Samira Wiley Net Worth

Samira Wiley Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Samira Denise Wiley net worth is
$3 Million

Samira Denise Wiley Wiki 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 NameSamira Wiley
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthApril 15, 1985
Place Of BirthWashington, D.C, USA
Height1.61 m
Weight49 kg
ProfessionActor, Model
EducationJuilliard School
SpouseLauren Morelli
ParentsDennis W. Wiley, Christine Y. Wiley
SiblingsJoshua Dhameer Wiley, Aiyana Kai Maat
PartnerLauren Morelli, Lauren Morelli
AwardsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
NominationsPrimetime 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)
MoviesNerve, 37, Rob the Mob, Being Flynn, The Sitter
TV ShowsOrange Is the New Black
1Was in the 2014 PayPal television ads.
2Graduate of The Juilliard School.


Social Animals2017post-productionLana
Hum2016/IIShort completedBillie
The Handmaid's Tale2017-2018TV SeriesMoira
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver2017TV SeriesCSI Segment
Orange Is the New Black2013-2017TV SeriesPoussey Washington
Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television2017TV SeriesJessica Mathers
You're the Worst2016TV SeriesJustina Jordan
Nerve2016Hacker Kween
The Catch2016TV SeriesNia Brooks
The Walking Dead: Michonne2016Video GameMichonne (voice)
372016Joyce Smith
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2015TV SeriesMichelle Thompson
Rob the Mob2014Agent Annie Bell
Unker & Physia2013TV Series shortRegigi
Person of Interest2012TV SeriesTriage Nurse
Being Flynn2012Asha
The Sitter2011Tina
Unforgettable2011TV SeriesGina


Hum2016/IIShort executive producer completed


Orange Is the New Black2013TV Series performer - 1 episode


The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards2017TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Ok! TV2017TV SeriesHerself
23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2017TV SpecialHerself
Lip Sync Battle2016TV SeriesHerself - Competitor
Late Night with Seth Meyers2016TV SeriesHerself
Vice News2015TV Series documentary
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Today2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
CQC: Custe o Que Custar2015TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
Red Nose Day2015TV SpecialHerself
HuffPost Live Conversations2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
2014 Logo Trailblazers2014TV MovieHerself
E! News2014TV SeriesHerself

Won Awards

2015ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesOrange Is the New Black (2013)

Known for movies

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