Wesley Snipes Biography

Published On Mar 27, 2018
Facts of Wesley Snipes
Date of Birth: 1962 , July-31
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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Wesley completed his graduation from Jones High School in Orlando, Snipes and returned back to New York, where he enrolled at the State University of New York at Purchase. He also studied at Southwest College in Los Angeles, California.

Wesley made his acting debut in an American sports comedy movie, Wildcats, which was directed by Michael Ritchie. The co-stars of this movie are Goldie Hawn, James Keach, and Swoosie Kurtz. The movie made a collection of $26,285,544 at the box office.      

After her successful debut as an actor, Wesley appeared in one of the hit American ensemble action movie, The Expendables 3, which was directed by Patrick Hughes. The co-stars of this movie are Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Antonio Banderas, and Kellan Lutz. The movie became a huge hit and made a collection of $214.6 million at the box office against the budget of $90 million. 

Similarly, Wesley has appeared in numerous movies and television series including Critical Condition, King of New York, The Waterdance, White Men Can't Jump, Demolition Man, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, Waiting to Exhale, The Art of War, Gallowwalkers, Chi-Raq, A Man Called Hawk, Happily Ever After Fairy Tales for Every Child, The Bernie Mac Show, and The Player.   

Wesley is an American by nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. He has been married twice in his life. He was first married to his longtime girlfriend, April Snipes. The couple is blessed with a son named Jelani. Despite a healthy beginning, he was unable to continue his married life with his wife and divorced. 

After his divorce from his first spouse, he got married to Nakyung "Nikki" Park. He has four children with his second wife. He lives a happily married life with his spouse and children.  

Most of Wesley income comes from his acting career. He received $3 million as a salary for his role in Wildcats and $7 million for his role in a movie named Drop Zone. According to some source, his current net worth is estimated to be $10 million.  

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Born in Orlando, Florida

1962

Wesley was born in Orlando, Florida, the United States to Marian and Wesley Rudolph Snipes. He was raised in the Bronx, New York along with her siblings. 

Appeared in Wildcats

1986

Wesley appeared in an American sports comedy movie, Wildcats, which was directed by Michael Ritchie. The co-stars of this movie are Goldie Hawn, James Keach, and Swoosie Kurtz. The movie made a collection of $26,285,544, at the box office.  

Appeared in The Expendables 3

2014

Wesley appeared in one of the hit American ensemble action movie, The Expendables 3, which was directed by Patrick Hughes. The movie became a huge hit and made a collection of $214.6 million at the box office against the budget of $90 million. 

Married Nakyung "Nikki" Park

2003

Wesley married to Nakyung "Nikki" Park. He has four children with his second wife. He lives a happily married life with his spouse and children and has no any chance of separation. 

Net worth around $10 million

2018

Most of Wesley income comes from his acting career. He has received $3 million as a salary for his role in a movie Wildcats and $7 million for his role in a movie Drop Zone. According to some source, his current net worth is estimated to be $10 million.