Denzel Washington net worth: American actor and producer, Denzel Washington has a net worth of $140 million.
Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York to Denzel Hayes Washington Sr., a former Minister in a church. Composed and classy, the most down to earth celebrity in Hollywood, is best known today for his work in crime thriller ‘Training Day’.
With African American ethnicity, Denzel has managed to top the lists of richest African American actors earning solely from his acting career and film producing. This critically acclaimed celebrity started his career playing roles in theatres, commercials as well as television series, such as in drama St. Elsewhere, where he played the role of Dr. Phillip Chandler which earned him recognition, public fan base and a position in his career.
This Fordham University graduate has been acclaimed for his serious roles in movies like A Soldier’s Story, Cry Freedom, Glory etc., last of which also earned him an Academy award for Best Supporting Actor. He earned yet another Academy Award for his leading role in the movie Malcolm X.
His films have not only earned him fame but have been equally handy for earning him millions of dollars such as the movie Remember the Titans which not only gave him a Golden globe award for best Actor but also grossed over $100 million.
Earning respect with his involvement in different causes, Denzel has founded some charities which work specially for the needy people in Africa, mostly the children. This devout Christian man has been honored for his contribution in acting arena with a doctorate from Fordham University, Morehouse College as well as University of Pennsylvania.
Denzel is married to Pauletta Pearson for more than 30 years and lives a simple life with his wife and four children in a family full of values and class that no money can buy. For his pocket full of money remains full, Denzel has been living in a comfy inside a gated community in Los Angeles and has treated him with a Rolls Royce as his only luxury car.
Denzel Washington is considered a Hollywood legend and has a net worth of $140 million, which seems good for his tremendous amount of talent and a lot to go on for generations.
Quick Facts about Denzel Washington
Full Name: Denzel Hayes Washington Jr.
Profession: Actor, Filmmaker
Weight: 96 kg
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: December 28, 1954
Place of Birth: Mount Vernon, New York City
Education: Fordham University
Marital status: Married ( Pauletta Pearson)
Astrological sign: Capricorn