Wesley Snipes BioGraphy

The full name of him is Wesley Trent Snipes. Apart from being an American actor, he is also a film producer and martial artist. He has acted in many major films. Such as New Jack City (crime thriller film) in 1991, White Men Can’t Jump (sports comedy film) in 1992, Passenger 57 (action thriller film) in 1992, Rising Sun in 1993 (buddy cop crime thriller film) in the same year Demolition Man ( science fiction action film ), 1995 in To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, 1998 in the U.S. Marshals, Blade (film and television franchise) from 1998 to 2004, The Expendables 3 in 2014 and The Player (American action thriller crime drama television series) in 2015.

Wesley Snipes BioGraphy

Wesley Trent Snipes took his little steps for the first time in this world on 31 July 1962. His birth place is Orlando, Florida, United States. He has American nationality. His birth sign is Leo. At present he is 59 years old. His father’s name is Wesley Rudolph Snipes. And his mother’s name is Marian Snipes. His mother was a teacher’s assistant by profession, his father was an aircraft engineer by profession. This hero grew up in the Bronx, New York.He has a half-brother named A.D. Snipes’s. His half-brother is also an entertainer. And he’s also a comedian living in San Antonio, TX.He has a sister named Bridget Snipes. He also has a real brother named Wesley Quintin Rudy Snipes.

Childhood – Education Qualification

Wesley took admission in Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts to pursue his high school studies. From where he studied High School of Performing Arts. But this hero did not complete his studies. After that he took admission in Jones High School in Orlando. From where he graduated from high school. After that this hero Snips returned to New York. After that he took admission in State University of New York at Purchase. This actor also took admission in Southwest College in Los Angeles, California.

Real Name Wesley Trent Snipes
Nick Name
Age 59 years old
Date Of Birth 31 July 1962
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place
Orlando, Florida, United States
  • American actor
  • Film producer
  • Martial artist
Zodiac sign Leo
Years active 1985- present
Ethnicity Mixed
Father Name Wesley Rudolph Snipes
Mother Name Marian Snipes
Sister Name Bridget Snipes
Brother Name
  • Wesley Quintin Rudy Snipes
  • A.D. Snipes
Children Name
  • Jelani Asar Snipes
  • Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes
  • Iset Jua-T Snipes
  • Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes
  • Alimayu Moa-T Snipes
Wife Name Nakyung Park (m. 2003)
School Name
  • Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
  • Jones High School in Orlando
College Name State University of New York at Purchase )
Qualification (BFA)
 Physical Status
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5ft 9 or 175.3 cm
Body type Fit
Weight 75 kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light brown
Shoe Size 16 (US)
Chest size 42 inches
Waist  size 32 Inches
Biceps size 18 inches
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Wife Name Nakyung Park (m. 2003)
 Ex- Wife    Name April Dubois (m. 1985–1990)
  Social Network
Facebook Link  
Instagram Link
Twitter Link 
YouTube Link not active

Personal Life

Wesley Trent Snipes has married twice so far. Wesley first married April Dubois in 1985. April Dubois gave birth to Wesley’s son in 1988. Which he named Jelani Asar Snipes. April had a cameo role in the 1990 film Mo’ Better Blues. Snipes divorced April Dubois in 1990. In 2003, Wesley Trent Snipes married Nakyung Park “Nikki” for the second time. His second wife is a painter by profession. Nakyung Park has given birth to four children of Snipes. Whose name is Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes, Alimayu Moa-T Snipes, Iset Jua-T Snipes and Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes.

Interesting Facts

This future actor started taking martial arts training at the age of 12. This martial artist holds a 5th degree black belt in Shotokan Karate as well as a 2nd degree black belt in Hapkido. This MA has also trained under Mestre Jailon Vieira in capoeira and in the USA Shaolin Temple, as well as in Brazilian jiu jitsu and kickboxing, among other disciplines, including kung fu. This MA was trained in fighting during his early time in New York by his friend and mentor Brooke Ellis. This hero was earlier a Christian. He converted to Islam in 1978. But this actor left Islam in 1988.


He won CableACE Awards in the category of Best Actor in a Dramatic Series for starring in Vietnam War Story. He won Image Awards in the category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture for acting in New Jack City. He won the Gold Special Jury Award in the category of Best Actors (shared with Eric Stoltz and William Forsythe) for starring in The Waterdance. He won the Image Awards in the category Outstanding Lead Actor in a Television Movie or Mini-Series for his performance in America’s Dream.

He won the Venice Film Festival Award in the Best Actor (Volpi Cup) category for his performance in One Night Stand Was. He won the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards in the category of Favorite Actor – Horror for starring in Blade. In all film work, he won the Hollywood Walk of Fame Award in the category of Motion pictures star. He won the Black Reel Awards in the Best Supporting Actor category for starring in Brooklyn’s Finest. He won the SDFCS Awards in the category of Best Comedic Performance for acting in Dolemite Is My Name. He won the Black Reel Awards in the Outstanding Supporting Actor category for starring in Dolemite Is My Name.

Net Worth

The net worth of Wesley Trent Snipes is around $10 Million.

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