Kerry Washington Net Worth

Net Worth:$50 Million
Date of Birth: January 31, 1977 (47 years old)
Height:5 ft 4 in (1.626 m)
Profession:Narrator, Voice Actor, and Actor.
Nationality:United States of America

What is Kerry Washington’s Net Worth and Salary?

Kerry Washington is an American Film Narrator, Actress, and Voice actor who has a net worth of $50 million. After portraying the character of Olivia Pope in the ABC drama “Scandal” from 2012 to 2018, she became very popular.


The Bronx, New York City, is the place of Kerry Marisa Washington’s birth. Her father Earl worked as a real estate broker, and her mother Valerie was both a professor and an educational consultant. Colin Powell, a former US secretary of state, is Kerry’s cousin.


Kerry graduated from high school in 1994 and went to the Manhattan-based Spence School. She performed with the TADA! Youth Theater ensemble when she was a teen.

She later obtained a degree in sociology and anthropology from George Washington University in 1998.

After returning to her alma mater in 2013, Kerry served as the commencement speaker for that year’s graduation ceremony where she subsequently bagged an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts.

Career Life

Kerry’s first on-screen appearance was in the ABC telefilm “Magical Make-Over” (1994). She then made appearances in “Our Song” (2000), “Save the Last Dance” (2001), “Bad Company” (2002), and “The Human Stain” (2003).

She had her first significant film debut in Spike Lee’s 2004 film “She Hate Me,” which received overwhelmingly good reviews. She later received more roles in movies like “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” (2005), “Little Man” (2006), “Fantastic Four” (2005), “The Last King of Scotland” (2006), and “I Think I Love My Wife” (2007).

Kerry Washington made her Broadway theatrical debut in David Mamet’s “Race” in 2010. She made an appearance in Tyler Perry’s movie “For Colored Girls” that same year.

She was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in June 2012 for her role in the critically acclaimed movie “Django Unchained” (2012).

Pay and Endorsements

Kerry Washington made around $1.5 million per year in the early seasons of Scandal, or $80,000 per episode. She received a $250,000 per episode pay at the height of her career on the Scandal television show, or about $4.5 million.

She also made significant earnings through an endorsement deal with businesses like Neutrogena, Apple, and Movado. In total, Washington made $13 million in 2016, $11 million in 2017, and $12 million in 2018, for a sum of $36 million in just those three years.

Kerry joined the elite group of actors who have made over $1 million for a single television episode for the Hulu series Little Fires Everywhere. In the first season, she received $1.1 million per episode.

Private Life

From October 2004 till March 2007, Kerry Washington was engaged to actor David Moscow

She later got married to Nnamdi Asomugha, a cornerback for the NFL on the 24th of June 2013. Together they birthed two kids; a boy and a girl.

Hollywood is well known for its activism, and Kerry is a proponent of LGBT rights. In addition to receiving the GLAAD Vanguard Award in March 2015, she was elected an honorary chairman of the GLSEN Respect Awards.

In addition, Kerry participated in V-Day, a worldwide movement that raises awareness of violence against women and girls. She is also an active member of a group of actors, authors, artists, and producers that explores diverse problems named the ”Creative Coalition”.

Real estate

A home in Los Angeles was purchased by Kerry and Nnamdi in 2013 for $1.9 million. Actress and comedian Nicole Sullivan from MadTV was the seller.

In 2016, they fetched $2.7 million for the house. The couple spent $6.75 million for a luxurious Beverly Hills property at the same time as that transaction. They acquired an even more exclusive gated property a year later for just less than $4 million by purchasing a neighboring home.

Kerry’s apartment in New York City and Nnamdi’s townhouse in Manhattan Beach, California, both of which were acquired separately before they met, are still theirs as of the time of this writing.

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