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Audra McDonald Net Worth

Audra McDonald Net Worth is
$2 Million

Audra McDonald Bio/Wiki 2018

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Audra McDonald is an American actress and vocalist. Audra McDonald’s singing career thrived when she became a three-time Tony Award winner for her performances in Carousel, Master Class, and Ragtime. In 2004, she won her fourth Tony Award her character in A Raisin in the Sun. She reprises her role as Raisin newsgroups 2008 television version which earned her a second Emmy Award nomination. Besides being a stage performer, she performed with musical organizations including the New York Phil harmonic and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. McDonald has recorded four solo albums for Nonesuch Records. Her first record, Way Back to Paradise was released in 1998. Other records are How Glory Goes in 2000, Happy Songs in 2002 and Build a Bridge in 2006. Audra Ann McDonald was born on July 3, 1970 in Berlin, Germany.



Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 3, 1970
Place Of BirthBerlin, Germany
Height5' 8" (1.73 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseWill Swenson (actor)
ChildrenZoe Donovan
ParentsStanley McDonald, Jr, Anna McDonald
NicknamesAudra Ann McDonald
#Quote
1[on kissing Anthony Quinn in Seven Servants (1996)] He was about 80 years old at the time. He kept telling me to open my mouth more!
#Fact
1Suffered from long term severe depression and admitted she once attempted to take her own life in her early twenties.
2Attended Roosevelt School of the Arts in Fresno with Christopher Gorham, Matthew Floyd Miller, Kurando Mitsutake, James Runcorn, and Mick Wingert.
3In June 2014, Audra McDonald won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, for playing Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill." This was her sixth Tony Award win, and it meant that she set a number of records. She is now the first performer, male or female, to win six competitive Tonys (Julie Harris also had six Tonys, but one was honorary). McDonald is also the only performer ever to win Tonys in all four possible acting categories: Best Leading Performance in both a play and a musical and Best Supporting Performance in both a play and a musical.
4(10/6/2012) Married her boyfriend of two years, Will Swenson. It is the second marriage for both.
5Sister-in-law of Robert Swenson.
6Gave birth to her 1st child at age 30, a daughter Zoe Madeline Donovan on February 14, 2001. Child's father is her now ex-1st husband, Peter Donovan.
7Has won five Tony Awards in 11 years: as Best Actress (FeaturedRole-Musical) in 1994 for a revival of "Carousel," in 1998 for playing Sarah in Ragtime," as Best Actress (Featured Role-Play) in 1996 for playing Sharon in Terrence McNally's "Master Class," and in 2004 for her portrayal of Ruth Younger in a revival of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun." Audra won her fifth Tony award in the Leading Actress in a musical category for playing BESS in the Tony winning revival of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess in 2012. She was also nominated in 2000 as Best Actress (Musical) for playing the title role in "Marie Christine" and in 2007 for playing Lizzie Curry in a revival of "110 in the Shade.".
8Husband Peter Donovan also graduated from Juilliard, where they met. He is her bass player, and they do a number together called "Beat My Dog." [Audra has also made several appearances with Evening at Pops (1970), and her concert "Live at the Donmar," (with Peter) was broadcast on PBS, as were three appearances on "Live From Lincoln Center."].
9She almost didn't graduate from Juilliard because of her lack of interest in classical music, but with the help of a fellow student, impressed her teachers and went on to become a huge Broadway star.
10Daughter Zoe Madeline (pronounced ZO) named after Zoe Caldwell and the late Madeline Kahn, two good friends of McDonald's.
11Graduated from The Juilliard School in 1993.
12The youngest actor ever to win three Tony Awards.
13"Marie Christine," her first starring role on Broadway, was written specifically for her by Michael John LaChiusa after he saw her audition for "Carousel.".
14At her final "Carousel" audition, Audra fainted on stage while singing. She still got the part and went on to win her first Tony Award in 1994.
15Five of her aunts toured in the 1970s as the McDonald Sisters. They sang gospel music.
16Although born in Germany, she was raised in Fresno, California.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hello Again2017Sally
Beauty and the Beast2017Madame Garderobe
Live from Lincoln Center2005-2017TV SeriesClara
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill2016TV MovieLady Day
A Celebration of American Creativity: In Performance at the White House2016TV Series
Ricki and the Flash2015Maureen
The Sound of Music Live!2013TV MovieMother Abbess
The Good Wife2013TV SeriesLiz Lawrence
It Could Be Worse2013TV Mini-SeriesSharon
Sesame Street2012-2013TV SeriesChicken
Private Practice2007-2013TV SeriesDr. Naomi Bennett
