LaTanya Richardson Jackson (née Richardson; born October 21, 1949) is an actress from the United States. She started her career in off-Broadway shows before moving on to television and film roles.
LaTanya Richardson Jackson Biography
She was born in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. In 1970, she met actor Samuel L. Jackson, then a student at the all-male Morehouse Institution, while attending Atlanta’s Spelman College (America’s oldest private historically black liberal arts college for women).
To date, Richardson’s most notable film performance was as the primary antagonist, the hypercritical Paulina Pritchett, in the 2003 musical The Fighting Temptations.
Richardson was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play in 2014 for her work in the play A Raisin in the Sun. This was her second Broadway performance, after her debut in the 2009 production of Joe Turner’s Come and Gone. In the 2018-19 season, she also performed on Broadway in Aaron Sorkin’s adaption of To Kill a Mockingbird.
She and her husband have acted in four films: “Juice” (1992), “Losing Isaiah” (1995), “Freedomland” (2006), and “Mother and Child” (2008). (2009).
In September 2022, Richardson Jackson makes her Broadway debut, directing her husband Samuel in a production of August Wilson’s play The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
LaTanya Richardson Jackson’s Net Worth in 2022
Her net worth is believed to be between $1 million – $5 million. Her excellent profession as an actress is obviously her primary source of money.
LaTanya Richardson Jacksons Husband, Marriage
In 1980, she married Jackson. According to Samuel L Jackson’s commemorative Instagram post, they will have been married for 50 years in 2020.  Zoe Jackson, a freelance film and television producer, was born in 1982. Richardson stated she stopped working frequently after the birth of her daughter because: “We’d promised to be a whole revolutionary black family. But it was quite difficult.”