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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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Drake Leads Bet Nominations With Nine Nods


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The 29-year-old singer's career is going from strength to strength, with the acknowledgment of his success in the list of BET nominations, released on Thursday (19May16), the latest indication. Among the categories Drake is nominated in are Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Video of the Year for Hotline Bling and Work, his duet with Rihanna, which is also up for Best Collaboration.

He faces some tough competition in all of the categories he features in, particularly for Best Male Hip Hop Artist, in which he will have to beat Fetty Wap, Future, J. Cole, Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar to take home the prize.

Beyonce and Rihanna received five nominations each for the awards, which take place on 26 June (16) in Los Angeles. Both are up for the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist gong, alongside Adele, Andra Day and K. Michelle, while they will also compete for Video of the Year with their respective Formation and Work videos, the Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award and Best Collaboration.

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Pregnant Kerry Washington Taking Social Media Break


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The Django Unchained star showed off her growing baby bump on the red carpet at the Met Gala in New York City earlier this month (May16), confirming her happy news just hours after the reports first surfaced online.

The child will be a sibling for her two-year-old daughter Isabelle, and as she prepares for the new addition to her family, Kerry has decided to temporarily shut down her Instagram and Twitter activity.

"It's time for me to take a teeny break from social media," she announced in a post on Instagram on Tuesday (17May16). "Feeling called to be a bit more quiet and still. Not sure how long it'll last but don't worry, I'll be back soon enough."

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Kerry Washington Seen Leaving The ABC Studios

Kerry Washington - Kerry Washington seen leaving the ABC studios after Jimmy Kimmel Live! - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 12th May 2016

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Kerry Washington And Tony Goldwyn Broke White House No-photo Rule


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The actors and their fellow cast members were invited to the Washington, D.C. residence on 29 April (16) to take part in a panel discussion about their political drama with school students, and later that evening, they were among the guests who attended the International Jazz Day celebrations at the White House.

As part of the trip, Kerry and her co-stars were given a private tour of the national monument, and she and Tony, who plays the president on Scandal, made the most of their visit by posing for a quick picture in a usually closed-off area right outside the Oval Office.

"Kerry and I kind of took some liberties (during the visit)...," Tony confessed during an appearance on U.S. morning show Live! With Kelly and Michael. "We did a panel discussion/conference with students at the White House and then we walked the West Wing to go to a reception and this amazing jazz concert that happened, and Kerry and I were walking through the colonnade, which is that outdoor area where the President walks in.

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Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute Gala - Manus X Machina: Fashion In The Age Of Technology

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Met Gala 2016 - 'Manus X Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' - After Party

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Kerry Washington Shows Off Baby Bump At Met Gala


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Hours before the Scandal star walked the red carpet at the annual New York fashion bash, speculation surfaced Kerry and her husband, former American footballer Nnamdi Asomugha, are expecting a sibling for their two-year-old daughter Isabelle.

While the usually private star stayed silent on the gossip, she let her actions speak for themselves by cradling her growing belly while wearing a black sequined Marc Jacobs gown at the star-studded event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

While Kerry, who also showed off new magenta-streaked hair, walked up the museum's famous stairs, reporters on the sidelines congratulated her on the baby news, to which the actress replied, "thank you!", according to E! News.

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Kerry Washington Marks Melanoma Monday By Encouraging Sunscreen Use


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The Scandal star is a creative consultant for beauty brand Neutrogena, and as part of her role, she has become a leading voice in the company's Choose Skin Health campaign, which aims to make people think more about skin cancer.

Kerry admits she has learned a lot from the campaign herself, and she is determined to hammer home the fact skin cancer can be preventable - as long as people stop taking risks.

"When I started working with the company, I actually didn't know enough about skin cancer and the massive epidemic that it is in this country," she explained on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America.