The Ordained2013TV MovieAnthea
Rampart2011Sarah
Submissions Only2010TV SeriesTracy Mintzner
She Got Problems2009ShortAudra McDonald
Grey's Anatomy2009TV SeriesDr. Naomi Bennett
A Raisin in the Sun2008TV MovieRuth Younger
Great Performances2007TV SeriesJenny Smith
Kidnapped2006-2007TV SeriesJackie Hayes
The Bedford Diaries2006TV SeriesProfessor Carla Bonatelle / Professor Carla Bonatella
The Best Thief in the World2004Ruth
Tea Time with Roy & Sylvia2003ShortSylvia
It Runs in the Family2003Sarah Langley
Partners and Crime2003TV Movie
Mister Sterling2003TV SeriesJackie Brock
Wit2001TV MovieSusie Monahan
The Last Debate2000TV MovieBarbara Manning
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2000TV SeriesAudrey Jackson
The Wonderful World of Disney1999TV SeriesGrace Farrell
Homicide: Life on the Street1999TV SeriesTeresa Giardello
Cradle Will Rock1999Blitzstein - 'Joe Worker' Singer
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years1999TV MovieBessie in her 20s
The Object of My Affection1998Wedding Singer
Seven Servants1996Opera Singer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beauty and the Beast2017performer: "Aria", "Days In The Sun", "Beauty and the Beast"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014-2016TV Series performer - 4 episodes
The Colbert Report2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Six by Sondheim2013TV Movie documentary performer: "Send In the Clowns"
The Sound of Music Live!2013TV Movie performer: "Preludium" uncredited, "Maria", "My Favorite Things", "Climb Ev'ry Mountain", "Processional & Maria The Wedding", "Finale Ultimo: Climb Ev'ry Mountain"
The 67th Annual Tony Awards2013TV Special documentary performer: "New York State of Mind"
The 66th Annual Tony Awards2012TV Special documentary performer: "Summertime", "I Loves You, Porgy"
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2011TV Movie performer: "Till There Was You", "Make Our Garden Grow"
Great Performances1999-2010TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me2009TV Movie documentary performer: "I Had Myself a True Love"
The 61st Annual Tony Awards2007TV Special performer: "Raunchy"
The Wonderful World of Disney1999TV Series performer - 1 episode
Leonard Bernstein's New York1997TV Movie documentary performer: "Tonight"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broadway: The Next Generation2018Documentary filmingHerself
Every Act of Life2017Documentary post-productionHerself
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age2017Documentary post-productionHerself
Saving My Tomorrow2017TV Series documentaryNarrator
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016-2017TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Musical Guest
Good Morning America2017TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
WGN Morning News2017TV SeriesHerself
Made in Hollywood2017TV SeriesHerself
The View2007-2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself / Herself - Guest Host
Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas2016TV SpecialCaroler
Live from Lincoln Center2006-2016TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself / Herself - Performer / ...
Behind the Scenes Show: The Tony Awards2016TV MovieHerself
The 70th Annual Tony Awards2016TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The Late Late Show with James Corden2016TV SeriesHerself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2016TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Jeopardy!2016TV SeriesHerself - Video Clue Presenter
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2016TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Performer: 'Yahoo! Answers' / Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
A Roundabout Road to Broadway2016TV MovieHerself
American Classics with Audra McDonald & American Ballet Theatre2015VideoHerself
Show People with Paul Wontorek2012-2014TV SeriesHerself
Politics Nation with Al Sharpton2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Broadway.com Show2013-2014TV SeriesHerself
The 68th Annual Tony Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Winner & Presenter
CBS News Sunday Morning2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Colbert Report2012-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Six by Sondheim2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2013TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Spotlight on Broadway2013TV SeriesHerself - Narrator / Herself
Iron Chef America: The Series2013TV SeriesHerself - ICA Judge / Actress
Great Performances1995-2013TV SeriesHerself - Performer / Herself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 67th Annual Tony Awards2013TV Special documentaryHerself - Performer & Presenter: Best Featured Actor in a Play
Charlie Rose2000-2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
A Broadway Lullaby2012Documentary shortHerself
The Chew2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
CBS This Morning2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 66th Annual Tony Awards2012TV Special documentaryHerself - Winner & Performer
