Mekhi Phifer Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Mar, 2016
Facts of Mekhi Phifer
Date of Birth: 1974 , December-19
Age: 45 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Mekhi Phifer
Mother Rhoda Phifer
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Harlem, New York City
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 8 million
Salary N/A
Famous for Director ,Producer ,Rapper
Married Yes
Married to Reshelet Barnes
Children 2
Movies The Divergent Series: Allegiant
TV Show House of Lies
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Mekhi Phifer is an actor of American nationality known best for appearing as Dr. Greg Pratt on the ABC medical drama ER. He was born to mother Rhoda Phifer on the 19th of December, 1974. Due to his success in the field of acting and for his appearances in movies and television, his bio and career details are widely searched by fans all around the world.

Mekhi was born on Harlem, New York City and is of Nigerian Origin. He was interested in acting since a very small age and attended an open casting call for Clockers. He obtained the role over a thousand other people, as a narcotics dealer. After success of this role, he was later cast in the feature film High School High and then on I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. His most notable role up to date has been as Dr. Gregory Pratt in the medical drama ER. He started the role on 2002 in April and left the show in the 15th season on 2008. His role made him nominated twice for the NAACP Image Award.

Apart from this, the television roles of Phifer include acting in Brainís Song, Subway Stories: Tales From the Underground, The Tuskegee Airmen etc. He has also performed alongside Beyonce Knowles and has started in the movie Carmen: A Hip Hopera. His recurring role includes acting on Homicide: Life on the Street on the 5th and 6th season and he guest started in New York Undercover. He is also cast in the Fox drama Lie to Me and has appeared on the big screen in Hellís Kitchen, NYC, Tears of a Crown, Spud Webb, Impostor, Paid in Full and appeared alongside Eminem in the Academy Award winning song Lose Yourself. His recent role includes appearing in Torchwood, Husbands and White Collar.

Phifer dated Claudia Jordan previously. The couple separated and he started a relationship with Malinda Williams on 1999. The couple wed on 1999 and was together until 2003. After his relationship with spouse Malinda ended in a divorce, he briefly had an affair with Oni Souratha on 2004. After they split, he has been married to wife Reshelet Barnes since 2013. The couple wed on 2013 and has been together since. He has two children in total. His first son, Omikaye was born from his former spouse actress Malinda Williams. His second son is named Mekhi Thira Phifer and he was born on October, 2007 to his girlfriend Oni Souratha. Apart from that, he has no other children. He seems to be devoted to his current wife and has no extra marital relations.

Mekhi Phifer had a net worth of 8 million dollars but he recently filed for bankruptcy thus his salary now must be low. He has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches.