Her career began from stage and she won Obie Award in 1999 for her performance as Ruby McCollum in Everybody's Ruby. She has won Tony Award for two times and was nominated for three times. Her performance and efforts made her win many nominations like Sprit Award, Golden Globe SAG, Golden Globe BAFTA and Academy Award for Best Actress. Who else could be so versatile and talented? She is no other than Viola Davis, Born on 11th August, 1965 in South Carolina, United States of America.
She was born on her grandparent’s farm and daughter of Mary Alice and Dan Davis. She had a pathetic childhood because of poverty and dysfunction. She majored in theater at Rhode Island College, graduating with degree in 1988. She studied further and received a honorary doctorate in Fine Arts. She was very active since from her college days and was involved in TRIO Upward Bound and TRIO Student Support Services. Bernard Masterson gave her the first break after beholding her performance and talent at the program in Young People's School. Since then she has performed in various movies like Traffic, The Shrink Is In, Far from Heaven and Solaris.
She has come very far turning every single stone of hindrance in her way to her success. Her television roles include Law & Order: Special Victim Unit, Traveler and Century City.
Traveler and Century City. She also has made many special guest appearances in TV Shows. After every hits she gave she came to new show in February 2014, How to Get Away with Murder as a lead character. This series was premiered on ABC and it began as a series after September 2014.
While moving to Davis personal life, she married an actor in June 2003. Julius Tennon and Davis have an adopted daughter, who was adopted as a newborn in 2011. It’s been heard that Davis love adoption and would definitely adopt another child if possible. This couple has two sons as well; they are sons from Julius previous marriage. Although being so popular and well known her past personal affairs, dating and boyfriends are kept in dark. She is very often called in interviews by different sources but she always managed to keep her past in dark.
She is very charming and beautiful though she is at her age of 48. She has perfect height of 165cm matching her body measurement of 34-26-34 which intends to make her more sexy and pretty. Her estimated net worth is $3 million and she earns a handsome salary for her shows and appearance. Fans can find her images and photos in web or search it on Google Image Search. Viola's wiki can be found in many sites and her detail biography can be grabbed from sites like IMDb and Wikipedia.
|Works for||Movies, TV Shows|
|Husband||Julius Tennon (m.2003)|
|Is Gay/Lesbian ?||No|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Children/Kids||1 adopted daughter and 2 sons|
|Body Measurements||34-26-34 in|