Man On Fire: Denzel Washington's Net Worth

Net Worth: $220 Million
Real Name: Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr.
Born: December 28, 1954
Age: 66 years old
Height: 6ft & 1in / 1.85m
Astrological Sign: Capricorn ♑
Home Town: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Most Famous For: Movies
Last Updated: 2021

Denzel Hayes Washington has been a major player in the film and entertainment industry for four decades. He’s been nominated and won numerous Academy Awards both as an actor and as a director.

«You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.» — Denzel Washington

He’s a devoted Christian, husband and father whose considered a worthwhile investment when it comes to driving up box office receipts. Denzel has experienced substantial success and continues to be an American icon.

Early Life

Man On Fire: Denzel Washington's Net Worth

Denzel Hayes Washington, Sr. and Lennis Washington welcomed their son into the world on December 28th in 1954. Denzel Sr. was an ordained Pentecostal minister, worked at the New York City Water Department, and the S. Klein department store while his mom owned and operated a beauty parlor in New York City.

«I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.» — Denzel Washington

When Denzel was 14 his parents divorced. His mother recognized that Denzel was headed down a toxic path and sent him to the Oakland Military Academy. He credits this decision as to the fork in the road which led him to fame and fortune. He cites that many of his friends in New York City ended up in the industrial prison complex and blames it on the cycle of poverty and violence.

Net Worth

Man On Fire: Denzel Washington's Net Worth

There’s some disagreement about Denzel’s overall net worth. Approximately, his salary is $60 million annually and has amassed a fortune of an estimated $250 million.

«For me, success in inner peace. That’s a good day for me.» — Denzel Washington

He shares his wealth with his wife Pauletta nee-Pearson whom he met on the set of his first television role on ‘Wilma’ in 1983 and their four children.


Man On Fire: Denzel Washington's Net Worth

Denzel owns two properties: one in New York City and a 1.5-acre estate in the gated community of Beverly Park in Los Angeles, California.

«In order to change your life, you must change your thoughts.» — Denzel Washington

The palatial home is outfitted with all the luxury of a Hollywood Titan, including a private tennis court and swimming pool. The mansion resembles a traditional English manor with stylish architectural components.


Man On Fire: Denzel Washington's Net Worth

It seems that Denzel likes British brands when it comes to his automobile collection. He has two Aston Martins each worth around $300,000: an Aston Martin DBS (like James Bond), and an Aston Martin Vanquish.

«Do what you have to do, to do what you want to do.» — Denzel Washington

He also owns a Range Rover Evoque worth nearly $100,000 and a Rolls Royce Phantom which is the most expensive horse in his stable worth nearly half a million dollars.


Man On Fire: Denzel Washington's Net Worth

Denzel and his family have been exposed to the luxuries and pitfalls of fame for decades. Their vacation plans are rarely made public but in 2017 Denzel and Paulette were seen in the breathtaking city of Positano on the Italian Riveria.

«Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life.» — Denzel Washington

Positano is truly a dream destination. John Steinbeck once wrote, «Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone. Its houses climb a hill so steep it would be a cliff except that stairs are cut in it.»