Who is Angela Bassett’s daughter, Bronwyn Vance? Age, Height

April 18, 2024
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Who is Bronwyn Vance?

Bronwyn Vance was born on 27 January 2006 under the zodiac sign of Aquarius, in Los Angeles, California USA. She’s a 15-year-old celebrity child, but best recognized for being the daughter of Hollywood stars Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett.

How rich is she, as of now? Bronwyn Vance Net Worth

Bronwyn Vance’s net worth is unavailable at the moment since her professional career is yet to come, but presumably benefits from the fortune of her famous parents. As of late 2021, their combined net worth is estimated at over $50 million.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Bronwyn Vance is being raised in her hometown by her parents. They met each other back in 1980, eventually started their romance, and after dating for a while, tied the knot at a ceremony held on 12 October 1997; they’re still going strongly.


Bronwyn has a twin brother, named Slater Josiah Vance – they were carried by a surrogate. She holds American nationality, belongs to African-American ethnic group, and is a Christian. There is no information regarding her education.

Personal Life and Appearance

Bronwyn Vance is still too young to be romantically involved with any guy, probably focused on her education at the moment. In her spare time, she enjoys having fun with her twin brother. Regarding her appearance, Bronwyn has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. Information about her height, weight, vital statistics, bra size, and shoe size isn’t available.

Who is her father? Courtney B. Vance Short Wiki/Bio

Courtney Bernard Vance was born on 12 March 1960 under the zodiac sign of Pisces, in Detroit, Michigan USA.


He is the son of Conroy Vance, who worked as a grocery store manager and benefits administrator, and Leslie Anita, who was a librarian. Upon matriculation from Detroit Country Day School, he enrolled into Harvard University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He later furthered his education at Yale School of Drama, where he obtained his Master of Fine Arts degree.

Career Beginnings

Courtney B. Vance started his career while in Harvard, when he performed with the Boston Shakespeare Company. In 1985, he portrayed Cory in the Yale Repertory Production of the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play “Fences” by August Wilson, after which he reprised the role on Broadway from 1987 to 1988, sharing the stage with James Earl Jones and winning a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play.


He also won a Clarence Derwent Award for his role. His debut feature film appearance came in 1987, when he played Spc. Abraham ‘Doc’ Johnson in the war film “Hamburger Hill”, directed by John Irvin. It was followed by his portrayal of Seaman Jones in the 1990 submarine spy thriller film “The Hunt For Red October”, alongside Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin.

Rise to Prominence

In 1991, Courtney returned to Broadway to perform as Paul in the play “Six Degrees Of Separation”, that earned him another nomination for Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. Throughout the decade, he continued to make appearances in such film titles as the 1993 comedy adventure film “The Adventures Of Huck Finn”, in which he played Jim opposite Elijah Wood, then in the 1995 docudrama film “Panther”, in which he starred as Black Panther Bobby Seale.


The same year, he also took the parts of Mr. George Grandey in the drama film “Dangerous Minds”, opposite Michelle Pfeiffer, and Luke in the black comedy film “The Last Supper”. It was followed by his appearances as Reverend Henry Biggs in the Academy Award-nominated comedy-drama film “The Preacher’s Wife” (1996), Otis Tucker in the black comedy film “Cookie’s Fortune” (1999), and Roger Hines in the adventure film “Space Cowboys” (2000), directed by Clint Eastwood.

Continued Success

Courtney’s first major TV role came when he joined the main cast of the NBC/USA Network police procedural series “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, in which he played Assistant District Attorney Ron Carver from 2001 to 2006, appearing in more than 110 episodes; for his role, he received an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series. He then shared the screen with Kate Beckinsale and Matt Dillon in the 2008 political drama film “Nothing But The Truth”, in which he played Agent O’Hara, followed by his portrayal of Russell Banfield in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning NBC medical drama series “ER” from 2008 to 2009.

He finished the decade with the role of Stanford Wedeck in the short-lived ABC sci-fi drama series “FlashForward” (2009-2010), but then featured as Agent Jim Block in the box office hit “Final Destination 5”, a horror film released in 2011 as the fifth and final part of the “Final Destination” franchise.

