Wesley Trent Snipes was born on July 31, 1962, in Orlando, Florida. Raised with his three sisters in the South Bronx by his grandmother and mother, Snipes attended the High School for the Performing Arts in New York City. Wesley Snipes made his film debut in Wildcats in 1986 and was cast in Mo’ Better Blues in 1990.
In 1991, Snipes took the leading role in Lee’s Jungle Fever and also played one of his most memorable characters, stylish crime lord Nino Brown in New Jack City. In 2008, Snipes was sentenced to a maximum of 3 years in prison on tax evasion charges, an event that has colored his career since.
Meet Wesley Snipes’ Five Children And Their Mothers
The first marriage of Wesley Snipes with April Dubois only lasted for five years. The couple shares son Jelani.
He later in 2003 married his present wife, Nakyung Park, simply Nikki. Wesley and Nikki are parents to three sons and a daughter.
Akhenaten is the firstborn of Nikki and Wesley, who were born before their official marriage.
Iset is the celebrity’s only daughter who drew her first breath on her dad’s 39th birthday.
Alaafia is the youngest of Wesley’s kids.
Alamayu is one more son of the couple. Snipes shares that children always remain his main priority. He likes being a dad to Alimayu and his siblings, stating that they keep him fit and inspired.