Skip to content

Isaiah Washington Net Worth and Married Life with Wife Jenisa Garland

Image of Isaiah Washington net worth, height, family, wife Jenisa Garland

Grey’s Anatomy is one of the hit medical drama series. The show has captivated lots of viewers. Over the years, the show’s main cast has changed. Some original stars have been fired or moved on from the show. However, the star of Grey’s Anatomy is making an impressive paycheck for their roles. Among them, Isaiah Washington is one who played a significant role as Dr. Preston Burke in the first three seasons.

Here is what you need to know everything about Isaiah Washington, including his net worth and relationship status. For more read on.

Who is Isaiah Washington?

Born in Houston, Texas, on August 3rd, 1963, Isaiah Washington IV’s age is 58. When he was 17, his family moved to Missouri City, Texas. In an interview with Star Jones, he revealed that his father was murdered when he was 13 years old.

In 1981, he graduated from Willowridge High School. Then he enrolled at Howard University. Eventually, Isaiah left his study and tried his luck in the film industry. After that, he joined a theater City kids Repertory.

Image of Actor, Isaiah Washington
Actor, Isaiah Washington

How Did Isaiah Washington Get into the Show Business?

Washington started his acting career in the year 1991. He made his debut role in the 1991 movie ‘the Color of Love’ with a minor. The same year, he starred as Derek Hardy in an episode of ‘Out of Control’ on NBC’s popular series ‘Law & Order.’

After landing minor roles in several movies and television shows, finally, he got a breakthrough role as Dr. Preston Burke on ABC medical drama ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ in 2005. For his part, he won two NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in Drama Series, where he appeared alongside actors Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey.
In 2013, Isaiah played the lead role of John Muhammed alongside Tequan Richmond in an independent drama film ‘Blue Caprice.’ However, the film couldn’t make it at the box office.

Why did Isaiah Washington leave Grey’s Anatomy?

After the third season of Grey’s Anatomy, he didn’t return for the fourth season. In season 10, Washington’s character, where he unexpectedly reconnects with Dr. Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh) with who he was engaged.

Image of T.R. Knight (right) and Isaiah Washington (left) in Beverly Hills, California in 2005
T.R. Knight (right) and Isaiah Washington (left) in Beverly Hills, California in 2005

In 2006, rumored surfaced that Isaiah used a homophobic slur to co-star T.R. Knight while arguing on the set with Patrick Dempsey. However, he apologized for the incident. But again, he used the same slur backstage at the Golden Globe Awards, and for the story, he apologized again.

The New York Times reported, he was fired from the Shonda Rhimes drama series after on-set alterations with T.R. Knight in 2007.

How much does Isaiah Washington make per episode?

The former Grey’s Anatomy actor makes an impressive salary from his acting. Throughout his career, he appeared in many tv-series and movies. Isaiah Washington’s net worth is said to be around $500,000.

In addition to his acting, the actor makes extra income from the book he authored. He authored a book titled ‘A Man from Another Land’ which is about his life experience.

Who is Isaiah Washington’s Wife? Meet Their Children

The former Grey’s Anatomy actor Isaiah has been married to his wife Jenisa Garland for more than two decades. The couple has been living with no controversy and an extramarital affair.

Image of Isaiah and wife Jenisa Garland at the 49th NAACP Image Award
Isaiah and wife Jenisa Garland at the 49th NAACP Image Award

Grey tied the knot with Jenisa Marie Garland on 14 February 1996. Washington and Garland became an example for other celebrity couples that true love exists. Also, the couple has made their appearance in many events, red carpet, and parties.
Isaiah and Jenisa are parents to three children, a daughter, Tyme and two sons; Iman, and Isaiah Washington V.

Isaiah Washington’s Wife, Jenisa Garland

Jenisa garland is popularly known as the wife of Isaiah Washington. She came to limelight after marrying Isaiah. There is no info regarding her birth date, parents, and siblings. Moreover, there is nothing to talk about in her professional career. The only thing, we do know that she has been with her husband’s journey.

Back in 2012, his wife, Jenisa, was caught in a slapping scandal. Reported, Garland assaulted makeup artist Merc Arceneaux at Club Deep in Hollywood. Garland slapped Merc’s face after she saw her chatting with Isaiah.

Did You Know?

  • Isaiah Washington, one of the first, graduated from Willowridge High School in 1981.
  • He was fired from the show after he used a homophobic slur to co-star T.R. Knight.
  • Isaiah’s Instagram goes by “therealisaiahwashington,” where he has over 175k followers.
  • Washington is the father of three children.
  • His birth sign is Leo.

Isiah Washington Net Worth & Salary

Name Isaiah Washington IV
Date of Birth  August 3, 1963
Age  56 years old
Place Houston, Texas
Profession Actor
Net Worth $500,000
Spouse Jenisa Marie Garland
Children  Three
Alma Mater Howard University
Known For Grey’s Anatomy

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *