Angela Evelyn Bassett is an American actress born on August 16, 1958 in Harlem, New York to parents Betty Jane and Daniel Benjamin Bassett. When she was younger, she used to idolize the American popular music family group Jackson 5 and even fantasized of becoming a wife of one its members someday. While growing up, her fascination on the entertainment industry also continued to grow, which was the reason why she took up a bachelor’s degree in African-American studies in Yale University in 1980. She started acting in the year 1985 and was cast in the mystery TV series Spenser: For Hire. The same year, she became one of the casts of The Cosby Show and gained further attention. She also portrayed different roles in a number of flicks such as City of Hope, Innocent Blood, Mr. 3000, and This Means War. Recently, she was seen in the horror anthology TV series American Horror Story: Coven.
While she remains successful in her career in show business, Angela never neglects her body’s well-being. She takes care of her health by working out in the gym at least two hours per day and four days per week. She usually uses dumbbells to strengthen her muscles. Apart from carrying dumbbells, she also does jump squats and step-up with a knee raise.
Not only is she a workout freak. She also carefully watches her diet. She usually eats protein-rich foods like fish. More importantly, she adores veggies.
Body Measurement (2014 – Age 55)
Height: 163 cm | 5 feet, 4 Inches
Weight: 52 kg | 115 lbs
Bra/Bust Size: 12B | 34
Waist Size: 64 cm | 25 in
Hip Size: 94 cm | 37 in