The 10 Richest Black Actress of 2017

By | October 31, 2017

Do you know who are the richest black actresses in the world? Check out these highest paid female celebrities based on 2017 calculation and don’t forget to leave your comment. These listed celebrities are mostly from United States, have a look.

10 Richest Black Actress


List of Richest Black Actress Ever

  • Janet Jackson – $175 Million
  • Halle Berry – $70 Million
  • Queen Latifah – $60 Million
  • Phylicia Rashad – $55 Million
  • Raven Symone – $55 Million
  • Whoopi Goldberg – $45 Million
  • Angela Evelyn Bassett – $28 Million
  • Vanessa Williams – $28 Million
  • Jada Pinkett Smith – $21 Million
  • Thandi Newton – $17.5 Million

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson is a famous American singer, dancer, actress and songwriter, known for her sparkling on-stage performances. She was born in Gary, Indiana on 16th May, 1966. Her first performance in media was in the variety TV series titled The Jacksons (1976). In the year 1986, she released her 3rd studio album Control which turned her into an iconic pop artist.

Halle Berry

Halle Berry

Halle Berry is a leading American actress, crowned with the first place on the list of 50 Most Beautiful people. She was born on 14 November, 1966. She broke into the film world with Jungle Fever.  In 2002, she won the Academy Award for the Best Actress.

Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad is first African American artist to get Tony award for Best actress. Born on 19th June, 1948 at Houston, Texas, Phylicia is an established actress on cinema and television. She received maximum glory after her role on Cosby show, where she enacted the role of attorney Claire Huxtable, who is also a loving mother. She is also an amazing singer.

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah is a renowned American rapper, lyricist, and actress as well as TV producer. She was born in New Jersey in the year 1970 on the 18th of March. Her debut album was ‘All hail the queen’. She received the prestigious Academy award for the Best Supporting Actress for her film released in 2002.

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg is a multi-talented artist of African American origin. She is one of the fewest actresses in the world who has won an Emmy award, Grammy award, Oscar and Tony award. She was born in Manhattan, New York City on 13th November 1955. She has created history by becoming second black actress to win an Oscar award.

Raven Symone

Raven Symone

Raven Symone is a popular TV star known for her skills in singing, acting, songwriting as well as production. She was born in Atlanta on December 1985. Her first appearance was in the Cosby show, telecasted in the year 1989. She is most remember for her role in Disney’s That’s so Raven and youth centric movies like College Trip(2008).

Angela Evelyn Bassett

Angela Evelyn Bassett

Angela Evelyn Bassett created history by becoming the first ever African American artist to win Golden Globe award in the category of Best actress – Motion picture musical or comedy. She was born on 16 August, 1958. Angela Bassett has pursued graduation in Arts from Yale University. She is mostly known for her roles in biographical movies.

Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams is a singer, fashion designer as well as an actress. She became the first African American to be crowned Miss America. Born on 18 March 1963 in New York, She is a Roman Catholic. Vanessa stepped into media with her studio album ‘The Right Stuff’.

Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith is an American artist proficient in the field of acting, dancing, singing and songwriting. She was born on September 18, 1971. She launched her music career by creating her band in year 2002. She is also a known business lady. In 1994, she created her own fashion label named ‘Maja’.

Thandi Newton

Thandi Newton



Thandi Newton is an English actress, especially remembered for films like The Pursuit of Happyness. She is also associated with HBO’s science fiction TV series Westworld. She was born on 6 November, 1972 to a Zimbabwean father and an English mother. She has won awards like Critics Choice award and BAFTA award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

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