What Is Corey Hawkins’ Net Worth? His Ethnicity, Family & Facts

Published Date: 19 Jun, 2020 Updated date: 19 Jun, 2020 By Daniel Roffer

Corey Hawkins has been active on active on acting since his school days. The actor is tasting success, winning numerous awards and nominations for his work.

Corey Hawkins is an American actor known for his role as Heath in The Walking Dead series. He portrayed the role of Dr. Dre in the 2015 biographical drama film Straight Outta Compton.

Corey Hawkins Bio & Family

Corey Antonio Hawkins was born on 22 October 1988 in Washington, D.C. He was raised by his mother Monicamarie Hawkins, a police officer along with her sister. Monicamarie is the graduate of Holy Spirit High School. She has been serving in the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia for more than 30 years.

Hawkins attended the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in his hometown. After graduation from Duke, he got a full scholarship to study drama at Juilliard School in New York City. There, he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011. While studying at Juilliard, he received the prestigious John Houseman Award for excellence in classical theatre.

What Is Corey Hawkins’s Ethnicity?

Corey is of African-American ethnicity. He is of African heritage from his family side. His African-American maternal grandfather is Carl Hawkins and his maternal grandmother is Evelyn Wade.

A Glimpse At His Career

Earlier, Corey guest-starred as Busboy in a comedy-drama Royal Pains in 2011. He had a brief role in Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 in 2013 and appeared as Travis Mitchell in the 2014 action-thriller Non-Stop.

Hawkins was cast as Heath in the AMC series The Walking Dead in 2015. In the same year, he played the lead role in the biopic Straight Outta Compton. He appeared alongside Dr. Dre, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Jason Mitchell, playing the role of Dr. Dre.

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In 2017, he appeared in a male lead role in the 24 reboot, 24: Legacy on the Fox network. Some of his acting roles include Kong: Skull Island (2017), BlacKkKlansman (2018) Georgetown (2019), 6 Underground (2019), and Survive (2020). Further, he is set to appear in upcoming miniseries Americanah (2020), and a musical drama film In the Heights (2021).

What Is Corey Hawkins’ Net Worth?

The talented actor is accumulating remarkable earnings from his acting stint. His movie Straight Outta Compton is a commercially blockbuster movie. The movie with a budget of $28–50 million collected 201.6 million USD in the box office.

Corey now enjoys a lavish lifestyle with a net worth of an estimated $3 million.

Is He Married Or Dating Now?

The 31-year-old actor is private when it comes to personal life. He is not active on Instagram, despite having more than 120k followers.

In 2017, Corey spilled the beans on his relationship status. Talking to TheYBF.com, he hinted on enjoying his single life. It looks like is single and fully involved in acting so far.

Some Interesting Facts About Corey Hawkins

  • Corey won Hollywood Breakout Ensemble Award for his work on Straight Outta Compton in 2015.
  • He was nominated for Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role on Six Degrees of Separation in 2017.
  • Hawkins has played numerous theatre roles such as Hurt Village (2011), Suicide Inc (2011), Romeo and Juliet (2013), and Six Degrees of Separation (2017).
  • He had a crush on the Academy-Award-winning actress Halle Berry.
  • He performed in the song “God Bless America” at the 2017 U.S. Open Men’s Singles Final.
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