Angela Bassett secured the bag after a lengthy round of negotiations for Fox's flagship drama 9-1-1. A major win for Angela Bassett making history as the highest paid Black actress in television broadcast history. Here's a gallery of Angela Bassett's gorgeous and wealthy photos to celebrate this major moment. 

Angela Bassett's sleek, simple red carpet hair was perfect for her custom Alberta Ferretti gown at the 2021 Academy Awards show.


The National Action Network revealed the five winners' names for the annual Triumph Awards that recognize people for working to promote social, racial and economic justice in their communities.

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“I wish we didn’t live in a world where sexual assault existed,” she said.

Angela Bassett is living her BEST life. The What’s Love Got To Do With It actress is celebrating her 60th birthday and decided to show off her lean, bikini body for the world to know. “Happy birthday to all my Leo brothers and sisters,” she wrote. “Let’s eat cake!” Judging by the look of it, […]

Angela Bassett isn’t just one of the more accomplished actresses in Hollywood, she’s also one of the more brilliant. The Oscar-nominated actress received an honorary doctorate degree from her alma mater, Yale University on Monday (May 21), becoming one of the school’s 10 honorary degree recipients for the 2018 year. Her Doctorate of Fine Arts […]

Angela Bassett recently spoke with PEOPLE’s Editor-In-Chief, Jess Cagle, and opened up about her children experiencing racism. She explained, “Even from the age of four—from preschool. [My children] have had to deal with—as crazy as it seems or sounds, color issues. Or, because they were African-Americans, and whether other kids would play with them or have [an] issue […]

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Angela Bassett has a big reason to celebrate and it’s all thanks to the love that fans and viewers are showing her new series 911. It has just been announced that the freshman drama series has officially been renewed for a second season. After airing only two episodes, FOX is feeling so good about […]

Angela Bassett has officially joined the cast of “Mission: Impossible 6.” The 58-year-old American Horror Story regular will star in the film as the CIA Director, with Christopher McQuarrie directing. She joins Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirky and Alec Baldwin, with filming set to begin in Paris last month. Bassett will also star in another […]

In honor of Delta Sigma Theta’s  Founder’s Day we are taking a look at celebrity members of the historic organization.