Duane Martin is an American film and television actor best known for playing the role of Willie in White Men Can't Jump, Jr. Philips in The Inkwell, Kyle Lee Watson in Above the Rim and Robert James in All of Us.
He was previously married to 'My Wife and Kids' star Tisha Campbell-Martin with who she shares two sons Ezekiel Martin and Xen Martin.
Born in Brooklyn, Graduated From New York University
Duane Martin was born on August 11, 1965, in Brooklyn, New York, the United States of America. He is the only child of his parents.
He is the son-in-law of Clifton Campbell, who was a factory worker and singer and Mona Campbell, who was a nurse, vocal coach, gospel singer and talent manager.
Additionally, he is the brother-in-law of Jermaine Campbell and Tiara Campbell. Martin is of American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.
He completed his graduation from New York University. While in the university, he played NCAA Division III basketball.
Film and Television Career
Duane Martin made his television debut in the popular NBC comedy series, Out All Night, alongside Patti LaBelle, Morris Chestnut and Vivica A. Fox. He appeared in 20 episodes of the series from 1992 to 1993.
Prior to his appearance in Out All Night, he had played minor roles in Moe's World (1990), Against the Law (1991), Roc (1992) and CBS Schoolbreak Special (1992).
In 1994, Martin was featured in a music video "I'll Make Love to You" by the Boyz II Men. In 1998, he was a cast along with Jon Cryer and Vivica in the Fox television sitcom, Getting Personal.
He played the role of a TV reporter, Robert James, in 88 episodes of the UPN and The CW television sitcom, All of Us, from 2003 to 2007. His other television appearances include Rita Rocks (2009) and The Paul Reiser Show (2011).
His film credits include The Seat Filler (2004), Above the Rim (1994), The Inkwell (1994) and White Men Can't Jump (1992).
Whopping Net Worth of $15 Million
Duane Martin has earned a substantial amount of money throughout his successful film and television career. The 54-year-old actor has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
He and his estranged wife Tisha Campbell-Martin had a $1,597,000 worth mansion in West Shore Road, Lake Arrowhead, California, which they have already sold. The house had 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
Marriage and Divorce With Wife Tisha Campbell-Martin
Duane Martin seems to be single right now but the All of Us star was previously married to the My Wife and Kids actress Tisha Campbell-Martin.
The former husband-wife duo tied the knot on August 17, 1996.
After 22 years of marriage, the pair called it quits and shortly after the split, the actress filed for divorce from the actor in February 2018. She cited as "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split.
The former couple is parents of two children; sons Ezekiel Martin and Xen Martin. Following the divorce, Martin is not dating anyone currently.
by Arsad, 11 Oct, 2019