Satellite Awards winner for Best Ensemble, beautiful television personality, Rutina Wesley is an actress from the United States. She is an actress from all the three formats of acting. She is mainly popular for starring the role of Tara Thornton on the HBO series True Blood.
Rutina Wesley's early life and education
Rutina Wesley was born as Rutina L. Wesley on 1 February 1979 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States of America on the laps of mother Cassandra Wesley and father Ivery Wheeler.
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Regarding her ethnicity and nationality, Rutina Wesley is a Black American actress.
Rutina Wesley's education
Rutina received her formal education from Las Vegas Academy. During her high school days, she also attended Simba Studios and the West Las Vegas Arts Center and studied dancing there.
With the completion of her high school graduation, she got enrolled at the University of Evansville with a major in Theatre Performance.
She finally earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2001 and then she got enrolled at Juilliard School. She graduated from there in May 2005.
Rutina Wesley's career
She made her acting debut in 2007 by starring the role of Raya Green in the movie How She Moves, starring Keyshia Cole and DeRay Davis. Next year she appeared in the TV series Numb3rs, opposite to Judd Hirsch.
Rutina Wesley's married life and divorce
On 5th of June 2005, Rutina Wesley got married to her long time boyfriend Jacob Fishel. Jacob Fishel is also an actor and he is also her former Juilliard classmate.
It is also said that she had q romantic love affair and relationship with her now husband Jacob Fishel for several years before getting married.
Rutina Wesley's divorce
The boyfriend and girlfriend couple dated for many years and eventually conduct their wedding ceremony. But, unfortunately, in August 2013, Rutina filed for divorce and the divorce was only finalized in 2014, after 11 years of marriage.
Rutina Wesley's net worth
She has been earning a lucrative amount of salary and her net worth is said to be around $4 million dollars.
Further, there are no details concerning the salary she receives from her works in movies and TV shows.
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