Madina Nalwanga Age, Bio, Marriage, Family, Wiki, Husband, Networth

Madina Nalwanga Age, Bio, Marriage, Family, Wiki, Husband, Networth

Madina Nalwanga (born February 2, 2002) was born in the Katwe slum in Kampala, Uganda. She is a Ugandan actress famous for her lead role as Phiona in Disney’s Queen of Katwe(2016). Madina is Popular for her work in Dance with Valentino (2020).

Name:Madina Nalwanga
Other name: Queen
Physical Stats
Weight (approx.):Average Weight
Height (approx.):Average Height
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth:February 2, 2002
Age (as in 2022):20 Years
Birthplace:Kampala, Uganda
Zodiac sign:Aquarius
Nationality:Not Known
Religion:Not Known
FamilyMother -
Father -
Marital Status: Not Known
Marriage Date: Not Known
Husband/Boyfriend:Not Known
Social Media
Networth & Money
SalaryNot Known
Income SourceActing
Networth (approx.)Not Known

Madina Nalwanga Starring Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Mira Nair and written by William Wheeler. Starring David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, and Madina Nalwanga, the film follows the life of Phiona Mutesi, a girl who lives in Katwe, a slum in the Ugandan capital Kampala.

In this film Madina Nalwanga plays role as Phiona Mutesi.

Madina Nalwanga Starring Queen of Katwe

The casting director met Madina Nalwanga at a community dance class. The 15-year-old Ugandan dancer has been cast as Phiona.

Facts About Madina Nalwanga

Medina spent his childhood selling corn on the streets.

At 17 Years old, Forbes named Madina the youngest person on their 2018 “30 Under 30” list.

Her only connection to the arts prior to the film was that she was a dancer in Uganda.

The film depicts the life of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan girl living in a slum in Katwe who learns to play chess and becomes a teacher candidate. This role earned him the Most Promising Actor award at the 2017 Africa Film Academy Awards in Lagos, Nigeria.

According to an Oxford University study from its economics department, Ugandan students who watched Queen of Katwe before taking their national exams scored better than those who didn’t.

Madina Nalwanga Awards 

Africa Movie Academy AwardAfrica Movie Academy Award for Most Promising ActorWinner2017
Alliance of Women Film JournalistsBest Breakthrough PerformanceNominated2016
Black Reel Awards Outstanding ActressNominated2017
Critics Choice AwardsBest Young Performer Nominated2016
NAACP Image Awards Outstanding ActressNominated 2017
Women Film Critics CircleBest Young ActressNominated2016

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