Katia Washington is Los-Angeles based actor who rose to fame as the daughter of Denzel Washington, a renowned American actor. She is one of the four children of Washington. Katia hasn’t just explored the fields of acting but also tried her hands at the direction. There is a rumor that Katia is lesbian and is in an interracial relationship with a woman. However, she hasn’t confirmed yet that she belongs to the LGBT community.
Her dad has gained a universal appreciation for his role in the American historical war drama movie Glory (1989). Similarly, her mother Pauletta Washington is also a renowned actress and singer.
Denzel Washington’s daughter followed his father’s footsteps and started an acting career. In 2012, she worked as an editorial production assistant in the film Django Unchained. Among Denzel’s four children, Katia is the eldest one.
Katia Washington’s Age and Early Life
Katia Washington was born on November 27, 1987, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. She belongs to a well-known and media-savvy family. Both her parents Denzel Washington and Paulette Washington are renowned Hollywood actors. As of 2022, she is 34 years old.
Her parents call her Dancing Little Bird because when she was young, she was very fond of dancing and would start dancing to any tune under the sun. Katia’s grandmother Lennis Washington was a beautician whereas her grandfather Denzel Hayes Washington Sr. was an ordained Pentecostal minister.
Katia studied at a local high school. She then attended a number of prestigious non-public colleges in Los Angeles, including Yale University. She graduated from Yale University with a bachelor’s degree in Arts in 2010. While at the university, she was involved with the Shades a Cappella group.
Katia Washington Has Three Siblings
Katia Washington has three siblings, an older brother John David Washington, a younger brother Malcolm Washington and a younger sister Olivia Rashelle Washington.
Olivia and Malcolm are twins. Katie is the second oldest of Denzel’s four kids. All of her siblings have started a career in the television industry.
Brother John David Washington
Katia’s brother John David Washington is an actor and producer and former professional football player born on July 28, 1984. He spent more than three years as the running back for the United Football League’s Sacramento Mountain Lions. Later, he shifted to an acting career like his parents. He is popularly known for his work as the main cast of the HBO comedy-drama television series Ballers.
Brother Malcolm Washington
Katia’s younger brother Malcolm Washington born on April 10, 1991, was an athlete from an early age. Later, he resigns from his basketball career and switched to an acting career. In 2014, he began his journey as a production assistant in an American road comedy-drama film Chef. Since then, Malcolm has been active in the entertainment industry.
Sister Olivia Rashelle
Katia’s younger sister Olivia Rashelle Washington was born on April 10, 1991, in Los Angeles California, USA. She is best known for her performances in movies such as Lee Daniels, The Butler and The Comedian and TV series such as MR. Robot. Olivia is also famous as one of the twins of Denzel Washington. From an early age, she was very fond of dancing and acting. Like everyone else in her family, Olivia decided to join the entertainment industry as well. She started her career with small-screen and big-screen productions.
Both Her Parents Are Actors
Both of Katia’s parents are involved in the entertainment industry. Her father Denzel is an Academy Award-winning actor. He is widely famous for his role in Edwards Zwick’s historical masterpiece Glory (1989). He has appeared in numerous films and television shows including Mississippi Masala (1991), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Philadelphia (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), and Safe House (2012). Denzel received the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2018. He was featured in Forbes as one of the highest-paid entertainers.
Meanwhile, Katia’s mother Paulette is also an accomplished actress and singer. She is best known for her portrayal in the TV series Happily Ever After Fairy Tales for Every Child. In 2016, she appeared in numerous short films including 90 days and Career Suicide: Arthurs Edge. She is also a classically trained musician. We can listen to her song “In Your Eyes” in Denzel’s film Philadelphia.
Her Parents Have an Enduring Marriage
Katia Washington’s parents have an enduring marriage. Denzel Washington and Paulette Washington first met on the set of the movie Wilma in 1997 and eventually started dating. After six years of a romantic relationship, the pair tied the knot on June 25, 1983, in a private wedding ceremony.
Denzel and Pauletta renewed their vows during a romantic trip to South Africa in 1995. The wedding was officiated by South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu. It’s been nearly four decades since their marriage and the power couple is living a blissful life with their four children.
Is Katia Washington Gay?
Being a celebrity kid, Katia Washington gets more attention when it comes to her dating life. Her sexual orientation is the talk of the town. There have been rumors that Katia is gay, and is in an interracial lesbian relationship. Some of her fans have dug up a few pictures of Katia with a woman named Colleen whom they assume is her partner. Colleen has reportedly also appeared in many TV shows and movies. As Katia has not officially revealed anything about her relationships, her sexual orientation remains a mystery.
Supports LGBTQ Rights
Although it’s not confirmed whether or not Katia is gay, she has been spotted with her rumored girlfriend Colleen attending a few LGBTQ campaigns and women’s rights March. They firmly support LGBT Rights.
Katia Washington in “Django Unchained”
Katia Washington came into the limelight after her father Denzel told GQ that she worked with director Quentin Tarantino in the 2012 action film Django Unchained. She worked as an editorial manufacturing assistant in the highly-acclaimed film that had a box office collection of $425.4 million.
In 2014, Katia worked as an assistant on The Equalizer starring her father Denzel, Marton Csokas and Chloe Grace Moretz. Two years later, the 34-year-old producer worked on the 2016 film The Start of a Nation. She has also acted as an assistant on Nate Parker’s The Birth of a NATION. She has also co-produced the comedy horror movie, Assassination Nation, starring Odessa Young and Hari Nef.
Katia Washington’s Net Worth
Katia has accumulated a decent amount of fortune from her career as a director and actor. As of 2022, her estimated net worth is around $2 Million approx. Besides, she is the daughter of a prominent Hollywood actor; Denzel has a whopping net worth of $280 Million. Additionally, he earns an annual salary of $60 Million from his acting, production, and directing career.
Similarly, her mother Paulette also earns a decent amount of money from her acting and music career. Being a celebrity kid, Katia can easily afford luxury cars and houses. As of 2022, she is living a lavish life with her family.
House & Real Estate
Her father Denzel owns a magnificent mansion in Beverly Hill in Los Angeles, California. The mansion spans 30,000 square feet including a guest house. Impressively, his mansion is on the market for $87.5 million.
Her father Denzel has a huge car collection. His car collection includes Aston Martin Vanquish worth $304,805 and Range Rover worth $87,350.
Box Office Collection
Denzel’s highest-grossing film was American Gangster which added around $40 million dollars to his bank balance. In 2013, his fortune was estimated at around $140 million but after the release of Fences and The Magnificent Seven, his net worth marked $220 million. He once was featured on Forbes as one of the highest-paid entertainers.
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