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Kerry Washington (born 31.01.77) is an American actress best known for her roles in 'Django Unchained', 'The Last King of Scotland' and 'Fantastic Four'.

Net Worth: In 2013, Celebrity Net Worth stated that Kerry Washington had a net worth of 8 million USD.

Childhood: Kerry Washington was born in the Bronx, New York City, to Valerie and Earl Washington. As a child, she studied at the all-girls Spence School in Manhattan, while also attending the TADA! Youth Theatre as a teenager. She later studied anthropology and sociology at George Washington University in Washington D.C. and later at the performing arts studio, Michael Howard Studios in New York City.

Career: Washington made her screen debut in the ABC television film, 'Magical Make-Out' in 1994 as part of the ABC After School specials series. In 2000, she made her feature film debut in the movie, 'Our Song'. She then appeared in 'Save the Last Dance' the following year, 'Bad Company' in 2002, and 'The Human Stain' in 2003. 2004 saw her in her first leading role in the Spike Lee film, 'She Hate Me'. Following her appearance in the spotlight after 'She Hate Me', Washington went on to appear in 'Me & Mrs Smith' in 2005, 'Little Man' and 'The Last King of Scotland' in 2006, and 'I Think I Love My Wife' in 2007. In 2009, Washington narrated a documentary entitled 'From the Mouthpiece on the Back' which gained critical acclaim. She then made her Broadway debut the following year in 'Race' alongside James Spader. In 2012, Washington appeared in the Quentin Tarantino film, 'Django Unchained'. The same year, she appeared in the ABC drama 'Scandal'. The second series of 'Scandal' earned her a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in both 2013 and 2014.

Personal Life: Between October 2004 and March 2007, Washington was engaged to actor David Moscow. In June, 2013, she married NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, and the couple had a daughter in April, 2014.



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Kerry Washington at the 69th Annual Director Guild Awards held at the Beverly Hilton - Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 4th February 2017

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Kerry Washington arrives at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) 2017 held at The Shrine Auditorium Media Complex - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 29th January 2017

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Kerry Washington speaks to the crowd at the Women's March in L.A, held at Downtown Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 21st January 2017

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Frances Fisher, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Grey and Jamie Lee Curtis

Kerry Washington seen on the red carpet at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Sunday 8th January 2017

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Kerry Washington at the The Weinstein Company And Netflix Golden Globes After Party held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, United States - Sunday 8th January 2017

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Kerry Washington Brings Her First Son Caleb Into The World


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Congratulations to Kerry Washington and her husband Nnamdi Asomugha, who have just revealed that they welcomed their second child - a son named Caleb Kelechi - into the world earlier this month in Los Angeles. A nice surprise baby brother for toddler Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha!

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According to reports, the 'Scandal' star and her NFL player husband of three years saw the birth of baby Caleb on October 5th at 9:56 pm, having announced the pregnancy back in May. Caleb is the couple's second child together, after their 2-year-old daughter Isabelle Amarachi. 

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Hugh Jackman Among Hosts Of Global Citizen Festival 2015


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Hugh Jackman and Stephen Colbert have been announced as some of the big name hosts of next month’s Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park.

The Global Citizen Festival, which was launched in 2012 as part of 15 year campaign to end extreme poverty worldwide by 2030, made the announcement via its website on Thursday morning (August 13th).

Salma Hayek, Olivia Wilde, Kerry Washington and Deborra-Lee Furness, Jackman’s wife, have also been confirmed as emcees for the free-ticket event which takes place in Central Park on September 26th this year.

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Video - Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Looked Stunning In Pink At The 2015 Met Gala - Part 2


Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was one of the most breathtaking beauties at this year's Met Gala fashion event. She was snapped stepping out of the Mark Hotel in New York with a guest wearing a gorgeously shaped pale pink gown with her long hair pulled back into a bun.

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Kerry Washington Draws Tears With GLAAD Vanguard Award Speech


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Kerry Washington  added another appearance to her impressive record to her already impressive record as an advocate for diversity, human rights and gender equality. On Saturday, the Scandal star was named the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards Vanguard winner and her speech brought the audience at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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Washington compared the problems of the LGBT community to civil rights struggles of the past.

The award is given out every year by the GLAAD to the most prominent and active allies of the LGBT community, as determined by the non-profit organization. "When I was told that I was going to get an award for being an ally to GLAAD, it got me thinking," she said to the crowd, which included Ellen Degeneres, Portia De Rossi, Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana.

