One of the most iconic actors of all time, Denzel Washington started his on-screen career in 1975 and after first rising to stardom in the 1980s, has gone on to build a highly successful acting career now spread over multiple decades. Over the years, he has starred in a large number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed movies such as Glory, The Hurricane, Training Day, Flight, 2 Guns, Fences, The Magnificent Seven, and The Equalizer film series. While films remain the major source behind his global success, Denzel has done a few minor television projects as well, most of which have been in early years of acting career. For his various outstanding performances, he has earned received several prestigious acting awards including a Tony Award and multiple Golden Globe and Academy Awards. Now moving towards the off-camera life of the actor, Denzel Washington has been married to actress Pauletta Pearson since 1983 and the couple now has four children together.
Denzel Washington Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Denzel Hayes Washington Jr.
- Nicknames: D
- Date of Birth: December 28, 1954
- Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Actor, Producer, Director
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Black
Denzel Washington Height Weight Body Measurements Facts
Denzel Washington Family Details:
- Father: Denzel Washington, Sr.
- Mother: Lennis Lynne Washington (Beautician)
- Siblings: David Washington (Brother), Lorice Washington (Sister)
- Spouse Name: Pauletta Washington (m. 1983)
- Children Name: Olivia and Katia Washington (Daughters), John David and Malcolm Washington (Sons)
Denzel Washington Relationships History:
- Sanaa Lathan – Actress
- Pauletta Washington – Actress (1982)
Denzel Washington Career Highlights:
- First Film: Death Wish (1974)
- First TV Show: Elsewhere (1982)
Denzel Washington Distinctive Features:
- Short Curly Hair
- Scar on his Right Eyebrow
Denzel Washington Body Measurements:
Actor Denzel Washington height, weight, shoe size and other body measurements complete information is given below.
- Height in Feet: 6’ 1”
- Height in Centimeters: 185 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 86 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 189 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Denzel Washington Interesting Facts:
- His favorite color is Red.
- He is a devout Christian.
- Denzel named one of his sons after Malcolm X.
- Jay-Z and Eminem are among his all-time favorite rappers.
- He is a huge fan of the basketball team Los Angeles Lakers and the NFL team Dallas Cowboys.
- With nine nominations, he is the most nominated black actor in the Academy Awards history.