Angela Bassett was born in 1958 in New York, in Harlem, where she grew up. After graduating from Yale University, he slowly began to play minor roles on the theater stage to play small roles in the series. While studying acting, a romantic history began with her future husband, Courtney B. Vance. Subsequently, having given birth to a loved one of twins, the actress did not relax, did not leave the world cinema stage. She was able to become a good mother and continue her stellar journey, conquering new peaks. To her husband’s credit, he did not stop her, helping and accompanying the other half to the end. It also continues to be filmed in various motion pictures.
As of 2021, Angela Bassett’s net worth is estimated at $25 million.
Angela Evelyn Bassett is an Afro-American actress and activist, born on August 16, 1958, in New York. The daughter of Daniel and Betty Basset, Angela grew up in Harlem in a working family. As a child, she was interested in entertainment, and together with her sister, D’nette, they used to create their own shows and songs to present in front of their family.
She studied at Boca Ciega High School, where he was part of the debate group and the student presidency and part of the school’s drama and choir club.
She later studied at Yale University, graduating in African American Studies. She earned a master’s degree from the Yale School of Drama in 1983. After graduation, she worked as a photographer and a receptionist at a beauty salon but would soon pursue acting opportunities.
She married Courtney B. Vance in 1997, an actor with a net worth of $25 million. The couple welcomed twins kids in 2006 named Bronwyn and Slater.
Height and Weight
- Height 163 cm
- Weight 52 kilo
She made her debut in 1985 with the series Search for Tomorrow (1985), which was followed by television work such as A Man Called Falcon (1989), Road to Hell (1989), and Challenger (1990).
One of her most important roles in film was in Los Niños del Barrio (1991). However, she achieved international fame for her participation as Tina Turner in the film Tina (1993), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award as best actress.
The decade of the 90s and the beginning of the new millennium was very productive for his career, thanks to tapes such as Strange Days (1995), Music of the heart (1999), Supernova(2000), The promised land (2002), The last door (2005), among several others.
In recent years, the actress has had an important presence on television in series such as American Horror Story (2013-2016), Closet o the Enemy (2016), 9-1-1 (2018), as well as on the big screen with films such as Black Panther (2018), Mission Impossible – Fallout (2018) and Bumblebee (2018).
She was nominated for a BET Award for Best Actress for her role as Rosa Parks in the 2002 film The Rosa Parks Story.
During her rather long career, the actress could become the best on more than one occasion, which is only worth the Golden Globe Award. It was she who became the first black woman to do so. The actress who earned an Academy Award nomination for her role as
Tina Turner in the 1993 biopic What’s Love Got to Do with It. Her other film credits include Waiting to Exhale, Notorious, The Jacksons: An American Dream, Malcolm X, and Black Panther. She also played Desiree Dupree on FX’s American Horror Story.