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Kerry Washington Will Be Presented With The Vanguard Award By GLAAD


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Congratulations are in order for Kerry Washington! The 38-year-old actress is set to receive the Vanguard Award this year's GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards in Los Angeles.

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Washington will be presented with the Vanguard Award by GLAAD

Washington, who will be presented with the honour in Beverly Hills on March 21st, is receiving the award for her efforts in making a "significant difference in promoting equality," according to E!News. Previous recipients include Jennifer Lopez, Charlize Theron, Drew Barrymore, Antonio Banderas, Janet Jackson and Kristin Chenoweth.

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Kerry Washington Reveals How She Quickly Lost Her Post-Pregnancy Weight


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It was only in April of last year that Kerry Washington and her retired NFL player husband Nnamdi Asomugha welcomed their first child into the world, a baby daughter called Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha, and now the 37-year-old actress has already got her hot pre-pregnancy body back.

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Washington gave birth to her first child last April

While attending The Daily Front Row's Fashion Los Angeles Awards at the Sunset Tower Hotel, Washington revealed to E!News that she was able to shed so much weight in such a short period of time in two very simple ways.

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Miley Cyrus And Drew Barrymore At The Daily Front Row's Inaugural Fashion Los Angeles Awards


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Fashion lovers and Hollywood fans were desperately checking in to the Sunset Tower Hotel to watch The Daily Front Row's Fashion Los Angeles Awards on 22nd January 2015. For those of you that have never heard of the Fashion Los Angeles Awards, don't worry; you aren't at fault as Thursday night's award show was the first of what is hoped to be annual event. An event which, apparently, honours the finest contributions to the style of Hollywood from the world of fashion.

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Miley Cyrus with a t-shirt reading "I had nothing to wear so I put on this Moschino dress" (Credit Frederick M. Brown - Getty Images)

For the inaugural event, a host of celebrities flocked to the Sunset Tower to present awards, or just watch the action unfold before them. Drew Barrymore and Ciara were called upon to present some of the prestigious awards, with stars like Rihanna, Katy Perry and Kanye West taking up the front row of seats for the show. Miley Cyrus also presented an award. Whilst wearing an oversized t-shirt emblazoned with the statement "I had nothing to wear so I put on this Moschino dress", Cyrus presented the awards for 'Womenswear Designer of the Year' to Jeremy Scott.

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Sony Allegedly Hires Real Life Olivia Pope To Help Contain Massive Hack


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Sony’s been on damage control for a while after a massive hack left the company reeling and struggling to contain a leak of emails and other communication. The hack revealed information for future projects, casting decisions, legal proceedings and that good ol’ industry standby – racial bias.

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Kerry Washington's [above] Scandal character was alegedly based on Judy Smith.

After the scandal caused Sony to cancel the theatrical release of The Interview, the company has enlisted the services of one Judy Smith – a crisis specialist, who reportedly inspired Kerry Washington’s Olivia Pope character on Scandal. Did you catch the foreshadowing there?

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Natalie Portman Joins Likes Of Meryl Streep & Kevin Spacey In Paying Tribute To Mike Nichols


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Natalie Portman has paid tribute to the late director Mike Nichols.

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Natalie Portman at the Childrens' Hospital Gala in Los Angeles in October 2014.

Read More: The Life and Career of Late Director Mike Nichols.

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Rihanna Visits The White House And Finds Her Inner Kerry Washington


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Its been nine days now since Rihanna returned to Instagram and we’re starting to worry that the bad girl herself may have peaked a little too soon.

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Kerry Washington

Date of birth

31st January, 1977

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

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The Details - Trailer Trailer

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Django Unchained Trailer

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A Thousand Words Trailer

A Thousand Words Trailer

Jack McCall is a literary agent who has a way with words. He knows just...

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For Colored Girls Trailer

For Colored Girls Trailer

Tyler Perry re-works and Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem/play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide...

Mother & Child Trailer

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Adoption is a life changing situation for all involved.The woman who feels she must give...

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Watch the trailer for Lakeview Terrace. A certain amount of relief is felt when any...

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Lakeview Terrace Movie Review

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I Think I Love My Wife Movie Review

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The Dead Girl Movie Review

The Dead Girl Movie Review

With her debut feature Blue Car, Karen Moncrieff zeroed in on a troubled adolescent girl...

The Last King of Scotland Movie Review

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It's very seductive when the popular and powerful want to welcome you into their inner...

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