Don Cheadle Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Movies, TV Shows, Net Worth, Salary

Don Cheadle Biography

A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Don Cheadle born Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. is an American actor, author, director, producer, and writer.

Don built his acting career in the 1990s after being featured in Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Rebound: The Legend of Earl ‘The Goat’ Manigault(1996), Rosewood”(1997), and Boogie Nights (1997). He did early roles in Hamburger Hill (1987), and as the gangster “Rocket” in the film Colors (1988). His collaboration with director Steven Soderbergh resulted in the films Out Of Sight (1998), Traffic (2000), and The Ocean’s Trilogy (2001-2007).

Don Cheadle Age and Birthday

American actor, Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. was born on November 29th, 1964 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Cheadle is 56 years old as of 2020. He celebrates his birthday on November 29th every year.

Don Cheadle Height and Weight

Don who is an American actor measures a standing height of 5 feet 8 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.74 meters. He also weighs 74 kilograms which is equivalent to 163 lbs. He has black hair and brown eye colors.

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Don Cheadle Family, Parents, and Siblings

Don is the son of Bettye North Cheadle, his mother, and Donald Frank Cheadle Sr., his father. His mother is a teacher while his father is a clinical psychologist. Frank Cheadle Jr. has a sister, Cindy, and a brother, Colin. His family moved from city to city throughout his childhood.

Don Cheadle Dating, Wife and Children

Don is the loving husband to Brigid Coulter. Brigid is an actress as well as a co-star in Rosewood. The couple has been blessed with two children.

Don Cheadle Education and Career


Frank Cheadle Jr. attended Hartley Elementary School in Lincoln, Nebraska, from 1970 to 1974. Don graduated in 1982 from East High School in Denver, Colorado. During high school, he played saxophone in the jazz band, sang in the choirs, and was active in the theater department, performing in musicals, plays, and mime shows under the direction of Catherine Davis. He went on to attend the California Institute of the Arts, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Theater in 1986.


Cheadle first received widespread notice for his portrayal of Mouse Alexander in the film Devil in a Blue Dress, for which he won Best Supporting Actor awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the National Society of Film Critics and was nominated for similar awards from the Screen Actors Guild and the NAACP Image Awards.

Following soon thereafter was his performance in the title role of the 1996 HBO TV movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl “The Goat” Manigault. He also starred in the 1997 film Volcano, directed by Mick Jackson. He also starred in Rush Hour 2, with Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker.

Cheadle extended his global recognition with his role as James Rhodes / War Machine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, replacing Terrence Howard. He appeared as the character in Iron Man 2 (2010), Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Captain Marvel (2019), Avengers: Endgame (2019), The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021) and will reprise the role in the upcoming Disney+ series Armor Wars.

Don Cheadle Net Worth and Salary

The American actor, Cheadle, has an estimated net worth of $35 million. Daon gained great fortune from his acting career. His annual salary is currently under review. This information will soon be updated.

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