Actress Regina King is single? Career(movies), Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

September 30, 2018Actress Regina King is single? Career(movies), Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

Regina King is an American actress who is widely known as the Emmy Awards winning actress. Similarly,
she is also recognized for her role as Dana in the film 'Friday (1993)', a supporting role in the feature film 'Jerry Maguire (1996)'. For her roles in the television shows 'The Boondocks' and 'Southland', she received her two Critics' Choice Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress in a drama series in 2012 and 2013. Apart from it, she is also a television producer.

How was the Early life of Regina King?

Regina i her childhood

She was born as Regina Rene King on 15 January 1971, in Cincinnati, Ohio, US. But she was grown up in
View Park-Windsor Hills. She is the daughter of father Thomas King and mother Gloria. Her father works
as an electrician while her mother is a special education teacher. When she was eight years old, her parents divorced in 1979. She is the eldest child of her parents and had a younger sister named Reina King who is also a former actress. For her education, she attended Westchester High School from where she graduated in 1988. After that, she went to study at the University of Sothern California.

How did Regina King start her Career?

Regina King playing a role in series 227

She first appears in the entertainment industry in the year 1985 by portraying the role of Brenda Jenkins
in the series called '227 (1985)'. After that, she became widely famous with her success and an achievement that she gained from it. Then, she was cast in the John Singleton film known as 'Boyz n the Hood'. Later, she portrayed the character of the wife of Will Smith's in 'Emmy of the State'. 

Regina King received Emmy awards

Subsequently, her success was in increasing order from the very time after her appearance in several films such as 'How Stella Got Her Groove Back', ''Mighty Young Joy', 'Dawn to Earth', 'Daddy Day Care', 'A Cinderella Story', 'Legally Blonde 2: White and Blonde', and 'Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous'. Starting in the mid-2000s, she played in several TV series like 'The Boondocks', TNT police drama 'Southland', '24, The Big Bang Theory', 'Shameless', and so on. Similarly, in 2007, she was cast as Lisa Moore in 'This Christmas'. After that, she became a cast member on ABC's John Ridley-penned ensemble drama called 'American Crime'. She also played a devout member of the National of Islam and sister to a drug addict accused of murder.

In the present year 2018, she portrayed the role of the mother of a murdered black teenager in the Netflix original series called 'Seven Seconds'.

What can be the Net worth of Regina King?

At current (2018), her net worth is estimated to be approximately $12 million that she has earned through her acting and producing career. Similarly, her annual income is estimated to be above $1 million. However, information regarding her cars and mansions is under review. But we can imagine that being a millionaire, she must be living in a beautiful house and using luxurious cars for her transportation.

Who is in the Personal life of Regina King?

Regina King with her son

Previously dating for a while, she married to former recording artist and music executive, Ian Alexander Sr. in 1997. After 10 years of her marriage, she filed for divorce because of his reportedly cheating on her. Alexander is also the one who had once served as vice-president of Warner Bros. The couple gave birth to a son on the 19th of January 1996, one year prior to the marriage.

Facts about Regina King

She has opened a restaurant called Paio in the Los Angeles. She was taught acting by the coach Betty A.
who is the mother of actor Todd Bridges. She gave Regina an acting class for about ten years before and
during her first role on the TV series '227 (1985)'.


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