• Katia Washington is an almost 32 year-old African-American editorial assistant and producer
• She is the daughter of world-famous Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning actor Denzel Washington
• She has been involved in several film projects, including Django Unchained and The Equalizer
• Her estimated net worth is $2 million
• She does not have any social media presence

Who is Katia Washington?

Born under the sign of Sagittarius on the 27th of November 1987, in Los Angeles, California USA, and of Christian beliefs, Katia Washington is an African-American editorial assistant and producer. She’s most definitely known across the globe thanks to the immense media exposure she’s been subjected to since birth, being the second of four children of actress Pauletta Pearson, and world-famous Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning actor Denzel Washington. She’s had a few successes of her own too, over the course of her entertainment career since 2012.

Early life and education: Growing up with a legend

Katia was raised in luxury where she was born, by her super successful parents, alongside her older brother, actor and former football player John David, who was born in July 1984, and later her twin siblings Olivia and Malcolm, born in April 1991. Though the young producer hasn’t been keen on divulging what interests she had during her upbringing, it’s now evident how much Denzel and Pauletta have influenced their children. On top of that, the young star is the niece of actress Rita Pearson and granddaughter of actress Lennis Washington. Thus, most people believe Katia grew up nourishing a strong affinity for being part of the entertainment business.

As for her education, Washington attended an unspecified high school in her birthplace, from where she matriculated in 2005. Afterwards, she enrolled into Yale University, graduating from there with a bachelor of arts degree in 2010.

Career: The apple of the tree

Though she initially intended to become a nurse following her graduation, Katia is not thought to have had any job prior to her first project in the entertainment industry, two years after she got her degree. At this point, Katia had the honor and privilege of working with one of the most accomplished screenwriters and directors in the history of cinema – Quentin Tarantino. The first film she worked on is the world-famous western hack and slash drama entitled “Django Unchained”, released in 2012.

Denzel and Katia Washington

Here, she assisted both editing and general production, earning herself two credits for the same title. Katia’s father is highly likely to have had an influence on her second position in the business, at which point she was the personal assistant of producers Todd Black and Jason Blumenthal, who in 2014 created “The Equalizer”, starring Denzel Washington in the lead role. Being the director and lead role in the Hollywood adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Fences”, Denzel Washington had Katia aid the project as an associate producer in 2016, in which year she also helped Nate Parker produce “The Birth of a Nation”. Her latest project thus far is “Assassination Nation” from 2018, which she co-produced.

Does Katia do anything else?

Seeing as no new title with Katia credited is coming out, the fans have been wondering what keeps the young star busy these days. Unfortunately for anyone curious, Katia doesn’t like to reveal this type of information, and nothing else can be said about her career for the moment. She is believed to have a reliable source of income, though that’s only speculation until more is divulged.

Love life: Does Katia have a boyfriend? Is she lesbian?

As for her romantic involvements, Katia doesn’t seem to be willing to share particularly private information regarding her love life, and there’s thus very little for the media to go on. Katia hasn’t been seen on social media or at any public event in specific male company, and there have been no rumors about potential partners.

Hence, part of the audience at one point speculated that Washington could be lesbian. These rumors remain to be confirmed, and the young star has refused to comment on the allegations. Most of the fans are still firm in the belief that Katia is heterosexual, and simply not interested in making her relationships a public topic. She resides supposedly alone at an undisclosed location in the US.

Her brother almost had a career in sports

John David Washington – Katia’s older brother – played American Football at Morehouse College, eventually signing with the St. Louis Rams upon becoming an undrafted free agent in 2006. He was the running back for the United Football League’s Sacramento Mountain Lions for four years, but then decided to become fully dedicated to his acting career.

He’s played Ricky Jerret in “Ballers” since 2015, in 44 episodes to date. He is also involved in “Born to Be Murdered” (post-production) and “Tenet” (filming), both of which will come out in 2020.

Denzel and Pauletta remarried

Did you know that Katia’s parents renewed their vows of matrimony? While most couples undergo this procedure after being separated for a while, Denzel and Pauletta Washington simply married one more time, as they wanted the event to be officiated by a more prominent religious figure. Both being fervently Christian, Katia’s mother and father went to South Africa to marry again in the presence of Archbishop Desmond Tutu in 1995.

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The man in question is considered one of the continent’s most pious individuals, being an anti-apartheid and human rights activist, and an Anglican cleric and theologist.

Her father’s recognition

Born Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. under the sign of Capricorn on the 28th of December 1954, in Mount Vernon, New York State USA, Katia’s father is by all means one of the most celebrated African-American actors to date. He’s won a total of 40 awards and been nominated 96 times. Some of them include two Academy Awards (nine nominations), three Golden Globe awards (10 nominations), a Grammy Award nomination, two Primetime Emmy Award nominations, one Screen Actors Guild Award (and seven nominations), and one Tony Award (two nominations).

He has  achieve all of this recognition with 58 titles in his wake, including “Macbeth” and “Little Things” released in 2020. Denzel is also well known for his philanthropic personality, having been the national spokesperson for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America national organization since 1993, and their board member since 1995. Thanks to his involvement, there’s a New York City elementary school bearing his name. In 2004 Denzel paid a visit to Fort Sam Houston’s Brooke Army Medical Center, and presented Purple Heart medals to three wounded veteran soldiers.

What is Katia Washington’s net worth?

Have you lately taken a second to consider the potential net worth Katia may be enjoying? Some of the most credible sources have offered an approximate estimate of $2 million, which she’s earned by contributing her expertise and assistance to various producers throughout her career. As Katia continues to make a name for herself in the movie industry, she can be expected to take even more significant positions in movie production. With that in mind, it’s evident that the said amount will surely grow.

Body measurements

So, what do you believe to be the physical specifications of the young star? Katia is 5ft 4ins (165cm) tall, but her current weight and vital statistics are unknown, though her body shape is commonly referred to as average.

She has pitch black hair and dark brown eyes, with a mostly dim complexion.

Social media presence

Do you think Katia maintains activity on the social media networks? Seeing as she’s dead-set on climbing up the ladder in the entertainment industry, Katia needs to cater to as many fans as possible, and should thus constantly interact with the audience, exponentially increasing the profits of her future projects. However, it doesn’t look like the young production assistant wants to maintain a high profile, as she’s nowhere to be found on any of the three most popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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