Megalyn Echikunwoke Biography – American Actress

Published Date   26th Nov. 2018, 16:30 pm
Megalyn Echikunwoke Biography – American Actress
Quick Info
Birth Name: Megalyn Ann Echikunwoke
Birth Place: Spokane, Washington
Birth Sign: Gemini
Father: Onigwe Versato Echikunwoke
Mother: Anita Laurie
Spouse: Boyfriend Chris Rock
Height: 1.69 m
Weight: 55 KG
Ethnicity: African-American
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Black
Date of Birth: 28/05/1983
Age: 39 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $3 million

Born on May 28, 1983, the American actress Megalyn Echikunwoke has appeared in many Hollywood movies and television series. She is best known for playing the role of Holly in the television series 90210 and as Tara Price in the T.V show C.S.I: Miami.

The beautiful American actress, Megalyn Echikunwoke’s Net worth is estimated to be $3 million. She had an early start in her career after she was first noticed at the age of 14 when she gave a mind-blowing performance in the summer Art Camp concert.

She is the daughter of Onigwe Versato Echikunwoke and Anita Laurie. The charming faced actress, Megalyn Echikunwoke has no record of marriage and children. However, the actress broke her relationship with Patrick Fugit in 2014 for an unknown reason. She is now dating Chris Rock.

Career, Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2018, Megalyn Echikunwoke is worth $3 million. She has been able to make this money through her earnings from movies and television series. She is not reported to be endorsing any brands.

The beauty with brain personality, Megalyn Echikunwoke had a head start to her career from the age of 14. She has a melodious voice which perfectly fits in her acting talent. This American actress even got a chance to appear in the Steve Harvey show at the age of 15.

Megalyn Echikunwoke has played numerous movies and television series in her career till now. Some of the movies that she’s played include A Good  Day To Die Hard (2013), Night School (2018), and Step Sisters (2018). Megalyn Echikunwoke has also been involved in political activities since 2007.


Megalyn Echikunwoke has as African royal blood being a successor of a Nigerian tribal leader. Onigwe Versato Echikunwoke, Megalyn’s father, is a Nigerian Igbo man from a royal family and Anita Laurie, her mother, is a German-Scot-Irish woman.

The family last name Echikunwoke means ‘leader of men’. Although Megalyn Echikunwokewas born in Spokane, Washington, she was raised in Navajo Indian Reservation Chinle, Arizona alongside her siblings Mike and Misty, who are her brother and sister respectively.

Boyfriend and Relationships

Megalyn Echikunwoke is as beautiful as she is as talented and smart. But till now there is no record of her being married and having kids. She was involved in a relationship with Patrick Fugit, but in 2014 they broke up for an unspecified reason. 2014 was the year when Megalyn’s present boyfriend, Chris Rock also broke his 19 years long marriage relationship with his wife, Malaak Compton Rock. This coincidence was not let to go unnoticed.

Megalyn Echikunwoke and her ex-boyfriend Patrick Fugit

Megalyn Echikunwoke and her ex-boyfriend Patrick Fugit broke up their relationship in 2014. Image Source: Blackfilm/Vulture

As of 2018, the American actress, Megalyn Echikunwoke is now dating Chris Rock. The couple’s romantic bonding started as gossip in the year 2015 as they were seen together on many occasions and shared pictures and comments on social media. The beautiful couple finally admitted publicly that they were in love.


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 Facts About Megalyn Echikunwoke

  • Megalyn Echikunwoke is the granddaughter of a Nigerian tribal chief.
  • She appeared in the Steve Harvey Show at the age of 15.
  • She auditioned for the role of Jeannie on House of Lies at first, but the producers asked her to come back again, and instead, audition for the role of April.
  • Founded W.E.A.P.O.N. in 2008 which is a nonprofit organization. The organization is devoted to empowering women and girls in Africa through education and the arts.

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