Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington Net Worth

What is Denzel Washington’s net worth?

Net Worth:$220 MillionAge:65Born:December 28, 1954Country of Origin:United States of AmericaSource of Wealth:Professional ActorLast Updated:2020

Introduction

Denzel Washington is an American actor, mostly recognized worldwide for his award-winning portrayals of characters in the film industry.

He has won several prestigious awards for his performances and is also a well-known producer and director.

Washington has been in the industry for nearly four decades and as of 2020, Denzel Washington’s net worth is approximately $220 million.

Early Life

Denzel Washington was born in Mount Vernon, New York, on the 28th of December, 1984.

The actor was raised in a primarily African-American area and watched many of his young peers get involved with drugs and crime. Luckily, his mother, a single parent with a low-income, was able to send him to the Oakland Military Academy to educate and discipline him.

He later went to Fordham University and received a B.A in Drama and Journalism. After graduating in 1977 he discovered his passion for acting and attended the American Conservatory Theater.

After spending a year at the theater he decided to return to New York.  

Career

After working many small acting jobs he finally had is first film debut in 1981, in the film ‘Carbon Copy’, quickly followed by ‘Licence to Kill’ in 1982.

In 1989 he was awarded his first Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Private Trip in the film ‘Glory’.

Since the beginning of his career, he has acted in approximately 50 films and directed a few of them as well.

As of 2020, Denzel Washington’s net worth is roughly $220 million, and with Denzel starring in plenty more films shortly, this will definitely increase.

Awards:

  • Academy Awards, Best Supporting Actor, (1989)
  • Academy Awards, Best Actor, (2002)
  • Golden Globe Awards, Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, (2002)
  • Golden Globe Awards, Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture (1989)
  • Tony Awards, Best Actor in a Play, (2010)

Movies:

  1. Malcolm X (1992)
  2. Training Day (2001)
  3. Man on Fire (2004)
  4. Inside Man (2006)
  5. American Gangster (2007)
  6. The Book of Eli (2010)
  7. Unstoppable (2010)
  8. Flight (2012)
  9. 2 Guns (2013)
  10. The Equalizer (2014)
  11. The Magnificent Seven (2016)
  12. The Equalizer 2 (2018)

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