Megalyn Echikunwoke

All You Need To Know About Megalyn Echikunwoke Including Her Bio, Age, Career, Relationships, Family, Net Worth, And More!

Megalyn Echikunwoke allegedly divorced a 20-year-married couple in 2016!

Since her start in the profession, the 35-year-old American actress has made as many television appearances as she can. She has showcased her talent as an actress, voice recording artist, singer, and you name it, from Elizabeth Gibson in the Creatures (1998) to Mari McCabe / Vixen in the 2018 Freedom Fighters: The Ray.

Among the actress’s many notable roles, she is most known for playing Dr. Tara Price in CSI: Miami (2008-9) and is due to play Lisa in the film Night School, which will be released on September 28, 2018.

Megalyn Echikunwoke: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, and Height

The adventure-loving actress was born on May 28, 1983, in Spokane, Washington, and grew up on the Navajo Indian Reservation in Chinle, Arizona. Her father, Onigwe Versato Eshikunwokw, is a member of the Igbo tribe of Nigeria, as is her mother, Anita Laurie. Her mixed ethnic roots come from her European ancestors.

Did you know that in Nigerian, the American actress’ surname means “chief of men”? Her grandfather was an Igbo tribe head, hence she is a Nigerian royal.

The politically active actress, who stands 5 feet 6.5 inches tall, aims to be an inspirational lady in the future (think Oprah Winfrey).

Megalyn Echikunwoke is a wealthy woman

Every aspiring television personality will have to deal with the industry’s provocations. Megalyn must have had times throughout her career where she summoned the servings, having entered the entertainment industry at the age of 15. Her passion has rewarded her with a $3 million net worth.

Quick Facts

  • Date of BirthMay 28, 1983
  • Age38 Years, 11 Months
  • NationalityAmerican
  • ProfessionActress
  • Career1998–present
  • Relationship StatusDating
  • Divorce/SplitNot Yet
  • BoyfriendChris Rock (2016-present)
  • Ex-BoyfriendPatrick Fugit (2012-2014)
  • Net Worth$3 Million (Estimated)
  • Ethnicity/RaceAfrican-American
  • FatherOnigwe Versato Echikunwoke
  • MotherAnita Laurie
  • Sister/sMisty Echikunwoke
  • Brother/sMiki Echikunwoke
  • High SchoolChinle High School
  • Height/ How Tall? 5′ 6½” (1.69 m)
  • Weight55 Kg (121 Lbs)
  • Feet (Shoe) Size8 (US)
  • Hair Long
  • Hair ColorBlack
  • Eye ColorDark Brown
  • LesbianNo
  • Children/KidsNot Yet

Megalyn Echikunwoke: Did Chris Rock Cheat On His Wife?

What else could have prompted the 55-year-old comedian to end his 20-year marriage to ex-wife Malaak Compton than the For The People actress? The actress’s appearances at the Hampton’s 2016 Party, when she flashed what appeared to be a diamond ring, suggested she was engaged to her comedian boyfriend. The finalization of his divorce from his wife a day later seemed to solidify their friendship.

This could be a coincidence, but Megalyn was accused of getting in the way of the comedian and his wife.

Megalyn Echikunwoke Will Not Marry Chris Rock

Even though the actress and her 18-year-old partner made their relationship public in February 2016, the comedian’s gesture enchanted the actress in 2015. The comedian’s sharp sense of humor might be enough to keep her happy for the rest of her life.

She revealed the truth about the supposed engagement ring to PEOPLE in September 2016, saying:

Certainly not. It’s a genuine pearl. It’s certainly not a diamond. However, given the actress has stated her unbelief in marriage vows, it may take a long time for the couple to take their relationship to the next level. Despite not getting married, she believed there was more to the couple’s relationship. She summed up her feelings on marriage by saying:

Marriage is not something she strongly believes in

Despite this, the actress considered herself fortunate to have met a great, dreamy man while still acknowledging that there was more to life than being married. She made it clear that she was not implying that her relationship with Chris Rock was in trouble when she finished the chat by saying, ‘I have a man I love, and that’s all I need.’

She is blessed with great fan affection and popularity, as well as a witty and loving partner to make her laugh, two years after establishing a formal relationship with Chris Rock. What else could she possibly want?

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