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How rich is Phylicia Rashad?

Phylicia Rashad net worth:
$55 Million

Phylicia Rashad information

Phylicia Rashad information

Birth date: June 19, 1948 age 67
Birth place: Houston, Texas, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Profession:Actor, Singer, Theatre Director, Voice Actor
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Ahmad Rashād (m. 1985–2001), Victor Willis (m. 1978–1982), William Lancelot Bowles, Jr. (m. 1972–1975)
Children:Condola Rashad, William Lancelot Bowles III
Parents:Vivian Allen, Andrew Arthur Allen Sr.
Siblings:Debbie Allen, Andrew Arthur Allen Jr, Hugh Allen

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Phylicia Rashād was born on 19th June, 1948 in Houston, Texas, USA. She is an actress, stage director as well as a singer. Phylicia was the first African–American female to win the Tony Award. More, among her career highlights we can find two NAACP, Black Reel and The BET Honors Awards. Rashad has spent more than 40 years on the stage as she has been active in the industry since 1972.

Has she managed to accumulate wealth during her long spanned career? It has been estimated that Phylicia Rashad’s net worth is equal to $55 million.

Phylicia Rashad Net Worth $55 Million

Phylicia Rashad graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Howard University in 1970. She has also been awarded honorary Doctor degrees from Brown University and from Spelman College for her lifetime achievements in arts.

The first rays of glory Rashad received were while acting on the Broadway stage. The very first plays which helped her to become known were “Dreamgirls” (1981) and “Munchkin” (1983). She has created many roles on Broadway and off Broadway stages, among which the best role was landed in the play “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry. For the above mentioned role the actress won a Tony Award in 2004. Phylicia was the first black skinned woman to win the Best Actress Award. To add more points to her theatrical work, it must be mentioned that she directed the play “Gem of the Ocean” in 2007.

What is more, Phylicia Rashad debuted on television in an episode of the series “Delvecchio” (1976). Later, she was cast in a main role in the soap opera “One Life to Live” (1983–1984) which was a breakthrough in her career. This was followed by creating an outstanding character in the sitcom “The Cosby Show” (1984–1992); Phylicia Rashad was nominated for an Emmy Award as the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series twice for the role Clair Hanks Huxtable. Another significant role was landed in another sitcom entitled “Cosby” (1996–2000). As an Outstanding Actress in comedy series Rashad won NAACP Image Award and received a nomination for the Satellite Award.

It is worth mentioning that Phylicia starred not only in the series but also in television and feature films. The best roles she created were in the films “The Old Settler” (2001), “A Raisin in the Sun” (2008), “Frankie & Alice” (2010) and “Steel Magnolias” (2012). Currently, she is working on the upcoming sport drama film “Creed”.

Finally, the actress has had a stormy personal life. She has been married three times though all ended with a divorce. Phylicia’s first husband was a dentist William Lancelot Bowles, Jr., whom she married in 1972 and divorced in 1975; they have one child. In 1978, Rashad married the singer Victor Willis, but unfortunately they divorced in 1982. A few years later, she married sportscaster Ahmad Rashād, the third marriage for both although it didn’t save the marriage, as well as the fact that they had a daughter, as they divorced in 2001.

