Denzel Washington Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Denzel Washington Net Worth – Denzel Washington is an American actor, mostly recognized worldwide for his award-winning portrayals of characters in the film industry.
He has won several prestigious awards for his performances and is also a well-known producer and director.
Washington has been in the industry for nearly four decades and as of 2018, Denzel Washington’s net worth is approximately $220 million.
Early Life, Family and Education:
Denzel Washington was born in Mount Vernon, New York, on the 28th of December, 1984.
The actor was raised in a primarily African-American area and watched many of his young peers get involved with drugs and crime. Luckily, his mother, a single parent with a low-income, was able to send him to the Oakland Military Academy to educate and discipline him.
He later went to Fordham University and received a B.A in Drama and Journalism. After graduating in 1977 he discovered his passion for acting and attended the American Conservatory Theater.
After spending a year at the theater he decided to return to New York.
Career and Achievement:
After working many small acting jobs he finally had is first film debut in 1981, in the film ‘Carbon Copy’, quickly followed by ‘Licence to Kill’ in 1982.
In 1989 he was awarded his first Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Private Trip in the film ‘Glory’.
Since the beginning of his career, he has acted in approximately 50 films and directed a few of them as well.
As of 2019, Denzel Washington’s net worth is roughly $220 million, and with Denzel starring in plenty more films shortly, this will definitely increase.