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Premiere Of HBO Films' 'Confirmation' - Arrivals

Kerry Washington - ****File Photo** Kerry Washington is reportedly pregnant with her second child. Sources tell E! News the Django Unchained star and her husband, former American footballer Nnamdi Asomugha, are expecting a sibling for their two-year-old daughter Isabelle. Representatives for the famously private couple have yet to comment on the claims, but Kerry, 39, wore a loose-fitting black Victoria Beckham dress to the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night (30Apr16), sparking reports suggesting she was concealing a baby bump. She is also due to walk the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala in New York City on Monday night (02May16), and during an interview on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America hours earlier, she hinted she may opt for a more accommodating style of gown, so she has room to eat at the high-profile bash. Recalling the cotton candy pink Prada dress she wore to the 2015 event, she explained, "I had never worn a big, sort of ball gown to the Met before. I tended to go with more sleek silhouette (in previous years), so I just thought it would be fun. "It's also a dress you can eat in, which is fun at a dinner...! Because you do eat! You have to be able to touch up your own lipstick and wear a dress you can eat in!" Kerry, who wore a floral dress for the sit-down interview, made no mention of her rumoured pregnancy, but she admitted she was excited to attend the annual Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. "This night is really strictly about fashion. You know, The Oscars are about filmmaking, the Emmys are about excellence in television, but this night is really about fashion as art and celebrating the Met, and you know, history of great fashion and how it fits into our context of American art, international art." Kerry and Nnamdi's relationship only became public after they wed in secret in Idaho in June, 2013, and she famously refused to comment on her first pregnancy until three months after the news had at Good Morning America, Oscars - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 31st March 2016

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2015 Baby2Baby Gala Presented By MarulaOil & Kayne Capital Advisors Foundation Honoring Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington - ****File Photo** Kerry Washington is reportedly pregnant with her second child. Sources tell E! News the Django Unchained star and her husband, former American footballer Nnamdi Asomugha, are expecting a sibling for their two-year-old daughter Isabelle. Representatives for the famously private couple have yet to comment on the claims, but Kerry, 39, wore a loose-fitting black Victoria Beckham dress to the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night (30Apr16), sparking reports suggesting she was concealing a baby bump. She is also due to walk the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala in New York City on Monday night (02May16), and during an interview on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America hours earlier, she hinted she may opt for a more accommodating style of gown, so she has room to eat at the high-profile bash. Recalling the cotton candy pink Prada dress she wore to the 2015 event, she explained, "I had never worn a big, sort of ball gown to the Met before. I tended to go with more sleek silhouette (in previous years), so I just thought it would be fun. "It's also a dress you can eat in, which is fun at a dinner...! Because you do eat! You have to be able to touch up your own lipstick and wear a dress you can eat in!" Kerry, who wore a floral dress for the sit-down interview, made no mention of her rumoured pregnancy, but she admitted she was excited to attend the annual Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. "This night is really strictly about fashion. You know, The Oscars are about filmmaking, the Emmys are about excellence in television, but this night is really about fashion as art and celebrating the Met, and you know, history of great fashion and how it fits into our context of American art, international art." Kerry and Nnamdi's relationship only became public after they wed in secret in Idaho in June, 2013, and she famously refused to comment on her first pregnancy until three months after the news had at 3Labs, Good Morning America, Oscars - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 15th November 2015

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Kerry Washington Pregnant With Second Child - Report


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Sources tell E! News the Django Unchained star and her husband, former American footballer Nnamdi Asomugha, are expecting a sibling for their two-year-old daughter Isabelle.

Representatives for the famously private couple have yet to comment on the claims, but Kerry, 39, wore a loose-fitting black Victoria Beckham dress to the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night (30Apr16), sparking reports suggesting she was concealing a baby bump.

She is also due to walk the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala in New York City on Monday night (02May16), and during an interview on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America hours earlier, she hinted she may opt for a more accommodating style of gown, so she has room to eat at the high-profile bash.

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Kerry Washington Excited For Obama's Final 'Nerd Prom'


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The Scandal actress who served who served as a surrogate (a campaigner who speaks on behalf of the candidate) for Obama in 2008 and 2012 and is now doing the same for Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Kerry, 39, spoke ahead of the White House Correspondents Dinner (WHCD) or "Nerd Prom" as it's affectionately called, at a panel discussion hosted by the Smithsonian Associates. And the mother-of-one shared how much she enjoys seeing the outgoing president let his hair down.