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Outliving Emily 2015 post-production Emily (Segment 5)
Creed 2015/II post-production Mary Anne Creed
For Justice 2015 TV Movie Georgina Howe
Sofia the First 2014 TV Series Mountain Witch
Psych 2007-2014 TV Series Winnifred Guster
Gods Behaving Badly 2013 Demeter
Do No Harm 2013 TV Series Dr. Vanessa Young
The Cleveland Show 2012-2013 TV Series Dee Dee Tubbs
Steel Magnolias 2012 TV Movie Clairee
Good Deeds 2012 Wilimena
Change of Plans 2011 TV Movie Dorothy
For Colored Girls 2010 Gilda
Frankie & Alice 2010 Edna
Just Wright 2010 Ella McKnight
The Life & Times of Tim 2008 TV Series The Boss's Wife
A Raisin in the Sun 2008 TV Movie Lena Younger
Everybody Hates Chris 2007 TV Series Kathleen Devereaux
Little Bill 1999-2004 TV Series Brenda
Touched by an Angel 1994-2002 TV Series Elizabeth Jessup
Biography 2001 TV Series documentary Narrator
Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man 2001 TV Movie Cassandra Hawkins
PBS Hollywood Presents 2001 TV Series Elizabeth Barney
The Old Settler 2001 TV Movie Elizabeth
Bull 2000 TV Series Mrs. Granville
The Visit 2000/I Dr. Coles
Cosby 1996-2000 TV Series Ruth Lucas
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child 2000 TV Series Lady Fulten
Loving Jezebel 1999 Alice Melville
Free of Eden 1998 TV Movie Desiree
The Babysitter's Seduction 1996 TV Movie Det. Kate Jacobs
In the House 1995 TV Series Rowena
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored 1995 Ma Ponk
The Possession of Michael D. 1995 TV Movie Dr. Marion Hale (Psychiatrist)
The Cosby Mysteries 1994 TV Series Hadley Roebuck
David's Mother 1994 TV Movie Gladys Johnson
American Playhouse 1993 TV Series Mayor Turner
The Cosby Show 1984-1992 TV Series Clair Hanks Huxtable
Baby's Nursery Rhymes 1992 Video short Singer (voice)
Jailbirds 1991 TV Movie Janice Grant
Blossom 1991 TV Series Blossom's Dream Mom
Polly: Comin' Home! 1990 TV Movie Aunt Polly
A Different World 1988-1990 TV Series Clair Huxtable
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1989 TV Series Aunt Polly
False Witness 1989 TV Movie Lynne Jacobi
Mickey's 60th Birthday 1988 TV Movie Disneyland Cleaning lady
Uncle Tom's Cabin 1987 TV Movie Eliza
The Love Boat 1985 TV Series Lonette Becker
Santa Barbara 1985 TV Series Felicia Dalton
One Life to Live 1984 TV Series Courtney Wright
We're Fighting Back 1981 TV Movie as Phylicia Allen
The Wiz 1978 Video Munchkin / Field Mouse (as Phylicia Ayres Allen)
Watch Your Mouth 1978 TV Series
Delvecchio 1976 TV Series Venita Ray
The Broad Coalition 1972 as Phylicia Ayers-Allen



For Colored Girls 2010 performer: "Main Title" - uncredited
Psych 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mickey's 60th Birthday 1988 TV Movie performer: "Magic, It's All Up To You"
The 42nd Annual Tony Awards 1988 TV Special performer: "Into the Woods", "Children Will Listen"
The Cosby Show 1986 TV Series performer - 1 episode



PBS Hollywood Presents 2001 TV Series co-executive producer - 1 episode
The Old Settler 2001 TV Movie executive producer



