Kerry Washington net worth and salary: Kerry Washington is an American actress who has net worth of $8 million dollars. For her work on the hit series Scandal, Kerry Washington earns a salary per episode of $80,000. Born in The Bronx, New York, Kerry Washington began performing in theater productions as a teenager, and had her first professional role in an ABC Afterschool Special in the mid-90s. After graduating from George Washington University, she began pursuing a professional acting career full time, and made her film debut in "Our Song" in 2000. Since then, she has appeared in a steady string of film and television projects. Some of her film work has included roles in such productions as, "Save the Last Dance", "Bad Company", "Against the Ropes", "Mr. & Mrs. Smith", "The Last King of Scotland", and "For Colored Girls". On television, she has performed guest starring, recurring, or supporting roles on such shows as, "Law and Order", "NYPD Blue", "The Guardian", "Boston Legal", and "Psych". Recently, Kerry appeared on the big screen opposite Jamie Foxx in Quentin Tarantino's film, "Django Unchained". She is currently starring on the smash hit ABC series, "Scandal", which premiered on April 5, 2012. In 2013, Kerry married NFL cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.