Denzel Washington Net Worth, Bio, Age, Award, Family and Career Details

Denzel Washington earned his popularity from his significant roles in movies; Training Days, Glory, and Fences. Denzel is the most famous African- American Actor of Hollywood. He has done many powerful performances throughout his career. Denzel Washington Net Worth is around $250 million.


Denzel Washington was born in Mount Vernon, New York, America, on December 28, 1954. Earlier, he got an education in journalism. But later, he discovers that he has an interest in the acting field. Throughout his acting career, he always gets appreciation from the critics. His success made him a well-known Black American Actor.

Denzel Washington Net Worth

All over his life, Denzel has won two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Role in Glory and Best Actor for Training Day.

Denzel appeared for six years in the whole series of St. Elsewhere, starring as Dr. Phillip Chandler. Due to this, he marked his name as the famous African American Actor.

Early Life and Beginning of Career

Denzel father Denzel H. Washington was a Pentecostal minister. Whereas, his mother Lenis Washington owns a beauty parlor. His parents got a divorce when he was only 14 years old. Later, he was raised in Mount Vernon. But after some time, he, along with his mother, shifts to New Windsor.

He got an education from Fordham University as a journalist. Later, he realized his interest in the acting field. His first debut was a comedy movie named A Carbon Copy in 1981. Meanwhile, from 1982 to 1988, he starred in a famous drama name St. Elsewhere.

On the other hand, he got a chance to appear in various hit movies, namely Man on Fire, Philadelphia, American Gangster. His fame touched the sky when he won the Oscar Award for Training Day and Glory.

Denzel starts his directing career in the year 2002. His first debut movie as a director is “Antwone Fisher” (a biological film). Later, he continues his career as a director. In 2007, his directional effort seen in “The Great Debaters.” Denzel third directed movie Fences was nominated in Academy Awards.

Family and Children

Denzel and Pauletta’s marriage is a pure inspiration in Hollywood. Both are together for the last thirty-six years. Both met on a set of a TV film, “Wilma.” Afterward, they start dating each other. They always kept their relationship very private, which makes a relationship healthy. In 1983, Denzel Washington and Pauletta got hitched.

Denzel Washington Personal Details

Real NameDenzel Washington
Age66 years
Date of BirthDecember 28, 1954
Place of BirthMount Vernon, New York
Marital StatusMarried
Profession / OccupationFilm producer, Instructor, Film director, Spokesperson, Voice acting,

Denzel Washington Body Stats

Height6'1 feet or 183 cm
Weight80 kg or 176 Pounds
Body Type Normal
Chest SizeUnknown
Eyes ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size10 (US)  or 11 (US)
Dress SizeUnknown

Denzel Washington Family Details

Spouse / Wife NamePauletta Washington
Father NameDenzel H. Washington
Mother NameLennis Washington
ChildrenJohn David, Katia, Olivia Malcolm 
SiblingsLorice Washington, David Washington

Both are blessed with four kids. The elder one is John David (36 years old), who works as an actor, daughter name Katia (30 years old) also an actress. Moreover, two twins Olivia and Malcolm (28 years old) even start their careers in the acting field.

Denzel Washington Net Worth

Denzel Washington is the wealthiest actor in Hollywood. In 1995, he earned 7.5 million dollars for a movie named Virtuosity. Moreover, his win in Oscar Award for Training Days makes him earned around $12 million, each including the film Fallen and The Siege.

Denzel Washington

Additionally, Washington earned $40 million American Gangster. For Eli and The Book, he got a $20 million paycheck for each. Denzel Washington net worth in 2020 is around $250 million.

Facts About Denzel Washington

  • Denzel got his education in journalism.
  • He won his first Academy Award in 1990 and second in 2001.
  • Washington also works as a director and directs famous movies in his career.
  • He owns a mansion in Beverly Hills, which worth around 14.1 million.
  • In 2003, earns the highest-earning Oscar nominee.
Updated: January 27, 2021 — 1:45 pm