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pramesh Published On Thu Jun 04 2020   Modified On Wed Aug 12 2020
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    Who is Denzel Washington?

    Denzel (Hayes) Washington Jr. is a 65 years old superstar actor, director, and producer. He is a two-times Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, & two Award-winning Academy actors who played Eli in the book of Eli, Robert McCall in The Equalizer, and African American Leader Mr. Malcolm X in 1992's hit biopic of the same name. 

    He was the first black actor to win the Academy Award for best actor after Sidney Poitier in 1963. He starred as a veteran railroad engineer in the action film Unstoppable in 2010. Likewise, he also starred in Remember the Titans, released in 2000, and grossed over $100 million.

    Why is Denzel Washington Famous?

    Denzel Washington is one of the best-known actors who received the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in 2016.

    Denzel is active in the film industries since the 1980s and has received critical acclaims for most of his works. As an African-American Golden Globe and Academy award-winning actor, Denzil is more like royalty in Hollywood.

    Denzel Washington Bio, Early Life, & Career

    Denzel Washington was born in Mount Vernon, New York, on December 28, 1954. His mother is Lennis, and his father is Denzel Hayes Washington Sr.  

    Growing up, he attended Pennington-Grimes Elementary School in Mount Vernon until 1968. But when his parent got divorced when he was only 14, his mother sent him to a private preparatory school Oakland Military Academy.

    In 1977, Denzel Washington earned a BA in Drama and Journalism from Fordham University. He attended graduate school at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. 

    Then he stayed in San Francisco for a year before returning to New York as a professional actor.

    When Denzel Washington was graduating from Fordham, he made his acting debut in a made-for-television film Wilma in 1977.

    Then in 1981, he appeared in his first-ever Hollywood film Carbon Copy. After that, he was seen in NBC's hospital drama St.Elsewhere, as Dr. Phillip Chandler from 1982 to 1988.

    Denzel Washington won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor- Motion Picture Drama for his work in The Hurricane at the 57th Golden Globe Awards. 

    How much is Denzel Washington's Net Worth?

    Denzel Washington is a famous  American actor, director, and producer His Net Worth is $220 million. He earned such a massive worth from a total of 50 movies, ten tv shows, and 8 stage acts. As of now, he is considered as one of the hard-working actors, despite the level of success he has in the industry.

    Denzel Washington's House

    Denzel Washington bought Chief Executive Officer of the Walt Disney Michael Eisner's former house, at $2.675 million, way back in 1992. But now, his house is evaluated at $8 million. 

    Then again, he and his family purchased a three-bedroom, four-bathroom apartment on Central Park West in 2006 for $13 million.

    Now, Denzel's family reside in Central Park House, but all of his children have moved out and are pursuing their careers. Denzel also owned an apartment in Park West, New York as well.

    Denzel Washington Relationship Status

    Denzel Washington is happily married to actress-singer-model Pauletta Pearson. The pair got married on June 25, 1983. 

    The couple reportedly met on the set of Wilma and started dating soon after knowing each other. Now, they have four children: John David, Katia, and twins Olivia and Malcolm

    Denzel Washington with his wife

    Denzel Washington and his wife renewed their wedding vows in the Republic of South Africa with Arch-Priest officiating in 1995. 

    Denzel Washington with his family

    Denzel Washington's Physical Measurements

    NameDenzel Washington
    Age65 Years old
    Birth-DateDecember 28, 1954 
    Birth-Place Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
    Height6 ft 1 inch
    Weight96 kg
    Net Worth$220
    Hair ColorBlack

    FAQ's on Denzel Washington

    1. When was Denzel Washington Born?

    Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. was born on December 28, 1954, in Mount Vernon, New York, and is 65 years old, as of 2020.

    2. How much is Denzel Washington's Net Worth?

    Denzel Washington is a famous  American actor, director, and producer Worth $220 million.

    3. What is the price of Denzel Washington House?

    Denzel Washington bought his house $2.675 million way back in 1992, but now it cost more than $8 million.

    4. Who is Denzel Washington's best friend? 

    Denzel Washington considers Viola Davis as his best friend.

    5. What did Denzel Washington do before acting? 

    Unlike many other accidental success stories, our Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington studied journalism at Fordham University. Also, it went to a theatre school, which means he might have done a few low-end jobs to support his education, but deep down, he always knew what he had to do. 

    6. Does Denzel Washington die in deja vu? 

    If you haven't seen the movie Deja Vu, then you should escape this very answer, but yes, at the end of the film, Denzel goes back to prevent the boat bombing, and after he stops the bombing, he dies. But, two minutes later, he arrives at the crime scene in his police car just like he did at the beginning of the movie.

    7. Did Denzel Washington play Phantom of the Opera in 2005? 

    No! Sadly, Denzel Washington did not play the Phantom of the Opera!