The 69th Annual Tony Awards 2015 TV Movie Herself - Presenter: In Memoriam
BET Honors 2015 TV Movie Herself - Honoree
The Broadway.com Show 2014 TV Series Herself
BET Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Herself
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee 2014 Documentary Herself
The Queen Latifah Show 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Oprah's Next Chapter 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Katie 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Tavis Smiley 2010-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
The BET Honors 2013 TV Movie Herself
The Chew 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
The View 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 85th Anniversary of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2011 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 9th Annual TV Land Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
SAG Foundation Conversations 2011 TV Series Herself
42nd NAACP Image Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
The Start of Dreams 2010 Documentary Herself
Made in Hollywood 2010 TV Series Herself
The Mark Twain Prize: Bill Cosby 2009 TV Movie Herself
Today 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight 2009 TV Series Herself
Omg! Insider 2009 TV Series Herself
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009 TV Special Herself
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards 2008 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Red Dress Collection 2007 Fashion Show 2008 Video documentary Herself
Dreams Worth While: The Journey of 'A Raisin in the Sun' 2008 Video short Herself
The 61st Annual Tony Awards 2007 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Working in the Theatre 2007 TV Series Herself
The 52nd Annual Drama Desk Awards 2007 TV Special Herself
The World's Greatest Comedy Characters 2007 TV Movie Herself
Rwanda Rising 2007 Documentary Historical Narration
Legends Ball 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
The 59th Annual Tony Awards 2005 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Play
Character Studies 2005 TV Series Herself - Host / Herself
The 58th Annual Tony Awards 2004 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Play & Presenter: Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Great Women of Television Comedy 2003 TV Movie Herself
God and the Inner City 2003 Documentary voice
The Cosby Show: A Look Back 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself; Clair Huxtable
NBC 75th Anniversary Special 2002 TV Special Herself
Intimate Portrait 1998-2000 TV Series documentary Herself / Narrator
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards 1999 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Regional Theater Tony Award
The 42nd Annual New York Emmy Awards 1999 TV Special Herself - Presenter
29th NAACP Image Awards 1998 TV Special Herself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself
28th NAACP Image Awards 1997 TV Special Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 1997 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 23rd Annual People's Choice Awards 1997 TV Special Herself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy Series
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996 TV Series Herself - Guest
Night of About 14 CBS Stars 1996 TV Movie Herself
TV's Funniest Families 1994 TV Movie Herself - Host
Ghostwriter 1994 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994 TV Series Herself - Guest
John & Leeza from Hollywood 1993 TV Series Herself
Campbell's Portrait of a Teacher 1993 TV Movie documentary Herself - Host
The 35th Annual Grammy Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
25th NAACP Image Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
The 14th Annual American Black Achievement Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
Bob Hope's Four-Star Christmas Fiesta from San Antonio 1992 TV Special Herself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon 1990 TV Series Herself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989-1990 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Earth Day Special 1990 TV Special Clair Huxtable
The Cosby Outtakes Show 1990 TV Movie Herself
Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey 1989 TV Movie Herself
The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards 1989 TV Special Herself - Winner: Favourite Female Television Performer
Reading Rainbow 1989 TV Series Herself
The Debbie Allen Special 1989 TV Movie Herself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1988 TV Series Herself
99th Tournament of Roses Parade 1988 TV Movie Herself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1987 TV Movie Herself
The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1987 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Bob Hope Salutes the U.S.A.F. 40th Anniversary 1987 TV Movie Herself
Superstars and Their Moms 1987 TV Movie Herself
Kraft Salutes Super Night at the Super Bowl 1987 TV Movie Herself
The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1986 TV Special Herself - Nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in Comedy Series
The New Hollywood Squares 1986 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday 1986 TV Movie Herself
Nell Carter... Never Too Old to Dream 1986 TV Movie Herself
George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special 1986 TV Special Herself
The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards 1985 TV Special Herself - Winner: Favourite Female Performer in a New Television Program
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1985 TV Special Herself - Host
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1985 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)
Jetzt geht die Party richtig los 1978 TV Movie as Phylicia Allen

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Media Buzz 2015 TV Series Herself
Inside Edition 2015 TV Series documentary Herself
Extra 2015 TV Series Herself
Omg! Insider 2015 TV Series Herself
Pioneers of Television 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Clair Huxtable - Cosby Show
The Cosby Show: 25th Anniversary Special 2009 TV Movie documentary Clair Huxtable
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series Clair Hanks Huxtable
I Was a Network Star 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Ennis' Gift 2000 Documentary Claire Huxtable
50 Years of Funny Females 1995 TV Movie documentary Herself
Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories 1993 TV Special Herself - 'Silver Bells'
The Last Laugh: Memories of the Cosby Show 1992 TV Special documentary Herself; Clair Huxtable

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