Charles Malik Whitfield Biography
American actor, Charles Malik Whitfield has a significant impact on the entertainment industry. He is known for his appearances in Fresh as Smokey (1994), The Temptations as Otis Williams (1998), Behind Enemy Lines as Rodway (2001), and Notorious as Wayne (2009).
Early Life And Career Of Charles Malik Whitfield
Charles Malik Whitfield was born on August 1, 1972, in The Bronx, New York, under the birth sign Leo. He belongs to white-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
During his early teen, Malik was involved in drugs. During an interview, he said:
"I came up through the journey of selling drugs. I made my first million dollars at age 14. It's not something I'm proud of, but it's an unfortunate part of my past."
Talking about his career, Charles Malik Whitfield made his acting debut in 1968, appearing in an episode of ABC Daytime soap opera, One Life to Live. After that, he has a minor role in such series, Fresh, New York Undercover, Touched by an Angel, and LateLine.
In 1998, he was selected for the lead role, Otis Williams in Television miniseries, The Temptations, alongside D.B. Woodside, Bianca Lawson, Tina Lifford, and others. Also, he was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Further, he started as James Mooney in American drama series, The Guardian from 2001 to 2003.
Further, he has a guest role in the number of TV series such as CSI: Miami, Castle, The Game, Rizzoli & Isles, Body of Proof, Private Practice, White Collar, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Good Wife, and Scorpion. In Addition, Malik Whitfield has a recurring role, FBI Agent Victor Henriksen in American dark fantasy television series, Supernatural, along with Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, and others.
Moreover, he has notable roles in several other TV series such as The Night Shift, If Loving You Is Wrong, Empire, The Game, and many others. As of now, he is busy on his up-coming projects such as Perceptions, Love Dot Com: the Social Experiment, The Patrolman, and South Beacon Hill.
Charles Malik Whitfield's Net Worth
Charles Malik Whitfield holds an estimated net worth of $1 million, he garnered that sum by working in various TV series. In addition, the average salary of a television actor is $50.88 per hour and $100,000, per year, however, it depends on the popularity and experience of an actor. Besides, the average salary of a film actor is $17.00 per hour and $81,000 per year.
Charles Malik Whitfield's Personal Life
Prior, Charles aged 46 (2019) was married to then-wife Tiqua Meed and shared two children. The couple, however, divorced citing irresponsible differences. Besides, there is no news of his relationships and affairs.
With the limited information available, we can assume him to be single.
He stands at the height of 6' 0½" (1.84 m).