Alfre Woodard was born on the 8th November 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA, and is an actress and producer, well known for her appearances in many films including “Grand Canyon” (1991), “Heart and Souls” (1993), “How to Make an American Quilt” (1995), “Star Trek: First Contact” (1996) and many others. She has been nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards 18 times, four of which she won; 21 times for NAACP Image Awards, eight won. Moreover, she is the winner of three SAG Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Alfre Woodard has been active in the entertainment industry since 1978.
How much is the net worth of Alfre Woodard? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her wealth is as much as $13 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016.
Alfre Woodard Net Worth $13 Million
To begin with, Woodard was born the youngest of three children; the name Alfre she received from her godmother, who claimed to have had a vision in which the name Alfre appeared in golden letters. In high school she was a cheerleader, and enthusiastic about acting after being convinced to participate in a play. Later, she studied drama at Boston University and made a brief appearance on stage in Washinton DC. Then she moved to Los Angeles.
Her first major role was in 1978 in the film “Remember My Name”, in which Jeff Goldblum participated, too. For her role in the film “Cross Creek” (1984) she received an Oscar nomination as Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Guest appearances in the television series “Hill Street Blues” (1983) and “LA Law” (1986) brought her two Emmy Awards, and for her performance in the film “Passion Fish” (1993) the actress was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. In 1999, Woodard starred alongside Al Freeman, Jr., Esther Rolle, Loretta Devine, and Wesley Snipes in the film “Down in the Delta”, her role of Loretta Sinclair bringing her an NAACP Image Award. Her net worth was rising steadily.
Alfre’s biggest achievement has been her role in the mini-series “Miss Evers’ Boys” (1997), for which she received an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Cable ACE Award. From 2005 to 2006, she was a regular in the award winning series “Desperate Housewives”, but meanwhile landed a number of roles on the big screen in such as “Beauty Shop” (2005), “Take The Lead” (2006), “King Leopold’s Ghost” (2006) and others. Afterwards, she landed regular roles in the series “My Worst Enemy” (2008) and “Three Rivers” (2009–2010), and Woodard was also in the main cast of the blockbuster “12 Years a Slave” by Steve McQueen. All added to her net worth.
Lately, she has landed roles in two feature films – “So B. It” (2016) by Stephen Gyllenhaal and “Burning Sands” (2016) by Gerard McMurray. Moreover, she has a regular role in the television series “Luke Cage” (2016–present). Overall, the actress has created more than 50 roles on the big screen as well as more than 30 roles in various television productions, which have increased the outright size of Alfre Woodard’s net worth.
Finally, in the personal life of the actress, she now lives with her husband of 33 years, author Roderick Spencer and two adopted two children. The family resides in Santa Monica.
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