American actress and director Angela Bassett has a net worth of $25 million. She is best known for the movies, and T.V. shows she has been in. “Boyz in the Hood,” “Malcolm X,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back.”
“What's Love Got to Do with It,” “Waiting to Exhale,” and “Panther” are just some of the movies she has been in. She has also been on T.V. shows like “E.R.,” “American Horror Story,” and “9-1-1.”
Angela Bassett: Early Years
Angela Evelyn Bassett was born in New York City on August 16, 1958. Bassett grew up in Harlem, but when her mother got pregnant again 10 months after giving birth to her, she was sent away quickly. After that, she lived with her aunt for a long time.
But when her parents split up, she had to move again. This time, she and her sister went to St. Petersburg, Florida, where a social worker raised them.
After a few years, Angela's mother became more involved in her life and insisted she go to college. During this time, Bassett first became interested in performing. He read poems, put on shows, and played music for his family.
Angela got A and B grades while on the cheerleading team in high school. Ultimately, she earned her B.A. in African American studies in 1980. Bassett went to Yale University after he graduated from high school.
Angela Bassett: Career
Angela started acting in plays like “Black Girl,” “Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,” and “Joe Turner's Come and Gone” in the mid-1980s. During this time, she also started to act in movies. In the made-for-TV movie “Doubletake,” she played a prostitute.
Then, in 1986, she made her first full-length movie, “F/X.” Bassett won a Golden Globe for her role as Tina Turner in “What's Love Got to Do with It” in 1993. She was also in the running for an Oscar. She was in “Strange Days,” “Vampire in Brooklyn,” and “Waiting to Exhale” all in 1995.
Angela said, “This is your life, right here, right now,” in the song “Strange Days.” Fatboy Slim later used a part of this phrase in his hit song “Right Here, Right Now.” Angela used her voice acting skills in the CGI movie “Meet the Robinsons,” which came out in 2007.
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The following year, she had a part in “Gospel Hill.” At the end of the 2000s, Bassett was in movies like “Nothing But the Truth” and “Notorious.” In “Notorious,” she played the mother of Notorious B.I.G. She was also part of the cast of E.R.'s final season.
Angela got parts in “Green Lantern,” “Jumping the Broom,” “This Means War,” “Betty and Coretta,” “Olympus Has Fallen,” “Black Nativity,” “Survivor,” “London Has Fallen,” “Black Panther,” “Bumblebee,” and “Avengers: Endgame” in the 2010s.
She also did voice acting for the video game “Rainbow Six Siege” and joined the casts of T.V. shows like “American Horror Story,” “Underground,” and “Master of None.” In the 2010s, Bassett also played a role in the play “The Mountaintop” with Samuel Jackson.
What is the Net Worth of Angela Bassett?
As of 2022, Angela Bassett has a net worth of $25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. But, as the outlet points out, Bassett's net worth is added to that of her husband, Courtney B. Vance (to whom she has been married for more than 25 years).
Angela Bassett's net worth comes from more than just her salary. It also comes from some real estate deals. Bassett and Vance put their Hancock Park home on the market in 2007, according to Berg Properties. At first, they put it up for sale for more than $5 million.
After lowering the price, though, they sold the property in 2008 for $3.8 million. Bassett bought the house from Vietnam veteran and gay rights activist Duke Comegys in the 1990s before she met and married Vance.
Angela got married to Courtney B. Vance in 1997. Vance is also an actor, and in 2005, the two of them were in a play called “His Girl Friday” together. They had twins through a surrogate mother in 2006.
Angela Bassett put a house on the market in 2007 after living there for more than ten years. She bought the Hancock Park property in the early 1990s. It has nearly 5,000 square feet of living space.
Bassett and her husband Courtney B. Vance set a price of $6 million for their longtime home in Los Angeles. There is a lot of space outside, and the gourmet kitchen opens into the family room.
Angela Bassett: Age
On August 16, 1958, Angela Bassett was born. This means that Angela Bassett is 64 years old.
Angela Bassett: Height
Angela Bassett was born on August 16, 1958. As we've already said, this makes her 64 years old. He is 1.63 m tall. He is an actor, voice actor, and film producer.