Angela Bassett bio, Husband, Movies & Tv shows, Kids, Net worth, Childhood, Facts

February 25, 2019Angela Bassett bio, Husband, Movies & Tv shows, Kids, Net worth, Childhood, Facts

Who is Angela Bassett?

Angela Bassett is an American Golden Globe-winning actress who has been active in the acting industry since 1985. She is best known for her appearances in ‘Waiting to exhale,"What's love Good to Do with It, "Notorious," "The Jacksons: An American Dream" "Malcolm X" and Panther.

In the Early life of Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett, daughter of Betty Jane and Daniel Benjamin Bassett, was born in New York City, New York. She was born on August 16, 1958, and was named Angela Evelyn Bassett.D'nette, was her young sister with whom she grew up. She has an African American ethnicity and an American nationality. After her parents were separated, her mother took both children to live with her grandmother in St. Petersburg, Florida. Bassett studied at Boca Ciega High School and attended Yale University, where she received her bachelor's degree in African American studies. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama.

In the Career(Movies & Tv shows) of Angela Bassett

 Angela Bassett in Malcolm X

Fig: Angela Bassett in Malcolm X

Talking about Angela Bassett's career journey, she has been active in the field of entertainment since 1985, and she is still active in it. She is a Golden Globe-winning performer who has shown remarkable African-American social figures like Katherine Jackson in the TV mini-series "The Jacksons: An American Dream," Tina Turner in the 1993 biography drama "What's Love Got to Do with It" and Betty Shabazz in the feature films Malcolm X and Panther.

She made similarly convincing portraits of independent, modern women today's audiences in How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Meet the Browns. Rosa Parks in "The Rosa Parks Story" and Voletta Wallace in "Notorious  are the two genuine  women she depicted." The famous parts she played, her expressive face and pure excellence all added to her becoming one of Hollywood's most prominent African-American actresses, appreciated by the black community.

How much is the net worth of Angela Bassett?

 Angela Bassett with Golden Globe Award

Fig: Angela Bassett with Golden Globe Award

On 20 March 2008, Bassett received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. On 13 July 2013, she was initiated as an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She's also a philanthropist. She is a dynamic supporter of the philanthropy Royal Theater's Boys and Girls Club and was appointed UNICEF representative in 2003. Her success in her career has paid her well financially, making her net worth estimated at $20 million.

In the Personal life(Kids) of Angela Bassett

 Bassett and Vance with their kids

Fig: Bassett and Vance with their kids

Reflecting on Angela Bassett's personal life, she is a married woman. She's married to the American actor Courtney B. Vance. The couple married on 12 October 1997 after spending a year in a romantic relationship. The couple was blessed with twins, daughter Bronwyn Golden Vance and son Slater Josiah Vance, born on 27 January 2006. They all live as one big happy family. She was previously also in a romantic relationship with Mark Jenkins. There is no information about her in other romantic relationships that we know about. As a celebrity, her fans are always curious to know more about her.

Facts of Angela Bassett

She is active on different social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has about 1.6 million followers on Facebook, more than 433 million followers on Twitter, and about 1.4  million followers on Instagram.


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