Chandra Wilson is an inspirational woman who has given her a hundred percent in every profession she involves. Chandra is an American actress, director, and singer who is famous for the portrayal of Dr. Miranda Bailey in the ABC television series Grey's Anatomy.
Her acting credit helped her enlist in the nominations for the Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actress four times. She is currently working as an advocate for individuals with a mental disorder and is the celebrity ambassador for CureMito!
Chandra’s Net Worth And Career
Chandra Wilson accumulates her net worth from her professional career as an actress. Her immense fortune has a value of $10 million. Besides that, she bags handsome salaries portraying her roles in several movies and series.
Chandra Wilson started performing in musicals with Houston's Theatre Under the Stars Company at the age of five. She professionally embarked her acting career from the television series, The Cosby Show as Dina in 1989. Chandra has portrayed significant roles in numerous television series which includes CBS Schoolbreak Special, Third Watch, Sex, and the City, Queens Supreme, Law & Order: Special, Accidental Friendship and Private Practice.
The career of Chandra reached new heights after she appeared in Grey’s Anatomy as Dr. Miranda Bailey. She has debuted over fifteen seasons on the show since her first appearance in 2003. Wilson appeared on the fifteenth season of its show on 27 September 2018 alongside her Grey's Anatomy original stars including Ellen Pompeo( wife of Chris Ivery), Justin Chambers (husband of Keisha Chambers), and James Pickens, Jr. (Richard).
Chandra Wilson with the co-stars of Grey's Anatomy (Photo: Getty Images)
The role enabled her to gain several accolades and awards including NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series, Favorite Scene Stealing Star Satellite Award for Best Cast in Television Drama Series and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
Besides that, she was also nominated for Primetime Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role in Accidental Friendship (2008), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Grey's Anatomy (2005) and also for the Best Actress for her roles in Grey's Anatomy (2005) in 2007 and 2008. Chandra has also won the Bet Award for Best Actress for her character in Grey's Anatomy (2005) in 2007 and 2008.
Family Life: Husband, Married and Children!
Chandra Wilson is happily married to her husband since 1998. Chandra is often spotted with her husband in events and occasions, but his names and other details are yet to reveal. Although the information about daddy is kept in secret, she has confided the details about their kids. Wilson has three children, two daughters, and a son.
Her elder daughter, Serena was born in 1992, Joy in 1994 and youngest son, Michael in 2005. Her daughter Serena developed Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome in 2010 which developed her consciousness about the disease, and she became a spokesperson for the Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association. Speaking with PEOPLE magazine, she told;
“She would get these terrible bouts of vomiting and stabbing abdominal pains. I thought, ‘This was crazy.’ Something was wrong with my daughter, and nobody could tell me what it was.”
Apart from that, the actor is considerate about her family and makes sure to provide enough time for them.
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Chandra Danette Wilson, known as Chandra Wilson was born on 27 August 1969 in Huston, Texas, the U.S. The actor completed her graduation of BFA in Drama from New York University related Tisch School of the Arts (1991). Chandra used to sing during her high school days. She has a small height of 5 feet which matches her appearance. She doesn’t have a Twitter and Instagram account.