Is Kerry Washington married? Yes, she is. Her husband’s name is Nnamdi Asomugha (born on July 6, 1981) who is a former American football cornerback. The couple celebrated their wedding on June 24, 2013, in Hailey, Idaho.
From their conjugal life, Washington and her husband are now blessed with two children. Their first child as a daughter named Isabelle was born in 2014. In 2016, the couple welcomed their second child as a son named Caleb.
Talking about her past relationship, Washington dated actor David Moscow (born on November 14, 1974). They celebrated their engagement in October 2004 which lasted until March 2007. As per some online sources, Washington also dated rapper Common (born on March 13, 1972). Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Washington:
Who is Kerry Washington?
Born as Kerry Marisa Washington, she landed the planet on January 31, 1977, which makes her age be 43 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is an American actress best known for her portrayal in the ABC drama series Scandal (2012–2018) as a crisis management expert named Olivia Pope. She is also noted for her appearance in the HBO television film Confirmation (2016) as Anita Hill. For both of the roles, she has earned prestigious award nominations including Primetime Emmy Award nomination.
Early Life and Education
Washington was born in 1977 and her place of birth is in The Bronx, New York City, the United States of America. Talking about her family background, she was born to the parents named Earl Washington (father) and Valerie Washington (mother). Her father is a real estate broker by profession whereas her mother is an educational consultant and a professor. She belongs to the African American origin from her father’s side. She is also the cousin of former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell (born on April 5, 1937) through her mother’s side.
Career and Professional Life
Washington received her Screen Actors Guild (SAG) card and later made her screen debut in the ABC telefilm Magical Make-Over. She appeared in the educational series Standard Deviants and film Our Song in 2000. After that, she appeared in various movies like The Human Stain (2003) and Last Dance (2001). She played the role of Chris Rock’s love interest in 2002’s spy thriller Bad Company.
In 2004, she appeared in a sports drama film Against the Ropes, comedy-drama film She Hate Me and biographical film Ray as Renee, Fatima Goodrich and Della Bea Robinson. The following year, she appeared in Sexual Life, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Fantastic Four and Wait. In 2006, she played the role of Kay Amin in The Last King of Scotland, Rosetta in The Dead Girl and Vanessa in crime comedy film Little Man.
Washington is also recognized for her portrayal as Broomhilda von Shaft in Django Unchained (2012). She was also starred in movies like Our Song (2000), Mother and Child (2009) and so on. Regarding her television roles, she played the role of Princess Shuri in motion comic series Black Panther and Olivia Pope in political thriller series Scandal. Her other television credits include How to Get Away with Murder (2018), Boston Legal (2005-06), Little Fires Everywhere (2020) and many more.
Kerry Washington is married to Nnamdi Asomugha since June 24, 2013. They are blessed with two kids named Isabelle and Caleb. The family of four is having a perfect family life together where Kerry and Nnamdi have proven to be responsible parents. Kerry was previously engaged to actor David Moscow.
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Kerry Washington stands at an average height of 5 feet and 4 inches or 163 cm. She weighs about 53 kilograms or 117 pounds making her perfectly balanced as per her height. Kerry is said to have a body measurement of 32-24-34 inches or 81-61-86 cm. Her dress size and shoe sizes are 2 (US) or 34 (EU) and 8 (US) or 38.5 (EU) respectively.
Salary and Net worth
American actress Kerry Washington has an estimated net worth of 18 million USD. She was named as the eighth highest-paid television actress in 2018 by Forbes. She has received multiple nominations and awards from her successful acting career. She has been nominated for Primetime Emmy Award as well as a Golden Globe Award.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Kerry Washington is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. Join her on Instagram @kerrywashington where she has amassed more than 5.4 million followers. Her Twitter profile is available @kerrywashington.