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

Published Date: 19 Jun, 2020 Updated date: 09 Jul, 2021 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, including at the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards.

How much net worth does Corey Hawkins have? Is he dating anyone? Explore more about Corey Hawkins age, parents, ethnicity, movies, height, dating, and facts.  

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; Age, Parents, Height

Corey Antonio Hawkins, age 32, 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 a 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.

The actor stands tall at a height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 meters). 

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 appeared in the 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 more than $201,634,991 at the worldwide box office.

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

Is Corey Hawkins Married Or Dating Now?

The talented actor is private when it comes to personal life. He is not active on Instagram, despite having more than 127k followers.

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

Some Interesting Facts About Corey Hawkins

  • While in his 4th year at Juilliard, Corey Hawkins received The John Houseman Award.
  • 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.
  • Corey received a nomination at the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for Survive
  • 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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