LisaGay Hamilton is a very successful name in the world of entertainment. She is an American actress best known for her works in television, stage and films. Her portrayal as attorney Rebecca Washington in the series The Practice from 1997 to 2003 is popular among the fans.

Actress, LisaGay is part of several blockbuster movies and series, which has helped her to double her popularity. Some of her incredible performances include The Soloist, Beastly, True Crime, Chance, The First, and Men of a Certain Age.

Early Life and Education

LisaGay Hamilton spent most of her early life in Stony Brook, New York. She was born on 25th March 1964 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Currently, she is fifty-eight years old, and her birth sign is Aries. Her father is Ira Winslow Hamilton, Jr., and her mother is Eleanor Albertine Blackwell. Both of her parents are successful graduate students who had successful careers.

TV actress Hamilton attended a local school in New York. Later she enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University after she developed an interest in acting. She was accepted into New York University within a year, earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1985. Further, in 1989 she gathered her master’s degree from The Juilliard School.

A Look in LisaGay Hamilton

From an early age, LisaGay Hamilton developed a keen interest in acting. During the early 1970s, she was part of several productions by the Negro Ensemble Company. She then started serving in classical theatre and became part of Tartuffe, Much Ado About Nothing, Two Gentleman of Verona and Family of Mann. Her iconic performances and dedication earned her a reputation as a dramatic actress. In 1985 she landed her first role on the big screen as Aisha in the Krush Groove. However, at that time, she was still doing drama.

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Image: LisaGay Hamilton with her co-stars during the show. Source: Getty Images

After that, she played the role of Mary and Marty in the Reversal of Fortune and Naked in New York, respectively. In 1993, she became part of the series Homicide: Life on the Street as Latoya Kennedy. After a year, she landed a role in the Series, All My Children, as Celia Wilson. That same year she played the role of Suki in the New York Undercover. Her other involvements included Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, Without a Trace, ER, Sex and the City, Indiscretion, Lovelace, Go for Sisters and many more. Currently, she is part of three series, including The Lincoln Lawyer, The Dropout and Winning Time.

Awards and Recognition

The talented woman, LisaGay Hamilton, has had a wonderful career. Since 1985 she has been part of this industry with incredible feedback. She has been awarded several awards and recognition for her great acting deeds. In 1995 she won Obie Award and Clarence Derwent Award for the best actress after she played the role of the South African singer in Valley Song. That role even led her to be nominated for the Drama Desk and Ovation.

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Image: Actress, LisaGay Hamilton with her award after winning it. Source: Wikipedia

Some of her nominations include Screen Actors Guild Awards, News & Documentary, Emmy Awards, NAACP Image Awards, New & Documentary Emmy Awards, Gotham Awards and many more. In 2005 LisaGay won the Locarno International Film Festival award for her role in the Nine Lives. That same year she won a Peabody Award for creating and directing the documentary film Beah: A Black Woman Speaks.

Beah: A Black Woman Speaks even won the Grand Jury Prize at the AFI Film Festival through its story. Moreover, in 2014, she won Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Award for Best Actress in her appearance in Redemption Trail. Cynthia Watros and Kellan Lutz has won the Emmy Awards.

Wonderful Marital Life With Wife Husband, Robin D.G. Kelley

Fifty-eight years old actress, LisaGay is a happily married woman. She exchanged her wedding vows with her husband, Robin D. G. Kelley. He is also a successful American personality who is a professor and writer by profession. Taking a glimpse into their love life, they met one another for the very first time in the mid-2000s. With a great understanding, the couple enjoyed one another’s companionship and began dating.

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Image: LisaGay Hamilton with her husband, Robin D.G. Kelley during the award show. Source: Getty Images

In 2009 after dating for more than two years, they decided to take their relationship further and accepted one another as lifelong partners. Several personalities and their close friends and family witness the grand ceremony and congratulate the couple. Despite being a huge personality, they kept their wedding private and far from the media. However, they have described the day as one of the greatest in their life.

Mother of One Child, Daughter

Mr. and Mrs. Kelley are now bounded in nuptial vows for more than a decade. They share great love and understanding in their relationship. The duo is often seen supporting one another to develop one another. With so much love and support, the two are parents of one beautiful child. However, the child’s name is still unknown due to their nature of privacy. Despite that, the two are taking good care of their children in every possible manner.

Interestingly their child’s daughter is transgender, which LisaGay revealed through the interview in Ground Control Parenting with Carol Sutton Lewis. They found out their daughter was transgender when she was eight years old. On that note, Hamilton stated that I would say to parents: Yeah, it’s hard. Yeah, it’s scary. And there’s joy. And there’s a lot of stuff. Ultimately, though, you love your child. And that’s the job you took on asa parent. You know, you have absolutely, positively no other choice. So you accept your feelings but realize you better get your shit together because it’s not about you.

Net Worth of LisaGay Hamilton

Talented actress LisaGay Hamilton has gathered a huge fortune through her incredible career. As of 2022, she enjoys a net worth of $5 Million, which she earned through her astonishing career as an actress. Till now, she has been part of several blockbuster movies and series. Not only that, she has equally collected fortune through her stage performances. She makes over $100,000 per annum through her overall involvement.

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Image: LisaGay Hamilton with her spouse attending movie’s premiere. Source: Getty Images

Her starred movie Vice earned a total of $76.1 Million under the budget of $80 Million. Similarly, her other starred movie Beastly gathered $43.2 Million under the budget of $17 Million. As an important cast, she makes a decent amount of remuneration. Currently, she is playing in the series The Dropout, The Lincoln Lawyer and Winning Time. Further, LisaGay and her family are luxuriously living a lavish life.

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