Denzel Washington Net Worth

Denzel Washington Net Worth Is $140 Million

Known for his work as an actor, Denzel Washington was raised in New York state. His parents were a salon owner and a preacher. As a young adult, he received his degree from Fordham university and was given a scholarship to study with the American Conservatory Theater. Although he studied acting at the school for a year, he decided to move back to New York City to take up professional acting. He started working in off-Broadway theaters and received some roles in minor films. 

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By 1982, he was cast in St. Elsewhere and remained with the show until 1988. His work with the 1988 film, Cry Freedom garnered him an Oscar nomination. In the following year, he won an Oscar for his work in Glory. During the 1990s, Denzel Washington starred in the Hurricane, Malcolm X and training Day. 

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In 2000, he appeared in the cult favorite, Remember the Titans. This film made $100 million in the box office and became a global hit. Since these projects, Washington has worked as a director in films like the Great Debaters and The Book of Eli. He earns roughly $40 million every year and has a total net worth that is estimated to be at $140 million. 

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