Wesley Snipes Bio
Wesley Trent Snipes, born on 31 July 1962 in Orlando, Florida, is an American actor, film producer and martial artist. He is best known for his work in action films, such as the Blade film trilogy (1998–2004).
Wesley Snipes was discovered by an agent while performing in a competition when he was 23 years old. He made his acting debut in 1986 in the film Wildcats, an episode of the television show Miami Vice and on the Broadway production Execution of Justice.
In 1991 he formed a production company, Amen-Ra Films, and a subsidiary, Black Dot Media, to develop projects for television and film. He has also been training in martial arts since the age of 12 and earned a 5th dan black belt in Shotokan Karate and 2nd dan black belt in Hapkido.
Wesley Snipes Personal Details
- Born Name: Wesley Trent Snipes
- Age (in 2017): 55
- Date of Birth: July 31, 1962
- Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Occupation: Actor
- Net worth: 10 Million
- Official Website: –
- Official Twitter: @wesleysnipes
Wesley Snipes Family Tree
- Wife name: April Dubois (Divorced)
- Wife: Nakyung “Nikki” Park
- Boy: Jelani Asar Snipes
- Boy: Alimayu Moa-T Snipes
- Boy: Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes
- Boy: Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes
- Daughter: Iset Jua-T Snipes
- Father name: Wesley Rudolph Snipes
- Mother name: Maryann Snipes (née Long)
- Brother: Wesley Snipes
- Sister: Bridget Snipes
Wesley Snipes Relationship History
Below is the relationship and dating history for Wesley Snipes with his past and current girlfriend details.
Wesley Snipes dated:
- Sanaa Lathan – Wesley Snipes dated American actress Sanaa Lathan.
- Pilar Sanders – Wesley Snipes dated actress and producer Pilar Sanders.
- April Dubois (1985-1990) – Wesley Snipes was married to April Snipes, and they have one child together.
- Halle Berry (1990) – Wesley Snipes briefly dated Jungle Fever co-star Halle Berry.
- Jada Pinkett Smith (1991) – Wesley Snipes dated American actress, singer-songwriter and businesswoman Jada Pinkett Smith.
- Jennifer Lopez (November 1994-March 1995) – Wesley Snipes dated American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer Jennifer Lopez.
- Donna Wong (1996-1998) – Wesley Snipes dated Blade co-star Donna Wong.
- Nakyung “Nikki” Park (2000-PRESENT) – Wesley Snipes is married to painter Nakyung “Nikki” Park, and they have four children together.
Wesley Snipes Body Measurements, Weight Loss, Diet and Exercise Routine
Wesley Snipes Body Measurements
- Height in Feet: 5′ 9″
- Height in Centimeters: 175 cm
- Weight in Pounds: 179 pounds
- Weight in Kilogram: 81 kg
Wesley Snipes’ workout plans include Pilates, weight training, calisthenics, kicking, stretching, boxing, yoga and sleep.
Wesley Snipes is a seasoned, trained martial artist in a number of different disciplines including Kung Fu, Karate and Capoeira.
He trains at least four days a week, which includes gym sessions two to three times a week.
Wesley Snipes Fun Facts
Wesley Snipes Quotes
“I don’t see myself as extremely handsome. I just figure I can charm you into liking me.”
“I think of myself as a young prince from a long line of royalty.”
“I’ve reduced a lot of the stress in my life. I’ve gotten rid of a lot of things. The light was turned on and a lot of the cockroaches started spinning. I swept them out the door. And sometimes you just have to throw things out because they carry a certain energy.”