Octavia Spencer; Husband, Net Worth, Age

Octavia Spencer appears as Poppy Parnell in the web series Truth Be Told. She made her film debut in the 1996 crime drama film A Time to Kill.

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Bio & Family
Name Octavia Spencer
Birth Name Octavia Lenora Spencer
DOB May 25, 1972
Place of Birth Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
Age 47
Father’s Name NA
Mother’s Name Dellsena Spencer
Siblings 6
Brother/s NA
Sister/s Rosa Spencer, Areka Spencer
Nationality American
Ethnicity African
Religion NA
High School Jefferson Davis High School
College/University Auburn University
Career & Net Worth
Profession Actress, Author, Producer
Career 1996- present
Known For The Help
Net Worth $12 million
Salary $75k per episode
Notable Credits Won the 2012 Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for The Help (2011)
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status NA
Husband/Wife NA
Boyfriend/Girlfriend NA
Engaged NA
Wedding Date NA
Children NA
Son/s NA
Daughter/s NA
Divorce NA
Body Measurements
Height 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters)
Weight 145.5 pounds (66 kg)
Measurements 39-30-40 inches
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Octavia is the first black actress to receive two consecutive Academy Award nominations in back-to-back years, the first black actress to receive two Academy Award nominations after a win, and is tied with Viola Davis as the most nominated black actress to date.
  • Besides Oscars, she has also won three Screen Actors Guild Awards, three National Board of Review Awards, two Satellite Awards, two Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award.
  • As she has dyslexia, she has to learn her character’s lines by acting out the gist of the dialogue.
  • Octavia was named one of the ’25 Funniest Actresses in Hollywood’ by Entertainment Weekly in April 2009.