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Regina King is an American actress and television director, well-known as Brenda Jenkins for featuring on the NBC sitcom 227. Primetime Emmy Award winner Regina earned wide recognition from the tv series Southland and American crime.

Regina King Net worth

Regina earns the good sum of money in her career. Being an American actress and television director, she has her hands in different ventures diversifying her source of income. She had featured in several movies and tv series and also directed several movies through which she earns a decent amount of money.

According to different sources, it was found out that Regina King had Worldwide Box Office Sales of $151,390,000 from the movie Planes: Fire & Rescue in 2014. She also earned $21,410,000 from the Worldwide box office sales of the movie Our Family Wedding. It is estimated that her current net worth is around $12 million.

Regina King Personal life

Regina King dated Nicholas Gonzalez in 2007, and Quentin Richardson in 2006. Later, Regina King married to her long-term boyfriend Ian Alexander in 1997. The couple welcomed their first child, Ian Alexander Jr. on 21st January 1996. After 10 years of marital relationship, the couple divorce in 2007.

Regina with Ian

After getting a divorce from her first husband, Ian Alexander, she started dating Malcolm-Jamal Warner, actor but broke up in 2013. Currently, she seems single and focusing more on her career rather than dating and affairs.

Regina with her boyfriend Malcolm

Regina King Early life and Education

Regina was born on 15th January 1971 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was born to father, Thomas King, an electrician, and mother, Gloria, a special education teacher and grew up along with her siblings in View Park-Windsor Hills. Her parents get divorced when she was eight years old in 1979.

Regina child picture

King attended Westchester high school and after completing graduation, she went to the University of Southern California where she completed her bachelor's degree in filmmaking.

Regina King Career

Regina started her career as an actress debuting on the tv series 227 as Brenda Jenkins. Her outstanding performance won the heart of millions of people and opportunities to featured in several other tv series including American crime, The Strain, Living Proof, The Boondocks, Leap of Faith, Living Single, New York Undercover, etc.

Regina diligent performance won the heart of millions of people as well as earned several prestigious awards. Her performance in the movie A Cinderella Story, Miss Congeniality2 and Ray won her BET Awards for Best Actress in the year 2005.

Regina holding award

Moreover, King also won Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actress, Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, Satellite Awards for Best Supporting Actress, and much more.

Updated On Fri Dec 01 2017 Published On Fri Dec 01 2017 By Pramesh Baskota

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