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Full NameViola Davis
First NameViola
Last NameDavis
Birth NameViola Davis
ProfessionActress
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityBlack
Birth CitySaint Matthews, South Carolina
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameDan Davis
Father ProfessionHorse Trainer
Mother NameMary Alice
Mother ProfessionMaid & Homemaker
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeLeo
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJulius Tennon
No Of Children3
AwardsAcademy Award,Primetime Emmy Award,Golden Globe Award
Sibilings5
FilmographySuicide Squad,Fences,The Help,Knight and Day
EducationCentral Falls High School, Young People's School for the Performing Arts, Rhode Island College
ReligionChristianity
Height165 cm
Weight59 kg
Networth$12 M
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Date of BirthAugust 11,1965
Age54 years
Married DateJune 23,2003

How Much Net Worth Does Viola Davis Have?

Viola Davis, famous for her work in the 2016 movie Fences is an Oscar (Academy Award) winning actress. Ever since her film debut through The Substance of Fire (1996), Davis' prominence in acting has earned her lucrative opportunities alongside fortune.

As of September 2019, she owns the net worth of $12 million; the majority of the credit goes to her acting career while her production company with her husband Julius also aids up revenue.

For a fact, Viola is the first black actress to win the Triple Crown of Acting

Transiting from plays to TV series & movies, she has earned 82 acting credits to date, including an appearance in commercially successful movies: Knight and Day (2010), Suicide Squad (2016) and Fences (2016).

Fortune Expansion & Career: Income Sources & Earnings

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Viola Davis has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of September 2019. It's obvious that her career as a successful actress blessed her with such a massive fortune.

For a fact, her worth is the same as of her Suicide Squad co-star Margot Robbie ($12 million).

She was listed One of 100 most influential people in the world (in 2012 & 2017) by Time Magazine.

So, how Davis' career kicked-off? Well, the Juilliard School of arts attendant started her career through plays and got her on-screen debut in the play The Substance of Fire in 1996, earning her $528 for a one-day role.

Later in 2001, she played Tonya in the play King Hedley II that brought in a ladder to her career, as she achieved Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award.

Oscar winning actress Viola Davis, famous for appearing in Suicide Squad & Fences, owns $12 million fortune
Oscar winning actress Viola Davis, famous for appearing in Suicide Squad & Fences, owns $12 million fortune

Following guest appearances in movies Kate & Leopold, Antwone Fisher and in TV series Law & Order, Voila made film breakthrough in 2008 movie Doubt; it got her nomination for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Thereafter, her work in the comedy-drama The Help (2011), earned SAG Award & another Academy-Award nomination.

Eventually, Viola Davis' appearance in the film adaptation of Fences (2016) and acquired her first Oscar (Academy Award).

Viola Davis won Oscar (Academy Award) for Best Supporting Actress in Fences (2016)
Viola Davis won Oscar (Academy Award) for Best Supporting Actress in Fences (2016)

Currently, she portrays Annalise Keating in the TV series "How to Get Away with Murder" (2014- Present).

Even though the African-American actress is yet open up about her salary, as a veteran, she earns hundreds of thousand dollars with ease.

The average salary of an actor in the US is $49,924.

Did you know? In 2018, Viola released the children book Corduroy Takes a Bow, the sequel of classic picture book Corduroy.

Notable Movies & TV Show Appearances

Over the years, the South Carolina native has appeared in numerous movies & TV show alongside many famous casts.

Following the movie breakthrough Doubt (2008), Viola appeared as a 1960s housemaid in the comedy-drama The Help (2011) starring Emma Stone.

Having appeared in Blackhat (2015) alongside Chris Hemsworth, Davis also worked as an executive producer & cast in Lila & Eve featuring Jennifer Lopez.

In 2016, Viola Davis appeared in 2 commercially successful movies: in Suicide Squad alongside Will Smith and Jared Leto and in Fences.

Viola Davis as Amanda Waller in Suicide Squad
Viola Davis as Amanda Waller in Suicide Squad

Her most recent movie appearance was in Widows (2018), which collected a sum of $76 million.

Well, her most famous TV appearance include How to Get Away with Murder, where the actress works since 2014.

Career Update: Voila Davis' upcoming movie "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" is under post-production, where she plays a lead character Ma Rainey.

Awards & Nominations

As for a fact, Davis is one of the 24 actors, who won Triple Crown of Acting; it consists of 3 awards: Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony Award in the acting categories.

Moreover, she is the first African-American actress to win the Triple Crown.

Viola is also one of 8 black actresses to have won Academy Award (Oscar) including Halle Berry for Monster Ball (2001), Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls (2006) and Octavia Spencer for The Help (2011).

