He is a married man. He got married to Kasi Lemmons and that was in year 1995. His wife is an American film director and actress. They have two children together a son, Henry Hunter, and a daughter, Zora. They are still together and there is no any sign of getting divorce.
He is American by nationality and is of black ethnicity. He is very talented actor and appeared in several popular movies such as One Good Cop, Passion Fish, Sugar Hill, Coming To America, Crooklyn, Drop Squad, Eve's Bayou,Turn It Up and Romeo+ Juliet. By the age of 59, his net worth is 2 million dollar.