kerry washington Bio
| Date of Birth :|| Jan 31st, 1977
| Age :||42 Years old
| Net Worth :||USD 8 million
| Married :|| Nnamdi Asomugha (m. 2013)
| Height :||5 feet 4 inch
Born in January 31, 1977, in New York City, Kerry Marisa Washington is a popular American actress who has starred in the ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series, among many other American soap operas and dramas. In the Shonda Rhimes series, Washington plays the role of Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert of the President. Her popularity soared to a new height in 2013 when she gained world-wide public attention for her role and was later nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Around same time, Washington was also nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, and also for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television series.
Likewise, actress Washington is also known for her roles as Ray Charles’ wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the popular film Ray (2004), Idi Amin’s wife Kay in The Last King of Scotland (2006), and also as Alicia Masters, love interest of Ben Grimm. Her role as Django’s wife, in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, a 2012 movie, also featuring Leonardo Dicaprio, was much appreciated. Washington’s other critically acclaimed movies include Our Song (2000), The Dead Girl (2006), Mother and Child (2009) and Night Catches Us which was released in 2010.
More recently in April 2014, the popular Time magazine included Washington in its annual list of the 100 “Most Influential People in the World.” A year earlier in 2013, Washington had ranked No. 2 in People magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful people list and the same year she was also named Woman of the Year by Glamour magazine. It did not stop there, as in the same year, she ranked No. 20 on Forbes magazine’s annual list of the highest-paid television actors.
kerry washington personal life, affair, Husband & children
Regarding her personal life, Washington was engaged to actor David Moscow from 2004 to 2007. Later, she went on to marry NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha on June 24, 2013 in Idaho. The two have one daughter named Isabelle Amarachi . She was born in April, 2014. In 2013, she also donned the role as a commencement speaker for her alma mater, George Washington University. Before delivering her commencement address, Washington was presented with an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degree. In 2013, Washington won the best actress BET awards for her roles in the drama and movie Scandal and Django Unchained, respectively.