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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Cast Salaries: How Much Did Angela Bassett and Letitia Wright Earn For Black Panther 2?

How Much Did Angela Bassett and Letitia Wright Earn For Black Panther 2

The first part of the Black Panther franchise went on to earn $1.382 billion at the global box office in 2018. Although Letitia Wright had a significantly less role (compared to others), she indeed changed that.

Starring as the main protagonist in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022), the estimates of the actor’s pay have been posted online. Figures of her net worth are now estimated in the range of millions.

Letitia Wright plays Shuri in the MCU.
Letitia Wright plays Shuri in the MCU.

Letitia Wright Earned Her Net Worth Through Black Panther

The up-and-coming Guyanese actress has portrayed the role of King T’Challa’s sister in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2018. First appearing in Black Panther (2018), Letitia Wright quickly rose to fame as she started getting more recognition.

Letitia Wright as Shuri in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022).
Letitia Wright as Shuri in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022).

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The actress was first recognized for her role as Nishi in the sixth and final episode of the fourth series of Black Mirror. The episode, titled Black Museum was released on 29th December 2017 and a year later, she landed the role of Shuri on Black Panther. According to estimates, the actress was paid in the low hundreds or thousands for her role in the first part of the movie. Following the unfateful death of lead actor Chadwick Boseman, the actress had to take up the lead role in the sequel.

According to sources, Letitia Wright was paid a whopping $700,000 to reprise her role as Shuri in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022). According to Celebrity Net Worth, this makes Letitia Wright’s net worth $4 million. The Avengers: Infinity War actress takes the lead role in the movie following the death of King T’Challa and the throne of Wakanda up for grabs. However, this is not all. Angela Bassett, who portrays Queen Ramonda in the franchise also took home a piece of the pie.

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Angela Bassett Net Worth 2022

Angela Bassett as Queen Ramonda.
Angela Bassett as Queen Ramonda.

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Angela Bassett, the American actress portrayed the role of Queen Ramonda in the Black Panther franchise. Mother to T’Challa and Shuri and wife to the late king T’Chaka, her character is a strong female with paramount importance.

Posing as the queen regent when King T’Challa and Shuri were killed during the snap, Ramonda handled the throne of Wakanda and post-blip, acted as the queen regent. Angela Bassett is an actress of notable works and has received many awards for her performance. According to sources, the actress took home $350,000 for her role as Queen Ramonda in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. With multiple movies to her name, the actress has amassed a net worth of $25 million as revealed by Celebrity Net WorthAlthough there has been no confirmation if there would be a Black Panther 3, the people would indeed like to see more of Wakanda.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is currently running in theaters worldwide.

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Written by Visarg Acharya

Visarg Acharya joined FandomWire in 2022 as a Content Writer. Along with a penchant for writing, Visarg claims that words are the only true language made for him. Currently pursuing his B.Sc in Physics, the combination of Physics and Marvel make up for an interesting talk. Visarg Acharya has authored over 500 articles and reads books in his spare time along with an occasional series to accompany him.