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.
|Birth Date||August 16, 1958|
|Place||New York, New York, United States|
|Age||64 years old (as of 2023)|
|School||Jordan Park Elementary School|
Disston Middle School (seventh grade)
Azalea Middle School (eighth and ninth grade)
Boca Ciega High School
|Partner||Courtney B. Vance (m. 1997)|
|Previous Relationships||Mark Jenkins|
|Height in Inches||5 feet 4 inches|
|Height in Meters||1.63 meter|
|Weight in KG||52 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||115 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Father||Daniel Benjamin Bassett|
|Mother||Betty Jane Bassett|
|Brother(s)||Will update soon|
|Son (s)||Slater Vance|
|Daughter (s)||Bronwyn Vance|
Angela Bassett Popular Movies and TV Shows
|Year||Movies and TV Shows||Roles|
|1998||How Stella Got Her Groove Back||Stella Payne|
|2002||Sunshine State||Desiree Stokes Perry|
|2005||Mr. & Mrs. Smith||Ms. April (voice)|
|2006||Akeelah and the Bee||Tanya Anderson|
|2007||Meet the Robinsons||Mildred (voice)|
|2017||Underground||The Root Woman|
|2017; 2021||Master of None||Catherine|
|2022||9-1-1: Lone Star||Sergeant Athena Grant-Nash|
|2022||The Kelly Clarkson Show||Hersel|
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.
|Salary||Will update soon|
|Source of Income||Acting, Commercials, Modelling|
|Net Worth in 2023||$25 million|
|Net Worth in 2022||Will update soon|