ncuti Gatwa worth? Ncuti Gatwa net worth is estimated at around $1.2 million. His main source of income is from his career as an actor. Gatwa successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest and influential actors in Rwanda.