Wesley Snipes Birthday (July 31st)

Wesley Snipes Birthday (July 31st)

Wesley Trent Snipes an American artist, martial artist and film producer was born on 31st July in Orlando, Florida. Wesley Snipes has starred in thrillers, dramatic feature films and action adventures. Wesley Snipes is well known for his performance as Blade in the three film series.

Wesley Snipes Biography

Wesley Snipes Childhood and Family:

Wesley grew up on the road of South Bronx in New York City. Untouched by his bumpy background, she realized performing arts was his vision at an early age. Wesley Snipes started following his calling through attending the impressive high-school for Performing Arts, although Wesley Snipes was enforced to dispose of his dreams because of his parents’ disjointing. Wesley Snipes and his mom Marian moved back to his homeland before Wesley could modified from high school. Wesley Snipes joined and modified from high school in Orlando, Florida. Although in Florida, Wesley Snipes emerged in limited guest theaters and provincial productions. Wesley Snipes further admitted at the State University of New York at procure and got a Bachelor of Fine Arts’ Degree in 1985.

“I don't understand the mandate of being together forever. The idea that you should do that is wrong. It makes us slaves to a societal mandate. You can still love, but it doesn't mean you have to be tethered to the flesh.” Wesley Snipes on marriage.

Wesley Snipes has been connected several woman including Sanaa Lathan, Jennifer Lopez, Halle Berry, and Jada Pinkett Smith. Wesley Snipes has been wedded twice. Wesley Snipes wedded with a lady named April in 1985, however they separated in 1990. They had one son named Jelani Asar Snipes.

In March 2003, Wesley Snipes married Nakyung “Nikki” Park. She had four kids- daughter Iset Jua-T Snipes (born 31stJuly, 2001); son Akhenaton Kihwa-T Snipes, son Alimayu Moa-T Snipes (born 26thMarch, 2007) and son Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes.

A martial arts fanatic, Wesley Snipes is a 5th Degree Black Belt and followed Brazilian martial arts entitled Capoeira. Wesley Snipes leisure pursuit includes web surfing, martial arts and motorcycles.


“I have a great deal of fun playing Blade. The lifestyle of it, the controlled rebelliousness, is wonderful to me. And it's therapeutic, too. A role like this lets you vent.” Wesley.

African-American producer and actor Wesley Snipes is well known for his performance as eponymous parasite hunter in the film Blade (1998), and also its continuance in 2000 and 2004. primarily making a notion as a brute in the Scorsese- intended for video for Michael Jackson’s Bad (1987), Wesley Snipes achieved even more credit for his dazzling performance of the brutal drug lord rival Nino Brown in Mario Van Peebles’ New Jack City (1991), for which Wesley Snipes achieved a NAACP Image Award. A flexible actor, Wesley Snipes also achieved for his vivid dramatic depiction of untrustworthy companion Carlyle in One Night Stand (1997). Because of his superb performance, Wesley Snipes was rewarded the Best Actor Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival.

Wesley Snipes Career

Wesley Snipes was also famous for playing diverse roles in movies such as the humor Major League (1989), the drama Mo’ Better Blues (1990), Abel Ferrara’s King of New York (1990), Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever (1991), the hit White Men Can’t Jump (1992), the drama The Water dance (1992), the box office action smash hit Passenger 57 (1992), Demolition Man (1993, with Sly Stallone), Rising Sun (1993), To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newman (1995), and the drama The Fan (1996, opposite Robert De Niro), surrounded by others. Admirers can also grasp him in the current and forthcoming The Art of War (2000), Zigzag (2002), Liberty Stands Still (2002), Unstoppable (2004), Chaos (2005), The Hard Corps (2006) and Razor's Edge (2006). Wesley Snipes also attached the Hard Luck and Chasing the Dragon to his performing resume.

After his unveiling performance, Wesley Snipes emerged in the 1986 Streets of Gold and the 1987 Critical Condition, it was a presentation in Michael Jackson’s tremendously trendy video Bad (1987) that conveyed an initial smash for the hopeful actor. Wesley Snipes’s aptitude also persuades critics when Wesley Snipes starred in “Vietnam War Story” in the series of “An Old Ghost Walks the Earth” (1988), for which Wesley lifted a Cable Ace for Actor in a Dramatic Episodes. Wesley Snipes also achieved his initial usual role in the brief cop sequence H.E.L.P (1990).

Wesley Snipes Awards:

  • NAACP Image: Best Actor (TV Movie/Series), “America's Dream,” 1997
  • Venice Film Festival: Volpi Cup, Best Actor, One Night Stand, 1997
  • Cable ACE: Actor in a Dramatic Series, “Vietnam War Story: An Old Ghost Walks the Earth,” 1989
  • NAACP Image: exceptional Lead Actor in a action Picture, New Jack City, 1991.

Wesley Snipes Awards and Nominations

Award Category Title Result
MTV Movie Awards Best Fight
Best Villain
Best Kiss
Best Screen Duo
Best Villain
Demolition ManWhite Men can’t Jump
White man can’t Jump
New Jack City
Venice Film Festival Best Actor (Volpi Cup) One Night Stand Won
Hollywood Walk of Fame 7020 Hollywood Blvd   Awarded
Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Actor The Water dance Nominated
Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actor In Motion Picture
Outstanding Lead Actor in TV Movie
New Jack City
America’s Dream
Cable ACE Awards Best Actor in a Dramatic Series Vietnam War Story won
 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Actor – Horror
Favorite Duo - Action/Adventure
U.S. Marshals
Black Reel Awards Network/Cable - Best Actor
Best Actor (Motion Picture)
Disappearing Acts Nominated
World Fest Houston Gold Special Jury Award
Best Actors (shared)
The Water dance Won