Donald Faison Biography

Updated On Feb 19, 2019 Published On Nov 24, 2015
Facts of Donald Faison
Date of Birth: 1974 , June-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Donald Faison
Birth Name Donald Adeosun Faison
Father Donald Faison
Mother Shirley Faison
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Harlem, New York City, New York
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Brown-Dark
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 62 kg
Married Yes
Married to CaCee Cobb (m. 2012), Lisa Askey (m. 2001)
Children Kaya Faison, Rocco Faison, Wilder Frances Faison, Kobe Faison, Dade Faison, Sean Faison-Ince
Divorce Lisa Askey (m. 2005)
Education Professional Children's School
Awards BET Comedy Award
Movies Clueless 1995
TV Show Scrubs 2001 – 2010
Siblings Olamide Faison, Dade Faison
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American film and voice actor, Donald Faison is popular for portraying the role of Dr. Chris Turk in the comedy-drama Scrubs. He is also known for his role in the movies like Remember the Titans and Uptown Girls. He is also a comedian and is reputed for his work on CBS comedy pilot The Odds.

Donald Faison's Early Life

Donald Faison was born Donald Adeosun Faison on 22nd of June 1974 and is 44 years old as of early 2019. He was born in New York City, New York, the United States of America to father Shirley and father Faison Donald Faison. He is of American nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity.

Donald Faison's Career

Though Donald Faison's parent’s profession was not mainly related to acting, they were on the National Black Theatre in Harlem. Having such an acting background, he began acting since 1989 appearing in the movie Glory.

Donald also appeared in Folgers Coffee commercial when he was just seventeen. He got some rise in the fame after he appeared in the 1995 movie, Clueless. He got the role of Christopher Turk in the television series, Scrubs in 2001.

Till the date, Donald has appeared in numerous television series and movies like Supermansion, Adventure Time, American Dad!, Robot Chicken, Felicity, Little Evil, Pitch Perfect, Uptown Girls, Double Whammy, and many others.

Donald Faison's Net Worth

As of early 2019, Donald Faison's net worth is reported to be around $12 million that he earned from his acting career. His net worth in 2015 was estimated to be around $10 million.

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Donald Faison's Personal Life

Donald was married twice and divorced once. On 27th of February 2001, Donald got married to Lisa Askey. As a loving spouse, they welcomed three children together. They got divorced in 2005. The exact reason behind their divorce is not disclosed until the date.

After that, Donald began his love affairs with Cacee Cobb. Cacee Cobb is also a film industry personnel. After six years of love life, they got married on 15 December 2012. Together they welcomed two children.

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Born in New York City, New York

June 22 , 1974

Born on 22nd of June 1974, his birth name was Donald Adeosun Faison and he was born in New York City, New York, United States of America to Shirleyand Faison Donald Faison. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

Began his acting career

1989

Though his parent’s profession was not mainly related to acting they were on the National Black Theatre in Harlem. Having such an acting background, he began acting since 1989 from the movie, Glory. He also appeared in Folgers coffee commercial when he was just 17.

Appeared in television series, Scrubs

2001

He got some rise in his fame after he appeared in 1995 movie, Clueless. He finally got the role of Christopher Turk in the television series, Scrubs since 2001. He appeared in this television series for about ten years and he also got nominated in several awards from this role.

First child, Sean Faison

1997

He became father for the first time in his life in 1997 and that was from this first love life. He and his unknown girlfriend who he hated for few years welcomed their first child together in 1997 and it was a son and they named him, Sean Faison. 

Married to Lisa Askey

February 27 , 2001

Though he became father from his first love, this love life came to an end within few years and then he began dating Lisa Askey. After few years of love life they finally got engaged and then they got married on 27th of February 2001.

Welcomed twins

1999

After he met Lisa Askey for the first time somewhere in 1998, he fell in love with her and then he began dating her. Within a year, their relationship became fruitful as they welcomed a twins and it was a son and a daughter.

Divorced with Lisa Askey

2005

On 27th of February 2001, Donald got married to Lisa Askey. As a loving spouse they welcomed three children together. They got divorced in 2005. It was rumored that his cheated on her and that was the main reason that dissolved their married life. 

Began dating Cacee Cobb

2006

Soon after his divorce with his first was finalized he was seen dating Cacee Cobb. Cacee Cobb is also a film industry personal, she is a miscellaneous Crew and she is also famous for her work Jessica Simpson: A Public Affair and Jessica Simpson: The price of beauty. 

Married to Cacee Cobb

December 15 , 2012

After that, Donald began his love affairs with Cacee Cobb. Cacee Cobb is also a film industry personal. After six years of love life they got married on 15 December 2012. Together they welcomed two children. They are still together and they are living healthy married life. 

Sixth child, Wilder Frances

2015

He also welcomed a son after being married with love of his life, Cacee Cobb. Within a year after being married with her they welcomed their first son, Rocco Frances and in 2015 they also welcomed their second child together a little baby girl named Wilder Frances.

Won BET Comedy Awards

2004

In 2004, for starring the role of Dr. Chris Turk in the comedy-drama Scrubs, he got his first nomination in BET Comedy Awards. That year he won this award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He also won this award the following year from the same category. 

Appeared in the NBA All-Star Weekend's Celebrity Game

February 13 , 2009

Just before the valentine’s day of 2009, he was seen playing the basketball in the NBA All-Star Weekend's Celebrity Game. Besides this one he has also participated in NBA Hall of Famers Clyde Drexler and Dominique Wilkins.

Net Worth

2019

As of early 2019, Donald Faison's net worth is reported to be around $12 million.