Denzel Washington Height, Weight, Measurements, Net Worth, Age, Wiki. He was born December 28, 1954, in Mount Vernon, New York, United States. Denzel Washington Age 63 Years Old. He is an American Actor, Director and Producer. Denzel Washington has an estimated net worth of $190 million dollars. He has received three Golden Globe Awards, a Tony Award and Two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
Denzel Washington popular for his Playing major roles like a Muslim minister and human rights activist in the movie Malcolm X (1992), the boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter in the movie The Hurricane (1999), Herman Boone a football coach in the movie Remember the Titans (2000), Frank Lucas a drug kingpin in the movie American Gangster (2007), and the veteran engineer Frank in the movie Unstoppable (2010). Denzel ethnicity Black and Birth Sign is Capricorn.
Denzel Washington Height 6 ft 1 in or 185 cm and Weight 80 Kg or 176 Pounds. He naturally has black hair color and eye brown color. Denzel Washington’s body measurements like his chest, arms or biceps and waist information is not known. He wearing to be a shoe of size 11 (US) or 10 (UK).
Denzel Washington is the son of Denzel Washington, Sr. and Lennis Lynne Washington, Beautician and Operator. He has two siblings named Lorice Washington and David Washington. He attended Pennington-Grimes Elementary School and then Oakland Military Academy & Mainland High School. Then he attended the University of Texas and the University of Fordham to finished graduation degree in drama and journalism. Denzel Washington has married Pauletta Washington in 1983. The couple has two sons and two daughters namely, John David, Katia, Malcolm and Olivia. His religion Christian and Nationality American.
Denzel Washington Biceps Size Height Weight Body Measurements
|Real Name||Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr.|
The Great Debator
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet-Inches- 6’1″
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 90 kg
in Pounds- 198 lbs
|Body Measurements||Not Known|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||28 December 1954|
|Age (as in 2016)||62 Years|
|Birth Place||Mount Vernon, New York, U.S|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|Hometown||Mount Vernon (Till 1968)
New Windsor, New York.
|School||Pennington-Grimes Elementary School, Mount Vernon.
Oakland Military Academy, New Windsor, New York.
Mainland High School, Daytona Beach, Florida.
|College||Fordham University, New York City, New York.|
|Educational Qualifications||B.A. (1977)|
|Debut||TV Film – Wilma (1977)
Carbon Copy (1981)
Director – Antwone Fisher
|Family||Father– Denzel Hayes Washington, Sr.(Pentecostal minister)
Mother– S. Klein.(Beauty parlor owner and operator)
|Religion||Devout Christian. Considered Preaching.|
|Fan Mail Address||Denzel Washington
Rogers & Cowan
Pacific Design Center
8687 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90069
|Major Controversies||There was a controversy about the movie “The Hurricane” in which he played the role of the “triple murder convicted” boxer “Rubin Hurricane”. A former reporter was angry about the ending as “Hurricane’s” sentence was overturned after 20 years which wrongly shows him innocent. There was a campaign against the whole thing.
Denzel must be convincing in the role! He received a Golden Globe Award in 2000 and a Silver Bear Award at the Berlin International Film Festival for the role.
Girls, Affairs and More
|Affairs/Girlfriends||There were rumors and pictures being leaked by radar.com, showing him kissing an unidentified blonde woman.|
|Wife/Spouse||Pauletta Pearson (m. 1983)|
|Children||Son John David (Former football player, United Football League’s Sacramento Mountain Lions)
Daughter Katia (B.A. from Yale University)
Daughter Olivia (Actor)
Son Malcolm (Film Studies, University of Pennsylvania)
|Current Relationship Status||Married to Pauletta Pearson|
|Net Worth||$140 million|
|House||Beverly Hills, California ($4.5 million)|
He has a collection of Vintage cars as well.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Denzel Washington
- Does Denzel Drink Alcohol? Yes
- Does Denzel Smoke? No
- Denzel has earned 3 Golden Globe awards, 1 Tony Award and 2 Academy Awards (Oscars) for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Glory (1989). He also has won an award for Best Actor for Training Day.
- In the 2016 73rd Golden Globe Awards, he was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award.
- He was 14 when his parents divorced. He was raised in Mount Venon till then and after that, his mother shifted to New Windsor with him. Denzel said, “That decision changed my life”. Later he explained that “because I wouldn’t have survived in the direction I was going. The guys I was hanging out with at the time, my running buddies, have now done maybe 40 years combined in the penitentiary. They were nice guys, but the streets got them.”
- Denzel Played collegiate basketball as a guard under the coaching of P.J. Carlesimo.
- When he was confused about which subjects to choose, he dropped out of school and worked as a creative director for at an overnight summer camp Sloane YMCA in Lakeville, Connecticut. His colleague suggested acting when he participated in a staff talent show for campers.
- Denzel enrolled at the Lincoln Center to study acting where he was given the title roles in Eugene O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones and d Shakespeare’s Othello.
- He was one of the very few African-Americans who appeared for the entire series of the six years long NBC drama St.Elsewhere; in which he played the role of Dr.Phillip Chandler.
- Denzel earned an Academy Award for Best Actor for playing the black nationalist in the movie Malcolm X.
- Washington won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the Training Day, in which he played Detective Alonzo Harris, a corrupt Los Angeles cop.
- Denzel Washington was the second African to win an Academy Award. He also holds the record of being the only actor of the African descent who had six Academy Award nominations.
- Washington and “The Script” tried to come together for a project combining music and Hollywood. The project couldn’t get much mainstream attention because of legal conflicts between the parties.
- He received a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for playing Troy Maxson, opposite Viola Davis in the play August Wilson’s Fences.
- He also received Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play in 2014 for reviving Lorraine Hansberry’s classic drama A Raisin in the Sun.
- Denzel donated US$2.5 million to help build the new West Angeles Church of God in Christ facility in Los Angeles in 1995. He is a devout Christian and reads Bible daily. He donated US$1 million each to Nelson Mandela’s Children’s Fund and Wiley College to resuscitate the college’s debate team.
- He met his wife on the sets of his first acting project Wilma.
- Denzel Washington was one of the three people, along with directors Oliver Stone and Michael Moore, with the home they were willing to negotiate for the release of three defense contractors.
- He received three honorary doctorate degrees from Fordham University, University of Pennsylvania and Morehouse college. He donated US$ 250,000 to Fordham College.