|Born||(1981-09-24) September 24, 1981
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Alma mater||McGill University, Illinois State University|
Badaki was born in Ibadan, Nigeria but moved to England for three years when she was three. She is a graduate of McGill University with a major in English Literature (Theater) and a minor in Environmental Science. Badaki also has a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre from Illinois State University. She became a United States citizen in 2014.
Badaki received a 2006 Jeff Award nomination for Best Actress in a Principal Role (Play) for I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady from Rwanda. She has received positive reviews for her portrayal of Bilquis on American Gods. The character of Bilquis has had its role in the story expanded for the television series.
|2018||Chasing the Rain||The Woman|
|2019||The Buried Girl||Alex|
|2008||Lost||Narjiss||Episode: “The Shape of Things to Come“|
|2013||Criminal Minds||Maya Carcani||Episode: “Final Shot”|
|2014||Masters of Sex||Nurse Williams||Episode: “Blackbird”|
|2015||NCIS: New Orleans||Felicia Patrice||Episode: “Le Carnaval de la Mort”|
|2015||Aquarius||Rita Carter||Episode: “Your Mother Should Know”|
|2016||K.C. Undercover||Penelope||Episode: “Coopers Reactivated!”|
|2017||American Gods||Bilquis||Series regular|
|2016||Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare||Ebele Yetide|