John David Washington

John David Washington
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Updated: Oct 28, 2021

Birth Name: John David Washington

Nickname/Stage Name: John David Washington

Birth Date: July 28, 1984

Genres: Action, Drama, Sci-fi

Occupation(s): Actor, Producer

Years Active: 1992 till Present

Net Worth: $6 million


Personal Life

John David Washington was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of actor Denzel Washington and actress/singer Pauletta Washington.

According to reports, he is single and remains tight-lipped about his personal life.


Washington attended Campbell Hall School in Los Angeles and graduated from high school in 2002. He also studied at Morehouse College, graduating in 2006.


The actor is a former American football running back who returned to acting in 2015 in the role of Ricky Jerret in the HBO drama series Ballers.

In September 2017, Washington was cast in the lead role in the movie BlacKkKlansman. It was a commercial success and got him award nominations.

He starred in the films Monsters and Men and Monster in 2018 and appeared in The Old Man & the Gun. After seeing his work in BlacKkKlansman, director Christopher Nolan handpicked him to anchor his sci-fi thriller Tenet (2020).

Washington starred alongside Zendaya in the drama film Malcolm & Marie (2021).


IMDB STARmeter Award (2018) 


"Whenever you're feeling moments of discomfort, that means true change is happening for you."

"My mother taught me how to love."

"I've met Caucasians who are racists, but I've also heard black people say racist things."


He doesn't like it when people call him John as John David is his first name.

His younger ones are Katia Washington and twins Malcolm and Olivia Washington.

He is a friend of Omari Hardwick.


Malcolm X (1992)

Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

The Book of Eli (2010)

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Tenet (2020)

Malcolm & Marie (2021)


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