Denzel Washington Biography, Facts & Life Story

Full Name Denzel Hayes Washington Jr.
Profession Actor, Director, Producer
Nationality American
Age 67 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth December 28, 1954
Birthplace Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Religion Christian
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Denzel Washington was born in Mount Vernon, New York. He is a professional American actor, producer, and director, and he is well-known for his appearance in 2 Guns movie with Mark Wahlberg. He studied at Pennington-Grimes Elementary School in 1968. Washington first show up at the stage around the age of seven by taking part in a show at his local Boys & Girls Club.

Later, he went to Fordham University, but he proved to be an average student. After taking some relief from college, he went to the university with new talent in acting and then graduated with a B.A. in Drama and Journalism in 1977.

Career

He won a scholarship to the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and afterward worked with the Shakespeare in the Park ensemble. Throughout his career, he was daily praised by critics, but his consistent success proved everything wrong.

After several performances, Washington made his feature film debut in the comedy A Carbon Copy (1981) as a leading actor against some prominent actors i.e., George Segal, Susan Saint James, Jack Warden. Washington played a lead role in A Raisin in the Sun on Broadway in 2014. He also acted in some off-Broadway productions and television movies.

In 2020, he was ranked as the greatest actor of the twenty-first century.

About Denzel Washington

He is a very skilled man and has earned many awards and Oscars in various categories. Washington made his first five Oscar nominations for Cry Freedom (1987), playing real-life South African apartheid martyr Steve Biko.

He then received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Glory (1989).

In 2001, Washington obtained his second Oscar.

He is a man with a great personality and has earned respect through his working skills in different fields. In addition, he is a wealthy man and has a net worth of about $250 million.

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Denzel Washington Education

Qualification Graduated
School Pennington-Grimes Elementary School Mount Vernon, New York
Oakland Military Academy in Oakland, New Jersey.
Mainland High School in Daytona Beach in Florida.


College University of Texas
University of Fordham

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Denzel Washington Career

Profession: Actor, Director, Producer

Debut:

  • Film: Death Wish (1974)
  • TV show: St. Elsewhere (1982)

Net Worth: $250 USD million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Denzel Washington, Sr.

Mother: Lennis Lynne Washington

Brother(s): David Washington

Sister(s): Lorice Washington

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Pauletta Washington (m. 1983)

Dating History:

Denzel Washington Favorites

Favorite Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba

Favorite Male Singer: Eminem, Jay-Z, NAS

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite TV Show: Monk (2002-2009)

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