|Celebrated Name:||Phylicia Rashād|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Phylicia Ayers-Allen|
|Age:||75 years old|
|Birth Date:||June 19, 1948|
|Birth Place:||Houston, Texas, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 5 in|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||2(Condola Rashad)|
|Is Phylicia Rashad Lesbian?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer and Actress|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$60 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2023|
Phylicia Rashād is an American actress and singer. She is majorly known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show, which ran from 1984-1992, and this earned her an Emmy Award nominations in 1985 and 1986. She was also dubbed as “The Mother of the Black Community” at the 2010 NAACP Image Awards. She was also the first black actress to win the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, and she won this award for her role in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun.
Maybe you know about Phylicia Rashad very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Phylicia Rashad’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Phylicia was born on June 19, 1948, in Houston, Texas. Her mother is Vivian Ayers, is herself a Pulitzer Prize-nominated artist, playwright, poet, scholar, and publisher. Her father’s name is Andrew Arthur Allen, who was an orthodontist. Tex, who is Phylicia’s siblings, is a jazz musician, and her sister Debbie Allen is an actress, choreographer, and director, and she also has a brother Hugh Allen. While growing up, her family moved to Mexico, and due to this, she speaks Spanish fluently.
She studied at Howard University, and she graduated magna cum laude in 1970 with a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts. She is also the induced member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.
Phylicia’s first married the dentist William Lancelot Bowles, Jr. in 1972. They had one son who was named William Lancelot Bowles III. He was born in the same year. But the marriage ended in 1975, and she then married Victor Willis in 1978. They were also divorced in 1978.
Later she married the former NFL wide receiver and the sportscaster Ahmad Rashad on December 14, 1985. It was her third marriage, and their daughter Condola Phylea Rashad was born in 1986 in New York, but the couple divorced in early 2001.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on June 19, 1948, Phylicia Rashad is 75 years old as of today’s date 28th November 2023. Her height is 5’5’’ tall, and her weight is 65 kg.
Talking of her film and television career, she was in the cast of the ABC soap opera One Life to Live, and she played as the publicist Courtney Wright in 1983. She is mainly known for her role of attorney Clair Huxtable on the famous NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. The show ran from 1984 to 1992, and in 1985 she co-hosted the NBC telecast of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with Pat Sajak and Bert Convy.
Rashad also played her role in “Kill Moves,” in which she was a wealthy mother on Everybody Hates Crisis on December 9, 2007. She also appeared as Winnie Guster in a single Psych episode Gus’s Dad May Have Killed an Old Guy. Later she returned to this role in 2008 in the event named Christmas Joy.
In 2010, she was seen as Gilda in the ensemble cast in a Tyler Perry movie For Colored Girls. Later in 2012, she was seen in another Tyler Perry movie Good Deeds. In 2012 she also played the role of Clairee Belcher in the remake of Steel Magnolias. The cast had the African American cast, and it included Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Condola Rahad, Adepero Oduye, and Alfre Woodard.
From March 17 to May 1, 2016, she played the lead role of Shelah in Head of Passes at The Public Theatre. Many people liked her performance.
In 2017 she portrayed as Bishop Yvette A. Flunder in the mini-series When We Rise. Her appearance in the show did show us the compassion of the church.
Awards & Achievements
Talking of her awards:
- She has won NAACP Image Awards three times for her performance in The Cosby Show.
- She won Tony Awards in 2004 and 2005.
- She has won Black Reel Awards in 2011 and also The BET Honors in 2015.
Net Worth & Salary of Phylicia Rashad in 2023
The current net worth of Phylicia Rashad is estimated to be around $60 million as of November 2023. Most of her net worth comes from all the movies she did. Her role in The Cosby Show was much admired and was loved by many people. Phylicia has been earning a lot of money through her movies and TV shows, and a lot of payment has been coming through her royalty earnings. The worth has been continuously increasing, and it looks like the worth would increase more and more.
Phylicia Rashad is one of the best African-American actresses our industry has ever seen, and we think that she should do more and more movies. She should do more shows as people want to see more of her. We hope she lives long.