Who is Wesley Snipes ?

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Wesley Trent Snipes (born July 31, 1962) is an American actor, film producer and martial artist.

His prominent film roles include New Jack City (1991), White Men Can’t Jump (1992) and the Marvel Comics character Blade in the Blade film trilogy (1998–2004).

He formed a production company, Amen-Ra Films, in 1991, and a subsidiary, Black Dot Media, to develop projects for film and television.

He has been training in martial arts since the age of 12, earning a 5th dan black belt in Shotokan Karate and 2nd dan black belt in Hapkido.

Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, the son of Maryann (née Long), a teacher’s assistant, and Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer.

He grew up in the Bronx, New York. He attended the High School of Performing Arts of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts but moved back to Florida before he could graduate.

After graduating from Jones High School in Orlando, Snipes returned to New York and attended the State University of New York at Purchase.

He also attended Southwest College in Los Angeles, California.

Who is Wesley Snipes Dating ? Married with ? Children ?

He dated singer Jennifer Lopez from 1994 to 1995.

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He married Nikki Park in 2003.

He has four sons named Jelani, Akhenaten, Alaafia and Alimayu and a daughter named Iset.

What is Wesley Snipes Net Worth ?

Wesley Snipes is an American actor, film producer and martial artist who has a net worth of$10 million dollars.

Quick Facts

  • Birth Day: 1962, July 31
  • Age: 54 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Cancer
  • 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)
  • Divorce: April Dubois (m. 1990)
  • Education: State University of New York
  • Awards: Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
  • TV Show: The Bernie Mac Show