Angela Bassett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Mar, 2016
Facts of Angela Bassett
Date of Birth: 1958 , August-16
Age: 61 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Angela Bassett
Birth Name Angela Evelyn Bassett
Father Daniel Benjamin Bassett
Mother Betty Jane Bassett
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, New York
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Mix
Profession Actress
Net Worth $ 28 million
Salary $ 3.5 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 34B-25-37
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 25
Hip Size 37
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Famous for Film director
Affair with Courtney B. Vance
Married Yes
Married to Courtney B. Vance
Children 2
Divorce Not
Education Yale University (B.A) ,Yale School of Drama (MFA)
Movies London Has Fallen
TV Show American Horror Story: Hotel
Sisters D’nette Bassett
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Angela Bassett was born on August 16, 1958. She was born on New York City, New York, United States. She is daughter of Daniel Benjamin Bassett and Betty Jane Bassett. She was raised in Harlem neighborhood. Her mother was a civil servant mother. Angela Bassett’s nationality is American. Her ethnicity is Afro America. She has a sister named D'nette Bassett. Her star sign is Leo.

Angela Bassett attended Yale University and eared graduate degree in B.A. degree in African-American studies in 1980. She also studied Master of Fine Arts degree in the Yale School of Drama.

Angela Bassett started her career as an actress from a mystery television series Spenser: For Hire. Same year she also got a chance to be featured in The Cosby Show. In 1989 she appeared in series A Man Called Hawk, Tour of Duty, 227 and Thirtysomething. Angela also appeared in the series and TV movies like Alien Nation (1990), The Heroes of Desert Storm (1991), The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), The Rosa Parks Story (2002), The Bernie Mac Show (2003), Alias (2005), Time Bomb (2006), The Simpsons (2010), American Horror Story: Coven (2013), American Horror Story: Freak Show (2014), BoJack Horseman (2015) and American Horror Story: Hotel (2015).

Angela Bassett has also appeared in several super hit movies, she made her debut in movie from 1986 movie F/X. She has also been featured in the movies including Boyz n the Hood (1991), Passion Fish (1992), What's Love Got to Do with It (1993), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Boesman and Lena (2000), The Score (2001), Sunshine State (2002), Masked and Anonymous (2003), The Lazarus Child (2004), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Akeelah and the Bee (2006), Nothing But the Truth (2008), Jumping the Broom (2011), This Means War (2012), Olympus Has Fallen (2013), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014) and Survivor (2015).

Angela Bassett is beautiful and talent lady and she have proved her acting skill through many characters. Angela’s sexual orientation is straight and her current relational status is single. In the past she has been in relation with couple of guys and there are many rumors about her dating.

Angela Bassett had an affair with an American artist Mark Jenkins. After her breakup with mark she was romantically linked with an American actor Courtney B. Vance. And in 1997 she was married with her boyfriend Vance. But details information relating her divorce with Vance is unknown and also information where they met is unknown. Angela has two children with her spouse and their name is Bronwyn Vance and Slater Vance. She currently lives in New York City, New York. 

Angela Bassett has net worth of 28 million and he salary per movie is 35,00,000. Her bio, career and personal life information is updated in Wiki. She is active in several social networks to keep in touch with her fans.