Pauletta Washington

She was born on September 28th, 1950 and she was born as Pauletta Pearson. She is a famous and highly popular actor and has thousands of fans who are very lavish in their praise for the work done by her. She has been reasonably successful both in the small and big screen and there are a number of works of her which have stood the test of time.

Her works such as Beloved, Steps and Antwone Fisher are quite memorable and have helped her to carve a niche for herself in this highly competitive and demanding industry. The best way to know more about Pauletta would be to have a closer look at her biography and run through her life and happenings which are quite eventful according to many.

Early Life

Paulette is the sister of actress Rita Pearson and she was born in the United States Of America. However, there are no full details regarding her actual place of birth. This is because she perhaps likes to keep her early life away from the gaze of public or there could be some other reason too about which we are not aware. However, there is no denying the fact that Pauletta Washington is from a good family and over the past 67 years she has been able to win the hearts and minds of thousands of her fans cutting across all ethnicities, creed and other such human made barriers.

Personal Life

Talking about the personal life of Pauletta Washington, it would be pertinent to mention here that she is married to her long time boy friend Denzel Washington. Pauletta got married on June 25, 1983. It would be pertinent to mention here that they had a really impressive dating prior to their marriage. They started dating when the actor was into his first acting assignment. It was a television film by the name Wilma and it happened in 1977. Since then, Pauletta and Denzel have been truly in love and this ultimately culminated into marriage in the year 1983. The couple has four children out their marriage, two boys and two girls.


As far as her career is concerned, Washington started it off in right earnest in 1998 when she got the first break in a movie by the name Beloved. This was before she became a well known celebrity and was a part of the Essence Awards in 2001. She started building her career step by step. However, it would not be out of place to mention here that her real moment of reckoning came when she made her appearance in The Watsons Go to Birmingham. This happened in 2013 and it really catapulted Pauletta Washington to the next higher level. Since then there has been no looking back and since this 67 year old actresses has left the trail blazing in more ways than one.

Net Worth

The net worth of Pauletta is around $ 1 million which is modest to say the least. However, this has to be looked against the background of her marriage to Denzel Washington. He enjoys a whopping $220 million in net worth which certainly will be hers at some point of time.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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