For the past few weeks, Black Lives Matter has been the slogan that can be seen in the streets in America and all around the world. Many news channels have been covering different protests and debating on how-to control such incidents where the African-American citizens of America are treated poorly. Incidents like the death of George Floyd and Robert Fuller Palmdale due to Police violence happen. The slogan has now become the most trending hashtag on social media platforms where people are sharing their thoughts and voice against such violent acts.
Apart from that many celebrities have also joined hands against this brutal act including Ludacris, Kevin Hart, Kayne West, Tyrese Gibson, Tiffany Haddish, Master P, Will Packer. They’ve joined protests and the funeral services of George Floyd. Many other stars also expressed their feelings over the loss of an innocent citizen. You can have a look at updates on this by using Charter Spectrum TV at home. Here are a few African American superstars who are looked upon as icons in the American movie industry:
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Famous movies: Virtuosity, Heart Condition, Safe House, Fallen, The Book of Eli, The Magnificent Seven, The Siege, The Great Debaters, Carbon Copy, Power, The Manchurian Candidate, The Pelican Brief, The Preacher’s Wife, For Queen & Country, John Q, ‘The Equalizer, The Bone Collector, A Soldier’s Story, Much Ado About Nothing, Ricochet, Antwone Fisher, 2 Guns, Deja Vu, Man on Fire, Remember the Titans, The Hurricane, American Gangster, Philadelphia, Courage Under Fire, Devil in a Blue Dress, He Got Game, Out of Time, Unstoppable, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, Glory, Cry Freedom, The Mighty Quinn, Crimson Tide, Inside Man, Mississippi Masala, Flight, Training Day, Malcolm X and other
Denzel Washington is an American superstar who has proved himself as an actor, a producer, and a director of some amazon blockbusters and looked upon as an American cultural icon. Denzel Washington’s role in the American Gangster was one of the iconic characters along with many other movies that were based on real-life stories of famous people throughout the history of America. Apart from his profound movie career, he is known to receive an honorary doctorate from Fordham University.
Net worth: $220 Million (Approx)
Famous movies: Bad Boys, Independence Day, The Legend Of Bagger Vance, Life in A Year, Hitch, Enemy of the State, I Am Legend, Pursuit of Happyness, Six Degrees Of Separation, Men in Black, Ali, The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, Gemini Man, Hancock, Suicide Squad, Bad Boys For Life, Alladin, Wild Wild West, Ride Or Die, Shark Tale, The Human Contract, Seven Rounds, The Secret Life of Bees and others
Will Smith was named “the most powerful actor in Hollywood” in the year 2007 and got many awards including his nomination for around five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards. He won four Grammy Awards and many other honors. Apart from being an amazing actor, Will Smith also got immense fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. Forbes mentioned him as the most bankable stars throughout the world. His performance as boxer Mohammad Ali and Chris Gardner for in which he got nominated as the best actor. Apart from that, he is a philanthropist who runs charities all over the world and is very inspired by Hindu spirituality.
Net worth: $300 Million (Approx)
Samuel L. Jackson
Famous movies: Loaded Weapon 1, Deep Blue Sea, Coach Carter, The Great White Hype, Snakes on a Plane, 187, A Time to Kill, The Incredibles /Incredibles 2, Captain Marvel” (2019), Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Jurassic Park, Goodfellas, Black Snake Moan, Do the Right Thing, Die Hard: With a Vengeance, Unbreakable, Django Unchained, Shaft, S.W.A.T, The Hateful Eight, Jackie Brown, Jungle Fever, Pulp Fiction, Avengers Series, Hitman’s Bodyguard, and others
Samuel L. Jackson got famous for his exceptional and cool appearances in movies and his unique way of delivering his lines in movies. He played Nick Fury in Marvel’s Avengers and his iconic role in Pulp Fiction for which was nominated and got an award as a supporting role. He also played the role of an amazing cop John Shaft in the series Shaft for which he was nominated as the Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture in 2001.
Net worth: $250 Million (Approx)
Famous movies: Gods of Egypt, Message from the King, Draft Day, The Express, 42, Marshall, Captain America: Civil War, Get On Up, Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther and others
The Black Panther of Hollywood, Chadwick Boseman is the talk of the town after his super amazing performance in MCU’s Black Panther. He started off with his career in the year 2003 where he starred in an episode of Third Watch, Law& Order, ER, and CSI: NY. He has been writing plays for Deep Azure at the Congo Square Theatre Company, Chicago. The show got nominated for the Joseph Jefferson Award in the year 2006. The movie named 42 got him his first starring role in 2013 and the following year came with Draft Day where he performed opposite Kevin Costner as an NFL draft prospect and as Thoth in Gods of Egypt. After that in the year 2018 and 2019, he gave hits after hits in one of the highest-grossing movies Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity Wars, and Avengers: Endgame.
Net worth: $8 Million (Approx)
About Caroline Eastman:
Caroline is doing her graduation in IT from the University of South California but keens to work as a freelance blogger. She loves to write on the latest information about IoT, technology, and business. She has innovative ideas and shares her experience with her readers.