Regina King Net Worth 2020, Biography, Awards, and Instagram.
Regina King Net Worth – Regina Rene King is an American actress and television director. She is widely popular by the name Regina King.
She rose to prominence after she starred as Brenda Jenkins in the 1985 television series 227. She later earned recognition for her work in 1995 Friday, 1996 Jerry Maguire, The Boondocks, and Southland, American Crime, The Leftovers, Seven Seconds, and If Beale Street Could Talk.
Ms. King was born Regina Rene King to Gloria and Thomas King on January 15, 1971, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her mother worked as a special education teacher while her father was an electrician.
The family later moved to Los Angeles, California and settled in the View Park neighborhood of Windsor Hills where their daughter grew up.
She attended the famous Westchester High School in Los Angeles, whose alumni include actress Nia Long, director Tim Story, jazz pianist Eric Reed, and former NFL player Kevin Johnson. King graduated in 1988 and went on to enroll at the University of Southern California.
While still in high school, Regina King had already moved into showbiz, starting her career as an actor in 1985.
Her first role was in the sitcom ‘227’ where she played the role of Brenda Jenkins. After ‘227’ ended in 1990, King moved on to movies, appearing in John Singleton’s ‘Boyz n the Hood’ (1991).
John Singleton was said to be impressed with King’s actions which led to the pair forming a relationship that transitioned into two more movies in quick succession; ‘Poetic Justice’ (1993) and ‘Higher Learning’ (1995).
In 1995, she reunited with actor Ice Cube whom she acted with on Singleton’s movie ‘Friday’ and then starred in the romantic comedy ‘A Thin Line Between Love and Hate’ (1996).
Other notable 90s movies in which she appeared in include ‘Jerry Maguire’ (1996), ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back’ (1998), ‘Mighty Joe Young’ (1998), and ‘Enemy of the State’ (1998) which earned her a NAACP Image Award nomination for outstanding actress.
In 2001, Regina King got nominated for an NAACP and BET Award for her role in ‘Down to Earth’. She later won her first award, winning the best actress at the BET Awards for her role in ‘A Cinderella Story’ (2004).
Regina won two more best actress awards from BET for her roles in ‘Ray’ (2004) and ‘Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous’ (2005).
Her role as Margie Hendricks in ‘Ray’ further earned her a Satellite and NAACP Image Award.
In recent times, Ms. King has appeared as Detective Lydia Adams in the crime drama series ‘Southland’ and also in John Ridley’s ‘American Crime’.
Her role in the latter earned her a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress. She has further featured in acclaimed series like ’24’, ‘The Big Bang Theory’, and ‘Shameless’.
Height and Weight
- In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
- In centimeters – 160 cm
- In meters – 1.60 m
- In Kilograms – 55 kg
- In Pounds – 121 lbs
BET Best Actress Awards for her work in A Cinderella Story and Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabolous.
NAACP Image Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Award and Satellite Best Supporting Actress-Motion Picture Award for her work in Ray.
2 NAACP Image Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series Award for her work in Southland.
Primetime Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress-Series, Miniseries or Television Film Awards, NAACP Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Critics Choice Television Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Limited Series Award, and Satellite Best Cast-Television Series Awards for her role in American Crime.
Primetime Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Award for her role in Seven Seconds.
She has won –
- Best Supporting Actress by Detroit Film Critics Society
- Independent Spirit Awards, Golden Globe Awards
- Los Angeles Film Critics Association
- Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society
- National Board of Review
- National Society of Film Critics
- New York Film Critics Circle
- San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards
- Satellite Awards
- Toronto Film Critics Association
- Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association for her work in If Beale Street Could Talk.
Connect with Her on Instagram@iamreginaking
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