Regina King (January 15, 1971) actress. She was born in Los Angeles, California, United States. His parents are Gloria, dedicated to the profession of teacher, and Thomas King, who served as an electrician, the couple separated in 1979. She studied at Westchester High School in Los Angeles and then educated professionally at the University of South California.
King acted in several film productions. For example, Boyz n the Hood (1991), Poetic Justice (director John Singleton), Higher Learning as Monet, Friday (1995) comedy film where King brought Dana Jones to life, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996). Two years later, she gave life to Vanessa in How Stella Got Her Groove Back. The same year, she performed in Public Enemy (he was part of the cast of protagonists next to Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, and Lisa Bonet). Subsequently, she acted in:
In 2004 she won a role in A Cinderella Story, his character is Rhonda, it is a youthful film starring Hillary Duff and Chad Michael Murray. From 2005 to 2014 she worked in productions such as Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, The Ant Bully, Year of the Dog, This Christmas, Our Family Wedding, Let the Church Say Amen and in the animated film Planes: Fire & Rescue en la presto his voice to bring Dynamite to life. His most recent works have been in If Beale Street Could Talk, a drama film based on the novel by James Baldwin.
Thanks to her role as Sharon Rivers in this film, she won several awards at the Golden Globes (Best Supporting Actress). And she won an Oscar as best actress for the same movie. We must mention that previously she had been nominated in the Golden Globes for her participation in the American Crime miniseries and in Seven Seconds. She has won awards and has been nominated in other settings such as Independent Spirit, Satellite, Actors Guild, Film Criticism, Primetime Emmy, among others.
Her husband, between 1997 and 2006, was Ian Alexander, they had a son, Ian Alexander Jr., in the year 1996. Unfortunately, their marital experience was not entirely good because they had to face physical abuse, drug use and extramarital affairs.
Regina King’s net worth is 12 million US dollars. She earned maximum from acting and tv series. Also, she directed many movies and music videos. She is working in the “One Night In Miami” film.