Angela Bassett Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Horror Story, Lantern, and Panther

Angela Bassett Biography

A native of New York, New York, United States, Angela Bassett is an American director, producer, and actress.

She is the recipient of several awards, including a Golden Globe Award, seven NAACP Image Awards, three Black Reel Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to nominations for an Academy Award and seven Primetime Emmy Awards.

age of angela bassett

Bassett is 63 years old as of 2021. He was born on 16 August 1958 in New York, New York, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 16 August every year.

Angela Bassett’s Height

Bassett stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm) and weighs 62 kg (114 lb).

Angela Bassett Education

Bassett was educated at Jordan Park Elementary School and Siega High School, from where she went to Yale University and earned a BA degree in African-American Studies in 1980. In 1983, he earned an MFA degree from the Yale School of Drama, despite protests. Her paternal aunt who cautioned her not to “ruin” her Yale education at the theatre. She was the only member of Bassett’s family to attend both college and graduate school.

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Angela Bassett Family

Bassett was born in New York City and raised in Harlem. She is the daughter of Daniel Benjamin Bassett (father) and Betty Jane (mother). Angela’s middle name was given to her in honor of her Aunt Evelyn. She has a sister named D’Net.

Angela Bassett Husband

Bassett is a happily married woman. He married the love of his life, Courtney B. Married to Vance. In the summer of 2005, they starred together in a production of His Girl Friday at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

They are both proud parents of a group of twins, a daughter Bronwyn Golden Vance and a son Slater by Josiah Vance, a surrogate, who was born on January 27, 2006.

Angela Bassett net worth

Bassett has an estimated net worth of $25 million.

Angela Bassett American Horror Story

Bassett debuted in 2013 as Marie Laveau, a voodoo witch, in the FX TV show American Horror Story: Coven. She reappeared as Desiree Dupree, a three-breasted woman in the show’s fourth season, and directed its sixth episode.

Angela Bassett Green Lantern

Bassett was cast as Amanda Waller, a former congressional aide and a government agent in the American superhero film Green Lantern.

Angela Bassett Actress

Bassett had performed extremely well on stage since his college days when he worked under noted director Lloyd Richards. He was cast in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ and Joe Turner’s ‘Come and Gone’.

Even after her introduction to the drama, she had to work hard to get confidence in leading roles that were different from the normal roles assigned to African-American women. He played an important role in the film ‘Boys n the Hood’ in 1991.

She played Katherine Jackson, a mother of five singing groups, in 1992’s The Jacksons: An American Dream. However, her famous performance came in 1993 in the film ‘What’s Love Ka Doo Do With Tina’ when she played the role of Tina. Turner, famous singer.

She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for the role, and received much critical recognition. She played the lead role opposite Whitney Houston in the movie ‘Waiting to Exhale’. Her role in the film ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back’ was highly appreciated.

Angela’s role as a top-level presidential adviser in the 1997 film Contact was a pioneering role for a woman of color. When she played Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, she took on stage roles in similar works. He had a role in 2005’s ‘His Girl Friday’ alongside his wife Courtney Vance. She starred alongside Keke Palmer and Laurence Fishburne in the film ‘Aquila and the Bee’.

Angela Bassett Black Panther

Bassett caused a stir as the mother of Ramonda, T’Challa and Shuri, and the Queen Mother of Wakanda, who serves as T’Challa’s mentor when he would otherwise have turned to his father in the superhero film Black Panther.

Angela Bassett Storm

Bassett was originally cast for the role of Storm in the first X-Men film, which she declined and was cast by Halle Berry.

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