Kerry Washington Biography

(American actress, voice artist, producer,director)

Who is the husband of Kerry Washington?

Currently, Kerry Washington is in a happily married relationship with her husband, Nnamdi Asomugha. He is an American actor, producer, and former NFL player.  On June 24, 2013, the couple officially got married in Hailey, Idaho. Together, they are parents to two kids.

Their first child daughter, Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha was born on April 21, 2014, while their second child son, Caleb Kelechi Asomugha was born on Oct. 5, 2016. Though, Kerry keeps her children away from the media and limelight.

The duo met each other for the first time 10 years ago. Recently, on  Feb 27, 2022, the couple attended the ‘2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards. The Scandal actress was wearing a bright yellow strapless dress and a matching yellow velvet by Tyler Ellis.

Past Relationships

Actress, Kerry Washington was previously engaged to David Moscow, an actor. The couple started dating in 2003 and ended their relationship somewhere in 2007.

Similarly, she hooked up with Lawrence O’Donnell, an MSNBC anchor in 2008. But none of them publically confirmed their relationship.

Kerry has been in a romantic relationship with Efraim Grimberg, a businessman in 2008. There is no accurate info on their separation and dating details.

Relationship Facts of Kerry Washington

  • Kerry Washington is married to Nnamdi Asomugha {Compare Couple}.
  • Kerry Washington married on June 24, 2013.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 364 days 💑
  • She is mother of Two(Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha, Caleb Kelechi Asomugha).
  • Kerry Washington is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Kerry Washington?

Kerry Washington is an American actress, voice artist, producer, and director. She is also well known to be the ex-wife of the NFL player, Nnamdi Asomugha.

Her appearance in the ‘Scandal’, ‘Confirmation’, ‘Little Fires Everywhere.’ Her upcoming movie, ‘The School for Good and Evil ‘ is on the way to be released in 2022 but the precise date is not fixed yet.

Kerry Washington- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Kerry Washington was born to her parents in New York City, the U.S. on January 31, 1977. Washington is 45 years old as of 2022 and holds an American nationality.

She maintains a mixed ethnicity and Capricorn is her birth zodiac sign according to the astrological chart. Kerry Marisa Washington is her full birth name.

Her mother Valerie is a professor and educational consultant whereas her father, Earl Washington is a real estate broker. Her father is of African American origin while her mother is of mixed racial background.

She went to Spence School based in Manhattan and graduated in 1994. Later, she enrolled at George Washington University graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1998 with a dual major in anthropology and sociology. Subsequently, she went to Michael Howard Studios based in New York City.

Kerry Washington- Professional Life, Careers

In 1994, Kerry Washington debuted her acting career by starring in the television movie, ‘Magical Make-Over.’ In 1996, she starred in the educational series, ‘Standard Deviants.’

Then, she began to audition for movies after graduation. Her launchpad on the movies was through the independent movie, ‘Our Song’ in 200 including other movies, ‘The Dead Girl’ in 2006, ‘Mother and Child’ in 2009, ‘Night Catches Us’ in 2010, and ‘American Son’ in 2019.

Her roles in the movie, ‘Bad Company’ and ‘She Hate Me’ became her major breakthrough which gained her worldwide fame and recognition.

She went on to work on her big screens like, ‘Mr. And Mrs. Smith’, ‘Little Man’ and ‘I Think I Love my Wife’. Besides movies, she appeared in many TV series like, ‘The Last King of Scotland’, ‘100 Centre Street, and ‘Boston Legal.’ She was featured in the music video for the song, ‘I Want You’ by ‘Common.’

Likewise, In 2009 became a narrator of the documentary, ‘From the Mouthpiece on Back’ and starred in another documentary movie,’ The People Speak’ in 2010.

Her appearance in the movie, ‘Django Unchained’ along with sat Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx also got her huge fame and name.

Moreover, in 2012 she was invited to be a member of the ‘Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science.’ In the same year, she portrayed the role of Olivia Pope, a crisis manager in the drama, ‘Scandal.’

She starred in the main role in the HBO movie, ‘Confirmation’ which gained her a nomination for the ‘Critic’s Choice Awards. She voiced for the animated movie, ‘Cars 3.’

In addition, starred in the tv series, ‘Little Fires Everywhere ‘ portraying the role of Mia warren in 2020.
Kerry Washington debuted as a director by directing the tenth episode of the seventh season of ‘Scandal’ in 2018.
Again, she directed the seventh episode of the second season of the American Sitcom, ‘SMILF. In Addition, the ninth episode of the fourth season of the comedy-drama series, ‘Insecure’ was directed by her.
Her accolades include BET Awards for ‘Best Actress’ in 2013, Grio Awards for ‘Actress’ in 2013, NAACP Image Awards for ‘Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, in a Drama Series, in a Supporting role in 2005, 2013, 2014 and so on.
Movies
  • ‘Our Song’ in 2000 as Lanisha Brown
  • ‘Save the Last Dance’ in 2001
  • ‘Bad Company’ as Julie in 2002
  • ‘Fantastic Four’ as Alicia Masters in 2005
  • ‘Life is Hot in Cracktown ‘ as Marybeth in 2009
  • ‘A Thousand Words’ as Caroline McCall in 2012
  • ‘American son’ in 2019
  • ‘The Prom’ as Ms.Greene in 2020
  • ‘The School for Good and Evil’ as Professor Clarissa Dovey in 2022

Television Appearance

  • ‘ABC Afterschool special’ in 1994 as Heather
  • ‘The Guardian’ in 2002 as Drea Westbrook
  • ‘Psych’ in 2008 as Mira Gaffney
  • ‘Scandal’ as Olivia Pope from 2012-2018
  • ‘Confirmation’ as Anita Hall in 2016
  • ‘Live in Front of a Studio Audience’ as Hellen Willis in 2019

Kerry Washington- Net worth, Salary

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the net worth of Kerry Washington is estimated to be around 50 million USD owing to her successful professional career. Besides that, the yearly salary and income of Washington are under review.

Kerry Washington- Rumors, Controversy

Kerry Washington got into a controversy after the wife of Chris Rock, Malaak Compton Rock alleged him to be in an affair relationship and cheated her with Washington.

Body Features- Height Weight

Kerry Washington is 5 feet 4 inches tall weighing around 53 kg. She has impressive body statistics having 32 inches bust size, 24 inches waist size, and 34 inches hip size.

Coming to the physical appearance of Washington, She has beautiful skin with a dark complexion. Along with a pair of black eyes and black hair she looks very beautiful.

Social Media

Being an actress, Kerry Washington is active on social media platforms having a number of followers. Her verified Instagram account, @kerrywashington is enriched with more than 6.6 million followers.

In addition, her Twitter account has about 5.5 million followers while the official Facebook page created under her name has garnered about 6.4 million followers.

Washington is also available on Tiktok which has received about 2.3 million likes being followed by over 296.3 K followers. She usually uploads her lip-sync videos.

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