Kerry Washington Is Not Related To Denzel Washington

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We sometimes get asked whether Kerry Washington is related to Denzel Washington, and the answer is simply no.

Denzel and Kerry Washington share the same surname but are not relatedDenzel and Kerry Washington share the same surname but are not related

Except for their profession and second name, they have nothing in common. Let’s also not forget that Denzel Washington is 23 years older than Kerry. He has been married to Pauletta Washington since 1983 and has four children.

Malcolm Washington and Katia Washington joined their parents, Pauletta Washington and Denzel Washington, at the American Film Institute's 47th Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to Denzel WashingtonMalcolm Washington and Katia Washington joined their parents, Pauletta Washington and Denzel Washington, at the American Film Institute’s 47th Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to Denzel Washington at Dolby Theatre on June 06, 2019, in Hollywood, California

In January 2018, Kerry Washington committed a crime against shoemanity by hiding her black satin ‘Sharon’ peep toe platform pumps from Giuseppe Zanotti at the 2018 NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

She also wore them one month earlier to the 2018 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony.

Kerry Washington's diamond chandelier earringsKerry Washington’s diamond chandelier earrings

The then 40-year-old actress, who married Nnamdi Asomugha in 2013, was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her work on ‘Scandal’ and Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for her voice work in ‘Cars 3’.

Kerry Washington wore her long black hair tied back from her beautiful faceKerry Washington wore her long black hair tied back from her beautiful face

While she did not end up winning any prizes, Kerry looked elegant in a custom silk-and-wool gown from the Michael Kors Collection styled with Atelier Tasaki x Prabal Gurung jewelry.

Kerry Washington shows off her pearl bracelet by Atelier Tasaki x Prabal GurungKerry Washington shows off her pearl bracelet by Atelier Tasaki x Prabal Gurung

Kerry Washington looked stunning in a black satin Michael Kors Collection dressKerry Washington looked stunning in a black satin Michael Kors Collection dress

Kerry Washington showing some cleavage in a black satin Michael Kors Collection gown at the 2018 NAACP Image AwardsKerry Washington showing some cleavage in a black satin Michael Kors Collection gown at the 2018 NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, on January 15, 2018

Yara Shahidi In Black Silk Tiered Vera Wang Gown

The then 17-year-old American actress, model, and activist also hit the red carpet at the 2018 NAACP Image Awards.

Yara Shahidi wears a dramatic trio-braided ponytailYara Shahidi wears a dramatic trio-braided ponytail

Yara Shahidi worked a dramatic black look. The young actress rocked a tiered silk gown from Vera Wang‘s Spring 2018 collection featuring ruffle straps, tulle underlay, and cotton poplin high collar.

Yara Shahidi wore jewelry by Aurate and Kat KimYara Shahidi wore jewelry by Aurate and Kat Kim

She styled her bold statement gown with Jimmy Choo shoes, Aurate earrings, and a Kat Kim ring.

Yara Shahidi's Vera Wang black silk tiered gown with trapunto bustier, black tulle underlay, and cotton poplin high collarYara Shahidi’s Vera Wang black silk tiered gown with trapunto bustier, black tulle underlay, and cotton poplin high collar

Yara Shahidi's black silk tiered Vera Wang gown at the 2018 NAACP Image AwardsYara Shahidi’s black silk tiered Vera Wang gown at the 2018 NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, on January 15, 2018

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