The English artist and actress has gained a lot of attention lately. The public wants to know if the talented songwriter, Cynthia Erivo gay or lesbian. Read the article to find out everything you need to know.
Cynthia Erivo is a popular British actress, singer, and songwriter. She is well recognized for her performance in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple as Celie from 2015 to 2017. Also for winning the Tony Award for Best Actress in Music back in 2016. She also won the Grammy Award in 2017 for Best Musical Theater Album.
The role of Celie on Broadway after her performance in the 2013 Menier Chocolate Factory production in London was a great hit as the talented actress reprised it exceptionally.
Erivo is also famous for the character she portrayed as Deloris Van Cartier during the UK tour of “Sisters Act.”
Cynthia Erivo Gay Or Lesbian Sexuality revealed
The sexuality of the famous actress caused an upstir back in 2022 when she came out as Queer. So, the question in many people’s minds about her being gay or lesbian is yes, however, she doesn’t fall into either of those categories.
During the star’s appearance on “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” on Friday, she opened up about her sexuality saying while growing up she didn’t have the language to describe herself as queer. She also said it’s wonderful to be her for who she is. She couldn’t fully understand her identity as a teenager growing up.
Erivo added, “I think it’s sort of made space creatively to just sort of let go of whatever I was hiding. You know, you don’t realize you’re doing that, putting so much energy behind it,” and continued saying “Once you take the energy away from concealing something that is a part of you that you can’t hide it, you can put it elsewhere and make more wonderful things.”
Celebrating LGBTQ+ pride on the cover of British Vogue, the star also shared her experience and journey saying “[LGBTQ+ people] still “feel the need to be constantly justifying why we deserve to be treated as equal beings when really the only difference is that we love differently and we express ourselves differently,” in the magazine.
After identifying herself as queer in July 2022 in another interview with the “Evening Standard” by saying “It’s not necessarily autobiographical, but I am queer,” when she got asked about “The Good” songs music video.
You can find Cynthia’s interviews coming out as queer or bisexual all over the Internet. She spoke on this topic with vital reasoning and also mentioned how important it was to tell the stories which give solace and space to LGBTQ+ members, the community, and society of the Black members as there isn’t enough space for this topic.
Cynthia Erivo Partner and age
Born on 8 January 1987, in Stockwell, London, the 36-year-old has yet to reveal her partner as she has dated a lot of celebrities that include both males and females.
The actress dated the Honduran footballer Mario Martinez from 2017 to 2019. Before their relationship, she dated a fellow British actor named Dean John-Wilson back in 2016.
As of today, we can’t find information about the actress’s relationship and who she is dating, however, there are photos of her together with the American actress and producer, Lena Waithe who is gay.
Cynthia Erivo Net worth
The Oscar-nominated actress has a staggering net worth of $3 million as of 2023. She is a brilliant actress, singer, and songwriter.
The talented artist started her television career at the beginning of 2011 working on shows such as Chewing Gum and The Tunnel. Her last tv show was “The Color Purple” which got nominated for Daytime Emmy Award.
Cynthia then kicked off her film debut in 2018 working on a neo-noir thriller film named “Bad Times At The El Royale.”
The musical artist has several singles throughout her career however her first song was “Fly Before You Fall” which was written by Andrea Martin and herself and was released as a soundtrack for “Beyond The Lights” film in 2014.