Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. known Denzel Washington was born December 28, 1954 is an American actor, director and producer. Known for his performances on screen and on stage, he has been described as an actor who reconfigured “the concept of classic cinematic celebrity”, teaming up with characters defined by their grace, dignity, humanity and their character. inner strength. He has often collaborated with directors Spike Lee, Antoine Fuqua and Tony Scott. He has won several awards, including two Oscars, three Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Tony Award. In 2016, he received the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2020, the New York Times ranked him as the greatest actor of the 21st century.
He won his Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his performance in the Broadway revival of August Wilson Fences in 2010. Washington then directed, produced, and starred in the nominated film adaptation. for four Oscars, including Best Picture and Best. Actor for Washington. He also produced the film adaptation of Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. It was announced his intention to adapt all of Wilson’s works for film. He also appeared in the Broadway covers of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun in 2014, and Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh in 2018.
On June 25, 1983, Washington married Pauletta Pearson, whom he met on the set of his first on-screen work, the TV movie Wilma. They have four children: John David (born 1984), also an actor and former footballer, Katia (born 1986) who received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 2010, and twins Olivia and Malcolm (born in 1991). Malcolm graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Film Studies and Olivia played a role in Lee Daniels’ film The Butler. In 1995, Washington and his wife renewed their marriage vows in South Africa with Desmond Tutu as officiant.
On May 18, 1991, Washington received an honorary doctorate from its alma mater, Fordham University, for having “been impressively successful in exploring the edge of its multifaceted talent.” In 2011, he donated $ 2 million to Fordham for an endowed chair in the theater department, as well as US $ 250,000 to establish a theater-specific scholarship at the school. He also received an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Morehouse College on May 20, 2007 and an Honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Pennsylvania on May 16, 2011.
On October 11, 2021, the United States Army named Washington the 2021 Honorary Sergeant Major of the Army at the Annual Conference of the United States Army Association for his work with the Fisher House Foundation, a program focused on building houses for military personnel and their families free of charge while they receive medical care. Army Sergeant Major Michael A. Grinston presented the award to Washington and said Washington represents everything he looks for in this year’s winner: humility, dedication to the soldiers, and respect for the military.
Denzel Washington Biodata and Biography
Denzel Hayes Washington Jr
Date Of Birth
28 December 1954
66 Years (as in 2020)
Profession / Occupation
Actor, Producer, Director (American, English)
Devout Christian. Considered Preaching.
Height / Weight
6′ 1” / 90kg
Death Wish (1974, English)
Actor: Death Wish (1974, English)
Director: Antwone Fisher (2002, English)
Net Worth: $140 million
Denzel Washington Family and Relatives
Denzel Hayes Washington Sr
Lennis Lynne Washington
Pauletta Pearson (m. 1983)
Katia (B.A. from Yale University)
|Sons||John David (Former football player, United Football League’s Sacramento Mountain Lions)|
Malcolm (Film Studies, University of Pennsylvania)
|Girlfriends/ Affairs||Not Known|
Denzel Washington Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Height in Meters
Height in Feet Inches
Denzel Washington Favorites
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba
|Favorite Food||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer||Eminem, Jay-Z, NAS|
|Favorite Destination||New York|
|Favorite Car Collections||Chrysler 330|
Denzel Washington Education School and Colleges
|Pennington-Grimes Elementary School, Mount Vernon.|
Oakland Military Academy, New Windsor, New York.
Mainland High School, Dayton
College / University
|Fordham University, New York City, New York.|
Denzel Washington Residence and Contact Address
|Mount Vernon, New York, USA|
|Mount Vernon, New York, USA|
|Rogers & Cowan|
Pacific Design Center
8687 Melrose Avenue, 7th Floor,
Los Angeles, CA 90069, USA
|Los Angeles, CA 90069, USA|
Phone No / Mobile No
Denzel Washington Awards, Honours, Achievements
National Film Award
Denzel Washington Social Media