Kerry Washington is an actress, director and narrator. As of 2013 Washington is the lead actress in the ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series in which Washington plays Olivia Pope, a former crisis management expert to the President. She is known for her roles as Ray Charles’s wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray (2004), as Idi Amin’s wife Kay in The Last King of Scotland (2006), as Alicia Masters, love interest of Ben Grimm/The Thing in the live-action Fantastic Four films of 2005 and 2007, and as Broomhilda von Schaft, Django’s wife, in Quentin Tarantino’s film Django Unchained (2012).
Kerry Washington has also starred in the critically acclaimed independent films Our Song (2000), The Dead Girl (2006), and Night Catches Us (2010). Her other films include Save the Last Dance (2001), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Little Man (2006), For Colored Girls (2010), and Peeples (2013).
Kerry Washington made her screen debut in the ABC telefilm Magical Make-Over (1994). She was in the cast of the 1996 PBS sketch comedy-style educational series Standard Deviants, and she appeared in the short “3D” and the feature film Our Song in 2000. She went on to appear in several movies, including Save the Last Dance (2001), The Human Stain (2003).
How Kerry Washington Made Her Money – Acting
Estimated Net Worth: $8 Million
Birthday: January 31, 1977