Connect with us

NET WORTH

Kerry Washington Net Worth

Published

on

Kerry Washington Net Worth

What is Kerry Washington net worth

Net worth$50 million
Source of wealthActress, Producer, and Director.
Date of BirthJanuary 31, 1977
Country of ResidenceUnited States of America

Kerry Washington Net Worth

Kerry Washington Net Worth and Salary: Kerry Washington is an American actress who has a net worth of $50 million. She is best known for her portrayal of the character Olivia Pope on the ABC drama “Scandal” from 2012 to 2018.

Early life and education

Washington was born in The Bronx, New York City, the daughter of Valerie, a professor and educational consultant, and Earl Washington, a real estate broker.

Read Morgan Freeman net worth

 Her father’s family is of African American origin, having moved from South Carolina to Brooklyn. Her mother’s family is from Manhattan, and Washington has said that her mother is from a “mixed-race background and from Jamaica, so she is partly English and Scottish and Native American, but also descended from enslaved Africans in the Caribbean.  Through her mother, she is a cousin of former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.

Career

Washington got her Screen Actors Guild (SAG) card as a requirement for a commercial that she starred in.

 Washington made her screen debut in the ABC telefilmMagical Make-Over (1994). She was in the cast of the 1996 PBSsketch comedy-style educational series Standard Deviants, and she appeared in the short “3D” and the feature film Our Song in 2000.

Kerry went on to appear in several movies, including Save the Last Dance (2001) and The Human Stain (2003). In 2002 she played Chris Rock’s love interest in the spy thriller Bad Company, a film that represented a turning point for her, in that it was the first time in her career that she had made enough money annually to qualify for health insurance under SAG.

Awards

For her role, she was twice nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and once for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama.

Her portrayal of Anita Hill in the HBO television political thriller film, Confirmation (2016), earned her a nomination for both the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film.

Read Eddie Murphy net worth

And for her role as Mia Warren in the Hulu miniseries Little Fires Everywhere (2020) she was again nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.

Time magazine included Washington in its Time 100 list of most influential people in 2014. In 2018, Forbes named her the eighth highest-paid television actress.

Read Top 10 Richest Black Actors in the world

 Washington has won a Primetime Emmy Award and five NAACP Image Awards, including The President’s Award.

Copyright Notice

Content on this website is protected by DMCA. reproducing any content on this site without explicit permission is strictly prohibited.

Advertisement Enter ad code h ere

Quick Links

Advertisement Enter ad co de here
Advertisement Enter ad code he re