Phylicia Rashad net worth: Phylicia Rashad is an American Tony Award winning actress and singer who has a net worth of $55 million. Phylicia Rashad is probably most famous from her role on NBC's long running sitcom, The Cosby Show. She is also the first African-American actress to win a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play, for her role in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun. In the television adaptation of the play she won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mimi-Series or Dramatic special in 2009. Phylicia was born on June 19, 1948 in Houston, Texas, her mother Vivian Elizabeth Ayers was a Pulitzer-prize nominated artist, poet, playwright, scholar, and publisher, and her father Andrew Arthur Allen was an orthodontist and dentist. Her brother Tex is a jazz-musician, her sister Debbie Allen is an choreographer, director, and actress. Her other brother Hugh Allen is not part of the Hollywood limelight he is an real estate banker in north Carolina. Rashad speaks fluent Spanish due to her family living in Mexico when she was young.
Phylicia Rashad is currently divorced from her third husband, former NFL wide receiver and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad. Since her role on the Cosby show she has starred in several TV series such as "Touched by an Angel", "In the House", "Cosby", and "Everybody Hates Chris". She starred in Tyler Perry's film based on the play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf by Ntozake Shange, the film was simply called For Colored Girls. She earned both an Outstanding Supporting Actress award from the Black Reel Awards, and she was a nominee for an NACCP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in For colored girls.