Angela Bassett

Dynamic executor who got results.

Angela Bassett
Full NameAngela Evelyn Bassett


Her Royal Highness, Queen Angela Bassett, was born on August 16, 1958 in New York City, to the esteemed Reverend Daniel Benjamin Bassett and Betty Jane Gilbert. Raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Queen Angela was taught the importance of education from an early age and was granted an academic scholarship to Yale University where she earned her B.A. in African-American studies in 1980. Subsequently, she gained her Master of Fine Arts Degree from the Yale School of Drama in 1983, and it was here she met her beloved husband, Courtney B. Vance. Queen Angela's illustrious presence has been seen on stages, television screens, and theatres worldwide, beginning with small roles on The Cosby Show and Spencer in 1984.

Is Angela Bassett a nepo baby?

Nope! Angela Bassett is a true bootstrapper who never let anything hold them back. They took advantage of every opportunity that came their way and turned their passions into a thriving career, despite their blue-collar background.

Community Vote

Does the nepo score for Angela Bassett seem accurate? Help us improve our nepo score algorithm by voting on Angela Bassett's nepo score. Up to increase their nepo score, down to decrease it.



  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • BoJack Horseman
  • Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America
  • Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Master of None
  • Stat
  • The 67th Annual Tony Awards
  • For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  • American Horror Story
  • Soul
  • 9-1-1
  • Heartbeat
  • Boyz n the Hood
  • Rainbow Six: Siege
  • 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • Malcolm X
  • Attorneys at Love
  • Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul
  • Remand
  • Breakthrough
  • Alias
  • The Jacksons: An American Dream
  • Contact
  • A Black Lady Sketch Show
  • What If...?
  • Between the World and Me
  • The Snowy Day
  • Akeelah and the Bee
  • City of Hope
  • Snoops
  • A Man Called Hawk
  • Black Panther
  • What's Love Got to Do with It
  • The Rosa Parks Story
  • Nothing But the Truth
  • Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy
  • Strange Days
  • Nightmare Cafe
  • 9-1-1: Lone Star
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • BET Awards 2012
  • 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • One Special Victory
  • Our Friend, Martin
© Copyright FUN RUN LLC 2023