Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo (born 8 January 1987) is an English actress, singer, and songwriter.
She is known for her performance as Celie in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple, for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program, the latter two she shared with the rest of the cast.
Erivo ventured into films in 2018, with roles in the heist film Widows and the thriller Bad Times at the El Royale. In 2019, she portrayed abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the biopic Harriet, for which she earned nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo took us to Oz in the very first trailer for their new Wicked movie, and they flew straight from there to the 2024 Super Bowl!
The costars, who play Glinda and Elphaba in the forthcoming musical movies, were spotted arriving at Allegiant Stadium on Sunday (February 11) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
They even coordinated their outfits to tribute their iconic characters. Keep reading to find out more… Cynthia, who plays Elphaba, wore a sequined green jersey dress that featured her character’s name on the back.
She carried a matching bag to the game. Meanwhile, Ariana‘s matching dress was hot pink and had Glinda bedazzled across the back.Read more on justjared.com