Derek Luke Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Jun, 2019
Facts of Derek Luke
Date of Birth: 1974 , April-24
Age: 45 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Derek Luke
Father Maurice Luke
Mother Marjorie Dixon
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Jersey City, NJ
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Waist size 35 inches
Chest Size 48 inches
Bicep Size 15 inches
Weight in KG 80
Married Yes
Married to Sophia Adella Luke
Children 1
Education Linden High School
Online Presence Twitter
Movies Antwone Fisher, Friday Night Lights, Notorious, Captain America: The First Avenger
TV Show Trauma, 13 Reasons Why, The Americans
Siblings Maurice Luke, Daniel Luke
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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 GarciaTaylor KinneyCliff CurtisKeri RussellMatthew RhysAlison WrightDylan MinnetteKatherine 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 massive 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 Bassett, 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

CAPTION: Derek Luke and his wife Sophia Adella Luke SOURCE: photobucket

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

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