Monica Calhoun Net Worth

What is the estimated net worth of the actress Monica Calhoun? She is a person both men and women like and cherish. It is people like she who make us look up to Hollywood and other movie stars. We will talk about her net worth, but first, a little bit more about the actress herself. She is an American born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. on the July 29, 1971. Finding her talents at quite a young age, she studied and later graduated from Los Angeles County High School for Arts. Over a period of time she was selected to appear in many movies and TV shows. Popular in her home country and across the globe, Monica Calhoun stands at 5′ 1″ (1.55 m). unknown and unknown make up her family. Since we know that Hollywood actors earn six, seven or even eight figure sums, Monica Calhoun is no exception, having an estimated net worth of $7 Million.

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While a small child, Calhoun moved to Los Angeles, California with her mother and brother. She soon became a teenage star, working in theater with famed director F. Gary Gray. She attended Los Angeles County High School for Arts and started her professional career in the 80s, making her film debut in the 1985 Dr. Lois Lee biopic “Children Of The Night”. In 1987 she was cast as Phyllis in the German comedy film “Bagdad Cafe”, which was quite successful at the box office, considerably adding to Calhoun’s net worth. In 1990 it was re-created as a television series, with Calhoun as part of the series too, along with Whoopi Goldberg. However, it was canceled after a year due to a low viewer numbers. Two years later Calhoun appeared in the CBS Schoolbreak Special “Different Worlds: A Story Of Interracial Love”, which earned her an Emmy nomination. Opportunities continued to come her way, and she landed roles in the 1992 film “The Jacksons: An American Dream” as the eldest sister Rebbie Jackson, and in the 1993 “The Ernest Green Story” as civil rights activist Minnijean Brown. Her net worth rose steadily.

In the years since, Calhoun has tackled a mix of television and film work. She had minor roles in the films “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit” and “Jack the Bear”, and starred in the television series “Where I Live”. She also made guest appearances in the series “A Different World”, “The Jamie Foxx Show” and “The Wayans Bros”. Calhoun’s varied roles made her a recognized figure in the television and film industry, especially in Hollywood’s African-American community. Several other roles followed, and in 1998 she landed the role in the hit movie “The Players Club” as a stripper Ebony. The following year saw her in the first all-black film, the comedy/drama “The Best Man” as a bride-to-be Mia Morgan; her performance in the film brought her a nomination for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture. Her roles in these two movies have been her most memorable ones to date, and have significantly contributed to her wealth.

During the early 2000s, Calhoun was seen in movies such as “Love and Basketball” and “Trois 2: Pandora’s Box”, the later bringing her the award for Best Performance by an Actress in The American Black Film Festival. Her other movies of the time include “Gang of Roses”, “Civil Brand”, “Friends and Lovers”, and the popular comedy/drama film “The Salon”. She also made guest appearances in a number of hit television shows, such as “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Everybody Hates Chris” and “Cold Case”. In 2009 she took the leading role as Ocean, a single mother who tries to reinvent her life, in the web series “Diary of a Single Mom”, and went on to reprise her role as Mia in the 2013 sequel “The Best Man Holiday”, improving her fortune once again. Her most recent movies are the 2014 “From the Outside Looking In” and “Faux Pas”.

When it comes to her personal life, sources believe she hasn’t been married and is single at present, although apparently dating Miguel A. Nunez. Hhowever, she has a son with unspecified special needs.

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  • Full Name: Monica Calhoun
  • Net Worth: $7 Million
  • Date Of Birth: July 29, 1971
  • Place Of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Height: 5′ 1″ (1.55 m)
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: Los Angeles County High School for Arts
  • Nationality: American
  • Parents: Lorraine W. Calhoun
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  • Awards: The American Black Film Festival for the best Performance by an Actress (2002), Hollywood Award (Acapulco Black Film Festival, 2014), Indie Series Awards – Outstanding Lead Actress (2011)
  • Nominations: Emmy Award (1993), NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture (2000), Black Reel Awards (2005, 2003)
  • Movies: “Bagdad Cafe”, “The Players Club”, “The Salon”, “The Best Man”, “The Best Man Holiday”, “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit” , “CBS Schoolbreak Special”, “Different Worlds: A Story of Interracial Love” (1993)
  • TV Shows: “A Different World”, “Diary of a Single Mom”: Season I, II and III (2008–10), “The Jamie Foxx Show”, “The Wayans Bros”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Everybody Hates Chris”


  • Has one son.


Title Year Status Character
She Stood Alone 1991 TV Movie Eliza Hammond
Heart and Soul 1989 TV Short
Bagdad Cafe 1987 Phyllis
Children of the Night 1985 TV Movie Wanda
The New Edition Story 2017 TV Series post-production Patricia Tresvant
No Regrets 2016 post-production Nina Thomas
Everything But a Man 2016 post-production Vanessa
I Am Black and I Am Proud announced Frankie’s Mother
The Best Man Holiday 2013 Mia
Diary of a Single Mom 2009-2011 TV Series Ocean
Cold Case 2008 TV Series Phoebe Curtis ’89
Dirt 2007 TV Series Chelle
Everybody Hates Chris 2006 TV Series Charlotte
Grey’s Anatomy 2006 TV Series Mrs. Wood
Friends and Lovers 2005 Video Debra
The Salon 2005 Brenda
Justice 2004 Sharice
Strong Medicine 2003 TV Series Paige Wheeler
Gang of Roses 2003 Rachel
Love Chronicles 2003 Maya
NYPD Blue 2003 TV Series Denise Woodson
Pandora’s Box 2002 Mia DuBois
Civil Brand 2002 Wet
Turnaround 2002 Cammy
Faux Pas 2001
Nature Boy 2000 TV Short Maria Cole
Malcolm & Eddie 2000 TV Series Helena
Love & Basketball 2000 Kerry
Intimate Betrayal 1999 TV Movie Reese Deleware
The Best Man 1999 Mia Morgan
The Jamie Foxx Show 1998 TV Series Kim
Park Day 1998 Tamala Davis
The Players Club 1998 Ebony
Damn Whitey 1997 Short Young Woman
The Good News 1997 TV Series Cynthia Porter
The Ditchdigger’s Daughters 1997 TV Movie Linda
Rebound: The Legend of Earl ‘The Goat’ Manigault 1996 TV Movie Evonne
The Wayans Bros. 1996 TV Series Vanessa
CBS Schoolbreak Special 1989-1995 TV Series Temple Baham
Sweet Justice 1994 TV Series Kara
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit 1993 Classroom Kid
Where I Live 1993 TV Series Kaiya
A Different World 1993 TV Series Yolanda
Younger and Younger 1993 Jaime-Lee
Jack the Bear 1993 Sondra
The Ernest Green Story 1993 TV Movie Minnijean Brown
The Jacksons: An American Dream 1992 TV Series Rebbie Jackson
Bagdad Cafe 1990-1991 TV Series Debbie
Title Year Status Character
No Regrets 2016 co-producer post-production
Title Year Status Character
The Arsenio Hall Show 2014 TV Series Herself – Guest
Made in Hollywood 2013 TV Series Herself
The Insider 2013 TV Series Herself
Rock the Vote 1993 TV Movie Herself


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