What is Viola Davis' net worth? Viola Davis' net worth is $3 million dollars. Born in St. Matthews, South Carolina, Viola Davis became interested in theater while in high school. She graduated from Rhode Island College with a degree in theatre, and then went on to Juilliard. Her professional film, television, and theatre careers began simultaneously in the mid-90s, and she immediately began wracking up nominations and awards. She has appeared in such Broadway productions as "Seven Guitars", "King Hedley II", and "Fences", such television shows as "Providence", "Law and Order: Criminal Intent", "Brothers and Sisters", and "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit", and such films as "Out of Sight", "Syriana", "Nights in Rodanthe", "Doubt", "Eat Pray Love", and "The Help". She has won two Tony Awards, three Drama Desk Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and has been nominated for two Oscars, two Golden Globes, and an additional SAG Award.