Regina King Net Worth 2022: Age, Husband, Family, Career & More

Who is Regina King?

Regina King is an actor and director of American nationality. She has won many prestigious awards. She is the recipient of a Golden Globe Award, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and an Academy Award. In 2019, Time magazine included her name in its list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Regina King‘s Net Worth 2022

The current estimated net worth of Regina King is $15 million. The lion’s share of her wealth comes from her career as an actress and director. Her first ever directorial film was One Night in Miami which was released in 2020. Before that, she used to direct music videos and shows.

Quick Info

Full NameRegina Rene King
Date of Birth15 January 1971
Age 51 Years
Birth PlaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States
ProfessionActor & Director
Height5 feet 3 inches
Weight55 kg
ParentsFather – Thomas King
Mother – Gloria King
SiblingsSister- Reina King
HusbandIan Alexander Sr. (m.1997-2007)
Net Worth$15 Million

Early Life, Family & Education

On January 15, 1971, Regina King was born to her parents Gloria and Thomas King. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, but spent much of her early life in View Park-Windsor Hills, California. Her father was an electrician while her mother worked as a special education teacher.

King was the first child of her parents. She also has a younger sister whose name is Reina King. Reina King used to be an actress and had worked in the film “What’s Happening Now.” In 1988, King completed her high school education at Westchester High School.

She later attended the University of Southern California and studied Communications. However, she quit her University after two years of studying to pursue her dream of becoming an actress.


Regina King began her acting career in 1985 by playing the character of Brenda Jenkin in the show 227. Though the show finished in 1990, the actress was getting many other roles. In the 1990s, King appeared in many popular films. Some of her most significant films in the period include titles such as Jerry Maguire, Enemy of the State, A thin line between Love and Hate, Poetic Justice, Friday, Boyz n the Hood, and High Learning.

King portrayed the character of detective Lydia Adams in the series Southland from 2009 to 2013. Afterward, she played a significant character in the show American Crime from 2015 to 2017. Her other recent works include Seven Seconds, The Leftovers, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Watchman.

King has also made her name through her directorial works. Her important directorial works include the shows titled Scandal and This is US. She has also directed several music video songs. She directed her first-ever film One Night in Miami in 2020.

Personal Life

In 1997, Regina King married Ian Alexander, Sr. The marriage lasted ten years until the couple separated in 2007. The couple had a son who was born on January 19, 1996. The name of the son was Ian Alexander Jr. and he was a DJ. Unfortunately, King’s son committed suicide on his birthday in 2022.

King had also been romantically involved with Malcolm-Jamal Warner. They first met in the 1980s but parted ways in 2013.

Social Profiles

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