Wesley Snipes Net Worth : $10 Million
An American Actor, Producer, and Martial Artist
Source of Wealth
Years of Experience
32 years (approximately)
Date of Birth
July 31, 1962
Attended State University of New York and Southwest College of Los Angeles
Wesley Snipes’ Income & Total Net Worth
Wesley Snipes is an American actor and producer with a net worth of $10 million. He has starred in several movies, and some are yet to release. He made his debut in Hollywood with the movie, Wildcats. Besides an actor, Wesley is a renowned martial artist. He possesses experience in Brazilian Jiu Jistu and fifth-degree black belt in karate.
Snipes, along with his brother, started the Royal Guard of Amen-Ra (a security firm) to provide trained bodyguards to VIPs. He also owns a film company, called Amen-ra.
Properties: Private Fortune
Wesley Snipes lives in a whopping and splendid mansion in Alpine Estate, New Jersey.
Wesley Snipes Legal Issue
Wesley Snipes has served nearly three years behind the bars as he was convicted of not paying the tax charges and deliberately defrauding the government of USA by making false claims regarding taxes of about $4 million.
Wesley was found guilty along with Douglas P. Rosile and Eddie Ray Kahn. Wesley arrested in 2010. However, Wesley was also charged with not paying the taxes during the period of 1999 to 2004, and sending deceptive bills of exchange of $14 million to Internal Revenue Services. Wesley was released in April 2013.
Wesley Snipes’ Career
Wesley Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida and was raised in The Bronx, New York. He was discovered at the age of 23 by an agent when he was performing in some competition. He was then given a chance to work in a movie called, Wildcats. Later, Wesley appeared in several TV shows and even got work in a music video, “Bad”. By looking at his performance, he was given an opportunity to work in “Do the Right Thing”, and “Major League”.
His other movies are Streets of Gold, Critical Condition, Major League, New Jack City, White Men Can’t Jump, Rising Sun, Money Train, One Night Stand, Brooklyn’s Finest, Vietnam War Story II, Mo’ Better Blues, Jackie Chan: My Story, and many more.
Wesley has acted in various television series as well, which includes Miami Vice, A Man Called Hawk, The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, The Bernie Mac Show, etc.
His upcoming movies are The Expendables 3 and Chronicles of the Mayan Tunnel.
Honors and Awards
Wesley won Best Actor (Volpi Cup) in Venice Film Festival, Image Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in “America’s Dream” and “New Jack City”, CableACE Award for Best Actor in “Vietnam War Story”, World Fest Houston award for Best Actor in “The Waterdance”, and Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favourite Actor – Horror in “Blade”.