Angela Bassett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Nov, 2019
Facts of Angela Bassett
Date of Birth: 1958 , August-16
Age: 61 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
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, U.S.
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Actor
Net Worth $20 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 Two
Divorce N/A
Education Yale University
Movies London Has Fallen
TV Show American Horror Story: Hotel
Sisters Dnette Bassett
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The Academy Award- and Emmy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett is one of the prominent faces in the world of acting. She first came in the light after her role in a biopic What's Love Got to Do with It (1993). She also has deserved credit for her work in Boyz n the Hood, Waiting to Exhale, Olympus Has Fallen, and more. 

NYC Born Angela Bassett Is Yale University Graduate

Angela Bassett was born on August 16, 1958, in New York City, New York, United States. She is the daughter of Daniel Benjamin Bassett and Betty Jane Bassett. She was raised in the Harlem neighborhood. Her mother was a civil servant mother. Angela Bassett's s nationality is American and ethnicity wise, she is Afro-America. She has a sister named D'nette Bassett. Her star sign is Leo.

Angela Bassett attended Yale University and earned a 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.

She Is The Most Successful Actress 

Angela Bassett started her career as an actress from a mystery television series Spenser: For Hire. The 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 the 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).

In 2018, Basset appeared as a Queen Ramonda in a blockbuster movie Black Panther sharing the credit along with Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, and more. 

What Is Her Net Worth In 2019?

Angela Bassett has owns a net worth of $20 million, according to celebrity net worth. The actress has collected such a hefty net worth from her work in many major hit movies and TV shows. 

Angela threw down $3.7 million to buy her Courtney Vance & Angela Bassett's House, in 2007. 

Who Is Her Husband? 

Angela Bassett is a beautiful and talented figure in the world of acting. Talking about her personal life, the renowned actress is a married woman. She tied the knot with her boyfriend-turned-husband Courtney B. Vance, on 12 October 1997, in an intimate wedding ceremony. 

The couple met for the first time when both of them were students at Yale University. The couple dated for years before they exchanged the vows. They are proud parents of twins a daughter Bronwyn Vance and Slater Vance born in 2006. The loving couple currently resides in Los Angeles, California with their two kids. 

Angela Bassett had an affair with an American artist Mark Jenkins. Angela' s sexual orientation is straight and her current relational status is single. 

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