Who Is Edi Gathegi Girlfriend? Family, Ethnicity, Movies & More

Edi Gathegi, a Kenyan-American actor, is madly in love with his wife Adriana Gathegi and it shows through his Instagram posts.

Who Is Edi Gathegi Girlfriend? Family, Ethnicity, Movies & More

Kenyan-American actor Edi Gathegi, mostly recognized for his roles in the series Startup, is a married man. The actor and his wife, Adriana Gathegi, took their vows in 2016 and have been together ever since.  Madly in love with Adriana, Gathegi can’t stop praising her through his Instagram posts.  

Who Is Edi Gathegi’s Wife?

Though the exact date of when Gathegi met his beloved wife is unclear, Adriana first appeared on his Instagram in 2016, where he was strolling down the street of San Juan, Puerto Rico, giving Adriana a piggyback ride. They couldn't look any cuter. 

Although he hasn’t talked publicly about their relationship details, the actor usually posts about his wife during special instances such as birthdays and anniversaries. Recently, on April 27, he shared his immense love and appreciation for her on his Instagram, wishing her the warmest birthday with the sweetest caption, 

I love her to death...Here’s to the strongest most sensitive soul I’ve ever met, a disturbingly beautiful combination. You inspire me to weather storms and keep joy close.

Likewise, Adriana also reciprocated similar appreciation and adoration for her husband through her social media and took to Instagram on May 30 to celebrate their fifth year of togetherness; several congratulatory messages by her well-wishers followed the post.

How Did He Soar To Fame In Hollywood?

Gathegi’s professional involvement in acting began in 2006 with his debut film Crank. Excelling at his career, he went on to be a part of major hits Gone Baby Gone, X-Men: First Class, Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and so on, which allowed him to establish his name in Hollywood as one of the significant actors.

Likewise, his most prominent tv-series roles are in The Family Tools, Into the Badlands, StartUp, The Blacklist: Redemption, and Briarpatch. 

Additionally, he has bagged prestigious awards such as Drama Desk Awards, Obie Awards, Los Angeles Drama Critic Circle Awards, and Method Fest Independent Film Festival for his promising roles. 

Sneak Peek Into Gathegi’s Personal Life and Net Worth

The 42-year-old was born on 1979 March 10 in Kenya to his father, John N’ Gathegi. The Gone Baby Gone actor grew up in California with his siblings Bety G and Nate Dawg. 

Enrolled in U.C. Santa Barbara as an undeclared graduate, the actor was initially interested in becoming a basketball and trained in it. But, after injuring his knee, he gave up the training and joined an acting class, and the rest is history.

According to a source, Gathegi is estimated to have amassed a net worth of 3 million dollars from his accelerating career.