Facts of Regina King
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||51 years old|
|Family Name :||King|
|Birth Country :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||Capricorn|
|Height :||5 Feet 3 Inch|
|Birth Place/City||Los Angeles, California|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Weight in KG||55 kg|
|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|
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
First Affair with Curtis Baldwin
He is the first boyfriend of Regina, with whom she stayed in a relationship for a short time.
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.
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.
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.