Angela Bassett

Angela Evelyn Bassett is an actress known for her roles in Malcolm X, Pather and many others. She is also seen in a few TV series. She got married to Courtney Vance in 1997. In 2010, the news about their marital problems started to spread. It was said that Angela stopped wearing her wedding ring and she even attended a lot of events and parties, alone. The rumors took a lot of wings about secret affair, extramarital relationship and other problems. Later, Angela denied the rumors and stated explicitly that there was nothing wrong in her marriage. She also stated that she never wore her wedding ring, because the ring had nothing to do with their intimacy. Her statement was proved veracious by referring to a lot of old pictures, without the wedding ring.

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Angela said that it was not a love at first sight. They are college sweethearts and were friends for 14 years, before Angela announced him as her boyfriend. After 14 years of friendship, she and Vance went on a date and it fell flat. However, after a few days, Vance asked her on another date and things took a different turn. They got married soon after their graduation and are still together. They even took a counseling as she was not able to get to the fact that her best friend is her husband. Angela was not able to conceive a child and had a twin sons born through surrogacy. When the news about her, not able to conceive spread, again the rumors about separation increased. However, the couple immediately denied those rumors.

Angela agreed that Vance and she were having a lot of issues in their marital life, but, she said that she chose to fight those issues with him and not against him. They are married for 16 years and not even once, did Angela regretted it and wanted to file a divorce. There were no evidences to prove that she was having an extramarital relationship and was cheating on Vance. Angela talks a lot about Vance, how they met and what made them to get married. Vance also talks a lot about his wife, and the secrets to a long lasting relationship with her.

She said that they both are a bit of old school in a lot of things, including commitment and this is the only reason that their marital relationship worked. Till date, even after the couple has explained that there is nothing wrong in their relationship, the rumors tend to keep flowing in. Angela does not comment on each and every rumor. She was not known to have dated anyone seriously other than Vance. In their 14 years of friendship, they were never in any serious extramarital romantic relationship. There are no pictures on the internet, which can tag Angela or Vince as cheaters .

Thus, it can be concluded that it would be totally wrong to consider that there are on the brim of separation. She is living a happy and contented married life with her spouse.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 16 Aug, 1958
Age: 61 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: New York City
Education: Yale School of Drama
Gender: Female
Description: American actress
Twitter Id: ImAngelaBassett
Spouse: Courtney B. Vance [M. 1997]
Net Worth 2021: 25 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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