Birth Name: Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha
Place of Birth: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 21 April, 1983
*Black South African (father)
Gugu Mbatha-Raw is a British actress. Her father, Patrick Mbatha, is a doctor, originally from the Republic of South Africa. Her mother, Anne Raw, is an English nurse. Her father is black and her mother is white. Her name, Gugulethu, is a contraction of “igugu lethu,” which means “our treasure” in Zulu.
One of Gugu’s maternal grandparents had the surname Baldwin.