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From Rosa Park’s pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott to Martin Luther King’s assassination, the African-American community in the US has suffered a lot at the hands of racism. Their success in Hollywood, however, is a sign that things are getting better every passing day. Let’s celebrate Black History Month by mentioning some Rich black actors and Black Hollywood actresses who made it big in the film and showbiz industry.
Top 5 Richest Black Actors (Female) of Hollywood and their Net Worth
Some of the most notable female black actors are also some of the A-list Hollywood celebrities. The representation of black female actresses has seen a rise in the last couple of years. Hollywood actresses of African-American origins saw a growth of 16% in 2017 to 21% in 2018 as far as their representation in Hollywood movies is concerned and the numbers keep climbing.
Here are some of the most famous and richest female black actors of recent times.
- Oprah Winfrey net worth: The host of the show named after her is estimated to have a $2.8 billion net worth.
- Janet Jackson: Michael Jackson‘s sister is said to have a net worth of around $190 million after. Most of the money comes from her albums Control (1986) and Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989).
- Halle Berry: She is one of the most famous black actors. Star of John Wick: Chapter 3 has a net worth of over $80 million.
- Queen Latifah net worth: Dana Elaine Owen is one of the highest-paid black actors and artists of her time. Her album “All Hail the Queen” went viral and her net worth shot up to $60 million in no time.
- Whoopi Goldberg Net worth: Comedian and voice-actor for The Lion King (1994) is worth $45 million in 2020.
Top 5 richest Hollywood actors(Male)
- Tyler Perry Net worth: The star of the iconic Madea series is said to have a net worth of around $600 million. Making him one of the richest black actors of all time.
- Jamie Foxx: He has an estimated $85 million in 2020. Foxx is known for famous movies such as Django Unchained.
- Will Smith: Spies in Disguise 2020 actor is one of the most famous and successful black actors of recent times. Will Smith is worth over $350 million to date.
- Samuel L. Jackson’s net worth: Avengers: Endgame’s Nick Fury is worth $250 million. He is one of the most iconic MCU characters.
- Denzel Washington: Samuel and Denzel are neck and neck as far as the net worth is concerned. Denzel stands a couple of million short of his competition at a respectable $220 million.
It will be even better to see more people of color breaking these records and making it big in Hollywood. Dankanator will keep you updated on the subject.