Denzel Washington is a world-renowned actor who holds two Oscar Awards for his hard work and appearances made in the movie industry. The actor has appeared in movies like Training Days, The Book of Eli, Flight, American Gangster, and many more. Not only is Denzel a world-renowned actor but is a great director too. One of his hit movies is Fences for which Viola Davis won an Oscar Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. was born on the 28th of December 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He is an American national who shares Capricorn star sign with mixed ethnicity of African-American. He graduated from the University of Fordham with a degree of BA in Drama and Journalism.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Denzel Washington studied journalism at Fordham University until he found interest in acting. Though he had an interest in acting during his school days, he never got the right opportunity. He came from a poor background, so he could not graduate in journalism from Fordham University. Later, he came back with new dreams and hoped to bag a bachelor’s degree in Drama and Journalism in the year 1977.
Washington appeared in a movie called A Carbon Copy, which was released in 1981. This way, he made a grand entrance in the movie industry. He has appeared in several hit movies like Philadelphia, The Book of Eli, Flight, Man on fire, and many more. Washington has also bagged two Oscar awards for his appearances in movies called Glory and Training Day.
As of now, Washington has a net worth of $140 Million living a lavish lifestyle.
Married To Wife, Pauletta Pearson
Denzel Washington is happily married to Pauletta Pearson. The couple married on the 25th of June 1983, hosting a grand wedding party, including their families, friends, and relatives. The couple met on the set, working for the movie called Wilma.
They even renewed their wedding vows in the year 1995 in South Africa. Desmond Tutu officiated the wedding vows.
The couple now has four children; they welcomed their first child, John David, on 28th of July 1984, who is an actor and former football player. On the 27th of November 1986, they welcomed their second child, Katia, who graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts. On the 10th of April 1991, the couple was blessed with twins whose name is Olivia and Malcolm.
Olivia has made her appearance in the movie called The Butler. Similarly, Olivia’s twin Malcolm has bagged a degree in film studies from the University of Pennsylvania.
Family, Siblings, and Parents
Denzel Washington was born to Denzel Hayes Washington Sr. and S. Klein. He has two sweet siblings who helped and motivated him from the very beginning of his career. However, Washington’s parents got divorced when he was small, which created some mess during his childhood.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Denzel Washinton stands 5 feet and 11 inches tall, weighing approximately around 80kgs. He has a well-maintained body figure with some great muscles. He has Brown eyes with Black hair, which makes him look even more handsome.