Isaiah Washington is an American actor and producer who is well-known for playing Dr. Preston Burke on the long-standing medical drama Grey’s Anatomy (2005-2007 & 2014) and Thelonious Jaha on the science fiction series The 100 (2014-2018). He has more than 50k followers on Facebook and more than 200k followers on Twitter and Instagram.

Sun Sign

Leo

Residence

Venice, California, United States

Manager

Isaiah is represented by –

  • Stride Management in California
  • CoalHouse Productions in California

Girlfriend / Spouse

Isaiah Washington has dated –

  1. Jenisa Marie Garland (1996-Present) – Isaiah tied the knot with Jenisa Marie Garland on February 14, 1996. They are parents to a daughter named Iman Sele Washington and 2 sons named Isaiah Akinolu Washington V and Tyme Baraka Washington.

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Dimpled chin

Brand Endorsements

Isaiah has endorsed the following brands –

  • Oasis Financial (2017)
  • GLAAD
  • Nike
  • Bird Ride
  • Panerai Watches
  • Russ Beard Grooming
  • Blanton’s
  • Neoteric Arms
  • Thunder Ranch

Isaiah Washington Facts

  1. After completing high school, he served in the United States Air Force for 4 years.
  2. Isaiah was included in the list of ’50 Most Beautiful People’ by People Magazine in May 2006.
  3. His mother was the first licensed female barber of African American origin in Texas.
  4. He had initially auditioned for the lead role of Derek Shepherd on Grey’s Anatomy. But, the role went to .
  5. Washington published his memoir, A Man from Another Land: How Finding My Roots Changed My Life in 2011.
  6. While growing up, he aspired to be a professional football player.
  7. Isaiah was honored as the village chief of the ethnic Mende group in Sierra Leone, with whom he is linked through his maternal ancestry. He received the title of Gandobay Manga I for his charitable contributions.
  8. Isaiah came under fire for calling his co-star T. R. Knight a homophobic slur during a heated argument with Patrick Dempsey. Following a huge backlash, he was subsequently fired from Grey’s Anatomy in June 2007.
  9. He has served on the advisory board of Artists and Athletes Alliance along with other celebrities like , , , etc. The non-profit organization connects members of the athletic and entertainment community with the political world.
  10. He became the very first African-American resident to receive a Sierra Leonean citizenship on the basis of his DNA records.

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Facts of Isaiah Washington IV

  • Gender Male
  • full nameIsaiah Washington IV
  • nicknamesIke, Mickey
  • birthplaceHouston, Texas, United States
  • Date of Birth August 03, 1963
  • Age 58 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundAngolan and Sierra Leonean
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$500 thousand
  • professionActor, Producer
  • weight79 kg or 174 lbs
  • height6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildMuscular
  • high schoolWillowridge High School
  • collegeHoward University in Washington
  • motherFaye Washington
  • fatherIsaiah Washington III

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