Samira Wiley Net Worth is
Samira Wiley Biography
Samira Denise Wiley was born on 15 April 1985, in Washington, D.C, USA, and is an actress best known for playing Poussey Washington in ‘‘Orange Is The Net Black’’, and Moira in ‘‘The Handmaid’s Tale’’.
So just how rich is Samira Wiley as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this actress has net worth of $3 million, with her wealth being accumulated from her over seven years long career in the mentioned field.
Samira Wiley Net Worth $3 Million
Samira made her acting debut with the role of Tina in ‘‘The Sitter’’ in 2011, alongside Jonah Hill and Max Records. During the same year, she had a minor role in two episodes of ‘‘Unforgettable’’, and subsequently played Asha in ‘‘Being Flynn’’, which was rewarded with the Jury Prize award for Best Film. In 2013, Samira began playing Poussey Washington in the critically acclaimed TV comedy series ‘‘Orange Is The New Black’’, which gained vast popularity worldwide, and was ultimately nominated for six Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards in several categories, including Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series, Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, and won a Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Working on such a prominent project helped Samira gain more popularity and attention in the media during her four years in the series, plus significantly boosting her net worth.
In the meantime, Samira, appeared mainly on television, and ultimately joined the cast of ‘‘Rob the Mob’’ in 2014, playing agent Annie Bell. In 2016, Samira landed a starring role in the ‘‘37’’ series, and in the same year worked on ‘‘Nerve’’ alongside Emma Roberts and Dave Franco – despite getting mediocre reviews from the critics, the movie did fairly well among the younger audience, and grossed more than $85.2 million at the box office. As of 2017, she landed the role of Jessica Mathers, one of the main characters in ‘‘Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television’’, which follows the life of a cop whose job is turned into a sitcom, and received a mostly positive response.
When it comes to Samira’s latest projects, she portrayed Moira in the series ‘‘The Handmaid’s Tale’’ in 2017, which is very successful and has won two Golden Globe awards, in addition to winning 30 more, such as Primetime Emmy, Eddie and AAFCA. Wiley’s acting skills were widely recognized, and she was rewarded with a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Speaking about her future projects, Wiley has two ahead of her – ‘‘Hum’’ in which she’ll star as Billie, and ‘‘Social Animals’’, in which she’ll portray Lana, one of the main characters. To conclude, Samira has had 19 acting gigs as of today, and is still building her net worth.
In her private life, she has two siblings – Aiyana Ma’at and Joshua Wiley. Her parents are considered ‘‘pillars of the LGBT religious community’’, and work as co-pastors at the Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ, one of the rare churches that marries LGBT people. This is important as Samira identifies as a lesbian, and has been married to Lauren Morelli, the writer of ‘‘Orange Is The New Black’’, since March 2017.
|Full Name||Samira Wiley|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
|Date Of Birth||April 15, 1985|
|Place Of Birth||Washington, D.C, USA|
|Parents||Dennis W. Wiley, Christine Y. Wiley|
|Siblings||Joshua Dhameer Wiley, Aiyana Kai Maat|
|Partner||Lauren Morelli, Lauren Morelli|
|Awards||Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series|
|Nominations||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2017), Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2018), NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2018)|
|Movies||Nerve, 37, Rob the Mob, Being Flynn, The Sitter|
|TV Shows||Orange Is the New Black|
|1||Was in the 2014 PayPal television ads.|
|2||Graduate of The Juilliard School.|
|The Handmaid's Tale||2017-2018||TV Series||Moira|
|Last Week Tonight with John Oliver||2017||TV Series||CSI Segment|
|Orange Is the New Black||2013-2017||TV Series||Poussey Washington|
|Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television||2017||TV Series||Jessica Mathers|
|You're the Worst||2016||TV Series||Justina Jordan|
|The Catch||2016||TV Series||Nia Brooks|
|The Walking Dead: Michonne||2016||Video Game||Michonne (voice)|
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||2015||TV Series||Michelle Thompson|
|Rob the Mob||2014||Agent Annie Bell|
|Unker & Physia||2013||TV Series short||Regigi|
|Person of Interest||2012||TV Series||Triage Nurse|
|Hum||2016/II||Short executive producer completed|
|Orange Is the New Black||2013||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards||2017||TV Special||Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series|
|Ok! TV||2017||TV Series||Herself|
|23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards||2017||TV Special||Herself|
|Lip Sync Battle||2016||TV Series||Herself - Competitor|
|Late Night with Seth Meyers||2016||TV Series||Herself|
|Vice News||2015||TV Series documentary|
|The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards||2015||TV Special||Herself - Audience Member|
|Today||2015||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|CQC: Custe o Que Custar||2015||TV Series||Herself|
|Entertainment Tonight||2014-2015||TV Series||Herself|
|Red Nose Day||2015||TV Special||Herself|
|HuffPost Live Conversations||2014||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|2014 Logo Trailblazers||2014||TV Movie||Herself|
|E! News||2014||TV Series||Herself|
|2015||Actor||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||Orange Is the New Black (2013)|