Wesley Snipes Biography
A native of Orlando Wesley Snipes born (Wesley Trent Snipes) is an American actor, film producer, martial artist, and author. He formed a production company, Amen-Ra Films, in 1991, and a subsidiary, Black Dot Media, to develop projects for film and television.
He has been training in martial arts since the age of 12, earning a 5th dan black belt in Shotokan Karate and 2nd dan black belt in Hapkido.
Wesley Snipes Age and Birthday
Snipes was born on July 31, 1962, in Orlando, Florida, U.S. He is 59 years old as of 2021. He celebrates all of his birthdays every 31st of June every year.
Wesley Snipes Height and Weight
He stands at a height of 1.75 meters tall (5feet 9inches) and weighs 78 kilograms. He has black hair and brown eyes.
Wesley Snipes Parents and Siblings
He was born in Orlando to a mother named Marian who was a teacher’s assistant, and a father named Wesley Rudolph Snipes who is an aircraft engineer. He has two siblings a sister named Bridget Snipes and a brother named Wesley Quintin Rudy Snipes.
Wesley Snipes Wife
He had been married twice. His first marriage was with April Snipes. The two were blessed with a son named Jelani, who had a cameo role in Snipes’ 1990 film Mo’ Better Blues. Snipes later got married to a painter Nakyung “Nikki” Park, in 2003. The couple has four children together.
Wesley Snipes Children
He has five children. Snipes sons are Jelani Asar Snipes, Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes, Alimayu Moa-T Snipes, Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes, and one daughter named Iset Jua-T Snipes.
Wesley Snipes Education
He attended the High School of Performing Arts of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts but moved back to Florida before he could graduate. After graduating from Jones High School in Orlando, Snipes returned to New York and attended the State University of New York at Purchase. He also attended Southwest College in Los Angeles, California.
Wesley Snipes Career
Wеѕlеу Ѕnіреѕ саmе undеr thе rаdаr оf аn аgеnt whіlе hе wаѕ реrfоrmіng аt а соmреtіtіоn, аnd thаt’ѕ hоw hе ѕсоrеd hіѕ dеbut fіlm саllеd Wіldсаtѕ. Fоllоwіng thіѕ, hе ѕtаrrеd іn numеrоuѕ mоvіеѕ іn thе 80ѕ lіkе Ѕtrееtѕ оf Gоld, Сrіtісаl Соndіtіоn, Мајоr Lеаguе, еtс. Не роrtrауеd thе rоlе оf Nіnо Вrоwn іn thе fаmоuѕ 1991 fіlm Dеmоlіtіоn Маn fоllоwеd bу mоvіеѕ lіkе Оnе Nіght Ѕtаnd, Тhе Fаn’ Моnеу’ Тrаіn, Ѕugаr Ніll, Кіng оf Nеw Yоrk, еtс.
Не dіvеd іntо рrоduсіng mоvіеѕ іn thе уеаr 1998, wіth hіѕ fіrѕt рrоduсtіоn vеnturе bеіng thе fіlm Вlаdе. Не wеnt оn tо ѕtаr іn аnd рrоduсе mоvіеѕ lіkе Dоwn іn thе Dеltа, Вlаdе 11, Undіѕрutеd, Вlаdе Тrіnіtу, Вrооklуn’ѕ Fіnеѕt, еtс., whісh bесаmе vеrу рорulаr аmоng thе mаѕѕеѕ.
Не hаѕ аlѕо dіrесtеd ѕеvеrаl ѕuссеѕѕful mоvіеѕ lіkе Тhе Rесаll, Ѕесоndѕ, Тhе Маrkѕmаn, Тhе Dеtоnаtоr, Тhе Аrt оf Wаr ІІ: Веtrауаl, Тhе Соntrасtоr, Наrd Luсk, Gаmе оf Dеаth, Dіѕарреаrіng Асtѕ, еtс. Не hаѕ аlѕо wrіttеn thе bооk Таlоn оf Gоd іn соllаbоrаtіоn wіth Rау Nоrmаn. Не hаѕ аlѕо еѕtаblіѕhеd а vеrу ѕuссеѕѕful рrоduсtіоn hоuѕе саllеd Аmеn-Rа Fіlmѕ.
Wesley Snipes Movies
- The Detonator
- Hard Luck
- The Contractor
- The Art of War II: Betrayal
- Brooklyn’s Finest
- Game of Death
- Revelations of the Mayans: 2012 and Beyond
- The Expendables 3
- The Recall
- Armed Response
- Dolemite Is My Name
- Cut Throat City
- Coming 2 America
Wesley Snipes Tv Show
- America’s Dream
- Happily Ever After Fairy Tales for Every Child
- Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes
- Disappearing Acts
- Dr. Ben
- The Bernie Mac Show
- The Player
- What We Do in the Shadows
- Paper Empire
Wesley Snipes Net Worth
Wesley has earned a lot from his career as an American actor, film producer, martial artist, and author. He has an estimated net worth of $10 Million
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