The Richest Black Actresses

By on August 17, 2012 in ArticlesEntertainment

Who are the richest black actresses in Hollywood? African-American women are some of the most talented performers in the world today. Whether it's on the big screen, television, stage, the recording studio… or all of the above, these women are some of Hollywood's biggest stars! Several women on this list have not only been rewarded with great wealth for their talents, they've also received multiple Emmys, Academy Awards, Tonys, Golen Globes and more. But some might say it's been a challenge for black women to get the financial recognition they deserve for their contribution to the entertainment industry. Even putting the race issue aside, women in general are often not paid as highly as their male counter parts. But that's all changing. And these women are in some ways the trailblazers who are leveling the playing field not just for women, but for all minorities who dream of fame and fortune in Hollywood! So who are the richest black actresses in the world? Click the following image to view the top 11 and scroll below for the full list…

#12: Nia Long Net Worth - $13 million

#11: Rosario Dawson Net Worth - $16 million

#10: Thandie Newton Net Worth - $17.5 million

#9: Jada Pinkett-Smith Net Worth - $20 million

#8: Vanessa Williams Net Worth - $27.5 million

#7: Angela Bassett Net Worth - $28 million

#6: Raven-Symone Net Worth - $45 million

#5: Whoopi Goldberg Net Worth - $45 million

#4: Queen Latifah Net Worth - $50 million

#3: Phylicia Rashad Net Worth - $55 Million

#2: Halle Berry Net Worth - $70 million

#1: Janet Jackson Net Worth - $150 Million

Bonus: Oprah Winfrey Net Worth - $2.7 Billion

Bonus: Diana Ross Net Worth - $160 Million

Bonus: Mariah Carey Net Worth - $500 Million

The 25 Richest Black Actresses:

    • #1: Janet Jackson Net Worth – $175 Million
    • #2: Halle Berry Net Worth – $80 Million
    • #3: Queen Latifah Net Worth – $60 Million
    • #4: Phylicia Rashad Net Worth – $55 Million
    • #5: Raven-Symone Net Worth – $55 Million
    • #6: Whoopi Goldberg Net Worth – $45 Million
    • #7: Vanessa Williams Net Worth – $28 Million
    • #8: Angela Bassett Net Worth – $20 Million
    • #9: Jada Pinkett-Smith Net Worth – $20 Million
    • #10: Thandie Newton Net Worth – $17.5 Million
    • #11: Rosario Dawson Net Worth – $16 Million
    • #12: Gabrielle Union Net Worth – $16 Million
    • #13: Tisha Campbell-Martin Net Worth – $15 Million
    • #14: Zoe Saldana Net Worth – $14 Million
    • #15: Nia Long Net Worth – $13 Million
    • #16: Monique Net Worth – $13 Million
    • #17: Alfre Woodard Net Worth – $13 Million
    • #18: Brandy Norwood – Net Worth – $12 Million
    • #19: Keisha Knight Pullium Net Worth: $12 Million
    • #20: Lisa Bonet Net Worth – $10 Million
    • #21: Regina King Net Worth – $10 Million
    • #22:  Rashida Jones Net Worth – $10 Million
    • #23: Tracee Ellis Ross Net Worth – $10 Million
    • #24: Loretta Devine Net Worth – $8 Million
    • #24: Tia & Tamera Mowry Net Worth – $8 Million (combined)
    • #26: Meagan Good Net Worth – $8 Million
    • #27: Kerry Washington Net Worth – $8 Million
    •  #28: Kim Fields Net Worth – $ 8 Million
    • #29: Taraji P. Henson Net Worth – $6 Million
    • #30: Garcelle Beauvais Net Worth – $6 Million
    • #31: Vivica Fox Net Worth – $6 Million
    • #32: Wanda Sykes Net Worth – $6 Million
    • #33: Lauren London Net Worth – $6 Million
    • #34:  Octavia Spencer Net Worth – $6 Million
    • #35: Sanaa Lathan Net Worth – $4 Million
    • #36: Niecy Nash Net Worth – $4 Million
    • #37:  Viola Davis Net Worth – $3 Million
    • #38: Paula Patton Net Worth – $3 Million
    • Bonus: Oprah Winfrey Net Worth – $2.9 Billion
    • Bonus: Diana Ross Net Worth – $250 Million
    • Bonus: Mariah Carey Net Worth – $520 Million
    • Bonus: Beyonce Net Worth: $450 Mill
    • Bonus: Diana Ross Net Worth: $250 Million
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Articles Written by Brian Warner
Prior to launching Celebrity Net Worth, Brian spent seven years as the Managing Editor of one of the largest entertainment portals on the internet. Before that, Brian attended Georgetown University where he double majored in finance and marketing. A native of Northern California, Brian currently resides in Los Angeles. Follow him on Google+.
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