Working in the Theatre1994-2012TV Series documentaryHerself
The 78th Annual Drama League Awards2012TV SpecialHerself - Presenter and Winner
Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Rosie Show2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Side by Side by Susan Blackwell2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2011TV MovieHerself - Performer
Angela Lansbury & Friends Benefiting Salute to Terrence McNally2011TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The Music Instinct: Science and Song2009TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Music Instinct2009TV Movie documentaryNarrator
The 63rd Annual Tony Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
39th NAACP Image Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Dreams Worth While: The Journey of 'A Raisin in the Sun'2008Video shortHerself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHerself
The 61st Annual Tony Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Nominee, Presenter & Performer
Tavis Smiley2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 60th Annual Tony Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: 60th Anniversary
Character Studies2005TV SeriesHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2004TV MovieHerself - Performer
Broadway: The American Musical2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Evening at Pops2004TV Series documentaryHerself
The 58th Annual Tony Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - Winner
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2001TV SpecialHerself
Divas on Ice2001/IITV SpecialHerself
The 55th Annual Tony Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 54th Annual Tony Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1998-1999TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Christmas in Washington1998TV SpecialHerself
The 52nd Annual Tony Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Winner & Performer
Leonard Bernstein's New York1997TV Movie documentary
The 50th Annual Tony Awards1996TV SpecialHerself - Winner
The 49th Annual Tony Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Performer (Master Class)
The 48th Annual Tony Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Winner (as Audra Ann McDonald)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2016TV SeriesHerself
TeamStrick Advocacy Videos2014TV Series documentaryHerself
Come Rain or Come Shine: From Grey's Anatomy to Private Practice2007TV MovieDr. Naomi Bennett

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2015Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramLive from Lincoln Center (1976)
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Classical AlbumRise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (2007)
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Opera RecordingRise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (2007)
2008OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesA Raisin in the Sun (2008)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2017Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Actress, TV Movie or Limited SeriesLady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)
2017Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic SpecialLady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)
2017ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited SeriesLady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a MovieLady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)
2016Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsTV Movie/Mini Lead ActressLady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Theatrical)Doc McStuffins (2012)
2016OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Female Performance in a Variety ProgramLady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)
2016Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionLady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)
2014Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Mini-SeriesThe Sound of Music Live! (2013)
2014Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsTV Movie/Mini Supporting ActressThe Sound of Music Live! (2013)
2013Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramsLive from Lincoln Center (1976)
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Musical Theater Album
2010Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesPrivate Practice (2007)
2009Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesPrivate Practice (2007)
2009Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialA Raisin in the Sun (2008)
2008Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a MovieA Raisin in the Sun (2008)
2008Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsTV Movie/Mini ActressA Raisin in the Sun (2008)
2008Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesPrivate Practice (2007)
2001Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a MovieWit (2001)
2001Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special
2001OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesWit (2001)

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