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Regina King Biography

Updated On 07 Mar, 2019 Published On 04 Feb, 2016
Regina King

Facts of Regina King

Date of Birth :
Age : 53 years old
Family Name : King
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Capricorn
Height : 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Regina King
Mother Gloria King
Father Thomas King
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Profession Film actress
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Ameriacn
Net Worth $10 million
Body Measurements N/A
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 55 kg
Married Yes
Married to Ian Alexander Sr. (m. 1997)
Children Ian Alexander, Jr.
Divorce Ian Alexander Sr. (m. 2007)
Education University of Southern California
Awards Primetime Emmy Award
Movies Planes: Fire & Rescue
TV Show American Crime
Siblings Reina King

Relationship short Statistics of Regina King

What is Regina King marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Regina King have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Regina King having any relationship affair ?: Yes4 affair
Is Regina King Lesbian ? No

She is a director, film and television actress best known for her leading roles in two Peabody Award-winning television shows: The Boondocks and Southland. And as of 2015, she starred in the ABC anthology series American Crime for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination and won a Primetime Emmy Award. She was born to Gloria, a special education teacher and Thomas King, an electrician.

Early Life of Regina King

Regina King was born on 15 January 1971 in Los Angeles to Thomas King and Gloria (Cain). King has a younger sister named Reina King.

Regina King's Career

King rose to fame playing the role of Brenda Jenkins in 227. She earned two Critics' Choice Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress in Drama series in 2012 and 2013 for her performance in Southland.

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In 2018, she played the role of Sharon Rivers in the movie If Beale Street Could Talk. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.

King received her first Academy Award for supporting actress for her performance as a family matriarch in If Beale Street Could Talk in February 2019.

Accepting the award, she said,

"To be standing here representing one of the greatest artists of our time, James Baldwin, is a little surreal. James Baldwin birthed this baby, Barry nurtured her, surrounded her with so much love and support."

"So it’s appropriate for me to be standing here because I’m an example of what it looks like when support and love is poured into someone. Mom, I love you so much. Thank you for teaching me that God is always leaning, always has been leaning in my direction."

Regina King's Net Worth

King's net worth is estimated to be $12 million as of January 2019.

Regina King's Personal Life

Accounting her personal life, she is currently single but once she was a married woman. She was married to her first husband Ian Alexander for almost 10 years but something went wrong in between them and they decided to get divorced.

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She raised a son with her ex-husband named Ian Alexander Jr. After getting divorced from her husband, she dated a lot of men with whom she made headlines in the American media.

In 2011, she dated actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner until March 2013.

Regina King Affairs

  1. First Affair with Curtis Baldwin

    He is the first boyfriend of Regina, with whom she stayed in a relationship for a short time.

  2. Second Affair with Quentin Richardson

    A retired American professional basketball player Richardson is the second boyfriend of Regina, whom she dated in the year 2006.

  3. Third Affair with Nicholas Gonzalez

    An American actor, Gonzalez is one of Regina's boyfriends, with whom she stayed in a relationship in the year 2007.

  4. Fourth Affair with Malcolm-Jamal Warner

    He is an actor, director and musician, who started dating the beautiful Regina in 2011 until they decided to break up in 2013.

Regina King Married

First Marriage with Ian Alexander Sr.

He is the first husband of Regina, who once served as the vice-president of the now-defunct Warner Bros. They two stayed as husband and wife for almost 10 years.

Regina King Children

SON : Ian Alexander, Jr.

Father: Ian Alexander Sr.

He is the only child of Regina, who is often seen with his mother at several NBA tournaments.

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