American star actress, Angela Bassett, has set an outstanding record, becoming the highest-paid African-American actress in Hollywood TV history after she successfully negotiated her salary for featuring in the TV series “9-1-1” to earn $450,000 per episode.
Angela has had an incredible 38 years of acting career in the United States, winning several awards, with two Oscar nominations being her most notable ones.
She clinched her first Oscar award in 1993 as the Best Actress for her portrayal of Tina Turner in the movie “What’s Love Got to Do with It” and her second Oscar nomination in 2022 for her role of Queen Ramonda in the movie “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”.
According to Vanity Fair, her $450,000 salary is historic and could make her become one of the highest-paid black actresses in network television while highlighting her roles in the movie 9-1-1 going beyond just acting, as she is also an Executive Producer on the movie and involved in its development.
With a net worth of $25 million as of 2021, Angela Bassett is one of the richest actresses in the United States.
Story Elizabeth Ereke