How tall is Angela Bassett?
Wondering, how tall is Angela Bassett? This actress stands at 5 feet 3.5 inches (161 cm). Angela Bassett height is average for a female.
Angela Evelyn Bassett was born on August 16,1958 in New York City, New York, USA. Her mother is Betty Jane (Gilbert), a social worker, and her father is Daniel Benjamin Bassett, a preacher’s son. With the assistance of an academic scholarship, Bassett matriculated into Yale University. In 1980, she received her B.A. in African-American studies from Yale University. In 1983, she earned a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the Yale School of Drama. It was at Yale that Bassett met her husband, Courtney B. Vance, a 1986 graduate of the Drama School. Captivating, gifted, and sensational, Angela Bassett’s presence has been felt in theaters, stages, and television screens throughout the world..
Bassett first appeared in small roles on The Cosby Show (1984) and Spenser: For Hire (1985), but it was not until 1990 that a spate of television roles brought her notice. Her breakthrough role, though, was playing Tina Turner, whom she had never seen perform before taking the role, in What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993). Bassett’s performance earned her an Academy Award nomination and a Golded Globe Award for Best Actress.
Still interested in, how tall is Angela Bassett? She is 5’3.5″ tall or (161 cm).
Angela Bassett Height Comparison
Here is Angela Bassett with YaYa DaCosta who is 5 feet 7.5 inches (171 cm). As we can see, Angela is shorter than YaYa by about 4 inches.