AwardsYearMovies/TV SeriesCategory & Remarks
Academy Award2008Doubt Nomination-Best Supporting Actress
2011The HelpNomination- Best Actress
2016Fences

 
Won - Best Supporting Actress
BAFTA Award2011The Help Nomination- Best Actress in a Leading Role
2016FencesWon- Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2018WidowsNomination- Best Actress in a Leading Role
Primetime Emmy Award2015How To Get Away With MurderWon- Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
2018ScandalNomination- Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe Awards2008DoubtNomination- Best Supporting Actress- Motion Picture
2011The HelpNomination- Best Actress- Motion Picture Drama
2014 & 2015How to Get Away with MurderNomination- Best Actress- Television Series Drama
2016FencesWon- Best Supporting Actress- Motion Picture

Movie Box Office Collection

FilmBudgetBox Office Collection
Traffic (2000)$46 million$207.5 million
Kate & Leopold  (2001)$48 million$76 million
Disturbia (2007)$20 million$117.8 million
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)$17.5 million$90.5 million
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)$53 million$126.7 million
Knight and Day (2010)$117 million$261.9 million
Eat Pray Love (2010)$60 million$204.6 million
The Help (2011)$25 million$216.6 million
Ender's Game (2013)$110-$115 million$125.5 million
Prisoners (2013)$46 million$122.1 million
Suicide Squad (2016)$175 million$746.8 million
Fences (2016)$24 million$64.4 million
Widows (2018)$42 million$76 million

Involvement In Charity & Endorsements?

Viola Davis is an active charity worker & has associations with many non-profit organizations like Entertainment Industry Foundation, Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry, Soles4Souls, and many more.

Back in 2017, she started $30K in 30 Days Project with Hunger Is charity campaign and donated $1,000 to the Rhode Island Community food bank in South Carolina.

Moreover, she often makes donations to Central Falls High School, her alma mater for theater program betterment.

In 2016, Davis, as a part of her endorsement with Vaseline, advocated the Vaseline Healing Project in association with Family Medical Center and Direct Relief.

Viola Davis working as an advocate for Vaseline Healing Project in 2016
Viola Davis working as an advocate for Vaseline Healing Project in 2016

Surely, with her rising fame, Davis has become a center magnet to many brands approaching with endorsement deals.

In September 2019, she became the new face of L’Oréal Paris following the fold of Jane Fonda and Helen Mirren. She signed with L'Oreal after Celine Dion inked a contract with the brand in April 2019

Well, she is an avid user of Instagram & Twitter with over 4.1 million followers and 1.22 million followers respectively, as of September 2019.

Online sources cite that Voila's Instagram can earn her $8,270 - $13,784 per sponsored post.

Interesting Fact: She owns a production company JuVee Productions, with her husband Julius.

Millions Of Dollars Worth Residence, Cars & Lifestyle

Currently, the Oscar-winning actress lives in her lavish mansion in Toluca Lake, California. 

She bought the European-style abode in September 2016 for $5.7 million; the property spread on 7,545 sq. ft. features 5 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms along with a home theater with a 133-inch screen and a 4K projector.

Viola Davis currently lives in her house in Toluca Lake, California bought for $5.7 million
Viola Davis' house in Toluca Lake, California bought for $5.7 million

Formerly, the Fences actress lived in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles in a 3,917 sq ft home before upgrading to Toluca Lake.

Well, she had bought the 5-bedroom and 5-bathroom property in August 2005 for $1.17 million, but shed it off for a loss of $20,000; sold in March 2017 for $1.15 million.

No doubt the actress enjoys a lavish lifestyle with her massive earnings and drives luxurious cars. Well, she owns an Acura Suv which has a base price of $44,300.

Moreover, Davis is often seen with cars like Audi & Mercedes.

Viola Davis and her daughter Genesis Tennon set to get in their Acura Suv
Viola Davis and her daughter Genesis Tennon set to get in their Acura Suv

Apart from expenses on expensive assets, her daily life luxury takes out a chunk of money. Well, Davis spends on travels & costly clothes which she often flaunts on her social media.

Viola Davis' Age, Height, Family, Husband, Relationship, Daughter & Children

Viola Davis was born August 11, 1965, in Saint Matthews, South Carolina, the USA. Her father Dan Davis was a horse trainer while mother Mary Alice worked as a maid and also was a homemaker.

The youngest of 6 children (4 brothers & a sister), Viola's family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island after 2 months of her birth.

She attended Central Falls High School and later enrolled at Young People's School for the Performing Arts. After graduation, Viola Davis studied at Rhode Island College and graduated in 1988.

Moreover, Voila Davis went to Juilliard School, private arts conservatory, for 4 years.

Viola is an American by nationality and is of black ethnicity.

How Old Is Oscar Winner Viola Davis? Her Height?

As of September 2019, Viola Davis is 54 years old and has a height of 5 ft. 5 inches (165 cm).

Married Life, Husband & Children

Well, Viola Davis is a happily married woman and enjoys blissful relationship with her husband Julius Tennon, an American actor.

The duo is together for over 16 years ever since they exchanged vows on June 23, 2003.

For a fact, Davis is the third wife of Tennon, as he was already in marital relationships with Sheryl Lynn Arnold (1974-1980, welcomed 2 children) and Christine Dejohnna White (1992-1998).

Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon are married for 16 years
Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon

Well, the actress is the mother to 3 children, though is yet to share child of her own.

Viola adopted a newborn daughter Genesis Tennon in December 2011, while other 2 kids are from her husband Tennon's previous relationships.

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