Kerry Washington was born on 31st January 1977 in Bronx, New York. Her father Erl Washington is a real estate broker and mother Valerie Washington. She has two siblings too. She attended the Spence private school and pursued her degree in performance studies from George Washington University. She belongs to African-American ethnicity and holds American Nationality.
Kerry Washington received her Screen Actor Guild (SAG) card as a requirement for a commercial entry through which she made her screen debut in the ABC telefilms known as Magic Makeover which was released in 1994.
Kerry Washington began her casting in the TV drama Scandal which was created by Shonda Rimes as Oliver Pope. Later she was nominated for the Emmy Awards for her portrayal of the main character Olivia Pope.
After having four years relation with David Moscow, She got married to NFL Player Nnmadi Asomugha. They are living happily after married and no sign of divorce till now. They have a daughter named as Isabella and a son named as Caleb Kelechi.
Kerry announced that she was involved in Malcolm D. Lees’ Is He the One? Which is a romantic comedy movie from M.G.M.? She played the lead role in Confirmation which is an HBO movie directed by Rick Famuyiwa.