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Audra McDonald Net Worth

Audra McDonald Net Worth is
$2 Million

Audra McDonald Biography

America has given rise to the largest stage in the annals of entertainment, Audra McDonald is a well-known actor and singer has net worthy of of $2 million who hasn’t only rooked the opportunities. Furthermore to her stage appearances, Audra McDonald has made an appearance in several TV productions and movies, which also elevated her reputation and net worth.2 million for a house, the home isn’t lavish and is quite right down to earth with a rustic finish and a location of just over 2,000 sq.: Audra McDonald’s Net Worth


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Quick Facts

Full NameAudra McDonald
Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 3, 1970
Height1.72 m
ProfessionActor, Singer, Alexandria, VA, United States, Scottsdale, AZ, United States, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
EducationJuilliard School
NationalityAmerican
SpouseWill Swenson, Peter Donovan, Alexandria, VA, United States, Scottsdale, AZ, United States, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
ChildrenZoe Madeline Donovan, Sally James McDonald-Swenson, Alexandria, VA, United States, Scottsdale, AZ, United States, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
ParentsStanley McDonald, Jr, Anna McDonald, Alexandria, VA, United States, Scottsdale, AZ, United States, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
SiblingsAlison McDonald
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/AudraMcDonald
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/audraequalitymc
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/audramcdonald/
AwardsTony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical, Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play, Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording, Grammy Award for Best Classical Album, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Programs, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, Alexandria, VA, United States, Scottsdale, AZ, United States, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Soul Train Music Award for Best Traditional Jazz Performance, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance, Alexandria, VA, United States, Scottsdale, AZ, United States, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
MoviesAlexandria, VA, United States, Scottsdale, AZ, United States, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States, Ricki and the Flash, It Runs in the Family, Rampart, The Sound of Music Live!, A Raisin in the Sun, The Best Thief in the World, Wit, Seven Servants, Annie, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, Hello Again, The Last Debate, Music Instinct: Science and Song, She Got Problems, Leonard Bernstein's New York, Bernstein: Wonderful Town, Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
TV ShowsPrivate Practice, The Bedford Diaries, Mister Sterling, Doc McStuffins, Alexandria, VA, United States, Scottsdale, AZ, United States, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 46, a daughter named Sally James McDonald-Swenson on October 19, 2016. Child's father is her husband, Will Swenson.
2 She was awarded the 2016 National Medal of the Arts for her services and contributions to theatre.
3 She was awarded the 1995 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Best Featured Actress for "Master Class" in a Gordon Davidson/Mark Taper Forum production at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
4 Suffered from long term severe depression and admitted she once attempted to take her own life in her early twenties.
5 Attended Roosevelt School of the Arts in Fresno with Christopher Gorham, Matthew Floyd Miller, Kurando Mitsutake, James Runcorn, and Mick Wingert.
6 In 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.
7 (10/6/2012) Married her boyfriend of two years, Will Swenson. It is the second marriage for both.
8 Sister-in-law of Robert Swenson.
9 Gave birth to her 1st child at age 30, a daughter named Zoe Madeline Donovan on February 14, 2001. Child's father is her now ex-1st husband, Peter Donovan.
10 Has 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.".
11 Husband 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."].
12 She 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.
13 Daughter Zoe Madeline (pronounced ZO) named after Zoe Caldwell and the late Madeline Kahn, two good friends of McDonald's.
14 Graduated from The Juilliard School in 1993.
15 The youngest actor ever to win three Tony Awards.
16 "Marie Christine," her first starring role on Broadway, was written specifically for her by Michael John LaChiusa after he saw her audition for "Carousel.".
17 At 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.
18 Five of her aunts toured in the 1970s as the McDonald Sisters. They sang gospel music.
19 Although born in Germany, she was raised in Fresno, California.


Quotes

#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!


