Who is Rosario Dawson?
Rosario Dawson is an American actress, producer, singer, comic book writer and political activist and she is popularly known for appearing in movies such as Men in Black II, Sin City, Unstoppable, Top Five, Seven Pounds, Jossie and the Pussy Cats, He Got Game and Rent.
Biography and Education
Rosario Dawson was born Rosario Isabel Dawson on the 9th of May, 1979 in New York City, New York, United States and she was born to her mother named Isabel Celeste who is a writer and singer of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent, Isabel gave birth to her daughter Rosario at the young age of 16 and her father is named Patrick C. Harris but Patrick never married Rosario’s mother and Dawson grew up with a half brother named Clay who was born in 1983.
Due to the hardships the family was facing, Isabel and her children moved into an abandoned building on the lower east side of Manhattan and it was there that Rosario spent most part of her early ages and Rosario made her acting debut on Sesame Street and her talent was discovered by Photographers Larry Clark and Harmony Korine and they cast her in the 1995 film Kids.
Movies and Career
Rosario Dawson has succeeded in her career as an actress as she has appeared in movies such as Kids in 1995, Girls Night Out in 1997, He Got me and Side Street in 1998, Light it up in 1999, Own to You and King of the Jungle in 2000, Jossie and the Pussy cats, Sidewalks of New York, Trigger Happy and Chelsea Walls in 2001, Ashy Wednesday, The First $20 Millions Are Always the Hardest and in Black II, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, Love in The Time of Money and 25th Hour in 2002, V-Day: Until the Violence Stops, This Girl’s Life, Shattered Glass and The Rundown in 2003, Alexander in 2004.
This Revolution, Sin City, Little Black Dress of Rent in 2005, Clerk II and A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints in 2006, Death End Descent in 2007, Explicitly, Eagle Eye, Kills Hot and Seven Pounds in 2008, Wonder woman, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto and The People Speaks, Awake, Becky Jackson & The Olympian: The Lightning Thief and Unstoppable in 2010, Miss Representation, Girls Walk into a Bar, Zookeeper and in 10 years in 2011, Fire with Fire and Hotel Noir in 2012, Trance, Gimme Shelter, Cesar Chavez, Parts Per Billion and Razie in 2013, Sin City: A Dame to kill for, The Eve After, The Captive and Top Five in 2014, Tinker Bell, the legend of the Neverbeast, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis and Puerto Ricans in Paris, Justice League vs. Teen Titans and Rachel & Clark in 2016, Justice League Dark, The Lego Batman movie, Unforgettable and Krystal in 2017, Sorry to bother you, The Death of Superman and Hanchmen in 2018, Someone Great, Zombie land: Double Tap and many other movies.
Dawson has also starred in television series and shows such as Punk’d, Robot Chicken, Gemini Division, Saturday Night Live, SpongeBob Square pants, Five, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, The Defenders, Jane the Virgin, Elena of favor and many more and he has also starred in music videos such as Out of Control, Miss You, Family Feud, Earth Girls and video games such as Dishonored 2, Wilson’s Heart, Dishonored: Death of the Outside, Syndicate and many more.
Awards and Nominations
Rosario Dawson has won 2 ALMA Awards and nominated for 5, she has been nominated for 7 black Reel Awards, won 1 NAACP Image awards and nominated for 4, nominated for 2 MTV Movie Awards, won 1 Satellite Awards and nominated for 1, won 1 Streamy Awards and nominated for 1, nominated for 4 Teen Choice Awards and over the years she has won many more awards and nominated for many more.
Rosario Dawson is not yet a married woman but she is currently in a relationship with comedian Eric Andre and they confirmed their relationship status in February, 2017 and she also adopted a 12-years old girl in 2014 and she and Eric Andre are not yet engaged.
Rosario Dawson is of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent and she was born to a mother named Isabel Celeste who birthed her at the young age of 16 and to her father named Patrick C. Harris and she also grew up with a half brother named Clay who was born in 1983.
Rosario Dawson and her family currently reside in New York City, New York, United States of America.
Zodiac and Birthday
Rosario Dawson was born on the 9th of May, 1979 and she celebrates her birthday on the 9th of May each year and her zodiac sign is Taurus.
Dawson’s full name is Rosario Isabel Dawson.
Nationality and Descent
Rosario Dawson is of American nationality and she is of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent and ethnicity.
Height, Weight and Personal looks
Rosario Dawson stands at a height of 5 ft 11 inches, she weighs 69kg, she is fair in complexion, has black hair color and brown eye color.
Controversies, rumors and legal issues
In 2004, Dawson was arrested for protesting against President George W. Bush, in April, 2015 she was arrested during a protest in Spring in Washington, D.C and in 2016 she cast her vote for U.S Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein as she couldn’t cast her vote for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton saying that there candidacy and campaign was for the elites.
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Social Media Presence
Since coming to fame in 1995, Rosario Dawson has built a huge social media presence and fan base for herself as she has over 1 million Instagram followers, over 800,000 Twitter followers and she is also active on Facebook, Snapchat and a host of other social median networks.
Rosario Dawson Net Worth and Salary
Rosario Dawson net worth is estimated to be $19 million and she earns over $6 million as salary annually and her net worth accumulated due to the success in her career as a singer, actress, producer, comic book writer and political activist.
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