Angela Bassett: Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Facts

Angela Bassett is an American actress who is best known for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022). She has been honored with two Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and seven Primetime Emmy Awards.

Angela was born on August 16, 1958, in  New York, New York, United States. As of 2023, she is 64 years old and has an estimated net worth of USD $25 million.

Angela made her debut through F/X in 1986. She has also appeared on movies such as  Malcolm X (1992), Notorious (2009), Green Lantern (2011), Boyz n the Hood (1991), Waiting to Exhale (1995), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Music of the Heart (1999), Olympus Has Fallen (2013) and London Has Fallen (2016).

Did You Know?

  • William Henry Bassett, Bassett’s great-grandfather, was a former slave who gave his name to the family. Like many freed slaves, William took the surname “Bassett” from his former owner.
  • Bassett appeared in an episode of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., in 2012. Bassett researched her family tree and discovered that she had Nigerian ancestry as well as African ancestry from the Congo and Senegal.
  • Bassett was a photo researcher and a beauty salon receptionist before her acting career took off.
  • For her contributions to the entertainment industry, Bassett was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 20, 2008. Going to 7000 Hollywood Boulevard should help you locate it.

Quick Facts

Birth Date August 16, 1958
Place New York, New York, United States
Age64 years old (as of 2023)
SchoolJordan Park Elementary School
Disston Middle School (seventh grade)
Azalea Middle School (eighth and ninth grade)
Boca Ciega High School
CollegeYale University
Relationship StatusMarried
PartnerCourtney B. Vance (m. 1997)
Previous RelationshipsMark Jenkins

Body Measurements

Height in Inches5 feet 4 inches
Height in Meters1.63 meter
Weight in KG52 kg
Weight in Pounds115 lbs
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorHazel
Body Measurements34-25-37
Body TypeSlim

Family Members

FatherDaniel Benjamin Bassett
MotherBetty Jane Bassett
Brother(s)Will update soon
Sister(s)D’nette Bassett
Son (s)Slater Vance
Daughter (s)Bronwyn Vance

Angela Bassett  Popular Movies and TV Shows

YearMovies and TV ShowsRoles
1986F/XTV Reporter
1990Kindergarten CopStewardess
1997ContactRachel Constantine
1998How Stella Got Her Groove BackStella Payne
2001The ScoreDiane
2002Sunshine StateDesiree Stokes Perry
2005Mr. & Mrs. SmithMs. April (voice)
2006Akeelah and the BeeTanya Anderson
2007Meet the RobinsonsMildred (voice)
2017UndergroundThe Root Woman
2017; 2021Master of NoneCatherine
20229-1-1: Lone StarSergeant Athena Grant-Nash
2022The Kelly Clarkson ShowHersel

Angela Bassett Husband

Is Angela married? Yes, she is married to Courtney B. Vance since 1997.

Previously, she was in a relationship with Mark Jenkins.

Angela Bassett Net Worth

As of January 2023, the estimated net worth of Angela is $25 million.

SalaryWill update soon
Source of IncomeActing, Commercials, Modelling
Net Worth in 2023$25 million
Net Worth in 2022Will update soon

Social Media Profile

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