"I really cherish my years on the campaign and working for the president. That's what I'll always remember. But I am so excited about Saturday, I mean it will be bittersweet, but we are all so excited to see what he says," she smiled.

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Will Smith Tops Celebrity Guests For White House Correspondents' Dinner


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The Men In Black star and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are among the guests of ABC News bosses, who have also invited Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes and her leading stars Kerry, Tony Goldwyn, and Scott Foley to attend.

Kim Kardashian's model sister Kendall will be seated with actors Rosario Dawson, Priyanka Chopra, Alan Cumming, Miles Teller, and Neve Campbell at Time magazine's table, while Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery will join reporters from Thomson Reuters, Jaime Alexander will attend with NBC News officials, and Ed Burns and his model wife Christy Turlington Burns have been invited by The Wall Street Journal chiefs, reports Deadline.com.

Meanwhile, Will Smith will be reunited with his Independence Day co-stars Jeff Goldblum and Vivica A. Fox, as the actors have been invited to join the Fox News party. The movie stars, who have both reprised their roles for the forthcoming Independence Day: Resurgence, will be seated alongside the likes of wrestler-turned-actor John Cena, former N'Sync singer JC Chasez, and Oscars president Cheryl Boone Isaacs - the first high-profile event both she and the Smiths are attending following the Hollywood supercouple's Academy Awards snub in February (16).

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Kerry Washington Refused To Change Her Looks For Hollywood


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The Scandal star fears her career stalled in the beginning, because she refused to give in to requests to make changes to her appearance. She knew it was important to stay true to herself and eventually her hard work and talent would pay off.

"In the beginning of my career I was often told to fix things like, 'Fix your teeth, wear your hair differently, or dress differently', or I was 'too ethnic' or I didn't speak black enough..." she told Oprah Winfrey during her Super Soul Sessions. "Whatever it was, these were the reasons why I wasn't making it in the beginning of my career."

"Before I did Scandal I did two other pilots for TV shows," she continued. "Both of them got picked up, but I was fired - 'We love the show but she's gotta go'. I think because I've always been me. I didn't really conform. I didn't really change those things that people told me I had to change."

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Kerry Washington Used Neutrogena Complaint To Surprise Fan


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The Scandal star has been the face of the beauty firm for three years, but one user, named Ebony, took make-up bosses to task earlier this year (16) after struggling to find a foundation which matched her darker skin tone.

She questioned why Neutrogena's cosmetics line didn't include more products for users with skin tones similar to that of their celebrity brand ambassador, and to her surprise, she received a call back from Kerry herself.

The actress surprised Ebony with a video call from Neutrogena's "customer service", and then revealed she had personally worked with company experts to produce a more diverse array of skin shades.

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Kerry Washington

Date of birth

31st January, 1977

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.63




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Django Unchained Movie Review

Tarantino takes an unusually comical approach to a provocative topic, and the result is as...

Django Unchained Alternative Trailer

Django Unchained Alternative Trailer

German bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz is on the hunt for a brutal gang of...

The Details - Trailer Trailer

The Details - Trailer Trailer

Jeff Lang is the morally questionable protagonist in this bizarre comedy. After 10 years of...

Django Unchained Trailer

Django Unchained Trailer

German bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz is on the hunt for a brutal gang of...

Mother and Child Movie Review

Mother and Child Movie Review

An excellent ensemble makes the most of a multi-strand female-centred film that drifts very close...

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

Mother & Child Trailer

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

Lakeview Terrace Trailer

Lakeview Terrace Trailer

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

Lakeview Terrace Movie Review

Lakeview Terrace Movie Review

Lakeview Terrace is the seventh film directed by playwright Neil LaBute and it is, by...

I Think I Love My Wife Movie Review

I Think I Love My Wife Movie Review

Let's admit up front that Chris Rock can be very funny.The guy is vicious onstage,...

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

The Last King of Scotland Movie Review

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

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