Kerry Washington Net Worth Is $5 Million
The actress from The Bronx, New York State has become famous for her recent role in Django Unchained and other roles in films like Ray and television series Scandal that is aired on ABC. She is worth an estimated $5 million which is fair enough considering her abilities and achievements as an actress. She has attracted most eyeballs through Scandal, in which she has been a regular since 2012. She has two majors in anthropology and sociology from The George Washington University. Washington has appeared on television ever since 1994 through smaller roles in shows like Standard Deviants but gradually moved towards movies, featuring in Our Song as the lead actress. The Dead Girl is another movie where she appears as a female lead. Bad Company, the 2002 feature film provided her career the much deserved financial boost and from then on she has continuously been employed in television series and movies alike.
Some of her notable movies include She Hate Me, where she was the leading lady. Mr. & Mrs. Smith a commercial success also featured her in a supporting role. Other noteworthy works include The Last King of Scotland where she portrayed the role of Idi Amin’s wife. Apart from these and several other movies she has been reprising her role in Boston Legal, a hit TV series as well as Human Stain, Law and Order, Psych, etc. Washington became the first African American after almost two decades to be nominated for best actress category at the prestigious Primetime Emmy Awards, she received this nomination for Scandal which has been a kind of second turning point in her career. All in all she has pretty much fulfilled her potential and can be considered a successful actress in both critical and commercial terms, especially after the start of Scandal and her role in the much appreciated Django Unchained.