Wesley Snipes Facts:
Wesley Snipes height: 5 feet & 9 inches
Weight: 81 kg (178 pounds)
Age: 52 years (July 31, 1962)
Wesley Snipes, 52, is a famous American actor, martial artist as well as film producer. He was born on 31st July, 1962 in Orlando city, Florida, United States. He has a regular height of 5 feet & 9 inches in an athletic build body with a total body weight of 81 kg.
Wesley with his birth name Wesley Trent Snipes was born as the son to his parents, Wesley Rudolph Snipes & Maryann (Long). His father is an aircraft engineer whereas his mother was a teacher’s assistant. Wesley was raised in the Bronx County, New York City. He briefly got enrolled at the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & Performing, as his entire family soon shifted to Florida prior to his graduation completion. Then he earned his graduation degree from the Jones High School, Orlando & later went to New York & joined the State University of New York at Purchase. He as well for a short time attended the Southwest College, Los Angeles. Till present, this multi talented personality has been wedded for a total of 2 times. Firstly, he was married to beautiful April Snipes & following a divorce with her he tied knot with Nakyung ‘Nikki’ Park, a painter in the year 2003. Wesley is a father to 5 different children, a son named Jelani Asar Snipes (b. 1988) from his first wife & a daughter named Iset Jua- T Snipes (b. 2001) & 3 sons, namely Alimayu Moa- T Snipes (b. 2007), Alaafia Jehu- T Snipes (b. 2004) & Akhenaten Kihwa- T Snipes, from his second wife. He spends substantial time in South Korea’s Park’s home country, which he describes as his second house.
When Wesley was 23 years of age, he was initially spotted by a film agent during his performance in a local competition. In the year 1986, he landed in his first big screen role performing in the movie ‘Wildcats’. The same year, this blooming actor appeared on ‘Miami Vice’, an American television show. Starring in numerous movies, including dramatic features & action thrillers such as Major League (1989), Boiling Point (1993), Murder at 1600 (1997), The Art of War (2000), Undisputed (2002), Blade: Trinity (2004) & The Expendables 3 (2014), Wesley is best recognized for portraying Blade, a Marvel Comics personality in the film trilogy ‘Blade’, among several other top profile roles. Since the age of 12, this talented star has been acquiring training in his favorite, martial arts, winning a Shotokan Karate’s fifth dan black belt additional to Hapkido’s second dan black belt.
Christian raised Wesley Snipes converted his religion to “Islam” in the year 1978. Besides, performing in several movies, this actor along with his brother had even established a security firm ‘The Royal Guard of Amen- Ra’, committed to provide VIPs with a close protection officer (bodyguard) qualified in martial arts & law enforcement. ‘Amen- ra’ is as well the name given to his film company. The production company first aired its movie in the year 1996, entitled ‘A Great And Mighty Walk- Dr. John Henrik Clarke’. Furthermore, in the year 2010, Wesley started serving a 3 year jail sentence in Pennsylvania for transgression crash to file the United States central income-tax returns. After 3 years, in 2013, he was freed from the bars.