Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder was born on 25 December 1952, in Georgetown, British Guiana, which means that she is 66 years old and her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She’s best known as the actress who worked on projects such as ’’The Shield“, in which she played one of the most important characters, and ’’Avatar“.
So just how rich is CCH Pounder as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, this actress has a net worth of close to $6 million, accumulated from her career in the previously mentioned field. She hasn’t disclosed any information regarding her assets such as houses and vehicles, but being a hard working and dedicated actress, she’s seemingly able to financially support herself.
Ethnicity and Background
Pounder was born to Ronald and Betsy in British Guiana, however, her family relocated to the USA in 1970, and she went on to study at the Ithaca College. Speaking about her ethnicity, she is black and has black hair and dark eyes, which suits her complexion perfectly. CCH Pounder always looks well put together at events she attends, judging from the photos available on the internet.
Pounder married Boubacar Kone in 1991; unfortunately her husband died in 2016, however they seem to have lived a happy and joyful life together and had three children, a daughter named Libya, a son named Matthew and another daughter, named Nicole. As of today, she is not married, and prefers keeping some information behind closed doors, which lead many to believe that she is single.
CCH Pounder made her acting debut in 1979, when she joined the cast of ’’All That Jazz“, and followed by working on ’’Union City“ in the next year. As of 1982, she played the role of Anne in ’’I’m Dancing as Fast as I Can“, then in 1984 landed the role of Jane in the movie entitled „Booker“, followed in 1986 by portraying Ernestine in ’’If Tomorrow Comes“. In 1990, the actress played the role of Fannie Lee Chaney in ’’Murder in Mississippi“ and in the same year, she portrayed Rachel in „Common Ground“. As of 1994, she appeared in 24 episodes of the popular series ’’ER“ in which she played Dr. Angela Hicks, and in 1997 joined the cast of ’’House of Frankenstein“.
In 2001, CCH Pounder worked on ’’The Practice“ and, continuing to have a lot on her plate, in the following year, she joined the cast of „The Shield“, a critically acclaimed television series in which she also played one of the most important characters. As of 2004, she worked on ’’Justice League Unlimited“ and had yet another prominent project, appearing in ’the film ’Avatar“, a worldwide hit Sci-Fi film made by James Cameron. As of 2013, she briefly appeared in ’’Perception“ and played the role of Dorothea in the ’’Mortal Instruments: City of Bones“.
More recently, CCH Pounder begin playing Loretta Wade in ’’NCIS – New Orleans“ in 2014, and has appeared in more than 100 episodes of the series over the course of five years. In 2015, she provided voice recordings for the animated series’’Archer“, Overall she has had 140 acting gigs, which has allowed her to make a name for herself in the acting world.
Being in the entertainment field, CCH Pounder is naturally active on social media as well, and uses her accounts to communicate with her fans as well as to promote her work. Her Twitter account is followed by more than 30,000 people who enjoy her content; she often tweets about her TV series ’’NCIS New Orleans“, and recently posted a tweet with the caption reading „KEVAN HALL’S TRUNK SHOW AT BALLIN’S IN NEW ORLEANS THIS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 10AM TO 5..SEE YOU THERE“. Besides that, she sometimes tweets about politics, and recently tweeted that she was fasting and thinking about separated immigrant families.
The actress is also active on Instagram and has more than 8,000 followers on that social media, on which she often shares photos from her private life, allowing her fans to take a closer look at what’s going on behind the scenes. Her followers seem to enjoy this, as they often leave comments and compliments on her photos.
Late Husband Boubacar Kone
CCH Pounder’s late husband, Boubacar Kone was born on 25 October 1942 in Senegal, and was best known as an anthropologist and museum curator. He was a student of the Institute of International Journalism in Strasburg. Unfortunately, he died in 2016, leaving his wife, children and grandchildren behind him. His life with the actress seemed to have been filled with joy and happiness.