Regina King
Regina King
Real Name/Full Name Regina Rene King
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Regina King
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: January 15, 1971
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 160 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Thomas King
Mother – Gloria King
Siblings: Reina King
School: Westchester High School
College: University of Southern California
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Ian Alexander Sr. (m.1997 d.2007)
Kids/Children Name: Ian Alexander Jr.
Profession: Actress and director
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Regina King is a celebrity who has made a name among actresses and directors from outstanding acting and directing. She rose to fame for portraying a character in the 227 television series between 1985 and 1900. Other notable appearances were in Friday, Jerry Maguire, Southland, American Crime, Seven Seconds, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Watchmen, just but to mention a few. Most of the roles have earned him nominations and awards. Equally important, she has become famous with a considerable net worth.

Well, how well do you know about Regina King? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Regina King’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Regina King to date.

Biography and Early Life

Regina King was born in 1971 on 15th January as Regina Rene King. She was born to Gloria King and Thomas King, who worked as a special education teacher and an electrician, respectively. Her place of birth was Los Angeles, California but growing up, her hometown was View Park-Windsor Hills.

In 1979, her parents deemed it fit to part ways, and their divorce marked the end of King’s complete family. She is not an only child since she has a younger sister by the name of Reina King. Reina was once an actress, and she made an appearance in What’s Happening Now!!

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Regina King in 2024, and what is her height and weight? Well, Regina King’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 24th June 2024 having been born on 15 January 1971. Though, she is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 160 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Black.


Regina King attended Westchester High School. Her graduation in 1988 was not the end of her education since she later joined the University of Southern California for further studies.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

In 1997 on 23rd April, Regina King and Ian Alexander Sr. tied the knot. Nevertheless, the marriage hit rock bottom after a decade, which led to the divorce in 2007. Before their wedding, they welcomed their firstborn in 1996. They gave the bouncing baby boy the name Ian Alexander Jr. Ever since the divorce, she has been in several relationships.

For instance, Nicholas Gonzalez was once her boyfriend. She once also dated Curtis Baldwin and Quentin Richardson, the basketball player, and Hispanic actor, respectively. Not so long ago, King was in a romantic relationship with Malcolm-Jamal Warner. However, the relationship no longer exists, and she is currently single.

Is Regina King Lesbian?

As much as Regina King is currently single, her sexual orientation is straight. After all, for a decade, she was married to a handsome man named Ian Alexander Sr. After the divorce, she has been in several relationships. They were all with men, including Nicholas Gonzalez, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Quentin Richardson, and Curtis Baldwin. Equally important, not even a single rumor has ever suggested that she is a lesbian or bisexual.

Professional Career

The acting career of Regina King started in 1985. Brenda Jenkins’s role in 227 marked that beginning, and by the time the show came to an end in 1990, she was already famous. In the 1990s, she appeared in Enemy of the State, Marcee Tidwell in Jerry Maguire, Mia in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Friday, High Learning, Poetic Justice, and Boyz n the Hood.

Other appearances were in Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous, Ray, A Cinderella Story, Daddy Day Care, Down to Earth, Mighty Joe Young, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and Legally Blonde 2: White & Blonde.

From 2009 and 2013, Regina King appeared in Southland as Detective Lydia Adams. Additionally, between 2015 and 2017, she was portraying a character in the American Crime series. At the same period, she also appeared in The Leftovers.  After that, she has had roles in Seven Seconds, Watchmen, and If Beale Street Could Talk.

She also had a role in The Big Bang Theory between 201Asmas3 and 2019. Other appearances in television series were in 24, This Christmas as Lisa Moore and Shameless. She voiced the characters of Riley Freeman and Huey in The Boondocks. Other voice-acting instances were voicing Dynamite in Planes: Fire & Rescue and Kreela in The Ant Bully.

Her notable directing work includes Scandal from 2015 to 2016, and This is Us in 2017. In 2010, she directed the music video of Jaheim’s song, Finding My Way Back. Another similar work was the song Not My Daddy by Kelly Price ft. Stokley. She hadn’t directed a film until 2020 when she was the director of One Night in Miami.


The list of awards and nominations Regina King has received so far is quite long. She has won an Academy Award, 4 Primetime Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, 3 BET Awards, 5 NAACP Image Awards, and a Critics’ Choice Movie Award. She has also been a winner of 2 Critics’ Choice Television Awards, a Detroit Film Critics Society Award, an Independent Spirit Award, a Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, and a Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Award.

Others include a National Board of Review Award, National Society of Film Critics Award, New York Film Critics Circle Award, San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award, 3 Satellite Awards. Toronto Film Critics Association Award and a Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award. Nominations are quite a lot as well.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Regina King in 2024

Regina King Net Worth
Regina King Net Worth

As of 2024, Regina King’s net worth is approximately $15 million. She has several sources of income that fall under the showbiz industry. One of them is acting, which has seen her appear in a long list of films and television series. Each appearance means additional money in the pocket of this actress. The other source of income is her career as a director. She directs television shows and music videos. That’s how Regina Ray has managed to accumulate her current net worth.

The career of Regina King as an actress and a director has been a success. It explains why she has appeared in a long list of films and television shows. It is the same reason why she has directed many television shows and music videos. So far, she has 50 credits and 14 credits as an actress and a director, respectively. It is also important to note that she has bagged many nominations and awards. Additionally, she is famous with an irresistible net worth.


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