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Denzel Washington Age, Height, Affairs And Net Worth

Denzel Washington is an American actor, producer, director well-known for his spectacular performances on stage and screen. He was born to Denzel H. Washington and Sr. Lennis Washington on 28 December 1954, in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He is famous for his powerful and engaging performances in movies and on stage.

Early Life and Education

Denzel Washington completed his early education at Mainland High School in 1970. He completed his graduation in Journalism and Drama from Fordham University in 1977. After graduation, he joined American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, where he learned acting for one year.

After doing several successful stage performances, he made his first debut in films through the film Wilma in 1977, which was a television film. He made his appearance in Hollywood through a comedy movie, Carbon Copy, in 1951.

He first received the people’s attention through his work in the TV series St. Elsewhere, which ran from 1982 to 1988. He also appeared in many other stage roles, motion pictures, and television roles.


Denzel Washington has one sister Lorice Washington, and a brother David Washington. He married Pauletta Washington in 1983, and she is also an actor. He has four children, John David Washington, Olivia Washington, Malcolm Washington, and Katia Washington.


Denzel Washington did spectacular acting at stage performances and in the movies, which loves people. He breaks the ideology that the African-American actor could not draw mainstream audiences through his work. He was one of the American-African actors to appear on the tv screen for more than six years.

In Movies

Denzel Washington started his work in movies in 1977 through his first television movie, Wilma. He earned fame and reputation through his comic role in the film Carbon Copy in 1981. He was the actor who described the concept of classic movie stardom through his performances.

He worked in more than 50 movies and did spectacular acting, and here is the list of some most famous films by Denzel Washington, by which he earned his name.

  1. A Soldier’s Story (1984)
  2. Glory (1989)
  3. The Mighty Quinn (1989)
  4. Mo’ Better Blue (1990)
  5. Mississippi Masala (1991)
  6. Malcolm X (1992)
  7. Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
  8. Crimson Tide (1995)
  9. Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
  10. Philadelphia (1996)
  11. He Got Game (1998)
  12. The Hurricane (1999)
  13. Remember The Titans (2000)
  14. Training Day (2001)
  15. Deja Vu (2006)
  16. Inside Man (2006)
  17. American Gangster (2007)
  18. Antwone Fisher (2015)
  19. Fences (2016)
  20. The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

In Television

Denzel Washington started his work in television in 1977, and here is the list of his television roles.

In Theatre

He played several roles in theatre plays and is famous for his stage performances.

  1. Coriolanus (1979)
  2. When the Chickens Came Home to Roost (1981)
  3. A Soldier’s Play (1981-1983)
  4. Checkmates (1988)
  5. The Tragedy of Richard III (1990)
  6. Julius Caesar (2005)
  7. Fences (2010)
  8. A Raisin in the Sun (2014)
  9. The Iceman Cometh (2018)

Awards and Achievements

One who works hard and by heart always gets a reward, and Denzel Washington has won more than 30 awards for his spectacular performances, and here is the list of his awards and achievements.

He won many other awards, like Film Critics’ Awards, Satellite Awards, Miscellaneous Awards, NAACP Image Awards, and TV Awards.

Some Facts

Here are some facts about Denzel Washington.

  • He was born on 28 December 1954 in New York, and he is now 67 years old.
  • He is also known as Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr.
  • He won Academy Awards (Oscar) two times.
  • His height is 6 ft.
  • His nationality is American.
  • His net worth is approximately $280 million.
  • He married Pauletta Washington and has four children.
  • His notable works are Fences, Antwone Fisher, and The Great Debaters.
  • He does not only work as an actor but also works as a producer and director.
  • He was ranked one of the greatest actors of the twenty-first century by The New York Times.