Viola Davis has done the unthinkable and become the 18th person in history to complete an EGOT. That’s right, the award-winning actress now has an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony to her name.
The most recent addition to her collection is the 2021 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album, which she won for her audiobook recording of the novel “Becoming” by Michelle Obama. Davis is the first Black woman to achieve the EGOT status, and she joins the ranks of Whoopi Goldberg, John Legend, and Audrey Hepburn.
Davis’s career has spanned decades, beginning with her Broadway debut in 2001. Since then, she has starred in numerous films, television series, and plays. Her film credits include “The Help,” “Fences,” and “Doubt.” She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “Fences,” and she was also nominated for Best Actress for her performance in “The Help.”
In addition to her film roles, Davis has had numerous television roles, including her Emmy-winning performance in “How to Get Away with Murder.” She has also been nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in the Broadway production of “King Hedley II.”
Davis’s career has been full of amazing accomplishments, and her recent Grammy win has cemented her place in the EGOT club. She has become an inspiration to many, and her success is a testament to her hard work and dedication. Congratulations to Viola Davis for achieving EGOT status!