Who is Yolanda Lynes?
Yolanda Lynes is an English actress, who rose to stardom in the role of Widow in the film “Black Widow” (2021), in addition to several other roles that she has secured so far in her career.
Yolanda Lynes Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Yolanda was born on 25 June 1992 under the Cancer zodiac sign, in London, England. Yolanda is very secretive about her formative years and her immediate family, and as a result, her parents’ names and their vocations are unknown. However, it’s known that she has a younger brother born in 2010, but she hasn’t revealed his name either, though she said that he is a rising young filmmaker and that he had already made an amateur movie by himself.
Moreover, her educational background is unknown, except that she started taking mixed martial arts lessons, which helped her immensely in her career. She was inspired by the works of Bruce Lee in her younger years, which led to her careers as a mixed martial artist and actress.
Yolanda started her career in the show business as a writer, with the script for her debut film, “The Real Target”. She directed and produced the film and contributed stunts, though she wasn’t the star, with Jeffrey Marshall, Lee Admassie and Sajid Ali the main stars, but she still appeared in the film as Linda.
The same year, Yolanda appeared in the award-winning action thriller film “The Take Down”, starring Jack Jagodka, Connie Jenkins-Greig, and Vanessa Coffey, and starred in Samuel Smith’s short film “Tengu, Birdmen of the Mountains”.
She returned the following year with a minor role of a skater girl in the Hindu romantic drama film “Love Will Take Over”, starring Sammy Jonas Heaney, Aayush Sharma, and Warina Hussain, and the same year, she appeared in the sci-fi adventure film “Dragon Kingdom”, which starred Ross O’Hennessy, Ben Loyd-Holmes and Rebecca Dyson-Smith.
Rise to Prominence
Yolanda continued her acting career while also being a stunt performer.
Her next acting credit was as Ally Maxwell in the award-winning action thriller film “Knuckledust”, which starred Alex Ferns, Olivier Richters and Kate Dickie, however, she rose to fame as one of the Widows in Marvel’s superhero film “Black Widow” (2021), starring Scarlett Johanson. Widows are trained to become assassins in the infamous Red Room, and Yolanda was just one of twenty-two other widows.
She earned international fame thanks to the film’s success, as it grossed over $375 million worldwide and over $180 million in USA & Canada alone.
At first, she kept her engagement in the film a secret, but as the filming neared its end, she announced that she would be one of the widows in the film. She flooded her official Instagram account with pictures from the set, and later from the premiere, which earned her a massive following and popularity.
She continued her career in stunning fashion. First, she got to showcase her talents as a stunt performer and did all the fight choreography in the short film “600: Infiltration” (2021), and then performed stunts in the TV series “Pennyworth” (2022).
Recently, she was the stunt double in the crime-drama film “Knives Out 2”, written and directed by Rian Johnson, and starring Ethan Hawke, Daniel Craig and Jessica Henwick. The film is set for premiere late in 2022.
To speak further of her accomplishments, Yolanda wrote, directed, and starred in the action film “Case Closed”
As of mid- 2022, Yolanda Lynes’s net worth has been estimated to over $3 million, earned through her successful career as an actress, stunt performer, and filmmaker. In addition to her appearances in films, Yolanda partnered with Sony PlayStation and appeared in a few commercials for the video gaming console.
Personal Life, Dating, Married, Boyfriend
According to reports, Yolanda Lynes is single, however, she is yet to confirm the information. Back in 2015, she started dating Daving Cheung, with whom she shares a similar interest in performing and mixed martial arts as well.
The two seemed to be rather happy together, but after his infidelity in the summer of 2021, the couple broke up a couple of months later. He proposed to her on 2020’s New Years’ eve at Shangri-La Mactan, Cebu, but the wedding never happened.
She has since been focused on her rising career, but she is yet to share details about any current relationship.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent actress has blonde hair and green eyes. She stands at the height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), weighs approximately 123lbs (56kgs), with vital statistics of 32-26-33, bra size 32B.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Mixed martial arts have been her passion since an early age, and she has mostly trained in boxing, karate, taekwondo plus several others.
She has recently uploaded pictures of herself in training on her Instagram. She has also revealed her partnership with “Call of Duty”, as she is set to appear in games and videos of the popular franchise.
An avid traveler, Yolanda has been to numerous U states, and is very fond of winter as she likes to ski.
Yolanda Lynes Ex-Fiance David Cheung Short Bio
David Cheung is a Hong Kong-Chinese actor and mixed martial artist, born in London on 4 December, but he hasn’t revealed the year of his birth. He became interested in acting at an early age, alongside mixed martial arts old, and he later went to the Identity School of Acting. He has combined his acting and mixed martial arts into a career as a stunt performer.
He made his professional debut in 2012, performing stunts in the eponymous James Bond film “Skyfall”. Since then, he has showcased his skills in more than 40 titles, some of which include “Fast & Furious 6” (2013), “I Am Not the Devil” (2017), then “Apostle” (2018), “Black Widow” (2021), and is now working on “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” (2023), and many other films and TV series.
Moreover, David has a number of prominent roles to his name, including Agent Coles in the TV series “Street Fighter: Resurrection” (2016), then as Charlie in the film “Out of Control” (2017), and Sherpa in the film “The Bubble”, in addition to several other films.
Moreover, David was the face of Gillette Asia Blue Commercial for three years, and has also appeared in campaigns for brands such as Jaguar, Renault, and Lexus.
David Cheung’s net worth has been estimated to be around $3.5 million as of mid- 2022.