Phylicia Rashād Net Worth
How much is Phylicia Rashād’s net worth?
|Net Worth:||$55 Million|
|Nick Name:||Phylicia Rashād|
|Real Name:||Phylicia Rashād (Ayers-Allen)|
|Born:||June 19, 1948|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Actress/Singer/Stage director|
Phylicia Rashād Net Worth
As of 2020, Phylicia Rashād’s net worth is estimated to be roughly 55 million dollars.
Phylicia Rashād’s Overviews
Phylicia Rashād (née Ayers-Allen) is an American actress, singer and stage director. She was born in Houston, Texas, to mother; Vivian Ayers and father; Andrew Arthur Allen. Her birth name is Phylicia Ayers-Allen.
She changed her name to her third husband’s name “Ahmad Rashād” in 1985. The marriage lasted for 16 years. After the divorce in 2001, she chose to keep the name Rashād as her professional name.
Rashād is a Tony Award-winning actress and singer. She became the first black actress of any nationality to win the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role in the revival of “A Raisin in the Sun” in 2004.
In 2008, Phylicia Rashād won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in the television adaptation of the play “A Raisin in the Sun.” Phylicia Rashād was also honored as “The Mother Of The Black Community “at the 2010 NAACP Image Awards.
Phylicia Rashād’s acting career started out on Broadway in the 1970s. Some of her Broadway works include: Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death (1972), playing a Munchkin in “The Wiz” (1975) for three and half years, been an understudy of Sheryl Lee Ralph for the role of Deena Jones in Dreamgirls (she left the show in 1982), Into the Woods (1988). And Jelly’s Last Jam (1993), Gem of the Ocean (2004), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2008), August: Osage County (2009) and Head Of Passes (2016).
In 1983, Phylicia Rashād made her television debut on the ABC soap opera “One Life to Live.” She played publicist Courtney Wright.
In 1984, Phylicia Rashād landed the role of attorney Clair Huxtable on the NBC sitcom “The Cosby Show.” This role was her most famous television role to date. The show ran from 1984 to 1992. After the show ended, she played Ruth Lucas from 1996 to 2000 with her co-star Bill Cosby on CBS’s sitcom “Cosby.” From 1999 to 2004, she voiced Bill’s mother, Brenda, on Bill Cosby’s animated television series “Little Bill.”
In 1985, Phylicia Rashād co-hosted the NBC telecast of the “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”
Currently, Phylicia Rashād has appeared in several films, television shows and animations, some of which are: Everybody Hates Chris (2007), Psych (2007 and 2008), For Colored Girls (2010), Good Deeds (2012), The Cleveland Show (2012 – 2013), Creed (2015), Empire (2016 – 2018), Creed II (2018), A Fall From Grace (2020) and 13 Reasons Why (2020).
Phylicia Rashād’s upcoming films are Soul (2020), Jingle Jangle(2020), and Black box (no specific date yet).
As a stage director, she directed her first play in 2007, titled: “Gem of the Ocean” by August Wilson. In 2014, Phylicia Rashād directed a revival of “Fences” by August Wilson at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey. In 2016, she directed “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” by August Wilson at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
Currently, Phylicia Rashād has won at least seven awards and honors, including been delegated the first Denzel Washington Chair professor in Theatre at Fordham University, supported by a $2 million gift from the actor in 2011.