Wesley Snipes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Mar, 2019
Facts of Wesley Snipes
Date of Birth: 1962 , July-31
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Wesley Snipes
Birth Name Wesley Trent Snipes
Father Wesley R. Snipes
Mother Marian Snipes
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Orlando, Florida
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown-Dark
Weight in KG 81 kg
Famous for Actor, film producer, martial artist
Married Yes
Married to April Dubois (m. 1985) Nikki Park (m. 2003)
Children Six
Divorce April Dubois (m. 1990)
Education State University of New York
Awards Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
Movies The Expendables 3
TV Show The Bernie Mac Show
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Wesley Trent Snipes, a Hollywood actor and film producer, is known for portraying a role of Blade in the Marvel’s Blade film trilogy. The actor has landed a number of significant roles in numerous films and TV series including Chaos, Game of Death and Unstoppable. In 2017, he featured in two movies Armed Response and The Recall. 

Early Life, Bio, And Family Of Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes was born with his birth name as Wesley Trent Snipes who was born on July 31, 1962. He is the son of Marian Snipes and Wesley R. Snipes. 

Wesley was born in Orlando, Florida of United States. He is a martial artist as well as a film producer by his profession.

Wesley Snipes' Professional Career 

He was seen with his character as Marvel Comics within Blade film trilogy where he is able to grab the attention of many people as a brilliant actor.

Wesley mother name is Maryann and she was working in a school as a teacher’s assistant as her profession. Likewise, Wesley father is an aircraft engineer whose name is Wesley Rudolph Snipes. His most of the childhood times were spent within The Bronx, New York and he did his early schooling over there.

Wesley joined Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art for his very early phase of schooling. In addition to this, he again joined Jones High School education. After attending the State University of New York he gained some of his interest working in television as well as films.

After his completion of college level of education from Southwest College Los Angeles, he started his career from the age of 23. He made his official debut in the year 1986 and he played as a character of Goldie Hawn within Wildcats which was appreciated by many of his fans from all over the world.

Wesley Snipes' Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income

Wesley Snipes’ estimated net worth is $10 million which as per celebrity net worth. He has amassed a huge amount of net worth from his films and TV series. In 1986, he received $30 million as a salary from his debut film Wildcats. In 1994, his salary was $7 million for Drop Zone. 

In the year, 2004, the actor landed the main role in the super-hit movie Blade: Trinity which was turned out to be a commercially successful as it grossed $128 million at the box office worldwide on a budget of $65 million. For his major role in the movie, the actor was paid around $13 million. The movie starring Jessica Biel and Ryan Reynolds.

In 2010, he was sentenced to three years in prison for failing to file US federal income tax returns. He was required to pay $17 million in taxes, interest, and penalties to the IRS. Snipes has a $10 million lavish house in New Jersey. 

Wesley Snipes' Wife, Married, And Relationship 

Wesley is the responsible and father of six children who is taking good care of his family. In the early time he was dating with his affair April Dubois whom later he got married in the year 1985 and unfortunately, he got divorced in the year 1990.

He got one child from the side of April and for the second time, he got married to his girlfriend Nakyung Park whom he got married after a short time of the affair.

He has 4 children from the side of the park and they officially tied their knot on 17 March 2003. There are no rumors of this couple to get a divorce and his bio claims that he has been properly handling his career and personal life side by side.

Wesley stated in an interview that he got a very understanding spouse who supports him in the correct decision he takes in his life. Wesley enjoys traveling and spending his time with his children and spouse in free moments.

Wesley Snipes' Height, Age, And Other Facts 

  • Wesley's height is 5' 9" (1.75 m) and his weight is also well-managed.
  • Wesley's age as of 2019 is 56 years. 
  • He holds an American nationality and his ethnicity is Black.