Katia Washington Wiki Bio
Katia Washington was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 27 November 1987 – her zodiac sign is Sagittarius and she holds American nationality. She is a film producer, but who might be known best for being the daughter of famous American actor Denzel Washington.
Childhood and education
Katia was raised in Los Angeles alongside her older brother John David and her younger twin brother and sister Malcolm and Olivia by their father and their mother Pauletta Washington, who is an American actress and musician, known for her works in the music department of the movies “Philadelphia” and “Antwone Fisher”.
Katia became interested in reading poems while attending elementary school, and set out to start writing her own, winning many competitions with her writings.
Katia was also interested in dance, and started taking lessons at the age of 10. She dreamed about becoming a nurse, but the film industry soon dragged her in, which was somewhat inevitable who her parents are.
Katia still focused on her education, and enrolled at Yale University in 2006, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in history in 2010.
Career as a film producer
Katia launched her film career in 2012, when she served as a production assistant and editorial production assistant for the critically acclaimed western drama film “Django Unchained”, written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, and which starred Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio and Christoph Waltz – it follows a freed slave planning to save his wife who is a slave of a plantation owner in Mississippi. The movie is ranked #58 best movie of all time by the website IMDb, and it won 59 awards including two Oscars, while it was nominated for 156 other awards.
Katia went on to work as an assistant on the 2014 action crime thriller film “The Equalizer” which starred her father, and in 2016 as an assistant on the biographical historical film “The Birth of a Nation”, and an associate producer on the critically acclaimed drama film “Fences”, written by August Wilson, and directed by her father who also starred in the film alongside Viola Davis and Stephen McKinley Henderson – the film is about a man raising his children with his wife in the US in the ‘50s. It was a hit, winning 57 awards including an Oscar, while it was nominated for 115 other awards.
Two of Katia’s most recent works have been on the 2018 action crime comedy “Assassination Nation” which she co-produced, and the 2020 drama “Pieces of a Woman” of which she was a co-executive producer – she has recently been invited to serve as the co-executive producer of the upcoming drama film “Malcolm & Marie”, written and directed by Sam Levinson.
Since 2018, Katia has been working as a production executive at Bron Studios.
Love life and relationships
Katia is very secretive when it comes to her love life, and hasn’t talked about any men she might have dated, and this is why there are many rumors circulating the internet concerning her relationships and her sexual orientation.
Some people have claimed to have seen Katia walking hand in hand with a mysterious man in the streets of Los Angeles, but no pictures have been provided to support these claims, while Katie hasn’t commented on the rumors. It is also believed by many that she is lesbian or bisexual, and that this is the reason why she is very secretive about her past and present affairs.
As of November 2020, Katia appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Katia is not interested in sharing the details of her life with the public, and thus isn’t active on any of the popular social media networks.
She is said to be interested in travelling, and went all around the US with her father during her teenage years, while she also travels today thanks to being a film producer – Katia has also had multiple opportunities to travel overseas, and has visited countries such as England, France and Germany.
She is a lover of animals, with cats being her favorites of which she has two.
Katia has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Will Smith, Jim Carrey and Meryl Streep, while a few of her favorite movies are “Bad Boys”, “Seven Pounds” and “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”.
Age, height and net worth
Katia’s age is 33. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 155lbs (70kgs). As of November 2020, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million, while Denzel’s net worth is reputedly over $220 million.
Who is Denzel Washington?
Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. was born in Mount Vernon, New York State USA, on 28 December 1954 – his zodiac sign is Capricorn and he holds American nationality. He is rated one of the best actors of all time, and has won 17 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards, two Academy Awards, a Tony Award and three Golden Globes.
He was raised in Mount Vernon alongside his brother David and sister Lorice, by their mother Lynne who was the owner of a beauty parlor, and their father Denzel Hayes Washington Sr. who worked at the New York City Water Department. Denzel studied at Pennington-Grimes Elementary school – his parents divorced while he was attending his final year there, so he was sent to attend Oakland Military Academy, a private preparatory school, and then studied at Mainland High School. Denzel wanted to attend Texas Tech University, but found himself enrolled at Fordham University from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama and journalism in 1977. He went on to practice his acting skills at the Lincoln Center campus, and the American Conservatory Theater.
He made his debut film appearance in 1977 in “Wilma”, while his first Hollywood film was the comedy “Carbon Copy” in 1981. Denzel gained recognition in 1982 when he started portraying the lead character Dr. Phillip Chandler in the medical drama series “St. Elsewhere”, a role he played for the following six years. Thanks to his newfound fame, Denzel was invited to appear in several movies, such as “A Soldier’s Story”, “Power” and “Hard Lessons”. The following years saw him star in movies such as “Mississippi Masala”, “Mo’ Better Blues” and “Malcolm X” – the latter was a huge hit and won Denzel a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Denzel starred alongside Meg Ryan in the war movie “Courage Under Fire” and alongside Whitney Houston in the comedy “The Preacher’s Wife” both in 1996 – for his performance in the 1999 biographical sports movie “The Hurricane”, Denzel won his first Golden Globe Award.
The 2000s saw him appear in several critically acclaimed movies, such as “John Q.”, “Man on Fire” and “Out of Time”, and he return to the theatre in 2005 after having portrayed Marcus Brutus in the Broadway play “Julius Caesar” – two other plays he’s appeared in include “A Raisin in the Sun” and “The Iceman Cometh”.
In 2010, he played the lead character in the post-apocalyptic action movie “The Book of Eli”, and then starred in the 2012 drama “Flight”, the 2012 action thriller “Safe House”, and the 2014 action thriller “The Equalizer”, a role he reprised in the 2018 movie “The Equalizer 2”.
After a two-year break from acting following the completion of “The Equalizer 2”, Denzel has been invited to appear in two upcoming movies – “The Little Things” and “Macbeth” set to be released sometime in 2021.
Denzel is highly religious and is a Christian, and once thought about becoming a preacher – he has stated how he reads the Bible every day. He is also a philanthropist who donated $2.5 million for building the West Angeles Church of God in Christ.