Spike Lee
Spike Lee

Spike Lee is a famous American producer, director, actor, and writer. He has a production company named 40 ACRES AND A MULE FILMWORKS. With his production house, he has produced more than thirty-five movies. He did his debut in films with SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT in the year 1986.

Quick Biography

Spike Lee was born on 20th March in the year 1957 in Atlanta in Georgia. He is the son of William Edward Lee and Jacqueline Carroll. He has done several movies, including 25th hour, Inside Man, Jungle Fever, BlackKkKlansman, Malcolm X, and He Got Game. He has examined colorism and race relations, especially in the black community, and he has raised political and poverty issues. He has won several awards for his contribution to the entertainment world.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Shelton Jackson Lee
Age: 63 years old
Birth Date: 20th March 1957
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia (United States)
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: William James Edward Lee III and Jacqueline Carroll
Spouse: Tonya Lewis Lee
m. 1993
Children: Satchel Lee, Jackson Lee
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Weight: 68 kg
Profession: Actor, Director, writer, producer
Net Worth in 2020: $50 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Spike Lee is 63 years old. The height of Spike Lee is around 5 feet 5 inches, and he weights 68 kg. He keeps himself well-maintained even at this age. He eats a healthy diet, and there isn’t any news about him having addicted to drugs or alcohol.

Education, School/College University

He went to JOHN DEWEY HIGH SCHOOL located near Brooklyn. Later on, he got admission to Morehouse College from where he made his movie as a student. He did film courses from Clark ATLANTA UNIVERSITY and then completed his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication in Morehouse College. He got a degree in Fine Arts in TV and film at New York University.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

He is the son of William James Edward Lee and Jacqueline Carroll. His mother was a teacher of black literature and arts while his father was a composer and Jazz musician. He has three siblings who are younger than him named Cinque, David, and Joie. He got his nickname during childhood by his mother. He belongs to American nationality and black ethnicity. He raises political issues about the black community.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Spike Lee With Wife Tonya Lewis
Spike Lee With Wife Tonya Lewis

In the year 1992, he met his wife Tonya Lewis, who is an attorney. They got married to each other in New York in the same year. In the year 1994, both of them were blessed with a daughter named Satchel, and then they had a boy named Jackson in the year 1997.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 2 October 1993
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is SPIKE LEE Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Tonya Lewis
Kids: Satchel Lee, Jackson Lee

Professional Life and Career

He did some independent movies during his graduation. In the year 1985, he appeared in his debut film titled She’s GOTTA HAVE IT. This movie did really well in the box office, and he did many more movies, which made him win several awards. He has also written the story of a video game named NBA 2k16.

He started doing TV commercials in mid-1990 for Nike, Button-Fly jeans, and many more companies.  In the year 1991, he started teaching filmmaking at Harvard, and then he also taught at New York University. At present, he works as a tenured professor at New York University.

Awards & Nominations

Lee has won several awards for his work, including STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD, BAFTA AWARD FOR BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY, PEABODY AWARD, EMMY AWARD, ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY, CANNES GRAND PRIX, ACADEMY HONORARY AWARD, HONORARY CESAR, and many more awards.

Spike Lee Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Spike Lee Net Worth
Spike Lee Net Worth

As of August 2020, The net worth of Spike Lee is around $40 million, which he has earned by working as an actor, producer, and director. He earned around $3 million for the direction of Malcolm X. In the year 1998, he had purchased a house worth $4.75 million, which is $40 million at present.

Rumours and Controversy/Scandal

In the year 1999, he made a comment on Charlton Heston, but he said that it was just a joke. In the year 2005, he commented about the government of the US for displacing black people from New Orleans. McClains filed a lawsuit against him, which was for $1.2 million.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

On Instagram account, he has around 1.3 million followers. He stays connected with his fans by posting new pictures and videos. He expresses his views on the black community and politics on his social media page.

Spike Lee is an amazing actor, producer, and director who always stay honest with his views in real life also. He expresses his views and opinions regarding politics and religion. He supports black ethnicity people living in the US and their movements against the US government to get equality. He has always been a voice for the public in one or the other way. Some people criticize him for being honest, while others support him for his views.

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