Angela Bassett Net Worth, Age, Body Measurement, Family and Career

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 Net Worth

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 NameAngela Evelyn Bassett
Age62 years
Date of BirthAugust 16, 1958
Place of BirthNew York, America
Marital StatusMarried
Profession / OccupationDirector, Producer, Actress, Activist

Angela Bassett Measurements

Height5'4 feet or 163 cm
Weight55 kg and 121 lbs.
Body Measurements32-26-36
Breast Size32 inches
Bra, Cup Size34B
Waist26 inches
Eyes ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size6 US
Dress Size4 US

Angela Bassett Family Details

Spouse / Husband NameCourtney B. Vance
Father NameDaniel Benjamin Bassett
Mother NameBetty Jane Bassett
ChildrenBronwyn Vance, Slater Vance
SiblingsDanette Bassett

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 $25 million, the highest-paid actress of Hollywood, featuring in more than 40 films. Angela Bassett is also a producer; she also produces few projects.

Angela Bassett Award

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.
Updated: February 4, 2021 — 2:41 pm