Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

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Denzel Washington is a well-known actor, director, and producer from the United States. Denzel Washington has acted in many movies and television shows. He has a big fan base not only in America but also around the globe. Fans have loved his works in projects like John Q, 2 Guns movie, Malcolm X, etc.

Early life

Denzel Washington was born on 28th December 1954, in Mount Vernon, New York, United States of America. This makes him 66 years old as of 2021. His full name is Denzel Washington Jr. His father’s name is Denzel Washington Sr., and his mother is Lennis Lynne Washington. While, he has two siblings named David Washington, and Lorice Washington. He holds an American nationality and practices Christianity. While he has Capricorn as his zodiac sign. And, he belongs to the African-American ethnicity.

Talking about the formal educational status, he completed his schooling at Pennington-Grimes Elementary School. While, he also went to Oakland Military Academy, Mainland High School. He also went to Fordham University for higher studies. He has graduated with a B.A. degree in Drama and Journalism.

Professional life

Denzel Washington is a legendary actor and stalwart of Hollywood. He has acted in many movies, television shows, and contributed in numerous ways during this time. However, he has also done theatre shows and acts in his initial days. His first show and act as a stage show at the early age of seven. He also won a scholarship to the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco.

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Caption: Malcolm X, a movie featuring Denzel Washington (Source: Best Buy)

After showing his talent through many projects, he finally got his first chance in movies named A Carbon Copy in 1981 alongside other starlets of the industry. Some of the movie credits are; A Soldier’s Story, Power, The George McKenna Story, Cry Freedom, Malcolm X, Much Ado About Nothing, The Pelican Brief, The Siege, The Bone Collector, Inside Man, Déjà vu, American Gangster, The Great Debaters, etc.

While, some of the other television shows and series of Denzel are; The Wilma Rudolph Story, St. Elsewhere, License to Kill, The George McKenna Story, Great Performances, The March, Grey’s Anatomy, etc. For his outstanding contribution to the field of entertainment, has won many awards including Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Grammy Awards, Primetime Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Tony Awards, etc? From that time onwards, he has played in many projects. He is also taken as the actor who redesigned the concept of classic movie stardom.

Net worth

Denzel Washington is living a luxurious life. Thanks to the fortune he has earned from his work as an actor, producer, and director. His total net worth is about $140 million US dollars as of 2021.

Personal life

Moving on toward the private and romantic life of Denzel, he is married. He tied the knot with Pauletta Washington in 1983 in front of his family and friends. While has four children. They are; John David, Katia, Olivia, Malcolm. Apart from it, he does not have any affairs with any other person. He is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have involvement in any kind of controversial events.

Body measurement and Social media

Denzel Washington has a very charming personality and amazing appearance along with a fit body. The veteran actor stands about 6 feet and 1 inch. And, he weighs 80kg. Moreover, the color of his hair is dark brown, and he has brown colored eyes. He is yet to provide any information regarding the overall body measurements.

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Caption: Denzel Washington height (Source: GQ)

Denzel Washington is also active in social media. He has a Twitter account under the name @OfficialDenzel which has around 64.7k followers. Further, he has an Instagram account under the name @officialdenzelwashingtton with around 547k followers. Likewise, he has a Facebook account under the name Denzel Washington – An actor with around 23k followers.