Facts of Denzel Washington
|Birth Name||Denzel Hayes Washington Jr.|
|Date of Birth||December 28, 1954|
|Birth Country||Mount Vernon, NY, United States|
|Profession||Actor, Director, and Producer|
|Net worth||$250 million|
|Spouse||Pauletta Washington (m. 1983)|
|Children||John David, Olivia, Malcolm, Katia Washington|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (182.2 cm)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 pounds)|
|Father||Denzel H. Washington, Sr.|
|Siblings||Lorice and David Washington|
Denzel Washington of the legendary actors of Hollywood, who changed the view of how people see the acting and bring new talent through his hard work and dedication. Just in one meaning of success, he took the changes to meet people who love him and did not resist his faith in God.
Washington was born as Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. on 28th December 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He is the son of the former Pentecostal minister, Denzel Hayes Washington, Sr., and Lennis Washington aka Lynne, a beauty specialist.
Denzel first attended Pennington-Grimes Elementary School in 1968 and then was admitted to Oakland Military Academy after the divorce of his parents. He further enrolled at Mainland High School in 1970.
A year later, Washington joined Texas Tech University, where he graduated with honors. In 1973, he went to complete high studies at Fordham University and earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Drama and Journalism degree in 1977. He is also a graduate of the American Conservatory Theatre.
Salary & Net Worth
Denzel Washington came into attention after playing the role of Roger Porter in the 1981 film, Carbon Copy. He then portrayed Melvin Peterson in the action-thriller movie, A Soldier’s Story in 1984. His other notable film credits are Malcolm X, The Hurricane, etc. He also appeared in several TV shows, including St. Elsewhere, Happily Ever After, and so on.
Washington has been working in the film as well as the television industry for more than three decades. So, he makes impressive earnings from $60 Million to $80 Million throughout his filmography. Currently, his total net worth is $250 Million as in the present context of 2020.
As a phenomenal actor, Denzel received many awards and honors. He has two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and one SAG Award. Furthermore, Fordham University honored him with an honorary doctorate award for his alma mater. Morehouse College and the University of Pennsylvania praised him with other honorary doctorates in 2007 and 2011.
Other than that, Denzel owned a lavish house in Beverly Hills, California for $2.6 Million in 1992, which consists of eight bedrooms, 14 bathrooms on 28,887 square feet. He also purchased another accommodation in Los Angeles, California that covers 1.5-acre land, including a swimming pool and a lawn tennis court. Also, read about Gerald McRaney‘s net worth and status.
The 65-year-old actor, Washington is living a wonderful life with his beloved wife, Pauletta Pearson for more than five and a half decades. The couple had their first encounter on the set of The Wilma Rudolph Story in 1977. After their first screen sharing, they became romantically involved in a long-term relationship for seven years.
The couple married into a private and small ceremony in the contact of their dearest ones on 25th June 1983. Twelve years later, they renewed their marriage in a luxurious way in South Africa, where Angelican, Desmond Tutu performed their nuptial in 1995. They are now spending their quality time in their 15 Central Park West rooftop in the greater area of New York City.
The pair are the proud parents of John David (born on 28th July 1984), Katia (born on 27th November 1986), twins Olivia, and Malcolm Washington (born on 10th April 1991). As of now, their oldest child, John, and their daughter, Olivia are successful actors. Similarly, their identical twins are also following their father’s footsteps.
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