|Date of Birth:||1972 May 25|
|Age:||46 years old|
|occupation||Actress, Television Personality, Author|
|education||Jefferson David High School Auburn University|
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Octavia doesn't have any boyfriend and is currently single. She is focussing on her career only. However, in past years, she was rumored to be dating director of "The Help," Tate Taylor.
Octavia Lenora Spencer was born on 25th May 1972, in Montgomery, Alabama. She is the youngest of six siblings. Her mother, Annick Beau was Catholic (French descent), and her father was Jewish. Octavia was raised Catholic and belongs to African-American ethnicity.
She attended Jefferson David High School and graduated in 1988. She took drama classes for two years after graduation until 1989. She joined Auburn University for a bachelor degree in Liberal Arts.
Octavia started her career at the age of nineteen, where she interned in the movie "The Long Walk Home" as Whoopi Goldberg. Then after she debuted in Joel Schumacher's "A Time To Kill" as a nurse. Since then she has appeared in "Never Been Kissed," "Big Momma's House," "Bad Santa," "Spider-Man," "Coach Carter," and "Pretty Ugly People."
In 2003, Octavia made a stage debut in Los Angeles in Del Sher's Play, "The Trials and Tribulation of a Trailer Trash Housewife." It was her one and only stage performances in play.
She has appeared in television series as a guest artist in" Raising The Bar," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Big Bang Theory, 30 Rock, Becker, Dharma & Greg and so on. She also appeared in short movie "The Captain" which was honored by the CICFF as the finalist for the "Real Poetry Award."
Octavia was nominated for various awards and was critically acclaimed from the movie "The Help," where she portrayed the character of Minny Jackson. She won a BAFTA for the best supporting actress for her work in the film.
In 2012, Octavia was awarded the most prestigious honor Oscar Award for the movie "The Help," directed by Tate Taylor. She got a standing ovation at award function during her speech in the Oscar Award Ceremony.
Octavia, 43 years old, doesn't have any boyfriend and is currently single. She is focussing on her career only. However, in past years, she was rumored to be dating director of "The Help," Tate Taylor. She is also a close friend of Josh Hopkins, an American Actor.
Octavia Spencer is also an author. She published her book "The Case Of The Time- Capsule Bandit" in 2013. On 31st March 2015, she published another book named "The Sweetest Heist In History."
Octavia Spencer earns a good sum of money in her career. She has contributed as an American Actress and television personality in the Entertainment industry. In her career, she has featured in several movies and TV series through which earns a good sum of money. She accumulates a salary of $75 thousand per episode on average.
Additionally, Octavia is also an author. Her books are sold at the average range worldwide. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that the hard-working actress has an approximate net worth of $6 million.