Denzel Washington is one of America’s sexiest living actors and he is also a director and producer. He has received three Golden Globe Awards, one Tony Award, and two Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory (1989) and Best Actor for his role as a corrupt police officer in Crime Scene Training Day (2001). He attended Fordham University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Drama and Journalism in 1977.
Denzel has received many awards, including the very popular Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award and also the 73rd Golden Globe Awards. Denzel has directed several films, including Antwone Fisher (2002), Great Debaters (2007), and Fences (2016). He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film in 2016 for his outstanding achievements in the film Fences. Denzel is a devout Christian and has donated much of his income to church and charity.
Denzel Washington Biography
Denzel Washington was born on 28 December 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York, as the son of the father, Denzel Hayes Washington Sr. and mother, Lennis “Lynne” (née Lowe). Denzel’s father was born in Buckingham County, Virginia, he was an ordained Pentecostal preacher and also worked for the New York City Water Department and in a local department store, S. Klein, while his mother was a beauty salon owner and operator, she was born in Georgia and grew up partly in Harlem.
Denzel attended Pennington Grimes Elementary School in Mount Vernon until 1968 at the age of 14, when his parents divorced and Denzel was sent to a private preparatory school, the Oakland Military Academy in New Windsor, New York. After graduating from preparatory school, Denzel attended Mainland High School, a public high school in Daytona Beach, Florida, from 1970 to 1971. He also attended the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Denzel Washington’s Wife, Son, Daughter, Family
Denzel Washington married Pauletta Pearson on June 25, 1983, and met her on the set during his first screen work on the television movie Wilma and they have four children, two girls, and two boys. Denzel and Pauletta Washington renewed their marriage vows in South Africa, where Archbishop Desmond Tutu took office as Archbishop in 1995.
Denzel’s family has been interested in the theater world, John David Washington; Denzel’s eldest son and Katia; Denzel’s eldest daughter has appeared in popular films and television shows, while Malcolm and Olivia have just entered the theater world.
John David Denzel Washington
John David is the oldest son of Denzel; an actor and former American footballer. He played college football in Morehouse and on the Sacramento Mountain of the United Football League, but he also has many successes to his credit in the sports world. He was born on July 28, 1984, in Los Angeles, California; he is 5ft9 inches tall and weighs 94kg. He attended Campbell Hall School in Los Angeles (CA) and went to college in Morehouse. He made his first appearance on the big screen at the age of nine when he appeared in the movie Malcolm X in 1992 as a student in a classroom in Harlem. His net worth is 140 million dollars. There are rumors that he is in a romantic relationship with the dancer Vivian Nixon.
Malcolm Denzel Washington
Malcolm Washington is a twin and the second son of Denzel Washington. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Film Studies. In addition to the theatre world, he also plays basketball. Malcolm is 5ft9 inches tall, weighs 165 pounds, and has a net worth of $2 million.
Katia Denzel Washington
Katia Washington is Denzel’s eldest daughter and an actress born on November 27, 1987. She graduated from Yale University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Katia worked as an editorial assistant in the film Django Unchained in 2012, was an Associate Producer of the film Fences, which was released in 2016, and worked as an assistant in the film Mr. Parker, which was released in 2016.
Katia has dark hair and dark brown eyes. Her grandparents are Lenis and Denzel Washington, and she is also a niece of Rita Peterson. There are rumors that Katia is her grandfather’s favorite. She is not married and has always kept her dating profile out of the public eye, but there are rumors that she is a lesbian. Her parents gave her the nickname Tanzvogel because of her outstanding achievements in literature and poetry. Katia is not active on social media platforms and there is a rumor that she is a very shy lady.
Olivia Denzel Washington
Olivia Washington is the youngest daughter of Denzel, she has dark skin and dark eyes. She was born on April 10, 1991, in Los Angeles, California, USA. She studied in New York and also has a career in theater arts. Olivia entered the theater world with a role in Lee Daniels’ film “The Butler”, which was released in 2013. She is a twin sister of Malcolm Washington and has a net worth of $3 million. Olivia loves dancing and is a master at it; she is also looking forward to running her own business soon.
Denzel Washington’s Net Worth/House
The house of Denzel Washington is located in Los Angeles, California. It is a 1.5-hectare property with a pool and tennis court in Beverly Park. Denzel’s net worth is 190 million dollars and his annual salary is between 60 and 90 million dollars.
He can be described as a man who understands family because in his fame and fortune his family still remains his top priority. No wonder that his children have lived up to his legacy. Denzel’s balance and intelligence are recognized by many.