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Denise Nicholas Net Worth: Denise Nicholas is an American celebrity, writer, producer and civil rights activist who has a net worth of $3 million dollars. Produced Donna Denise Nicholas on July 12, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan, she spent her early years in Detroit before moving with her mum to Milan, Michigan. Nicholas graduated from Milan High School in 1961 and then entered the University of Michigan as a pre-law major. She then transferred to Tulane University where she majored in fine arts. Nonetheless, she chose to discontinue her studies to be able to join the Free Southern Theater through the Civil Rights Movement. Using a small troupe of actors, they toured in Mississippi, Louisiana and New York performing important plays in the front of rural African-American audiences. Eventually, she moved to New York and worked at St. Mark’s Playhouse, where she had a number of stage plays such as “Song of Lusitania Bogey”, “Daddy Goodness” and “Kongi’s Harvest”. It was in 1968 that her television acting career began and she was cast on an episode of “It Takes a Thief”. Throughout the 1970s, she also accepted big screen roles in such features as “Blacula”, “Let’s Do This Again” and “A Piece of the Action”. Meanwhile, she went on performing on stage and earned her BA degree in Drama from University of Southern California in 1987. Nicholas began her second career as a writer while working to the NBC/CBS’ drama show, “In the Heat of the Night”. Actually, she wrote six episodes of the long-running show. When the show was cancelled, she crafted her writing skills by attending various workshops. Her first novel, Freshwater Road, received excellent recognitions from several publishers and organizations, including the Integrity Award given by the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival in the year 2012. Some of her other movie appearances were in “Proud” (2004), “Ghost Dad” (1990), “Over Here, Mr. President” (1983).