Blank Panther fans do not only credit Ryan Coogler for the success of the American superhero film, but also his beautiful wife, Zinzi Evans who Ryan personally described as a major inspiration behind the fantastic project. Beyond her beautiful face, Evans is hard working; a woman of many talents. She is a freelance American sign language interpreter, screenwriter, assistant manager, producer, and assistant director.
Stuffed to the brim, Zinzi has taken part in a handful of projects in the entertainment industry and they are all impressive and commercial success as well. If you are searching for information about Coogler’s wife, you are on the right page. Keeping scrolling down.
Zinzi Evans’ Bio
The daughter of Zishan Evans and Maria Evans, Zinzi was born on American soil, precisely in Oakland, California, on the 18th of April 1985. She is of mixed racial backgrounds that include Filipina and African-American. Maria and Zishan are also parents to Zinzi’s other siblings – a brother and five amazing sisters. They all were raised up in Oakland and are doing well in their respective fields of interest.
Zinzi Evans received her high school education in the States. While in school, she participated in several sports for her school, including cross-country racing, volleyball, among others. As a high school letterman, Zinzi led her school’s team for three years and also emerged the winner at seven league championships.
After she graduated from high school, the assistant film director was admitted at California State University, Fresno, to further her education. Zinzi, upon passing her exams, bagged a Bachelor of Arts in communicative disorders and deaf studies. She was also among the top cross-country runners that represented the Fresno Bulldogs.
Everything to Know About Ryan Coogler’s Wife
1. Film Credits
Zinzi Evans may not as successful or popular as her husband but she commands a certain level of respect in the industry. This is because she has taken part in the production of wonderful movies in Hollywood, a proof that she is a woman of many ideas and talents.
In the 2018 movie, Rampage, Evans worked as a sign language consultant, after which she reprised the same role in A Wrinkle in Time (2018), and Creed (2005). She was also the first assistant director as well as the associate producer in the 2009 short film Locks, which was directed by her husband. Ryans wife has been credit as well for the success of the Marvel film Black Panther, as hinted earlier. Currently, the value of her assets is under review.
2. Zinzi is an American Sign Language Interpreter
As a degree holder in communicative disorders and deaf studies and someone who loves putting smiles on the faces of people, Zinzi Evans has been up to so many things lately in respect to her field of study. Some time ago, she assisted Apple in training clients whose hearing impaired on software. Currently, she works as a freelance interpreter, a job she is so passionate about.
3. She Tied The Knot Secretly
Although a lot of people weren’t invited, nothing beats the love and happiness that exist between Evans and her celebrity husband. The pair exchanged their marital vows in a private ceremony that held in the month of May 2016.
According to records, Coogler is one year younger than his wife. For the two, that’s not an issue anyway, as they are best of friends and often look adorable together. Recently, the lovey-dovey couple was spotted on the red carpet ahead of the 2019 Oscars. Zinzi Evans and Ryan aren’t parents yet, however, their first child is due to arrive anytime in the year.
Despite keeping a low-profile on their marriage, Coogler once mentioned he wants to have baby girls first, a decision that was triggered by the superlative performances by Wakanda women – American actresses Danai Gurira and Angela Bassett, British-Guyanese actress Letitia Wright, and Kenyan-Mexican Lupita Nyong’o.
4. Her Hobbies
Evans loves dancing, playing volleyball and listening to music as much as she loves her day job. When she is not busy taking care of her family or working on projects, she keeps herself busy dancing, listening to music, or playing volleyball.
Zinzi Evans is not a giant but she is of average height, one that is ideal for women. As listed online, she weighs in 58 kilograms and stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches.