The hard-working actor Derek Luke is an inspiration to all the people out there who wants to pursue their career in the film industry. He is best known for his performances in movies like Antwone Fisher, Captain America: The First Avenger, and the series such as The Americans and 13 Reasons Why.
Bio & Early Life Of Derek Luke
Derek Luke was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the U.S.A. on April 24 under the constellation sign Taurus. He belongs to the black ethnicity and holds American nationality.
He is the son of Maurice Luke and mother, Marjorie Dixon. He spent his childhood along with his siblings, Maurice Luke, and Daniel Luke in his birthplace.
Derek Luke's Career
Derek Luke began his career from a minor role in the television series The King of Queens in 1999. Later, he worked as one of the four male leads in the film Miracle at St.Anna replacing the actor Wesley Spines.
Similarly, Luke is also a part of the show Trauma and the music video, Teenage Love Affair. He also appeared in the films such as Notorious, Friday Night Lights. Additionally, the star featured as Gabe Jones in the movie Captain America: The First Avenger.
Moreover, he also performed in the series like The Americans, Empire, 13 Reasons Why, God Friended Me. In his career, he worked alongside Aimee Garcia, Taylor Kinney, Cliff Curtis, Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Alison Wright, Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, and many more.
Derek Luke's Net Worth & Salary
The net worth of the talented actor Derek is $5 million as per the Celebrity NetWorth. He earns a ma s sive fortune and a huge salary from his career.
He has done a lot of films and TV series and here is some list of his movies along with its box office collection and budget.
|Movies||Box Office Collection||Budget||Cast Members|
|Friday Night Lights||$62 million||$30 million||Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez, Lucas Black, Garrett Hedlund, Amber Heard|
|Notorious||$44.4 million||$20 million||Jamal Woolard, Angela Ba s sett, Anthony Mackie|
|Captain America: The First Avenger||$370.6 million||$140–216.7 million||Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Neal McDonough, Stanley Tucci|
|Baggage Claim||$22.5 million||$8.5 million||Paula Patton, Adam Brody, Djimon Hounsou, Trey Songz, Christina Milian, Boris Kodjoe|
|Self/less||$30.5 million||$26 million||Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, Matthew Goode, Victor Garber, Ben Kingsley|
Derek Luke's Married, Wife & Kids
Derek Luke is married to Sophia Adella Luke in 1998, but, the details of their wedding ceremony is not available. His wife is an actress best known for his performances in Spartan, Knockout, and Lying in Wait.
To date, there is no news about their conflicts. Neither there are any rumors of their extramarital affairs and divorce. Taking about his children, the couple shares a daughter from their relationship but her identity is missing.
Age, Height & Other Facts
- Age: As of 2019, Luke is 45 years old.
- Height: Derek's height is 5 feet 11 inches or 180 cm.
- Weight: He weighs 80 kg or 176 lbs.
- Body Measurements: The actor has maintained 48 inches chest, 35 inches waist, and 15 inches biceps.
- Birth Sign: Taurus
by samikshya, 19 Jun, 2019