Angela Bassett is a famous American director, producer, actress, and activist. She is best known for her biological roles. She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. She also nominated many times for the Primetime Emmy Award. In 2018 she started producing the Fox first responder series 9-1-1. Angela Bassett Net worth is 20 million. After staring in more than 40 films, making her the highest-paid actress of Hollywood.
Let’s take a look at the life of the most promising actress.
Bassett was born in New York City on August 16, 1958, daughter of Daniel Benjamin Bassett and Betty Jane. She got her middle name in honor of her aunt Evelyn.
She was in the early years of her childhood when her parents get divorced. Even she hasn’t seen her father for an extended period until she attended her grandmother’s funeral.
Angela Bassett graduates from Jordan Park Elementary School. She attended Yale University in 1980 and received a B.A degree in African-American studies.
Furthermore, she earned M.F. A degree from Yale School of Drama in 1983. Bassett worked as a receptionist in a beauty salon and photo researcher after graduation.
Angela Bassett was awarded an honorary D.F.A degree in 2018 from her Alma mater, Yale University.
In 1997, Bassett married actor Courtney B. Vance. The couple having a twin’s son Slater Josiah Vance and daughter Bronwyn Golden Vance by surrogacy were born on January 27, 2006
Career and Achievements
Bassett made her first television appearance in 1985, as a prostitute in a T.V. movie Doubletake. Furthermore, her first debut movie as a news reporter F/X,1986. Her most notable performance as Tina Turner in the biopic What’s Love Got to Do with it (1993), for which she also nominated for Academy Award for Best Actress.
She played Muslim Activist Betty Shabazz in two different movies MALCOM X (1992) and PANTHER (1995). Additionally, she received a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, March 20, 2008. She won the Lean Horne award for Outstanding Career Achievement in the field of Entertainment.
She also shared a stage with her husband Courtney B. Vance in THE GIRL FRIDAY; they also appeared together in the final season of E.R. from 2008 to 2009.
Angela Bassett Personal Details
|Real Name||Angela Evelyn Bassett|
|Date of Birth||August 16, 1958|
|Place of Birth||New York, America|
|Profession / Occupation||Director, Producer, Actress, Activist|
Angela Bassett Measurements
|Height||5'4 feet or 163 cm|
|Weight||55 kg and 121 lbs.|
|Breast Size||32 inches|
|Bra, Cup Size||34B|
|Shoe Size||6 US|
|Dress Size||4 US|
Angela Bassett Family Details
|Spouse / Husband Name||Courtney B. Vance|
|Father Name||Daniel Benjamin Bassett|
|Mother Name||Betty Jane Bassett|
|Children||Bronwyn Vance, Slater Vance|
Moreover, she uses to turn down the role, which she viewed as demeaning to her image. Sixty-three nominations and 16 awards won by this great actress, with her knowledge of acting and producer.
Angela also directed two episodes of American Horror Story and one event of the T.V. documentary Breakthrough. Her upcoming movies are MISSION IMPOSSIBLE7 and SOUL.
Angela Bassett Net worth
Angela Bassett net worth is 20 million, the highest-paid actress of Hollywood, featuring in more than 40 films. Angela Bassett is also a producer; she also produces few projects.
She starred and produced Rosa Park Story. Just recently, she is the producer of Fox drama 9-1-1. With her sheer beauty and outstanding performance, she admired by her fans all over the world.
Facts About Angela Bassett
- After the ten-month Bassett birth, her mom gets pregnant and gives birth to her sister D’nette.
- She is one of the ten actresses to nominated for the Best Actress Oscar.
- Bassett is an active Ambassador of UNICEF.
- She is very active in the programs of youth, supporter of programs of arts for youth. She also attends events for children with diabetics.
- Angela donated $2,300 for the presidential campaign of Barack Obama.