Katia Washington is the daughter of actor, director, and producer Denzel Washington.
She was born in Los Angeles on 27 November 1987. She has three siblings. She holds an African and American ethnicity.
Katia also followed in her parent's footsteps and decided to pursue a career in the movie industry.
She is a producer who works behind the camera.
Parents Married Life
Denzel is happily married to Pauletta Washington. They met each other on the set of Wilma.
They met each other several times, but their romance started when they ended up in the same play.
They tied the knot in 1995 in South Africa. They share four kids: John, Katia, Malcolm, and Olivia.
Katia is 35 years old as of 2023.
Katia's father Denzel's net worth is estimated at $280 million.
Denzel Talked About Meeting Sidney Poitier
Denzel shared that he met Sidney for the first time when he came to watch his play.
He said he was doing a soldier play then, and Sidney showed up in his play.
He mentioned he even came backstage, met all of them, and took photographs.
He had no idea that Sidney was in the audience watching his play. He said he was glad that he didn’t know about it.
He shared that Sidney told him he was good at play when they were all going.
He thanked him for his appreciation. Later, they became friends. He said he used to go to his place and hang out with him.
He said he used to videotape him doing all sorts of stuff and he even heard him curse.
Washington Invited Some Legends At Home For Dinner
Denzel once hosted a dinner for Nelson Mandela, and he came to his house for dinner. He shared that Nelson was a very charming person.
He said he was in South Africa with his wife and had lunch with him.
When Nelson met him and his wife, he told his wife that she was the reason behind her husband's success.
He knew that Mandela was coming to California, and he invited him for dinner.
He said he would have loved to make dinner for him, but he didn’t.
He shared he was one of the most influential people in the world, and everyone was learning and listening to him.
Oprah Winfrey was also there. He said Michael Jackson also came to his house, and his wife made fried chicken for him.
Denzel Paid For Chadwick Bosemen To Go To School
Chadwick said that Denzel was why he got an opportunity to be in Black Panther.
In an interview with Stephen Colbert, Denzel shared that he didn’t know Chadwick personally.
Phylicia Rashad, who is also an actor, was helping some kids at that time.
She called him and asked him for help, and he said he would sponsor whoever was in need.
She then told him that he was sponsoring Chadwick. He said Chad called him to thank him.
He joked that he wanted his money back. He said when he went to the Premier of Black Panther, he again thanked him for paying his school fees.
Washington Talked About Reuniting With His Librarian
Washington's childhood librarian turned 99. He shared she gave him his library card when he was seven.
He shared that his librarian granddaughter reached out to him and asked him if he could wish her grandma on her 99th birthday.
He went to Atlanta to meet her.
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