Quick Facts of

  • First NameSamira
  • Middle NameDenise
  • Last NameWiley
  • Net Worth$ 3 million
  • CareerActress
  • Age35 Years
  • Height5 Feet 3 inches
  • MotherChristine Y. Wiley
  • FatherDennis W. Wiley
  • HusbandLauren Morelli

What Is The Net Worth Of American Actress Samira Wiley? 

Emmy Award-winner Samira Wiley is an American actress best known for her role Poussey Washington in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is The New Black. She is also popular for her work in The Handmaid’s Tale, The Sitter, Detroit, Nerve, and more.   

As of 2022, Samira Wiley has amassed a net worth of $3 million from her successful acting career. Learn more about her other assets, lifestyle, house, and cars.    

Net Worth- Income Sources, Salary, And Career

As of June 2022, Wiley has her net worth estimated at around $3 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. She gardened her fortune from her professional acting career of almost a decade. 

Samira started her acting career from theater plays with minor roles. She landed her first major role in the comedy film The Sitter in 2011. The same year, Samira played the role of Maria in the theater production Love’s Labour’s Lost by The Public Theater. 

Wiley then went to audition for the role of Poussey Washington in the Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black. She won the role of Poussey and was cast in all twelve episodes as well as the second series. She portrayed the role of Poussey Washington alongside Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michelle Hurst, Danielle Brooks, Samira Wiley, Selenis Leyva, Elizabeth Rodriguez, and others.   

She also starred in Rob the Mob in between the ongoing seasons of Orange Is the New Black. She also guests appeared in the 16th season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit which stars Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Dann Florek, and others.  

Her recent work credits are You’re the Worst, The Handmaid’s Tale, Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television, Love, Death & Robots, and Will & Grace. Similarly, her upcoming projects are Bios and Breaking News in Yuba County (filming). 

Awards And Achievement 

In 2015, Samira was awarded the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award for her success. 

Similarly, in 2017, she was nominated for Emmy Award in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her outstanding role in the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale. 

Endorsements Deals, Instagram Earnings, And Charity

Samira has been featured in several magazine covers like Maniac Magazine, Out magazine and more. In a similar way, she is also sponsored by many popular brands and companies to date. 

Wiley has 3million followers on Instagram and 441K on Twitter as of July 2019. She is estimated to earn around $6,015 to $10,026 per Wiley has 3 million followers on Instagram and 441K on Twitter as of July 2019. She is estimated to earn around $6,015 to $10,026 per paid/sponsored post from Instagram. 

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Samira is openly Lesbian and fully supports LGBTQ community along with other celebrities actress Portia de Rossi, comedian Ellen DeGeneres, and others. She is also involved in different kind of charity and fundraising programs.  

Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle, Tax, Insurance, And Expenses

Wiley currently resides with her partner Lauren Morelli in a million-dollar mansion in Los Angeles. They bought a house worth of millions but the exact purchase price is not available. The median house price in Los Angeles is $840,000 with an annual property tax of $6,661. 

Likewise, Samira rides around expensive cars like Mercedes-Benz costing around $41,400 and others. She surely has her health as well as house & car insurance.  

Samira Wiley’s Personal Life- Age, Height, Family, Husband, And Marriage

Samira Denise Wiley was born on 15th April 1987 in Washington, D.C., the United States of America to parents Dennis W. Wiley, and Christine Wiley.  

She grew up alongside her two siblings: Joshua and Aiyana Ma’at in their hometown. Wiley comes from Afro-American ethnic background and holds American nationality.  

Denise went to the Duke Ellington School of the Arts located in Washington, D.C. and later went to Juilliard School and graduated in 2010. 

Samira is a married woman and tied the knot to her OITNB co-star Lauren Morelli. The couple dated for a while and got engaged on 4th October 2016. 

The pair tied the knot on 25th March 2017. The ceremony was nothing less than a fairy tale and their wedding photos can be found all over the internet. 

As of 2022, she is 35 years old. She stands 5 feet 3 inches.