Regina King

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Full Name Regina King
Age 49 Years Old
Nick Name Regina King
Gender Female
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date January 15, 1971
Birth Place Los Angeles, California

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Regina Rene King famed as Regina King is an American actress as well as a television director who is famous for her role as Sharon Rivers in the film ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has also appeared in several other movies and television series including ‘American Crime’, ‘Poetic Justice’, ‘Legally Blonde 2’ and more. Time magazine named King one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019. Overall, she is a very talented actress. 

BET Awards Winners List: Cardi B, ‘BlacKkKlansman’, Regina King, Michael B. Jordan Among Honorees

The 19th Annual BET Awards took place today at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Regina Hall took the stage and showed off her hosting (and dancing) skills as the show celebrated Black excellence in music, movies, and sports. Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman took the award for Best Movie while Regina King and Michael B. Joradn won the trophy for Best Actress and Best Actor respectively. Video of the Year went to Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” while Cardi B won for Album of the Year and Female Hip Hop artist of the year. During Sunday's epic show, Regina King took home the 2019 BET Award for Best Actress. Since the If Beale Street Could Talk star wasn't in attendance, she graciously posted a video to her Instagram account, accepting her award and gave a hilarious shoutout to Regina Hall. "Regina Hall, you funny," she said in a video posted to her Instagram. "They can go down to Beale Street to get that b***h, but they went down to beach street to get that b***h. Thank you, BET! Love you, BET!" Regina King is living it up on that much-deserved vacay!

What is the birth name of Regina King?

Regina Rene King is her birth name. 

How old is Regina King?

Regina celebrated her 48th birthday on 15 January as of 2019. 

Where was Regina King origianally from?

Regina King was born on 15th January 1971 in Cincinnati, Ohio to parents Gloria, a special education teacher and Thomas King, an electrician. She also has a younger sister named Reina King who is a former actress. She is of American nationality and she belongs to the black ethnicity. As per her education, she attended Westchester High School and graduated in 1988. In addition, she also attended the University of Southern California. Her religion is Christian and her horoscope sign is Capricorn. 

What is the net worth of Regina King?

Regina King is a very successful actress. She has an estimated net worth of around $12 million as of 2019. But she has not revealed her current salary.

How tall is Regina King?

Regina King is a very beuatiful actress with black hair and hazel eye color. She has a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m). She weighs around 55 kg or 121 lbs. She has a body measurement of 35-26-35 inches or 86-66-89 cm. She has a shoe size of 9 (US) or 39.5 (EU) and her dress size is 8 (US) or 40 (EU).

Who is Regina King's husband?

Regina King is a married woman but as of today, her marital status is divorced. Previously she was married to Ian Alexander Sr. The pair was together from 23rd April 1997 to 2007. They also have a son together named Ian Alexander, Jr. As of today, Regina is believed to be single.

What makes Regina King famous?

  • Regina King began her career in acting after appearing as Brenda Jenkins in the TV series ‘227.’ 
  • She also had the role of Shalika in the 1991 movie ‘Boyz n the Hood.’ 
  • In the year 1993, she appeared in ‘Poetic Justice’ and in 1994, she had roles in ‘Northern Exposure’ and ‘New York Undercover.’ 
  • After that, she has appeared in several other movies and television series. 
  • Her notable movies and television series includes; ‘Seven Seconds’, ‘The Big Bang Theory’, ‘The Adventures of Hooligan Squad in World War III’, ‘American Crime’, ‘The Leftovers’, ‘The Strain’, ‘The Boondocks’, ‘Shameless’, ‘The Gabby Douglas Story’, ‘Divorce: A Love Story’, ‘Southland’, ‘Our Family Wedding’, ‘This Christmas’, ‘Living Proof’, ‘Year of the Dog’, ‘Women in Law’, ‘Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous’, ‘A Cinderella Story’, ‘Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde’, ‘Leap of Faith’, ‘Down to Earth’, ‘Love and Action in Chicago’, ‘Mighty Joe Young’, ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back’, ‘A Thin Line Between Love and Hate’, ‘Higher Learning’, ‘Friday’ and more. 
  • She also has 14 credits as a director.
  • In the year 2018, she played the role of the mother of a murdered black teenager in Netflix original series Seven Seconds, winning her third Primetime Emmy Award.
  • Her performance in the 2018 film If Beale Street Could Talk, directed by Barry Jenkins, garnered critical acclaim and earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.