NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Actress Kerry Washington attends ESSENCE Magazine's Celebration of Extraordinary Women Changing the World at its 40th Anniversary Fierce & Fabulous Awards Luncheon at the Mandarin Oriental on September 13, 2010 in New York, NY. (Photo by Brad Barket/PictureGroup)

Kerry Washington


Bronx, New York native Kerry Washington has graced the silver screens of Hollywood, the stages of Broadway, the pages of your favorite magazines, and works a red carpet with the utmost style and grace. Cast opposite some of today’s finest actors—Anthony Mackie, Jamie Foxx, Forest Whittaker, Brad Pitt and James Spader—Washington is one of Hollywood’s most in demand actors working today. She played Ray Charles’ wife in Ray, Idi Amin’s wife in The Last King of Scotland, and the love interest of The Thing in The Fantastic Four. A L’Oreal spokesperson, Washington made her Broadway debut last year in David Mamet’s Race and in 2012 began starring in the ABC hit drama Scandal. She is married to former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha and the two welcomed their daughter Isabelle in April 2014.