Zinzi Evans (Ryan Coogler’s Wife), Age, Nationality, Net Worth, Parents, Movies

Who is Zinzi Evans?

Zinzi Evans is an American sign language interpreter, screenwriter, assistant manager, producer, and assistant director. She is popularly known as the wife of director Ryan Coogler. Ryan is known for directing the Marvel superhero film black panther.

Zinzi Evans Age

Zinzi is 36 years old as of 2021. She was born on the 8th of April 1985 in Oakland, California.

Zinzi Evans Height

Evans stands at height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.

Zinzi Evans Parents

Evans is the daughter of Zishan Evans and Maria Evans. She was born and raised in Oakland California alongside her siblings; five sisters and one brother.

Zinzi competed in cross-country racing, volleyball, and other high school sports while representing her school. Zinzi was the captain of her school’s team for three years and won seven league championships.

She was admitted to California State University, Fresno, after graduating from high school to further her education. Zinzi earned a bachelor’s degree in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies. She was also one of the top cross-country runners for the Fresno Bulldogs.

Zinzi Evans Ethnicity

Zinzi is of mixed ethnicity. She is of Filipina and African American ancestry.

Zinzi Evans Husband

Zinzi is married to her husband Ryan Coogler. He is a writer, director, and filmmaker. He is well-known for his contributions to the Marvel film Black Panther.

Coogler’s films have received widespread critical acclaim as well as commercial success. In 2013, he was named one of Time’s 30 under 30 who are changing the world. Critics have praised his work for focusing on often-overlooked cultures and characters, most notably African Americans.

Zinzi Evans and her Husband Ryan Coogler
Zinzi Evans and her Husband Ryan Coogler

He frequently works with actor Michael B. Jordan, who appeared in his first three feature films, and composer Ludwig Göransson, who has composed music for four of his films.

Coogler was named Time’s Person of the Year runner-up, and he was named to the annual Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people.

Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, and Sev Ohanian founded Proximity Media in 2021 to create event-driven content across multiple platforms.

Zinzi Evans Career

Evans graduated from California State University with a degree in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies. She is an American Sign Language interpreter who has previously worked for the Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency (DCARA). She works as a freelance interpreter and has even worked with Apple on software training for hearing-impaired clients.

Zinzi Evans Movies

  • Rampage (2018)
  • A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
  • Creed (2005)

Zinzi Evans Net Worth

Evans has an estimated net worth of $500k as of 2022 as a filmmaker.

Zinzi Evans Baby

Zinzi and her husband welcomed their first child in 2019. In 2019, Zinzi and Ryan Coogler revealed their pregnancy news at the Oscars on the red carpet.

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