Viola Davis Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Feb, 2019
Facts of Viola Davis
Date of Birth: 1965 , August-11
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Viola Davis
Father Dan Davis
Mother Mary Alice Davis
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City St. Matthews, South Carolina
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actress
Net Worth $ 3 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown-Dark
Body Measurements N/A
Weight in KG 59 KG
Married Yes
Married to Julius Tennon (m. 2003)
Children Genesis Tennon
Education Rhode Island College
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Movies The Help 2011
TV Show How to Get Away with Murder Since 2014
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Born and raised in South Carolina, the United States, Viola Davis is an American actress as well as a producer. She has been recognized as the first African American to win an Academy Award, and an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award. Davis along with her husband Julius Tennon are the founders of the production company, JuVee Production.

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Viola Davis

Viola Davis was born on August 11, 1965, and she is now 53 years old at her age. Viola was born in St. Matthews, South Carolina of United States.

Davis the daughter of her mother Mary Alice and she was the second youngest child out of the 6 number of children of her parents and her father Dan Davis professionally was a horse trainer similarly her mother was a homemaker and additionally she was also working as a factory worker along with a maid in a house.

Davis completed her schooling from Central Falls High School and she was very talented and brilliant in her school days. She also became the part of Juilliard School and was the active member within there with the Drama Division group.

Viola Davis' Career

Viola Davis started her acting career in 1996 and has worked in several movies including "The Help" "Fences", "Suicide Squad" as well as the television series "How To Get Away with Murders." She worked alongside the actors Jack Falahee, Alfred Enoch, Charlie Weber, and Karla Souza in How to Get Away with Murders.

Viola Davis is also the winner of Tony Awards during the year 2001 with the best-featured Actress in a play titled. She was portrayed during the time with the character as Tonya from the very time she raised her popularity with a higher order of success within her lifetime.

Viola is also popular because of being the very first African American to win the Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in the drama series. Davis was in love with the stage performance from the very early age of her lifetime.

 In the year 1996, she received the Screen Actors Guild and she also worked as a nurse during the very time. With her number of awards she received made her in the top of her success along with her joining in The Academy of Motion Picture Arts during June 30, 2009.

Viola Davis' Net Worth

Actress Viola Davis' estimated net worth is $12 million in early 2019. She has earned a good sum of money from her marvelous career in acting which is also supported by several endorsement deals.

Viola Davis has a magnificent house in Toluca Lake. She bought the house for a whopping $5.7 million. In March 2017, she sold her San Fernando Valley home for $1.15 million. Previously, she had listed the home for $1.17 million.

Viola Davis' Personal Life, Marriage, And Husband

Viola Davis is currently 53 years old and she has been in a happily married relationship with her husband Julius Tennon. She and Julius Tennon got married in 2003. Once, Davis told her life started changing drastically after her marriage to her husband.

Davis adopted a baby, an infant daughter in 2011 of October. Further, Davis is a stepmother to Tennon's son and daughter from his previous relationships. Being the mother of children and loving wife of her spouse she is totally balancing both of the parts of her life.

Viola Davis' Height, Weight, And Body Measurement

Davis is 5 feet 5 inch tall in her height. She weighs around 59 kg. Her slim and fit body measures 37-28-36 inches (94-71-91.5 cm).

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