Facts of Cicely Tyson
|Full Name:||Cicely Tyson|
|Age:||96 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||December 19, 1924|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius|
|Birth Place:||Harlem, New York City|
|Father's Name:||Wіllіаm Аuguѕtіnе|
|Profession:||Actress, Model, Radio Artist|
|Education:||New York University|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Net Worth:||$12 million|
|Waist Size:||26 inch|
|Bra Size:||32 inch|
|Hip Size:||32 inch|
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Cicely Tyson is an African-American Television actress, Radio artist, and model. She currently works predominantly in Hollywood. She got international recognization for her vivid portrayals of strong African American women.
Moreover, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is the highest civilian honor in the United States in November 2016.
Cicely Tyson: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity
Cicely Tyson was born on December 19, 1924, at Harlem, New York City, the United States tо parents Frеdеrіса аnd Wіllіаm Аuguѕtіnе. Her mother was a housewife whеrеаѕ Wіllіаm Аuguѕtіnе worked аѕ а саrреntеr and a аrtіѕt.
Her parents were the native of the Caribbean island of Nevis, and She rose up in a devoutly religious household in Harlem.
She had a struggling childhood and her family was forced to rely on welfare to survive and more often than not, they ate corn-meal mush for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Her mother struggled a lot to protect her three children from the harshness of their environment by keeping them in the church as much as she could. Her mother also abandoned her children to play with the neighborhood children.
When she was at her young age, she loved to wander the city and explore its many possibilities. She used to just hop on a bus or tram in order to discover the pace.
For education, she joined the Charles Evans Hughes High School in Manhattan. Later, she studied drama at New York University, Actors Studio.
Professional Career, Sounder, Emmy Awards?
Initially, a fashion editor at Ebony magazine discovered her and quickly grabbed her seat in the field of modeling.
Then she began her acting career and depicted small roles of Portia in the 1968 film version of Carson McCullers’s The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.
She got recognization after appearing as Rebecca Morgan in the popular and critically acclaimed film Sounder (1972).
Likewise, she depicted the title role in the television drama The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. For her wonderful performance, she won two Emmy Awards for her performance as the 110-year-old former slave whose life is depicted up through the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
Furthermore, she appeared in the television miniseries Roots (1977; based on Alex Haley’s book) and The Women of Brewster Place in which she depicted supporting roles.
Her other notable performances include in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Hoodlum (1997), The Help (2011), etc.
Income, Salary, Net Worth
From her career as an actress and a model, her net worth is estimated to be around $12 million as of 2020.
Husband, Children, Marriage
Tyson is currently living her single life. Previously, she dated jazz trumpeter Miles Davis in the 1960s. In the meantime, he was in the process to divorce his dancer wife Frances Davis. But, after divorce, instead of marrying Tyson, he married singer Betty Davis. However, in 1978, Davis and Tyson rekindled their relationship.
They got married on November 2, 1981, but they divorced in 1988 which as finalized a year after.
Height, Weight, Eye Color
Cicely has a height of 5 ft. 7 inches and she weighs 54 kg. Also, Tyson has black hair, black eyes, and her body measurements are 32-26-32 inches.
Tyson has 20k followers on Instagram, 40k followers on Twitter, but she does not seem to be active on Facebook.