Angela Bassett Receives Third Yale Degree - Doctorate of Fine Arts!

Angela Bassett Receives Third Yale Degree
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Angela Bassett Receives Third Yale Degree

Actress Angela Bassett is the epitome of beauty and brains! In a world full of one dimensional role models… choose to be an Angela. Accomplished, successful, proud of her roots and still raising the bar high. Just this week, Black Panther‘s Angela Bassett Receives Third Yale Degree, a Doctorate of Fine Arts.

Angela Bassett Receives Third Yale Degree – Doctorate of Fine Arts

Angela Bassett Receives Third Yale Degree





A third degree from the University of Yale comes as no surprise to true Angela Bassett fans. This is because Bassett is no stranger to success. Her entertainment award-winning career spans over several decades and she has worked with the best of the best.

As a result, this year she not only stars in yet another television show on FOX network; but also, is soaking in the humongous success of Marvel’s Black Panther. One of the franchise’s and industry’s biggest box office draws ever in history.

Angela Bassett Receives Third Yale Degree

Nonetheless, before the dazzling lights of Hollywood, Angela had already shone bright with her intellect. The Yale alumni attended the university and picked up two degrees during the early eighties. What has Bassett achieved in total at Yale? Below is a listing of her academic achievements in chronological order:

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree – in African American Studies (1980).
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree from Yale School of Drama (1983)
  • Doctorate of Fine Arts (2018)

Angela Bassett Receives Third Yale Degree

Simply amazing! Therefore, how does Angela Bassett feel about being honored by Yale with a third degree? She states, “My heart is full! God blessed me REAL good! Thank you Yale for this blessed honor!” Sounds like real joy and accomplishment to us!

Angela Bassett Receives Third Yale Degree

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