Do you know the actor best known for his performance in ‘Glory’, ‘Malcolm X’ and ‘The Hurricane’? He is none other than Denzel Washington. Denzel is known for his guts for taking challenging roles and portraying them with perfections. You may know about his professional life, but do you know about his personal life yet? Is he married? Is he gay? How much does he earn?
Let’s know about his personal life- Age, net worth, son, movies, daughter, best movies, and awards.
Caption: Denzel still manages to look young at the age of sixty-four
Denzel was born on 28th December 1954 to father Denzel Hayes Washington, a Pentecostal minister, and mother Lennis, a beautician in Mount Vernon, New York. He was born and bought up with his two siblings. His parents divorced when he was at the age of fourteen and he got involved in street violence. Denzel is currently running at the age of sixty-four. He belongs to American nationality and the Protestant religion.
Moving towards his education, Denzel enrolled to Pennington- Grimes Elementary School in 1968. After his parent's divorce when he was at the age of fourteen, he was enrolled in Oakland Military Academy in order to learn some discipline. For his graduation, he went to Fordham University and earned the degree in B.A. in Drama and Journalism in 1977. He also attended American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco for one year.
Moving to his career, his first featured film was in 1981 with the comedy movie ‘Carbon Copy’. Over the decades he appeared in many movies including A Soldier Story, Power, and Mighty Quinn. In 1989, he played role in a drama war film ‘Glory’ which gave him a massive popularity. In 1992, he played a role in Malcolm X. One year later, he played a role as the lawyer Joe Miller in the movie Philadelphia. His most successful movie of the 1990s was the Hurricane in which he played the role of Rubin Carter, a boxer arrested for triple homicide.
Denel Washington married Paulette Pearson on June 25, 1983, at the age of twenty-nine. They met at the set of his first screen work, the television film Wilma. The couple has four children. His son John David is a former football player, his daughter Katia and twins Olivia and Malcolm. There were rumors that the couple had splinted due to Denzel’s affair with other women. However, there is no sign of divorce between them. Talking about his net worth, he has the net worth of $290 billion dollars.
Caption: Denzel along with his family members
In 1990, Denzel won the Academy Awards for Glory as Best Supporting Actor. In 2000, he won the Academy Awards for The Hurricane as Best Actor. Talking about Golden Globe Awards, in 1990 he won the award for Glory as Best Supporting Actor and in 2000 for The Hurricane as Best Actor. In 2017, he won Screen Actors Guild Awards for Fences as Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role. Talking about Black Reel Awards, in the 2000s he won the award for The Hurricane as Best Actor, Remember the Titans as Best Actor, Training Days as Best Actor, Antwone Fisher as Best Director, Flight as Best Actor and Fences as Best Actor. He has won lots of many awards like MTV Movie and TV Awards, NAACP Image Awards, Satellite Awards, Tony Awards, Film Critic Awards and Miscellaneous Awards.
Caption: Denzel Washington at SAG Awards
Talking about his movies in 1990s he played in movies like Carbon Copy, A Soldier’s Story, Power, Cry Freedom, For Queen and Country, The Mighty Quinn, Glory, Heart Condition, Malcolm X, Much Ado About Nothing, The Pelican Brief, Crimson Tide, Devil in Blue Dress, Fallen, He Got Game, The Siege, The Hurricane and many more. In the 2000s, he worked in movies like Remember the Titans, Training Day, John Q., Out of Time, The Manchurian Candidate, Inside Man, Déjà vu, American Gangster, The Great Debaters, The Taking of Pelham 123, Unstoppable, Fences and many more. He worked in many Television shows like: The Wilma Rudolph Story, Flesh and Blood, License to Kill, The George McKenna Story, Great Performances, Gery’s Anatomy and many more.
Denzel Washington has 8.6k followers and likes on his Facebook account. Talking about his twitter, he does not have any twitter account. His Instagram has 41.4k followers and three posts.0 0
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