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Kerry Washington Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Kerry Washington worth? $25 Million

How did the Kerry Washington earn her money and wealth?

Kerry Washington was born in the Bronx in 1977, in a family having African American origin. As a child, she was very interested in dancing, so much so that Jennifer Lopez was her instructor at one point in time. The first time she came on screen was as part of a commercial which was back in 1994. She was later cast in the TV series on ABC telefilm – Magical Makeover.

Her movie Bad Company in 2002 was the turning point in her career. Starring alongside Chris Rock who played her lover, she gained widespread popularity as well as money for this role. It was this movie that laid the foundation for the strong acting career that was to follow. The 2000s proved to be an excellent time for her career as she became part of several profitable and critically acclaimed projects that included Save the Last Dance and The Human Stain. In 2004, for the movie – She Hates Me, she won much-deserved appreciation for having skilfully nailed the character and was recognized as an actress with appreciable talent. In the latter half of that decade, she was part of other brilliant movies which included Mr. and Mrs. Smith and I think I love My Wife.

Her presence on Television shows has been very significant. She is very famous for her lead role in the famous TV series- Scandal of which she has been an integral part. It has been her most successful TV show and constitutes the highest share in her net worth. She was nominated for several awards for her role including the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards and some more.

Other than these, Kerry has also been in the cast of Boston Legal, Psych, Law and Order and so many more, although in most of these, she has only been present for a few episodes and in some, only one episode.

Along with all these, she has also been involved in several music videos and short films as that include Wait, Take the A Train, 3D among others. She has served as the host of Saturday Night Live along with Eminem in one of their shows. In 2009, she took a chance at Broadway and was in the cast of Race along with one of her co-stars in Boston Legal, James Spader. In 2012, she was cast alongside Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio in the movie Django Unchained directed by Quentin Tarantino. The movie was a huge commercial success and garnered critical acclaim at several award functions.

What are the highest grossing movies of Kerry Washington?

  1. Mr and Mrs Smith (2005): $486,124,090
  2. Django Unchained (2012)- $449,948,323
  3. Cars 3 (2017)- $383,601,115
  4. Fantastic Four (2005)- $333,132,750
  5. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)- $289,480,691
  6. Save the Last Dance (2001)- $122,244,329
  7. Ray (2004): $124,823,094
  8. Little Man (2006): $101,636,047
  9. Bad Company (2002)- $69,157,016

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