2021 BAFTA Presenter Chiwetel Ejiofor Broke Up With Frances Aaternir – Here’s A Look into His Dating History!

Chiwetel Ejiofor, an American actor, made headlines for his on-again, off-again relationship with Balmain model Frances Aaternir; many speculated that they would marry. Things, however, did not go as planned when the lovers parted ways quietly.

Ejiofor’s relationship with Aatrenir, as well as other women Chiwetel Ejiofor has dated, is detailed below.

Chiwetel Ejiofor- Wiki and Facts

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  • Date of Birth Jul 10, 1977
  • Age43 Years, 10 Months
  • Nationality British
  • Birth Place Forest Gate, London, United Kingdom
  • Birth Name Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor CBE
  • Profession Actor
  • Career 1995-present
  • Relationship Status Dating
  • Girlfriend Frances Aatenir
  • Ex-Girlfriend Sari Mercer, Naomie Harris (2000-2007)
  • Net Worth $12 Million
  • Ethnicity/Race African American
  • Father Arinze Ejiofor
  • Mother Obiajulu Ejiofor
  • Sister/s Zain Asher
  • High School Dulwich Prep London
  • Height/ How Tall? 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
  • Weight 172 lbs (78 kg)
  • Hair Color Black
  • Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Awards BAFTA Awards For Best Lead Actor(56 More Awards)
  • Nominees Oscar Awards For Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (86 More Nominations)
  • Siblings 1
  • College London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

Relationship Status

When Ejiofor and the Ghanaian-Australian model Frances Aaternir participated in the premiere of The Martian in September 2015, their relationship became public.

They kept their relationship fairly covert, posting no glimpses of it on social media. Despite this, Ejiofor and his girlfriend kept their fans entertained by making public appearances from time to time.

In November 2015, they attended the premiere of Secret In Their Eyes. Then, in April 2016, the couple went to see the Toronto Raptors play the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in New York on a date night.

Chiwetel Ejiofor Frances Aaternir
Source: Pinterest

In July 2016, they continued their relationship by strolling hand-in-hand through Wimbledon’s streets. Nothing seemed to go wrong in the couple’s love lives, as seen by their PDAs that displayed their relationship joy.

In 2018 and 2019, they even attended red carpet events at the Royal Albert Hall, such as the BAFTA Awards and the EE British Academy Film Awards.

However, following 2019, the number of public appearances began to decline. And the two quietly parted ways in late 2019.

Ejiofor has remained silent about his relationship status since the separation, while Aaternir has been seeing Brook Klausing. In early February 2020, the model and her new beau began dating.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Ex-Girlfriends: Naomie Harris and Sari Mercer

Except for Frances Aaternir, the Oscar nominee’s ex-girlfriends include English actress Naomie Harris and Canadian actress Sari Mercer. From 2000 to 2007, he was in a six-year relationship with Naomie Harris.

In 2013, the Doctor Strange actor began dating Sari Mercer, who he met a few years before. Their relationship lasted around two years before coming to a “unexpected end.”

Chiwetel Ejiofor Naomie Harris
Source: Daily Mail

Naomie Harris, one of Ejiofor’s ex-girlfriends, has maintained a positive relationship with him. Throughout the years, the team has reunited at award presentations and gatherings. They’ll also appear in the upcoming Showtime series Man Who Fell to Earth.

Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Bio

On July 10, 1977, in London’s Forest Gate, Ejiofor was born to middle-class Nigerian parents. Arinze, his father, was a doctor, and Obiajulu, his mother, was a pharmacist.

He lost his father when he was 11 years old. After a wedding, he and his father were heading to Lagos when their automobile collided with a lorry. The accident killed his father and left a permanent scar on the actor’s forehead.

Ejiofor has a younger sister, Asher Zain, in addition to his mother. Zain is a CNN anchor stationed in New York City.

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