ACTRESS, Regina King, is known for her role in the 2019 limited series Watchmen.
With her long list of performances and stacked Oscar-wins, she is definitely worth every penny she earns.
What is Regina King’s net worth?
Regina King’s net worth is estimated to be around $16million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
King, 51, first rose to fame when playing Brenda Jenkins on the NBC sitcom, 227.
She is also known for her roles in films; Friday, Jerry Maguire, and Ray.
As for television, she was featured in the series; Southland, American Crime and Watchmen, which she won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series.
She won an Academy Award for her performance in, If Beale Street Could Talk.
King made her directorial debut in 2020 with the historical drama One Night in Miami.
What is she working on next?
King’s most recent role was in Jeymes Samuel’s Western film, The Harder They Fall.
She played alongside a talented cast including; Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo and LaKeith Stanfield.
The film was released on October 22, 2021 and can be streamed on Netflix.
“It’s a space where I haven’t really gotten a chance to play as an actor,” she told Good Morning America before the film’s release.
“As an audience member, it’s a space that I don’t get to see this many – to see us as Black people, even though we are and have been a part of the Western culture, of that history,” she said.
Rotten Tomatoes gave the film an 87% on the tomatometer and a 93% audience score.
What happened to her son, Ian?
King’s son, Ian Alexander Jr., passed away, aged 26, from a reported suicide.
Read our Ian Alexander Jr live blog for the very latest news and updates…
King confirmed Ian’s death in a statement on Friday, January 21, 2022, describing her only child as a “bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others.”
Ian was a DJ and singer-songwriter who performed under the name Desduné. He had posted on Instagram just three days ago about an upcoming event at Bardot this month.
The Emmy-winning actress often spoke of her close bond with her son, revealing on The View in 2017 that the pair got matching tattoos.
In 2019, Alexander told E! that “Usually people will ask me, ‘What’s it like having Regina King be your mother,'”
“She’s just a super mom, really.”
“She doesn’t really let bad work days or anything come back and ruin the time that we have, so it’s really awesome to have a mother that … I can enjoy spending time with and all that.”
If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text Crisis Text Line at 741741.
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