Gbenga Akinnagbe Bio, Affair, Single, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height


Relationship Facts of Gbenga Akinnagbe

  • Gbenga Akinnagbe is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Gbenga Akinnagbe’s relationship status is possibly single. He has not shared the details regarding his affair or partner.

As he shows his support for the LGBTIQ+ community, the question of him being Gay often rises.

Who is Gbenga Akinnagbe?

Gbenga Akinnagbe is an American actor, activist as well as a writer. He is popular for showing acting in The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009), Edge of Darkness (2010), The Savages (2007), etc.

Two of his projects titled The Old Man and Starbright are under the post-production stage.

Further, Gbenga went to Nepal and has written articles about climbing the Himalayas in The New York Times.

Gbenga Akinnagbe- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

His birthdate is 12 Dec 1978 and he was born in Washington, D.C., the US. The name of his mother and his father’s identity is unknown.

Further, Gbenga’s ancestry is Yoruba Nigerian, and has an older sister. He also has four brothers who are younger than him.

As per her academics, he first enrolled at Colonel Zadok A. Magruder High School. Then he graduated from Bucknell University with a degree in Political Science & English.

Gbenga Akinnagbe- Professional Life, Career

Gbenga Akinnagbe started his acting journey in the year 2002 and is still active. His first project was a TV project titled The Wire. He was seen as Chris Partlow from 2004 to 2008 for 29 episodes.

His other TV series are,

  • Barbershop (2005-2006) as Yinka
  • Nurse Jackie (2011-2012) as Kelly Slater
  • 24 (2014) as Erik Ritter
  • The Good Wife (2010-2-15) as Pastor Isaiah Easton
  • The Following (2015) as Tom
  • The Deuce (2017-2018) as Larry Brown

Further, this actor is also known for his movies. His amazing acting can be seen in films like,

  • The Taking of Pelham 123 in 2009
  • Lottery Ticket in 2010
  • Render to Caesar in 2014
  • Independence Day: Resurgence in 2016
  • All the Devil’s Men in 2018
  • Passing in 2021

For his amazing work, he was won Nollywood Movie Award for Best Actor (2014) plus Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Actor (2015).

Gbenga Akinnagbe- Net Worth, Salary

By the 2021’s records, he has an estimated net worth of around $1 million. However, his yearly salary is under the rug.

Rumors, Controversy

This The Wire actor is keeping himself away from scandals as well as rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Gbenga Akinnagbe’s height is 5 ft 10 inches and his body weight is average. Adding more, he has dark brown eyes and has hair in black color.

Social Media

Gbenga is not officially present on social sites such as Facebook. But on Twitter and Instagram, he has more than 12.8k and 24.8k followers respectively.


  • As of 2021, he is 42 years old.
  • His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
  • He joined Twitter in Nov 2009.
  • He founded Liberated People and Enitan Vintage.
  • His cousin Wale is a popular rapper.
  • He got a wrestling scholarship while he was in university.
  • He can speak Spanish fluently.

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