Pictures

All Audra McDonald pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special Class Program Live from Lincoln Center (1976) Andrew Carl Wilk (executive producer)

Allen Kelman (supervising producer)

Douglas Chang (producer)

Elizabeth W. Scott (produced by)
2009 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Classical Album Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (2007) Anthony Dean Griffey (artist)

Patti LuPone (artist)

Fred Vogler (producer)

James Conlon (conductor)
2009 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Opera Recording Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (2007) Anthony Dean Griffey (artist)

Patti LuPone (artist)

Fred Vogler (producer)

James Conlon (conductor)
2008 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries A Raisin in the Sun (2008)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)
2016 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards TV Movie/Mini Lead Actress Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)
2016 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Theatrical) Doc McStuffins (2012)
2016 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Female Performance in a Variety Program Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)
2014 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Mini-Series The Sound of Music Live! (2013)
2014 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress The Sound of Music Live! (2013)
2013 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special Class Programs Live from Lincoln Center (1976) Andrew Carl Wilk (executive producer)

Denise Graap (supervising producer)

Douglas Chang (producer)
2013 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Musical Theater Album David Alan Grier (principal soloist)

Norm Lewis (principal soloist)

Tommy Krasker (producer)

George Gershwin (composer)

Ira Gershwin (lyricist)

Dorothy Heyward (lyricist)

DuBose Heyward (lyricist)
2010 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Private Practice (2007)
2009 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Private Practice (2007)
2009 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
2008 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
2008 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards TV Movie/Mini Actress A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
2008 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Private Practice (2007)
2001 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Wit (2001)
2001 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special
2001 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries Wit (2001)


Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beauty and the Beast 2017 completed Garderobe
Hello Again 2016 post-production Sally
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill 2016 TV Movie Lady Day
A Celebration of American Creativity: In Performance at the White House 2016 TV Series
Ricki and the Flash 2015 Maureen
The Sound of Music Live! 2013 TV Movie Mother Abbess
The Good Wife 2013 TV Series Liz Lawrence
It Could Be Worse 2013 TV Mini-Series Sharon
Sesame Street 2012-2013 TV Series Chicken / Caroler
Private Practice 2007-2013 TV Series Dr. Naomi Bennett
The Ordained 2013 TV Movie Anthea
Rampart 2011 Sarah
Submissions Only 2010 TV Series Tracy Mintzner
She Got Problems 2009 Short Audra McDonald
Grey's Anatomy 2009 TV Series Dr. Naomi Bennett
A Raisin in the Sun 2008 TV Movie Ruth Younger
Great Performances 2007 TV Series Jenny Smith
Kidnapped 2006-2007 TV Series Jackie Hayes
The Bedford Diaries 2006 TV Series Professor Carla Bonatelle / Professor Carla Bonatella
Live from Lincoln Center 2005 TV Series Clara
The Best Thief in the World 2004 Ruth
Tea Time with Roy & Sylvia 2003 Short Sylvia
It Runs in the Family 2003 Sarah Langley
Partners and Crime 2003 TV Movie
Mister Sterling 2003 TV Series Jackie Brock
Wit 2001 TV Movie Susie Monahan
The Last Debate 2000 TV Movie Barbara Manning
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2000 TV Series Audrey Jackson
Annie 1999 TV Movie Grace Farrell
Homicide: Life on the Street 1999 TV Series Teresa Giardello
Cradle Will Rock 1999 Blitzstein - 'Joe Worker' Singer
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years 1999 TV Movie Bessie in her 20s
The Object of My Affection 1998 Wedding Singer
Seven Servants 1996

