‘See’ Actor Archie Madekwe: Parents, Girlfriend And Net Worth

English actor Archie Madekwe is famous for portraying Kofun in 'See'

Archie Madekwe, an English-born actor, portrayed the main cast, Kofun, in the sci-fi drama series See (2019-2022) starring Jason Momoa.

The Brit School graduate saw his career progress from theaters to the TV screen, within a few years.

In his final year at the drama school, Archie signed with an agent & appeared in many stage productions. It included the ‘Dead Don’t Floss’ at The National Theatre where he played Dan.

Over these years, Madekwe made remarkable on-screen ventures, both films & TV series. Most notably, in the movies Midsommar (2019), Voyagers (2021), Heart of Stone (2023), and Saltburn (2023).

Archie Madekwe Parents: Does He Have A Sister?

The ‘Gran Turismo’ actor was born in  Croydon, England, United Kingdom, to Mandy Mitchell (mother). However,  the detail about his father is not out, except he is of Nigerian and Swiss descent.

In a January 2020 interview with Boys By Girls, Archie stated that his parents divorced when he was young. Despite one side of the struggle to cope with a broken home, the actor added it helped him to mature quickly on the bright side.

While there are reports that he is on good terms with both his parents, he shares an exceptional bond with his mom.

Childhood picture of Madekwe with his mother and younger brother
Childhood picture of Madekwe with his mother and younger brother | Source: Instagram

He is the eldest of two children; he shared a throwback picture of his younger brother Alby Madekwe and his mother Mandy on a now-deleted Instagram post in September 2017.

Well, the English actor doesn’t have a sister but a cousin sister- she is none other than TV actress Ashley Madekwe (b. 1983).

Ashley is widely famous for portraying Ashley Davenport in Revenge (2011-15), Tituba in Salem (2014-17),  Zelda in Made for Love (2022), and Neve in The Strays (2023).

What Is The Age and Height Of Archie Madekwe?

Born on February 10, 1995, the Fresh Meat actor is 29 years old as of 2024. He has a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.96 m).

An English by nationality, Archie Madekwe comes from a mixed race (Nigerian-Swiss on his father’s side and white on his mother’s side).

Madekwe’s Girlfriend: Is He Dating Anyone?

The ‘Hang Ups’ actor is an avid Instagram user with more than 101K followers on his IG handle @archmadekwe. Most of his Instagram posts showcase moments with his co-stars but barely any of them hint at his relationships.

Even though some online tabloids mention that he has a girlfriend named Jillian Wiseman, nothing official about their dating story is out.

Archie Madekwe with his See co-star Nesta Cooper
Archie Madekwe with his See co-star Nesta Cooper | Source: Daily Mail

So, without any confirmed relationship, he is allegedly single at the moment.

His cousin Ashley Madekwe is married and lives with her actor husband Iddo Goldberg; they exchanged vows on June 17, 2012.

Graduate Of Brit School- Credits In Theater Productions

He remains reserved about details regarding his early days, but he seemed fascinated with acting. For formal acting studies, Archie went to Croydon-based The BRIT School.

While at Brit School, the actor worked in theater productions of ‘The Tempest’, ‘Pericles, Prince of Tyre’ and ‘Anne Boleyn’.

Also, Madekwe attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).

Some other stage credits include Pope Joan, Happy and Odd Jobs, The Goat, and Dead Don’t Floss.

Main Cast In TV Series ‘See’- What Role Archie Played?

During his final year at Brit School, Archie signed with an agent, and by 2014, he made a TV debut as a guest in Casualty.

Fast-forward to 5 years with some recurring TV roles, he landed the role of Simon in the 2019 horror movie Midsommar, co-starring Florence Pugh & Jack Reynor.

Moreover, the same yearMadekwe landed as the main cast, Kofun, in the post-apocalyptic sci-fi series See. It premiered on November 1, 2019.

Archie Madekwe as Kofun in the series See (2017-22)
Archie Madekwe as Kofun in the series See (2017-22) | Source: Twitter

Its scenario is based on a post-virus outbreak that wiped out most of humanity, while its survivors & descendants lost the ability to see.

Archie’s character Kofun is the adopted son of the Alkenny Tribe’s leader Baba Voss played by Jason Momoa and his wife Maghra Kane played by actress Hera Hilmar.

Kofun and his twin-sister Haniwa (actress Nesta Cooper) both have the ability of vision; they are the biological offspring of Jerlamarel portrayed by Joshua Henry.

The series also stars Sylvia Hoeks, Christian Camargo, Alfre Woodard, Olivia Cheng, Eden Epstein, Yadira Guevara-Prip, and Tom Mison.

Is Season 3 of ‘See’ the Finale?

The Apple TV+ series was renewed for Season 3 in June 2021, and later in June 2022, the third season was confirmed as the finale of See.

Like the previous two seasons, the sci-fi drama series See had 8 episodes in Season 3; it premiered on August 26, 2022, and concluded on October 14, 2022.

What Is Archie Madekwe Doing Now?

As of this writing, Archie is yet to have any upcoming projects.

In 2023, the London-based actor appeared in the American spy film Heart of Stone starring Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan.

Moreover, he portrayed Farleigh in Emerald Fennell’s movie Saltburn (2023) featuring Rosamund Pike, Jacob Elordi, Richard E. Grant, Alison Olive, and Barry Keoghan.

Earlier, he shared the screen with Tye Sheridan and Lily-Rose Depp in Voyagers (2021).

Net Worth Of Archie Madekwe

As of 2024, no other than acting is the major income source of Madekwe. His estimated net worth is $400,000- thanks to TV as well as movie ventures that earned him a considerable sum.

Comparatively, his cousin Ashley owns a $3 million net worth in 2024, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Starting with TV guest roles in Fresh Meat, Hang Ups, and Les Misérables, Archie made a firm on-screen impact with the film Midsommar, and subsequently, through the TV series See (2019-22).

It is assumed that the Croydon-born made a hefty 6-digit salary as the main cast in See.

Moreover, with his upcoming on-screen projects, his earnings are likely to puff up in the coming days.

Besides acting, he is in love with social work. Although the English actor doesn’t like to refer to himself as an activist, he works with charity organizations like The Black Curriculum and Youth Ink.

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