Further Work

From 2014 to 2015, Courtney was cast as Marshall Payton in the NBC espionage thriller series “State Of Affairs”, which was followed by his portrayal of Miles Dyson in the 2015 sci-fi action film “Terminator Genisys”, sharing the screen with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jason Clarke. It’s a reboot of the “Terminator” film series, and became a huge commercial success with over $440 million grossed worldwide. Afterwards, he achieved critical acclaim for his performance as Johnnie Cochran in the FX true crime anthology limited series “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story” in 2016, which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie.


Afterwards, he landed such roles as Sir Lord Keenan Kester Cofield in the 2017 HBO drama film “The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks”, opposite Oprah Winfrey, and won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of George Freeman in the HBO drama series “Lovecraft Country” (2020). Most recently, he played C.L. Franklin in the 2021 National Geographic anthology period drama series “Genius”. He’s currently filming the AMC legal drama series “61st Street”, in which he portrays Franklin Roberts.

Who is Bronwyn’s mother? Angela Bassett – Short Wiki/Bio

Angela Evelyn Bassett was born on 16 August 1958 under the zodiac sign of Leo, in New York City USA. She spent her early years in Harlem, where she lived with her parents Daniel Benjamin Bassett and Betty Jane Gilbert, and her younger sister D’nette Bassett. Following the divorce of her parents, she moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, where she and her sister were raised by their social worker/civil servant mother.

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She attended Jordan Park Elementary School, and then went to Disston Middle School and Azalea Middle School, eventually matriculating from Boca Ciega High School. She then studied at Yale University, where she earned her BA degree in African-American studies in 1980., and three years later, she obtained her MFA degree from the Yale School of Drama. Right after graduation, she spent some time working at a beauty salon before she started pursuing her acting career.

Career Beginnings

Angela Bassett launched her acting career on stage, performing in such plays as “Black Girl”, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and “Joe Turner’s Come And Gone”, among others. In the mid-1980s, she started working on films and TV, making her debut feature film appearance in the 1986 action thriller film “F/X”, in which she portrayed a reporter.

Her breakthrough role came in 1991 when she played Reva Styles in the coming-of-age drama film “Boyz N The Hood”, sharing the screen with Ice Cube and Cuba Gooding Jr.


It was followed by her portrayals of Betty Shabazz in the epic biographical film “Malcolm X”, next to Denzel Washington, and as Katherine Jackson in the ABC biographical drama miniseries “The Jacksons: An American Dream”, both released in 1992.

Rise to Stardom

Angela gained enormous popularity for her starring in the role of the legendary singer Tina Turner in the 1993 biopic “What’s Love Got To Do With It”, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. It also led her to become the first African-American woman to win a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. She then landed such parts as Det. Rita Veder next to Eddie Murphy in the comedy horror film “Vampire In Brooklyn” (1995), Stella Payne in the romantic comedy film “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” (1998), directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan, and Janet in the biographical musical film “Music Of The Heart” (1999), alongside Meryl Streep.

Continued Success

In 2002, she produced and landed the title role in the CBS biographical drama film “The Rosa Parks Story”, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. It was followed by her portrayals of Dr. Elizabeth Chase in the 2004 horror film “The Lazarus Child”, and Voletta Wallace in the 2008 biopic “Notorious”, about famous rapper Notorious B.I.G.

From 2008 to 2009, she was cast as Dr. Cate Banfield in the NBC medical drama series “ER”, created by Michael Crichton. In 2011, she played Amanda Waller in the superhero film “Green Lantern”, next to Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, after which she featured as Coretta Scott King in the Lifetime drama film “Betty & Coretta” and portrayed Lynne Jacobs in the action thriller film “Olympus Has Fallen”, along with Morgan Freeman and Gerard Butler, both titles released in 2013.


Recent Projects

In 2013, Angela’s performance as Marie Laveau in the first season of the FX horror anthology series entitled “American Horror Story: Coven”, earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie. She received another Primetime Emmy Award nomination when she returned to the show for its fourth season “American Horror Story: Freak Show”, in which she featured as Desiree Dupree. She then appeared as Ramona Royale in the fifth season, “American Horror Story: Hotel”, and as Monet Tumusiime in the sixth season “American Horror Story: Roanoke”.

Angela then made her directing debut with the 2015 Lifetime biographical film “Whitney”, before voicing Ana Spanikopita in the Netflix adult animated series “BoJack Horseman” from 2015 to 2018. She then joined the main cast of the Fox procedural drama series “9-1-1”, in which she’s starred in the role of Athena Grant since 2018. She has also served as an executive producer for the show.

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