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Ukweli Roach

Ukweli Roach

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English actor who reached a new level of fame by playing Dr. Robert Borden on the NBA drama Blindspot. Moreover, he has appeared in such films as StreetDance 3D in 2010 and One Day in 2011.

Early Life

Ukweli Roach entered this earth as Ukweli Raphael Roach on September 22, 1986, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, UK. As of 2019, his age is 33 years old while his birth sign is Virgo. His father is Guyanese, and mother is English.

Ukweli holds a British nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Concerning his education, he joined dance classes at Pineapple Studios located in London, England. After that, he completed his graduation in 2009 from London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Ukweli stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches. Similarly, he has black hair color with brown eyes color. He is active on Twitter and Instagram.


In the year 2004, Ukweli started his professional career as a dancer for Mariah Carey at a Fashion Rocks Show at the Monte Carlo in Monaco. After that, he played in a music video for Kylie Monologue. In the year 2006, he also co-founded Birdgang Dance Company.

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Caption: Ukweli Roach, Actor (Photo: Instagram)

Similarly, he appeared in a movie Street Dance 3D in 2010. After that, he starred in Venus the SunShakespeare’s Globe: Romeo and Juliet, and StreetDance: The Moves and One Day. He starred in many television shows, including Starlings in 2013, Drifters in 2013, Silk in 2014 and The Royals in 2015.

Moreover, he appeared in a hit television series Blindspot in the role of Dr. Robert Borden in 2015. He worked alongside Sullivan Stapleton. The actor worked as Will Benedetti in Hard Sun and as Anatole in Humans in the year 2018.


Blindspot tv series based on American crime drama television. The television series has written by Martin Gero, starring Sullivan Stapleton and Jaimie Alexander. Similarly, the show premiered on September 21, 2015.

The tv series premiered for the fourth season on October 12, 2018. NBC renewed the series for a fifth and final season of 13 episodes on May 10, 2019.

StreetDance 3D

The British 3D dance comedy-drama film also called StreetDance released on 21 May 2010. Similarly, the movie was released in RealD 3D, XpanD 3D, and Dolby 3D with Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini directing it. George Sampson, Diversity and Flawless talented from Britain’s Got Talent made their debut appearances to the big screen.

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Caption: Ukweli Roach, Actor (Photo: Instagram)

Similarly, the soundtrack to the film created and performed by alternative acts N-Dubz, Tinie Tempah, Lightbulb Thieves, and Chipmunk. The film is a production in association with BBC Films with Vertigo Films. The official soundtrack composed by N-Dubz.

Songs like “We Dance On” featuring Bodyrox was sent to music stations on 22 April. Phase 4 Films has acquired the US rights for the film, along with its sequel, StreetDance 2 released on 30 March 2012.

Hard Sun

British-American television crime drama series Hard Sun is a pre-apocalyptic created and written by Neil Cross. In the film, we can see starring Agyness Deyn and Jim Sturgess as the principal characters, DI Elaine Renko and DCI Charlie Hicks. Similarly, the series is a BBC co-production with the American streaming service Hulu.

What is Ukweli Roach Net Worth?

English actor Ukweli Roach has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2019. According to the report, he earns an average salary of $50,000 per year from his acting career. Similarly, some of his movies are blockbuster hits from which he has received a good sum of money.

His film One Day made a whopping collection of $13.8 million in the Box Office against its budget of  $4.3 million in 2011. After that, Roach-starred movie StreetDance 3Dearned approximately $1.2 million a the Box Office in the year 2010.


Ukweli Roach has been speculated as gay in the industry as he has not revealed about his relationship. In case of his dating life hidden from the limelight, he is even more prone to the rumors.

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Caption: Ukweli Roach, Actor (Photo: Instagram)

Precisely, talking about Ukweli, except a few tweets made in regards to the topic but never has been a question upon his sexual orientation.