Denzel Washington Net Worth

Net Worth: $150 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Film, Television
  • Birth Place Mount Vernon, New York
  • Height 6' 0" (1.84 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Pauletta Pearson Washington)
  • Full Name Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr.
  • Nationality United States
  • Date of Birth December 28, 1954
  • Ethnicity African-American
  • Weight 212 lbs (96 kg)
  • Occupation Actor, Screenwriter, Director, Producer
  • Education B.A. Drama & Journalism (Fordham University)
  • Children 4 (John David, Katia, Twins: Olivia & Malcolm)
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About Denzel Washington

American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director, Denzel Washington, has an estimated net worth of $150 million. Denzel’s striking good looks and amazing acting skills are definitely paying off by the millions. Born and raised in New York, Denzel began his acting career in theater and slowly moved to made-for-TV-movies where he landed a role in St. Elsewhere and stayed with the TV show until its final season six years after. Around the same year, he received his first Oscar nomination for the film Cry Freedom, and the following year won Best Supporting Actor for his amazing performance in the film Glory.

Denzel is the second African American actor who ever won a Best Actor Oscar; he won for the movie Training Day. Denzel is an actor, scriptwriter, producer, and director with an annual pay of around $40 million. Now, that explains his $140 million net worth.

The son of a Pentecostal minister and a hairdresser, Washington was born in Mount Vernon, NY, on December 28, 1954. Attended Fordham University, where he attained a B.A. in Journalism in 1977.  He began acting in various television movies and made his film debut in the 1981 Carbon Copy. He got his early break on television, playing Dr. Phillip Chandler in St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988. He won critical raves and audience adoration for his portrayal of Dr. Phillip Chandler, and he began to attract Hollywood notice. Washington married actress Pauletta Pearson on June 25, 1983, whom he met on the set of his first screen work, the television film Wilma. The couple have four children.

 

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Denzel Washington's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2007N/A
Salary 2007

American Gangster film salary

$40,000,000
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Man of Fire film salary

$20,000,000
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