Quick Facts of

  • First NameDawnn
  • Middle NameJewel
  • Last NameLewis
  • Net Worth$ 4 million
  • CareerSinger
  • Age60 Years
  • Height5 Feet 7 inches
  • MotherJoyce Lewis
  • FatherCarl Lewis
  • HusbandJohnny Newman

How Much Is Net Worth of Dawnn Lewis?

Best known for the role of Jaleesa Vinson- Taylor in the NBC television sitcom A Different World, Dawnn Lewis is an American singer, voice actress, songwriter, and actress. She appeared in the sitcom from the start in 1987 until its end in 1992.

Professional since 1987, Lewis has appeared in several TV shows and films like Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper, I’m Gonna Git You Sucka, and several more. 

As of 2022, Lewis’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million

Dawnn Lewis’s Net Worth- Career, Salary, and Income Sources

Dawnn started singing at 4 and began acting at the young age of 11. She appeared in several commercials at the initial stage of her career. 

Her breakthrough role came in 1987 when she was cats as Jaleesa Vinson in the American sitcom A Different World (1987-1992) alongside Bill Cosby and Stu Gardener.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Dawnn has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of June 2022. 

She gathers her huge fortune from her multiple careers as an actress, voice actress, and singer/songwriter.

Her worth can be compared to American actress Jessy Schram ($3 million) and Kellita Smith ($3 million).

Another career boost for Lewis came in 1992, as she appeared in ABC’s Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper as Robin Dumars for 20 episodes.

She also co-starred in the Disney Channel Original Movies: The Poof Point as Marigold Ballord and Let It Shine as Gail DeBarge.

As a voice actor, she voiced the character Storm of the X-Men in three games, Granny Grim on The Grim Adventured of Billy and Mandy, female Shokan in Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm, LaBarbara in Futurama, and many more.

As per various sources, the average salary of an actress/actor ranges around $48,000 to $52,000 with a median bonus of $1,032 per year. Whereas, a voice actor can earn around $35,360 and above. 

Current Career Update

Currently, she is voicing Fannie Granger on DreamWork’s Spirit Riding Free since 2018

Likewise, she also voice the character The Chief on Netflix’s animated Carmen Sandiego

Endorsements Deals, Sponsorships, Charity & Social Media Earnings 

As an actress, Lewis has endorsed several popular brands and designers to date, which also add up to her fortune.

She is also sponsored by different expensive clothing and footwear brands.

Besides her busy schedule, she is quite active on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram.

According to Influencer Marketing Hub, she can earn at the range of $63.75 to $106.25 per sponsored post.

Moreover, she is also involved in several charity and fundraising programs. 

Lewis founded a non-profit organization A New Day Foundation aiming to provide financial and programmatic support toward the empowerment and education of undeserved youth. 

Dawnn Lewis
Source: YouTube

They also provide capacity in building pro bono services to assist grassroots/small non-profits and to provide general support services in underserved communities. 

Assets, Lifestyle, House, Tax, Insurance, and Expenses

The beautiful actress resides in a million-dollar mansion which is located in Woodland Hills, California. The house covers 2,762 sq.ft area with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. 

Dawnn purchased the house for $1.015 million in May 2004.

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Similarly, she pays around $8,049 as annual property taxes to the government. 

Besides, information regarding her other assets and car collection is not disclosed yet. Her expenses are mainly based on foods, accommodations, travel, and cars. 

Dawnn Lewis’s Personal Life: Age, Height, Husband, Family, & Divorce

Dawnn J. Lewis was born on 13th August 1961 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York to Carl and Joyce Lewis. 

She holds American nationality and has mixed (Afro-American and Guyanese) descent.

She went to the High School of Music and Art located in New York which is now known as Fiorello H. LaGaurdia High School

Dawnn Lewis then went to the University of Miami and graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in 1982

Dawnn was married to former NBA player Johnny Newman. The couple tied the knot in 2004, however, they got divorced in 2006 due to personal reasons. 

Besides this, Lewis is not involved in any kind of relationship. 

As of June 2022, her age is 60 and has a height of 5 ft. 7 inches (170 cm).