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Viola Davis Biography

Updated On 26 May, 2015 Published On 26 May, 2015
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Facts of Viola Davis

Date of Birth :
Age : 58 years old
Family Name : Davis
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Leo
Height : 5 feet 5 inch
Name Viola Davis
Mother Mary Alice Davis
Father Dan Davis
Birth Place/City St. Matthews, South Carolina
Profession Actress
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Ameriacn
Net Worth $ 3 million
Body Measurements N/A
Hair Color Brown-Dark
Eye Color Black
Weight in KG 59 KG
Married Yes
Married to Julius Tennon (m. 2003)
Children Genesis Tennon
Education Rhode Island College
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Movies The Help 2011
TV Show How to Get Away with Murder Since 2014

Relationship short Statistics of Viola Davis

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

This talented American actress Viola Davis is one of the 10 African-American actresses to be nominated in Oscar for 'Best Actress in a Leading Role'. She is the daughter of Dan Davis, a horse trainer and Mary Alice, was a maid, factory worker as well as a civil rights activist. She got a Tony and Drama Desk Award for her role in August Wilson's King Hedley II, likewise, she won a second Drama Desk Award for Intimate Apparel and second Tony and third Drama Desk Award for Fences.

Viola Davis' Personal Life

Moving on to her personal life, she is a happily married woman. She married her boyfriend with whom she has been for a long time. The couple has adopted a daughter under mutual understanding.

She is the stepmother of her husband's sons who are from his previous relationships. There is no rumor or controversy about her. She has stayed loyal towards her husband from the day she met him.


She celebrated Valentine's Day with her loving husband and daughter. She shared her happiness via a Twitter post.

She is stepmother to Tennon's son and daughter from his previous relationship.

Viola Davis' Net Worth

Viola Davis amassed a net worth of about $12 million as of 2019.

Viola Davis' Wiki-Bio

Viola Davis was born on 11 August 1965 in St. Matthews, South Carolina

She received a break in her career in 2008 playing in the drama Doubt. She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for the same role.

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In addition, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress playing in the comedy-drama The Help in 2011.

She is the founder of the production company, JuVee Productions along with her husband. She is regarded as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2012 and 2017.

Viola Davis Married

First Marriage with Julius Tennon

He is an actor and producer who is known for Small Soldiers, Dazed and Confused and Faster.

Viola Davis Children

DAUGHTER : Genesis

Father: Unknown

She is a pretty girl born safe and sound. She was adopted in October 2011.

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