Birth Name: Chiwetelu Umeadi Ejiofor
Place of Birth: Newham, Essex, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 10 July, 1977
Ethnicity: Igbo Nigerian
Chiwetel Ejiofor is a British actor, writer, and director. He starred in the films Love Actually, American Gangster, 12 Years a Slave, Secret in Their Eyes, and many others.
His parents, Obiajulu (Okaford) and Arinze Ejiofor, were Nigerian, of Igbo lineage. His sister is CNN correspondent Zain Asher.