Omar Epps Biography

    Published On Jan 12, 2016
    Facts of Omar Epps
    Date of Birth: 1973 , July-20
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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    In 2006, Omar got married to Keisha Spivey. Keisha Spivey is a music artist and she is the former R&B musical group Total. They have been parents twice. They are still together.

    Omar began his professional career as a rapper. He is the founder of the rap group called Wolfpack. Besides rap, he was also good at writing poetry, short stories and songs. He began writing songs since he was 10. In 1988, he appeared in the short movie, The Green Flash playing the role of Charlie. Four years later, he appeared in the movie, Juice playing the role of Q.

    For his role in the movie Love & Basketball, he earned the salary of $700,000. His net worth is estimated to be around $15 million dollars.

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    Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York

    1973

    Five feet and ten inches tall, Omar was born as Omar Hashim Epps in Brooklyn, New York City, New York of United States of America to Bonnie Maria Epps. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

    Began writing songs

    1983

    He began writing songs since he was 10. At the age of 10, he was also good at writing poetry, short stories and songs. During that time joined Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.

    Began his acting career

    1988

    In 1988, he appeared in the short movie, The Green Flash playing the role of Charlie. Four years later, he appeared in the movie, Juice playing the role of Q. In 1993, he was seen in the movie, Daybreak portraying the role of Hunter.

    Appeared in the television series, ER

    1996

    American actor, Omar Epps is also famous for his role in the television series, ER. He appeared in this television series playing the role of Dr. Dennis Gant. Next year, he also appeared in TV series, First Time Felon.

    Married to Keisha Spivey

    2006

    In 2006, Omar got married to Keisha Spivey. Keisha Spivey is a music artist and she is the former R&B musical group Total. They have been parents twice. They were in love with each other before getting married in 2006.

    Second child, K'mari Mae Epps

    2004

    He became father for the second time in his life in 2004. As a loving couple, he and Keisha Spivey welcomed their first child together and that was in July. That time it was a baby girl and they named her K'mari Mae Epps. 

    Second child, Amir Epps

    2007

    He also became father for the third time in his life and that was in 2007. He and his loving wife, Keisha Spivey welcomed their second child together and that was on 25th of December and that time it was a son and they named him Amir Epps. 

    Won Image Awards

    2007

    Image Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if anyone wins this award. He has also been honored with this award several times. He won this award for the first time in 2007 and that was for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

    Won Monte-Carlo TV Festival

    1997

    Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also been honored with several of them. In 1997, he got his first nomination in Monte-Carlo TV Festival and he was honored with this award that year for Best Actor.