Denzel commenced his career from the role of Othello of Shakespeare’s play. Later, he showed up in university’s play and then was seen in a couple of ads of ‘Fruit of the Loom’. He gained recognition for presenting the role of Melvin Peterson in drama written by Charles Puller; for this role he was presented by Obie Award. Thirty Five years ago, there was a huge change in his career when he was appeared in hospital drama as Dr. Phillip Chandler. Along with giving performances on TV screen, he showed up his best in movies too. Some of his earlier projects include ‘A Soldier’s Story’, ‘Power’ as well as ‘Hard Lessons’. Consequently, he was chosen for ‘Academy Award’ for the movie ‘Cry Freedom’. After a year, he achieved the ‘Academy Award’ for the category of Supporting Actor for his performance in a movie; that ultimately boosts his income significantly. Being an actor, director and producer how much is Denzel Washington net worth in 2017; and figure of his earnings, (salary) paid per movie is mentioning in below.
How much is Denzel Washington Net Worth in 2017? $ 300 Million
- Denzel’s Annual Salary = $ 60 Million
Earnings Paid per Movie: Yet its detail has not Revealed
The early 90’s years brought a huge success and prosperity to his career. He was spotted as ‘Mo’ Better Blues’ in a highly critically biographical drama and then nominated for the most prestigious awards ‘Oscar’. Afterwards, he gave remarkable performances in various other movies such as ‘He Got Game’, ‘The Hurricane’, ‘Remember the Titans’ and many other. In his career span, he has worked with great directors thus all of his performances were acclaimed to a great extent, so does his income increases too.
Besides working with known directors, he has also directed few movies too. He has directed his first movie ‘Antwone Fisher’. One of his directed movie ‘Fences’ was given by ‘Academy Award for Best Picture’.
Bio: This legendary star from American entertainment industry was born in Mount Vernon. He is the second of third child born to Reverend Denzel, Sr. (father) and Lennis (mother). His father was a minister of Pentecostal whereas his mother was a beautician by profession.
Early Life: At 14, his parents separated and then he engrossed to street violence. To get freedom from violent acts, his mother pursues him to study at Oakland Military Academy. Afterward, Denzel completed his Bachelors of Arts in Drama and Journalism from Fordham University. While studying, he was fascinated to acting. So he joined summer camp as creative arts director. For next one year, he went to American Conservatory Theater to gain more experience of performing arts.