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Omar Epps Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Tue Jan, 2016
Omar Epps

Facts of Omar Epps

Date of Birth: 1973 , July-20
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

Quick Timeline of Omar Epps

1973 Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York
1983 Began writing songs
1988 Began his acting career
1996 Appeared in the television series, ER
2006 Married to Keisha Spivey
2004 Second child, K'mari Mae Epps
2007 Second child, Amir Epps
2007 Won Image Awards
1997 Won Monte-Carlo TV Festival

Detail Timeline of Omar Epps

July 20 , 1973

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York

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.

1983

Began writing songs

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.

1988

Began his acting career

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.

1996

Appeared in the television series, ER

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.

2006

Married to Keisha Spivey

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.

2004

Second child, K'mari Mae Epps

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. 

December 25 , 2007

Second child, Amir Epps

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. 

2007

Won Image Awards

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.

1997

Won Monte-Carlo TV Festival

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.

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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.