Quick Facts of LaTanya Richardson
- Full NameLaTanya Richardson
- Net Worth$10 Million
- Date of Birth1949 /10 /21
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceAtlanta, GA
- Active Year1976–present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- SpouseSamuel L. Jackson (1980-present)
- Height5 feet 8 inches
- EducationSpelman College
- Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
Have you watched the comedy movie The Fighting Temptations yet? If yes, you must be familiar with the woman who portrayed the role of Paulina Pritchett. Yes, today’s topic is about The Fighting Temptations star LaTanya Richardson. Till date, she has appeared in dozen of movies and TV series which has given her huge name and fame.
The interesting fact about Richardson is that along with being an actress, she is also one of the most popular producers. She started off her career at a very young age with off-Broadway productions, If you want to learn more about the superstar we suggest you read the whole article.
Who is LaTanya Richardson? Her Bio & Wiki
LaTanya Richardson was born on October 21, 1949, in Atlanta, GA. She finished her early education in Atlanta and while she was in the High School. She began her age at the young age of 15.
The young Richardson was a very strong headed kid as despite her parent’s disapproval she decided to pursue an acting career. For her, further studies she went to the Spelman College, a college for black women, and pursued a B.A. in theatre. The details about her siblings and parents are under the shade as for now.
LaTanya Richardson’s Career & Professional Life
Turning the pages of Richardson’s professional life, as said before, she started off her career at a very young age. Her career pathway was further inspired by the discrimination for the black race by the white ones. The star being a strong advocate of black rights became involved in the Black Rights Movement as she found racism in the theatre circles outside Atlanta not very welcoming of the colored actors.
Woodie King Jr. started a theatre company named New Federal Theatre, which became a frequent stage for LaTanya to showcase her acting talent. Ever since then, her career picked a hype which made her one of the most established actresses of America. Some of her works include Juanita, Mother and Child, Blackout, Grey’s Anatomy and so on.
LaTanya Richardson’s Age, Body Measurement (Height & Weight)?
Talking about Richardson’s age, she is currently 69 years old. She has a very tall height of 5 feet 8 inches yet her weight is still the matter of question. Along with her weight, the details about her body measurement is also not available. She has a dark skin tone and has a black hair color with black eyes. Even in her late ’60s, the Blackout star looks beautiful with her young looking persona.
Who is LaTanya Richardson’s Husband? Know about her Married Life
While LaTanya Richardson was in college, she met her husband Samuel L. Jackson who was a different college mate. They found a mutual love for acting that was one of the reasons which attracted them to each other. The duo started dating in 1974. Her husband Samuel was hell-bent on making a career in acting, and LaTanya said that this passion which he carried inside him was one of the biggest reasons for her initial attraction towards him, along with the fact that he was a superb actor.
Furthermore, the couple got married in 1980, and she gave birth to their first daughter, Zoe Jackson, in 1982, who now works as a freelance filmmaker. LaTanya accepts that living with Samuel is a very ardent task as he is ‘emotionally distant’ but she has also accepted the fact and believes he has improved quite a lot in the very recent years.
How much is LaTanya Richardson’s Net Worth?
As per some of the wikis, LaTanya’s net worth is around $10 million as for now. The star has worked in dozens of movies and TV series which has surely added the hefty amount of money in her bank account. In the same way, her husband Samuel has an astonishing amount of net worth. As of 2019, his net worth is more than $220 million which is pretty huge.
The couple is living a very lavish life together with their daughter. Other than that there are no further details about the house she owns and the cars she rides. Her movies are also doing exceptionally well in the box office, for instance, one of her movies named U.S. Marshals earned around $102.4 million when the investment was just $45 million.