It’s our second article on Stardom Special and today, we will find out the best black actress of all time. Women had to struggle more to get featured in the film industry in comparison to males. Only the women with the bold character with beauty and acting skills can make it into the industry. Let’s find out the best black actress of all time while Angela Bassett had led the charts.
Angela Bassett, the recipient of several prestigious awards, born on 16 August 1958. She has won many awards such as “Golden Globe Award”, “Black Reel Awards”, and “Screen Actors Guild Awards”. Angela stands with a height of 5 feet and 4 inches. The 62 years old Angela was inducted into the “Hollywood Walk of Fame”. Likewise, Angela’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million.
Taraji has a better career of acting in television and movies. She was born on 11 September 1970 in Washington D.C. The 50 years old Taraji P.Henson stands with a height of 5 feet and 5 inches. She had a break when she had a Baby Boy. Her performance in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” nominated her for an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Similarly, Taraji has an estimated net worth of $16 million.
Viola Davis, born on 11 August 1965 is the first black actor to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting. She has won an Academy Award for the movie “Fences”. Likewise, Primetime Emmy for TV series “How to Get Away with Murder”. Also, Tony Award for the play “Fences”. The 55 years old Viola stands with a height of 5 feet and 5 inches. She has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Kerry Washington was born on 31 January 1977 in The Bronx, New York. She stands with a height of 5 feet and 4 inches. Kerry has outstanding acting skills due to which she has won several awards. Along with “Black Reel Awards” she has won “NAACP Image Awards”. Also, in 2014 she was named in “Time” Magazine’s “Time 100” list. Her estimated net worth is $50 million.
The only actress of African-American origin to win the “Academy Award for Best Actress” is Halle Berry. She was born on 14 August 1996 in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States. Similarly, she received the award for her portrayal of “Leticia Musgrove” in the 2001 romantic drama film “Monster’s Ball”. The 24 years old Halle stands with a height of 5 feet and 5 inches. Also, she has an estimated net worth of between $70 million to $80 million.