Film actress, Kerry Washington is known for her work. She was born in New York, USA on January 31, 1977. Working primarily in the Hollywood entertainment industry as a film and television actress, voice artist, activist and producer.
What do you know of Kerry Washington?
When she played Olivia Pope in Scandal, Kerry Washington became a household name in the United States. A Primetime Emmy Award, SAG Award, and Golden Globe were all nominated for her performance in the film.
The Last King of Scotland (2006) and Alicia Masters in the Fantastic Four live-action films of 2005 and 2007 also made her a well-known actress.
She won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her role as Mia Warren in the Hulu miniseries Little Fires Everywhere.
|Date of Birth||January 31, 1977|
|Net value||$50 million|
Biography of Kerry Washington
- Kerry made her acting debut as Lanisha Brown in the 2000 drama Our Song.
- During the 1994 ABC Afterschool Special anthology, Kerry appeared as Heather in an episode titled Magical Makeover.
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Youth and adolescence
From childhood until graduating from high school in 1994, Kerry Washington was a member of TADA! Youth Theater and the Spence School in Manhattan. When Nelson Mandela was released from prison, her family took her to hear him speak at Yankee Stadium when she was just 13.
She graduated from George Washington University in 1998 with a Phi Beta Kappa degree in anthropology and sociology. Additionally, she attended Michael Howard Studios in New York City for additional training.
Additionally, Washington’s performance as Olivia Pope drew praise for her wardrobe choices and earned her the title of “Best Dressed Television Character” in 2013, according to Vanity Fair. “The idea that Olivia Pope would wear such delicate, feminine colors in a man’s world was the driving force behind her wardrobe success,” dress designer Lyn Paolo told The New York Times.
At the 2014 Ace Fashion Awards, Washington and Paolo received the Influencer Award for Olivia Pope’s stylish outfits.
Kerry Washington’s net worth
It is estimated that Kerry Washington will be worth $50 million by 2022. For each episode of Little Fires Everywhere, she received a salary of $1.1 million.
Kerry Washington’s family members include her husband and children.
An American footballer named Nnamdi Asomugha and actress Kerry Washington got married on June 24, 2013. This couple has two children: a son and a daughter. Efraim Grimberg and David Moscow were among the famous actors she had a romantic relationship with in the past.
Actor and activist Kerry Washington is a member of the Creative Coalition, an association of artists, writers and producers dedicated to raising awareness of burning social issues. She is also a member of V-Day, a global movement to raise awareness about violence against women and girls.
During the 2016 presidential campaign, ShondaLand stars like Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, Viola Davis and Shonda Rhimes all seemed to endorse Hillary Clinton. In 2020, she will star alongside Reese Witherspoon in the Hulu adaptation of Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere.