Denzel Washington Net Worth - 2022

Denzel Washington was born in Mount Vernon, New York on December 28, 1954. 

Denzel Washington is an American actor best recognized worldwide for his portrayal of award-winning characters in the film industry. 

He has won many prestigious awards for his performances and is also a famous producer and director. 

Growing up in a predominantly African-American neighborhood, the actor saw many of his young peers involved in drugs and crime. 

Fortunately, his mother, a single mother with a small income, was able to send him to the military academy in Oakland to educate and discipline him. 

He later attended Fordham University and earned a BA in Drama and Journalism. 

After graduating in 1977, he discovered his passion for acting and joined the American Conservatory Theater. 

After spending a year in the theater, he decided to return to New York. 

After many small acting jobs, he finally made his first film debut in 1981 with the film "Carbon Copy", soon followed by "License to Kill" in 1982. 

In 1989, he won his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as a touring soloist in the film Glory.

Since the beginning of his career he has acted in about 50 films and directed many of them.

As of September 2022, Denzel Washington’s net worth is roughly $280 Million