Denzel Washington was born in Mount Vernon, New York, on December 28, 1954, first studied journalism at Fordham University, however then found his curiosity in appearing. He made his movie debut in the comedy. A Carbon Copy (1981) and was forged in the hit TV medical drama St. Elsewhere (1982-8).

He went on to seem in a number of profitable movies, together with Philadelphia, Man on Fire, The Book of Eli, American Gangster and Flight,and gained Oscars for his roles in Glory and Training Day. He acquired an Oscar nomination for his starring function in 2016’s Fences, an adaptation of August Wilson’s Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, and for the 2017 movie Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Wife and youngsters

Denzel Washington married actress Pauletta Pearson in 1983; they’ve 4 youngsters. Their oldest son, John David, was drafted in 2006 by the NFL’s St. Louis Rams. He now performs for the Sacramento Mountain Lions in the United Football League. Their different youngsters are daughter Katia and twin daughters Olivia and Malcolm.

Awards

2002 OscarGreatest Actor in a Leading Role for: Training Day (2001)

2000 Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for: The Hurricane (1999)

1990 OscarGreatest Actor in a Supporting Role for: Glory (1989)

1990 Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for: Glory (1989)

Denzel Washington Net Worth

The actor’s fortune is estimated at 240 million {dollars}. This is what he has earned, as an actor, director and producer.

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