Angela Bassett net worth: Angela Bassett is an American actress who has a net worth of $20 million. Angela Bassett is a Golden Globe-winning actress who rose to prominence playing notable African-American cultural figures like Katherine Jackson in the TV mini-series The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), as well as Tina Turner in the 1993 biography drama What's Love Got to Do with It and Betty Shabazz in the feature films Malcolm X (1992) and Panther (1995). She created equally compelling portraits of independent modern women today's audiences could relate to in How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) and Meet the Browns (2008). She also portrayed two more real-life ladies, starring as Rosa Parks in The Rosa Parks Story (2002) and Voletta Wallace in Notorious (2009). The iconic roles that she played, her expressive face and sheer beauty all contributed to her becoming one of Hollywood's most prominent African-American actresses, especially admired by the black community. Off-screen, she is married to American actor Courtney B. Vance, with whom she has two children. A great philanthropist, Angela Bassett is an active supporter of the charity Royal Theater's Boys & Girls Club, and she was named a UNICEF ambassador in 2003.