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Denzel Washington Net Worth

  • Denzel Washington Net Worth: $290 Million
  • Washington’s Salary: $60 – $80 Million a year
  • Denzel Washington’s highest paid starring role was in American Gangster (2007)


About Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington is an African American actor, producer, director and screenwriter. He was born in New York on December 28, 1954. Denzel has had a very successful career earning him $60 – $80 million per year. His mom owned a Beauty Salon and dad was a Pentecostal Minister. He started pursuing his career when he joined the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. After a year he returned to New York to chase acting professionally. Denzel started his career in acting at Summer Stock Theater and slowly worked his way up. Now he is one of the biggest actors in the world. His films have grossed over $3.7 billion at the global box office and he received eight Oscar nominations and won two awards.


In 1981, he played his first role in a film called “A Carbon Copy” and a year later he got a big role on a medical drama, “St. Elsewhere”, where he stayed until 1988.


During the 1990’s, Washington received great reviews on his films, “Glory” (1989), “Malcolm X” (1992), “Philadelphia” (1993), “Crimson Tide” (1995), “Devil in the Blue Dress” (1995), “Courage Under Fire” (1996), “He Got Game” (1998), “The Siege” (1998), “The Bone Collector” (1999) and “The Hurricane” (1999).


In 2001, Denzel received an Oscar for best actor for his role in “Training Day.” After all those films, Denzel took a break. He made “Antoine Fisher,” “Inside Man” and “Unstoppable” in the 2000s, and “Flight” in 2012 and “The Equalizer” in 2014.


Denzel Washington’s Career Top Paying Movies

  • Virtuosity– $7.5 million
  • Courage Under Fire– $10 million
  • The Hurricane– $10 million
  • Fallen – $12 million
  • The Seige– $12 million
  • Training Day– $12 million
  • Out of Time– $20 million
  • Man on Fire– $20 million
  • American Gangster– $40 million


Denzel Washington Net Worth $290 Million