About Denzel Washington
It has been reported that one of the most successful actors Denzel Washington net worth reaches an estimate of 140 million dollars, which he has accumulated through his various appearances in movies as well as working behind the scenes of them and from his various endorsement deals. In addition to his career as an actor, Denzel Washington is a producer, director and screenwriter. All these behind the scenes involvements add a lot of financial success to the total amount of Denzel Washington net worth.
Denzel Washington was born in New York area to his mother who was the owner of a beauty salon and his father who worked as a Pentecostal minister. Denzel Washington was a student at the Fordham University and also was able to study under the scholarship at the American Conservatory Theater based in San Francisco. However, after one year of studying there, Denzel Washington moved back to New York, where he decided to seek for career as an actor. His first performances as an actor were as minor roles as well as made for television roles.
In 1982, he got first of his big roles, which was in the drama show “St.
Elsewhere”. He stayed in the show for six years until it was finally canceled. The show started to accumulate Denzel Washington net worth. In 1988, Denzel Washington was nominated to get an Oscar in the category of the Best Supporting Actor because of his performance in the film called “Cry Freedom”. In 1989, Denzel Washington became the recipient of the same award but for a different film. This time it was for his role in the film “Glory”.
Talking more about his nominations and awards, in 1992 Denzel Washington was nominated to get an award for his appearance in the film called “Malcolm X”. In 1999, he won the Golden Globe for his appearance in the film “The Hurricane”. In 2000, only one year later, Denzel Washington became the winner of the Best Actor for his role in the movie “Training Day”. With this achievement, he became the second person of African-American origin to receive such an award.
In the same year, he appeared in the film called “Remember the Titans”. The movie became a huge hit and it grossed over 100 million dollars in the box office. Also, the film increased the total amount of Denzel Washington net worth a lot.
Now you have an idea why Denzel Washington net worth is this huge