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014-2016 TV Series performer - 4 episodes
The Colbert Report 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Six by Sondheim 2013 TV Movie documentary performer: "Send In the Clowns"
The Sound of Music Live! 2013 TV 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 Awards 2013 TV Movie documentary performer: "New York State of Mind"
The 66th Annual Tony Awards 2012 TV Movie documentary performer: "Summertime", "I Loves You, Porgy"
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2011 TV Movie performer: "Till There Was You", "Make Our Garden Grow"
Great Performances 1999-2010 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me 2009 TV Movie documentary performer: "I Had Myself a True Love"
The 61st Annual Tony Awards 2007 TV Special performer: "Raunchy"
Annie 1999 TV Movie performer: "I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here", "N.Y.C.", "Maybe Reprise", "Tomorrow Reprise #2", "I Don't Need Anything But You Reprise"
Leonard Bernstein's New York 1997 TV Movie documentary performer: "Tonight"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broadway: The Next Generation 2018 Documentary filming Herself
Terrence McNally: Every Act of Life 2017 Documentary post-production Herself
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age 2017 Documentary post-production Herself
Live from Lincoln Center 2006-2016 TV Series Herself - Host / Herself / Herself - Performer / ...
The 70th Annual Tony Awards 2016 TV Special Herself - Performer
The Late Late Show with James Corden 2016 TV Series Herself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2016 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Jeopardy! 2016 TV Series Herself - Video Clue Presenter
Oprah: Where Are They Now? 2016 TV Series Herself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2016 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014-2016 TV Series Herself - Performer: 'Yahoo! Answers' / Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
A Roundabout Road to Broadway 2016 TV Movie Herself
American Classics with Audra McDonald & American Ballet Theatre 2015 Video Herself
Show People with Paul Wontorek 2012-2014 TV Series Herself
Politics Nation with Al Sharpton 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Broadway.com Show 2013-2014 TV Series Herself
The 68th Annual Tony Awards 2014 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Leading Actress in a Play & Presenter: Best Leading Actor in a Musical
CBS News Sunday Morning 2014 TV Series documentary Herself - Guest
The View 2007-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself - Guest Host
The Colbert Report 2012-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Six by Sondheim 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself
Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2013 TV Movie Herself - Performer
Spotlight on Broadway 2013 TV Series Herself - Narrator / Herself
Iron Chef America: The Series 2013 TV Series Herself - ICA Judge / Actress
Great Performances 1995-2013 TV Series Herself - Performer / Herself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 67th Annual Tony Awards 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself - Performer & Presenter: Best Featured Actor in a Play
Charlie Rose 2000-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
A Broadway Lullaby 2012 Documentary short Herself
The Chew 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
CBS This Morning 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 66th Annual Tony Awards 2012 TV Movie documentary Herself - Performer & Winner: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
Working in the Theatre 1994-2012 TV Series documentary Herself
The 78th Annual Drama League Awards 2012 TV Special Herself - Presenter and Winner
The Wendy Williams Show 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Rosie Show 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Side by Side by Susan Blackwell 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2011 TV Movie Herself - Performer
Angela Lansbury & Friends Benefiting Salute to Terrence McNally 2011 TV Movie Herself - Performer
The Music Instinct: Science and Song 2009 TV Movie documentary Narrator
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me 2009 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Music Instinct 2009 TV Movie documentary Narrator
The 63rd Annual Tony Awards 2009 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Leading Actor in a Musical
39th NAACP Image Awards 2008 TV Special Herself
Dreams Worth While: The Journey of 'A Raisin in the Sun' 2008 Video short Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2007 TV Series Herself
The 61st Annual Tony Awards 2007 TV Special Herself - Performer, Presenter: Best Leading Actress in a Play & Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
Tavis Smiley 2007 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Megan Mullally Show 2006 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 60th Annual Tony Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - Presenter: 60th Anniversary
Character Studies 2005 TV Series Herself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2004 TV Special Herself - Performer
Broadway: The American Musical 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
Evening at Pops 2004 TV Series documentary Herself
The 58th Annual Tony Awards 2004 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Featured Actress in a Play
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2001 TV Special Herself
Divas on Ice 2001/II TV Special Herself
The 55th Annual Tony Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Leading Actor in a Play
The 10th Annual Ella Award Presented a Salute to Julie Andrews 2001 TV Movie Herself - Speaker
The 54th Annual Tony Awards 2000 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1998-1999 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards 1999 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Book of a Musical & Best Original Score
Christmas in Washington 1998 TV Special Herself
The 52nd Annual Tony Awards 1998 TV Special Herself - Performer & Winner: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Leonard Bernstein's New York 1997 TV Movie documentary
The 50th Annual Tony Awards 1996 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Featured Actress in a Play
The 49th Annual Tony Awards 1995 TV Special Herself - Performer (Master Class)
The 48th Annual Tony Awards 1994 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Featured Actress in a Musical (as Audra Ann McDonald)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra 2016 TV Series Herself
The Insider 2016 TV Series Herself
TeamStrick Advocacy Videos 2014 TV Series documentary Herself
Come Rain or Come Shine: From Grey's Anatomy to Private Practice 2007 TV Movie Dr. Naomi Bennett
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