Celebrity: Denzel Washington
Date of Birth
Denzel Washington’s Net North: $220 million dollars
Ace American actor, screenwriter, movie producer, and director, Denzel Washington born on the 28th of December, 1954 in the New York metro area has a net worth of $220 million.
The actor, the son of a beauty salon owner and Pentecostal minister, who earns $60-$80 million dollars every year grew up in New York, where he backed a B.A. from Fordham University and also got a scholarship to the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, though he returned to New York after a year to pursue his acting career professionally.
Denzel who started in summer stock theater, by gradually working his way into minor film and made-for-television roles, in 1982, landed a spot on the successful medical drama St. Elsewhere, where he remained until the show’s final season in 1988. He received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor in the anti-Apartheid film Cry Freedom, in the same year, while he later won the same award for his performance in Glory in 1989. He got the Best Actor nomination for his role and great performance in Malcolm X in 1992, and in 1999, he got nominated again and won a Golden Globe for The Hurricane.
Denzel eventually won the Best Actor for his role in Training Day the following year 2000, to become the only second African-American actor to win Best Actor; that year. His appearance in the Disney football drama Remember the Titans, earned him over $100 million at the box office. Also as a movie director that has directed a few movie like, The Great Debaters and even produced several more movies, like The Book of Eli with several TV programs, stepped behind the camera to direct Antwone Fisher.