(American actor, producer, and director)
Forest Whitaker is an actor, director, producer. He was previously married but divorced after twenty years of their marital relationship. He has four children.
Quick Facts of Forest Whitaker
|Age:||60 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||July 15, 1961|
|Full Name:||Forest Whitaker|
|Birth Place:||Texas, USA|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Profession:||American actor, producer, and director|
|Father's Name:||Forest Steven Jr.|
|Mother's Name:||Laura Francis|
|Education:||California State Polytechnic University|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Last Update:||September, 2021|
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Relationship Facts of Forest Whitaker
- Forest Whitaker is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Talking about the relationship status of Forest Whitaker, he is currently divorced.
Previously, he was married to actor Keisha Nash. The couple got into a married relationship on 4th May 1996 and have been blessed with two daughters. However, after two decades of their marital affair, they divorced citing irrecoverable differences.
The couple firstly met on the set of Blown Away. Previously, he was in a relationship with Raye Dowell but now he doesn’t have any extra-marital affairs. Altogether, he has four children, Sonnet, True, Ocean, and Autumn.
His son Ocean and her daughter Autumn was from their previous relationship. The couple is living a happy married life with their children having no rumor on their separation.
- 1 Who is Forest Whitaker?
- 2 Forest Whitaker: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood
- 3 Forest Whitaker: Education History
- 4 Forest Whitaker: Professional Life and Career
- 5 Forest Whitaker: Salary and Net Worth
- 6 Forest Whitaker: Rumors and Controversy
- 7 Forest Whitaker: Body Measurements
- 8 Forest Whitaker: Social Media Profile
Who is Forest Whitaker?
Versatile and multi-talented star Forest Whitaker is an American actor, producer, and director. He is best known for the acting skill he portrayed in the movies like ‘Bird’, ‘The Butler’, and ‘Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai’.
Forest Whitaker: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood
The son of insurance salesman Forest Steven Jr. and a special education teacher Laura Francis, Forest Whitaker was born on 15 July 1961. His nationality is American and ethnicity is African-American.
He was born as Forest Steven Whitaker III in Longview, Texas. His family moved to California when he was just 4 years old. He has one elder sister, Deborah and two younger brothers, Kenn Whitaker and Damon.
Due to heredity condition ptosis, he can’t fully open his left eye. Whitaker also has a black belt in Karate.
Forest Whitaker: Education History
He studied at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona where he majored in music and joined the University of Southern California to study opera. He also earned a scholarship to Berkeley, California branch of Drama Studio London.
Forest Whitaker: Professional Life and Career
Reflecting on a career path of Forest Whitaker, he has been active in the entertainment field since 1982 and still, currently active in it. In 1982, he debuted in both movie and television series. In the movie ‘Tag: The Assassination Game’ he debuted as Gowdy’s Bodyguard and in television series ‘Making the Grade’ he debuted with the short role in the episode of ‘Marriage David Style’.
With the impressive acting skills, he became the most demanded actor of that period. He has also worked along with well-known singers like Lil Wayne and 50 Cents. He also made his Broadway debut at the Booth Theatre directed by Michael Grandage in 2016.
Besides his acting career, he has also been the producer and director of several movies and television sitcoms. He has co-produced ‘A Range in Harlem’ in 1991 and directorial debuted in ‘Strapped’. In his career journey, he has been nominated and won various awards. He has also been honored with Santa Barbara International Film Festival and received the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the Xavier University of Louisiana.
Forest Whitaker: Salary and Net Worth
His success in career path has paid him well financially making his estimated net worth of $15 million. He is currently filming ‘Burden’, ‘Finding Steve McQueen’, ‘Labyrinth’, and ‘Black Panther’.
Forest Whitaker: Rumors and Controversy
Once he suffered a rumor for his character in ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.’
Forest Whitaker: Body Measurements
Forest Whitaker has the height of 6 feet 2 inches. His body weighs 92kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Forest Whitaker: Social Media Profile
Forest Whitaker is currently active on Facebook and Twitter. He has 191.7k followers on Twitter and 754.6k followers on Facebook and 35.5k followers on Instagram.