Malik was once married to Trisha Mann. Trisha Mann is a model. She is also an actress. As a loving spouse they became parents of a child, daughter Dena.
On 21st of December 2003, Malik got married for the second time in his life and that was with Cat Wilson. Cat Wilson is also a popular actress. She is also a producer. They are in the process of separation these days.
Malik was interested in acting since he was child. As he was so keen on acting, he finally made his acting debut in 1993. That year, he appeared on the television series, Where I Live and movie, Cool Runnings. Next year, he starred the role of Det. Julius Clarence 'J.C.' Williams on the television series, New York Undercover and for this role he got his rise in fame. These days, he has been starring the role of Vernon Turner on the FOX drama series, Empire. The actual figure about his salary is unknown but his net worth is expected to be around $3 million dollars.