Professionally, Samira is an American thespian and television personality. She rose her prominence after portraying the role of Poussey Washington in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black. The show aired from 2013 to 2019. Apart from that, she also portrayed the famous character of Moira in the Hulu dystopian drama series The Handmaid’s Tale.
Today we shall be discussing her love life with Lauren, their first proposal, her parent’s relationship with her siblings, and her career struggle. Stay tuned!
Biography of Samira Wiley
Born with the Libra zodiac sign while the beautiful Samira celebrates her birthday every year on the 15th of April. She had opened her eyes in Washington, D.C, United States of America. The birthname of the talented actress is Samira Denise Wiley.
Educational background of Samira Wiley. Regarding her educational background, she was enrolled in Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Later she completed her high school from the Juilliard School. During her high school and she trained in theater performance.
Married or Dating? Find out her relationship
Is Samira Wiley married? When it comes to the personal life of Samira, she is a married woman. The gorgeous tied knot with Lauren Morelli.
During the interview with BUST magazine, Wiley disclosed her first meeting with Lauren on the set of Orange is the New Black. She has described the perception she had on her head regarding her. As stated in SBS she said:
“I was really attracted to Lauren’s mind first before I met Lauren the person. I got her script and I was like: ‘This person’s really talented, I can’t wait to meet this person’.”
Later, she admits that watching Lauren work in her element was part of what she got attracted to her, she added
“I just remember her coming to set and me being able to watch her be a boss from afar, telling whatever people to go this way, answering this question.”
Thereafter they started dating, and hence on 2016, October 4 she got engaged at Palm Springs. Lauren had planned for the proposal. Hence, before the mini-vacation, she had ordered a beautiful diamond ring. The whole story of proposal was narrated to the Cut, where she said,
“I knew we were gonna be apart for a while — I was in New York shooting for Orange, and she was in Toronto for her new job on The Handmaid’s Tale — so we’d planned this trip to Palm Springs as a light at the end of the tunnel. I realized I could propose right before and then we’d have the weekend there to celebrate. I found a ring, and they shipped it to me, and it was as if someone had handed me a ball of fire.”
She further elaborates on the story and expresses her feelings before proposing her. She added,
“Here, tend to this. I was so nervous and terrified she knew it was coming, but she was so shocked that I couldn’t get her to stop crying. She was hyperventilating. I thought, Oh, this is not good. This has gone too far. She was very clear she’d wait for me to be ready, so to give her something I knew she wanted so much was incredible. It was the most magical day of my life.”
After a year they exchanged their vows in November 2017, at Palm Spring. The whole ceremony was officiated by her parents. Till now, they are happily married. The pair have not adopted any children. They seem to be happy with their bromance and their work life.
Family life of Samira Wiley
Samira is the daughter of Christine and Dennis W.Wiley has celebrated 33 birthday to date. Belonging to the white ethnicity while she holds an American Nationality.
Both of her parents are co-pastors of Covenant Baptist. She had grown p with her parents and siblings at her hometown and birthplace. She shares her parents with her two siblings: Aiyana Ma’at and Joshua Wiley.
Similar to other celebrities, she is blessed with awesome physique statistics. The gorgeous stand up 5 feet and 3 inches. Whereas she maintains her weight around 49 kg.
Similarly, her breasts, waist, and hip, the measurements are 35-24-36 Inches. Further, she has a couple of beautiful brown eyes and lights black hair.
Career & Net worth
Talking about the professional life of Samira, she began her journey from the comedy film The Sitter. In the same year, she appeared in a theater production of Love’s Labour’s Lost by The Public Theater. She made her appearance in the Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black. Between the show, she filmed Rob the Mob. It is an independent crime film directed by Raymond De Felitta.
Caption: Samira Wiley speaks about being responsible as a model and giving justice to her portrayed character. (Credit: YouTube)
Apart from that, she had also appeared in an advertisement for the digital monetary service PayPal. Following year, she got featured in the 21st episode of the 16th season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, “Perverted Justice”.
The gorgeous had also recorded her voice of the titular character in the video game The Walking Dead: Michonne.
Samira was featured in Maniac Magazine, appearing on the cover and the cover of the 2014 edition of Out magazine, along with Sam Smith, Ellen Page, and Zachary Quinto.
How much is her net worth?
As one of the renowned American actress, she had earned a huge name and fame in her lifetime career. The total assist of the gorgeous has been estimated at around $ 3 million US dollars. While she has not shared her exact annual salary. There is no doubt that her net wage and salary will sure increase in the upcoming years.