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Net worth$12 million
Source of wealthActress and director
Date of BirthJanuary 15, 1971
Country of ResidenceUnited States

Regina King Net Worth

Regina King’s Net Worth is $12 Million. As a director, King has been behind the lens of several TV shows, including “Scandal” and “This is Us.” Her directing work earned her a Golden Globe Award for best director. She ascended to fame with roles in “Jerry Maguire” and “Friday.”

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Early life and education

King was born in Los Angeles and grew up in View Park–Windsor Hills. She is the eldest daughter of Gloria (Cain), a special education teacher, and Thomas King, an electrician. King’s parents divorced in 1979. King’s younger sister is former actress Reina King, who appeared on What’s Happening Now!! King attended Westchester High School; graduating in 1988 and later attended the University of Southern California. King was married to Ian Alexander from 1997 to 2007.

Career

King began her acting career in 1985 playing the role of Brenda Jenkins on the television series  a role she played until the show ended in 1990. She went on to appear in the John Singleton films Boyz n the HoodPoetic Justice and Higher Learning.

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King first gained attention for her role as Brenda Jenkins in the television series 227 from 1985 to 1990. She rose to prominence with roles in the films Friday (1995) and Jerry Maguire (1996), and the crime television series Southland (2009–2013).

From 2015 to 2017, King starred in the ABC anthology series American Crime, for which she won two Primetime Emmy Awards, and in 2018, she starred in the Netflix miniseries Seven Seconds, for which she won her third Emmy Award.

Her role as a troubled mother in the 2018 film If Beale Street Could Talk won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. King won her fourth Emmy award for starring in the 2019 superhero television series Watchmen.

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King has also played supporting roles in the films Boyz n the Hood (1991), Poetic Justice (1993), Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003), Ray (2004), and Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005). Her other television roles include the drama series The Leftovers from 2015 to 2017 and the sitcom The Big Bang Theory from 2013 to 2019.

King has directed episodes for several television shows, including Scandal in 2015 and 2016 and This Is Us in 2017. She has also directed the music video for the 2010 song “Finding My Way Back” by Jaheim.

Her feature film directorial debut came with the drama One Night in Miami (2020), for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Director at the 78th Golden Globe Awards. She became the second black woman to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Director.

Awards and nominations received by Regina King

In September 2015 and September 2016, King won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie for American Crime. In 2018, she played the role of the mother of a murdered black teenager in Netflix original series Seven Seconds, winning her third Primetime Emmy Award. Her performance in the 2018 film If Beale Street Could Talk, directed by Barry Jenkins, garnered critical acclaim and earned her the Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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