Angela Bassett Net Worth

Angela Evelyn Bassett was born in Harlem, New York on August 1958. Bassett is counted amongst the richest African American female celebrities with a cumulative net worth upwards of $30 million. She was a cheerleader in her college and went on to graduate from the prestigious Yale School of Drama with a Masters of Fine Arts degree. 

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She also has a majors in African American studies from Yale. It was ironic that Bassett, who has claimed about being molested at a young age was cast as a prostitute in her debut television film. However her first major role was in the 1986 movie F/X. The early ‘90s saw a sharp rise in her career graph with the release of Boyz n the Hood and Malcolm X in consecutive years. 

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It was her role as Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do with it, released in 1993 that brought her name and fame by means of winning the Golden Globe Award and a nomination to the Academy Awards. Her most important films include Olympus Has Fallen, Rogue, This Means War, Malcom X, Strange Days, and The Rosa Parks Story. She is considered among the most successful African-American actresses and her net worth certainly lives up to that level.

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