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All You Need to Know about Archie Madekwe

Binesh Shrestha


Archie Madekwe is a well-known British actor. He was born on 10 February 1995 in Lambeth, London, England, UK.

Here is everything you need to learn about the star who rose to popularity from his work in multiple acting projects.

Archie’s Parents Divorced When He Was Young

There are multiple sites online that state Archie’s parents are named Stephen Madekwe and Mandy Mitchell. The same sites also state that his paternal grandfather is Hamilton Amechina Madekwe.

As per IMDb, his mother is of English descent, while his father is of Nigerian and Swiss descent. Archie’s dad belongs to Nigeria’s Igbo tribe.

Unfortunately, the Gran Turismo star did not have a conventional childhood. His parents parted ways pretty early. Although it wasn’t always pleasant surroundings, Archie always felt loved throughout all those experiences.

Archie’s dad and mom parted ways when he was young. [Source: Instagram]

Archie also felt very supported, and that gave him the freedom to pursue an acting career.

Archie’s father and mother’s divorce made him fiercely independent since he had to mature quite early to deal with everything.

He was also grateful for that as he became more aware of his emotions.

During an interview with Boys By Girls, he said, “Parents should constantly remind their children that it’s okay to express emotion: to feel however you’re feeling in that moment.”

The talented actor rarely talks about his parents, though. He once shared that his mother was amazing, and she was probably the greatest person he had met in his life.

Initially, Archie’s mom wasn’t happy when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle named their kid. She said everybody was going to call their baby Archie, and it was her idea first.

Well, Archie is not the only child of his family. He also has a brother, Alby Madekwe. Previously, he used to upload photos of his sibling at times and wished him on his birthdays.

Alongside that, Archie is also related to Ashley Madekwe. She is his cousin.

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Is Archie Madekwe Dating Anyone?

Since gaining popularity, it is evident that Archie has maintained a certain level of privacy regarding his personal life. Because of that, it is difficult to know if the Beau Is Afraid star is dating anyone or not.

He has remained tight-lipped about his girlfriend. Plus, none of his social media posts hint at his love life.

Could it be Archie is keeping a distance from love and solely focusing on his progressing career at the moment? Well, it is only up to him to reveal.

Archie has not talked about his relationship. [Source: Instagram]

He had attended the World Premiere of Apple TV+’s See with actress Nesta Cooper. Since the two were cast mates, it did not raise many eyebrows.

Nonetheless, he was happy when his cousin Ashley got married. The 28-year-old actor tweeted that it was an amazing day, and he couldn’t love Ashley more. He also stated that she couldn’t have found someone better than her husband Iddo Goldberg.

Hopefully, Archie will soon open up about his love life and reveal his girlfriend to his fans if he has any.

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Was Involved in Theatres before Appearing in Movies and TV Series

It is common for actors and actresses to start their acting journey in theatres. Prior to making his debut on the big screen, Archie showed his skills in multiple dramas.

He has worked in The Tempest, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, Happy and Odd Jobs, and Further Than The Furthest Thing, to name a few.

The 6′ 4″ actor’s debut on a TV screen was in 2014 in Casualty. After that, he appeared in many other acting projects such as Legacy, Fresh Meat, Hang Ups, and Les Misérables.

Archie’s popularity soared when he was cast in See. Heart of Stone and Saltburn are two of his upcoming projects.

And looking at how well he is performing, his stardom is bound to increase even more.