Kerry Washington is a beautiful American actress and producer known for her work in drama series “Scandal”. She was nominated two times for Primetime Emmy Awards and appeared in several movies like Ray, The Last King of Scotland, Fantastic Four, Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and many more. The beautiful actress included in the list of Time 100 annual list in April 2014. Let’s talk about the net worth of Kerry Washington in 2019 in more detail.
Early Life & Biography
The glamorous actress was born on January 31, 1977 in New York City, United States. She was born to Earl Washington and Valerie. Her father was a real estate broker and her mother was a professor and educational consultant. Her father family ancestors are from the African and American origin. Kerry is also relative of the former U.S Secretary of State Colin Powell. She performed at TADA Youth Theatre.
In pre-teen years, she attended the Spence School in Manhattan. She graduated from high school in 1994. In 1998, she graduated from George Washington University. The beautiful actress accepted that she learns dance from legendary actress Jennifer Lopez. She learns acting from the Michael Howard Studios which located in New York City.
In October 2004, Kerry was committed to actor David Moscow. Their engagement lasted till March 2007. She later married Nnamdi Asomugha on June 24, 2013 in a secret wedding. Together the couple had a daughter and a son. She gives birth to her first child named Isabella Amarachi Asomugha on 5 October 2016.
Kerry visit church regularly but she did not want to disclose much about her life. She has a good friendship with Oprah and Nicole Kidman. She is the keen follower of LGBT rights. This beautiful actress is also a member of the Creative Coalition which is a group of actors, writers, musicians and producers.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kerry Washington began her acting career in Magical Make-Over in 1994. After her successful debut, she appeared in several movies named Standard Deviants, Our Song, Save the Last Dance, Bad Company, Human Stain and many more. She was in a female lead role in Spike Lee’s She Hate Me. In 2016, the talented actress played the lead role in HBO’s movie Confirmation. Kerry was ranked No.2 in the list of 100 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 2013.
In 2002, the actress won the Black Reel Awards in Outstanding Independent Actor category for her work in movie lift. She was nominated two times for Golden Globe Awards in 2014 and 2016. In 2016, the actress was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards in Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for her work in Confirmation.
She received honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts on May 19, 2013, in at George Washington University. Washington was the chairperson of the GLSEN Respect Awards. She supported Hilary Clinton for President and endorsed a commercial for her. She was ranked 6th in Forbes Highest paid TV actress. She was ranked 56 in the list of Top Hot 100 Women of 2014 list which was issued by Maxim Magazines.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Kerry Washington is $20 million. The talented actress takes $200,000 for each television episode. The major source of her income came by working in Hollywood movies and television drama. This amazing personality has been seen in plenty of hit films and television serials.
Despite being 41 years old, Kerry Washington look like a queen and there is no slow down in her work too. We wish her success for the upcoming projects.