Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad, the first black actress to win the Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Play, is known for her role as Clair Huxtable on NBC sitcom The Cosby Show.

Bio & Family
Name Phylicia Rashad
Birth Name Phylicia Rashād
DOB June 19, 1948
Place of Birth Houston, Texas, U.S.
Age 71
Father’s Name Andrew Arthur Allen
Mother’s Name Vivian Ayers
Siblings 3
Brother/s Andrew Arthur Allen, Jr., Hugh Allen
Sister/s Debbie Allen
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Religion NA
High School NA
College/University Howard University
Career & Net Worth
Profession Actress, Singer, Stage Director
Career 1972- present
Known For The Cosby Show
Net Worth $55 million (2019)
Salary NA
Notable Credits First black actress to win the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Single
Husband/Wife William Lancelot Bowles Jr. (ex), Victor Willis (ex), Amad Rashad (ex)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend NA
Engaged NA
Wedding Date May 13, 1972 (William), April 28, 1978 (Victor), December 14, 1985 (Amad)
Children 2
Son/s William Lancelot Bowles III (born 1973)
Daughter/s Condola Phylea Rashād (born December 11, 1986)
Divorce 1975 (William), 1982 (Victor), 2001 (Amad)
Body Measurements
Height 5 feet 7 inches (1.68 meters)
Weight 125 pounds (57 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
  • The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority appointed her as their general member where she initiated into the Alpha Chapter at Howard University.
  • Both her late father, Andrew and former husband, William is a dental surgeon.