Wesley is an American actor, director, film, producer, martial artist, and author. He has had some prominent film roles, including New Jack City, White Men Can’t Jump, and the Marvel Comics character. He has been active in his career since 1986 to the present age. He has been training martial art since very young earning a 5th dan black belt in Hapkido.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Wesley Snipes Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021
- 9 Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Wesley Trent Snipes was born on 31st July 1962 in Orlando, Florida, U.S.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Wesley Trent Snipes|
|Age:||58 years old|
|Birth Date:||31 July 1962|
|Birth Place:||Orlando, Florida, U.S|
|Parents:||Marian and Wesley Rudolph|
|Spouse:||Nakyung Park (m. 2003), April Dubois (m. 1985–1990)|
|Children:||Jelani Asar Snipes, Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes, Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes, Iset Jua-T Snipes, Alimayu Moa-T Snipes|
|Profession:||Actor, director, film producer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$12 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
He is currently 58 years old, with a height of 1.75 m, and weighs approximately 80 kg. He has a very big and powerful looking chest.
Education, School/College University
He attended the High School of Performing Arts called LaGuardia High School of music and Art performing Arts. He later graduated in Jones High School in Orlando and attended the State University of New York at Purchase. He also attended Southwest College in Los Angeles, California.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Wesley is the son of Marian, a teacher’s assistant and Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer. He grew up in the Bronx, New York. Wesley was raised a Christian but converted to Islam in 1978, later left Islam in 1978. In politics, he is known as a tax protester. Therefore this would categorize him as a Libertarian party as they are opposed to this kind of taxation.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Wesley Snipes has married twice; he first met April Snipes and blessed with a son called Jelani. In 2003, Snipes married painter Nakyung Park with whom they were blessed with four children. He once dated Haille Berry, the relationship never lasted more than a year. Also, in 1991 he dated Jada Pinkett Smith shortly and broke up.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||17 March 2003|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Wesley Snipes Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Nakyung Park|
|Kids:||Jelani Asar Snipes, Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes, Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes, Iset Jua-T Snipes, Alimayu Moa-T Snipes|
Professional Life and Career
Wesley began his career while still at a tender age. He was discovered by an agent while performing in competition at age 23. He made his film debut in the 1986 Goldie Hawn vehicle Wildcats. In 1987, he appeared as Michael Jackson’s nemesis in the Martin Scorsese directed music video ‘Bad.’
He has also played a number of roles in action films like Passenger 57, Demolition Man, Money Train, and others. Additionally, he has appeared in dramas like The Water dance and Disappearing Acts. In 1997, he got the opportunity and won the best actor Volpi Cup at the 54th Venice Film Festival for his performance in the new line cinema one-night stand.
In the 1990s, Snipes and his brother decided to start a security firm called Royal Guard of Amen-Ra, dedicated to providing VIPs with bodyguards trained in law enforcement and martial arts. The name of his film company is Amenra.
In 1996, the first film produced by his company was called ‘A great and Mighty Walk.’ He is a principled individual with a more focused goal. His career began as a simple journey due to his passion and hence decided to concentrate on it. Currently, he is among the most and best celebrity of all time.
Awards & Nominations
He has had the opportunity to win numerous awards Cable ACE Awards as the best actor in a Dramatic Series. He won Image Awards as an outstanding Lead Actor in a motion picture in New Jack City movie.
Wesley Snipes Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021
As of February 2021, He has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He has acquired his wealth through acting as a career plus other business ventures.
Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
There was a rumor that blade would be training his daughter, most likely Fallon Grey. Fallon Grey is a character originally announced by Marvel that would get his own on-going series from. However, he has not been involved in scandals involving relationships affairs
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Wesley’s Facebook page has around 3million fans likes, and his Twitter account has around 2 million followers. On Wesley Instagram account, he has around 1.2 million followers, while on YouTube, Wesley has around 6 million subscribers.
Wesley has proven to be among the most talented fellows of all time. His wealth has been predicted as it will increase due to time. Additionally, he has shown some commitments in his career, rising to a higher level. He has acted as a good role model, good public image personnel.
Despite his positive side, he has also been arrested and served a three-year prison sentence in McKean County, Pennsylvania, for misdemeanor failure to file U.S Federal income tax returns. He was later released in 2013. He is such a courageous individual, as most people find it hard arguing with the Government about some issues, but Wesley does it.