Facts of Mekhi Phifer
|Full Name:||Mekhi Phifer|
|Age:||44 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||December 29, 1974|
|Birth Place:||Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA|
|Mother's Name:||Rhoda Phifer|
|Education:||University of New York|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (African- American)|
I know a lot of people who are weak, who are in a perpetual cycle of poverty and being locked up. There are guys from my neighborhood who are in jail or who are dead. It does take a certain strength to know your environment and say, 'I can grow beyond it.'
I love kids, outings, camping, sports, Legoland, all the Daddy stuff. I love it. I wish I could just do that, but I have to work, too.
I grew up in a rough environment. You want to be strong and have your presence felt out there. That attitude reflects how people see you.
I'm an avid watcher of the Nat Geo channel, where I watch shows about how the planets are formed, and shows about moons, quasars, black holes.
Relationship Statistics of Mekhi Phifer
|What is Mekhi Phifer marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Mekhi Phifer get married ? (married date):||, 2013|
|How many children does Mekhi Phifer have ? (name):||Two (Omikaye Phifer, Mekhi Thira Phifer Jr.)|
|Is Mekhi Phifer having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Mekhi Phifer gay ?:||No|
|Who is Mekhi Phifer wife ? (name):||Reshelet Barnes|
More about the relationship
Mekhi Phifer is a married man. Previously, he married Malinda Williams in 1999, the couple has a son named Omikaye Phifer. Unfortunately, the marriage didn’t last long and they divorced in 2003.
He was in a relationship with Oni Souratha, the couple has a son named Mekhi Thira Phifer Jr. But this affair also ended. After this, he married Reshelet Barnes in 2013.
- 1 Who is Mekhi Phifer?
- 2 Mekhi Phifer: Age (44), Parents, Siblings, and Family
- 3 Mekhi Phifer: Education, School/ College University
- 4 Mekhi Phifer: Professional Life, Career
- 5 Mekhi Phifer: Awards, Nomination
- 6 Mekhi Phifer: Net Worth ($8 M), Income, Salary
- 7 Mekhi Phifer: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal
- 8 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 9 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Who is Mekhi Phifer?
Mekhi is an American actor who has also achieved considerable fame as a director, producer, and rapper. In fact, he was a regular on the Fox crime show Lie to Me in the role of Ben Reynolds before season three, and also starred as CIA agent Rex Matheson in Torchwood: Miracle Day.
Mekhi Phifer: Age (44), Parents, Siblings, and Family
Mekhi Phifer was born in Harlem, New York City, New York, the United States on December 29, 1974, and he is currently 44 years old. His father’s name is unknown and his mother’s name is Rhoda Phifer (schoolteacher), she took care of the boy as a single parent. She was a very committed mother and it never affected Mekhi that he could never meet his father.
He has a brother name, Fernando Cameron. Mekhi holds American citizenship and mixed (African-American) ethnicity. His birth sign is Capricorn.
Mekhi Phifer: Education, School/ College University
He completed his high school graduation from the Lincoln Square Auxiliary Services High School with good grades. Then, he enrolled in the electrical engineering program at the reputed State University of New York in New Paltz, New York City.
Mekhi Phifer: Professional Life, Career
On talking about his profession, during 1994, Phifer attended an open casting call for director Spike Lee’s Clockers, beating over a thousand others to get the lead role as a narcotics dealer embroiled in a murder cover-up. He followed that role with another in the comedy spoof feature High School High and continued by co-starring in the horror film I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, starring with Jennifer Love Hewitt and Freddie Prinze, Jr.
Unfortunately, Phifer left the show in September 2008, in the first episode of Season 15. Additionally, he also received additional notice for his performance opposite singer Beyoncé Knowles (from Destiny’s Child) on MTV’s alternative take on the Carmen legend with the movie Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001). During 2009, Phifer began a guest-starring arc on the Fox drama Lie to Me.
During 2011, Phifer also starred alongside John Barrowman and Eve Myles as CIA agent Rex Matheson in Torchwood: Miracle Day, the fourth series of the BBC/Starz Entertainment television show Torchwood.
Besides that, Phifer starred as Agent Collins in the fourth season of White Collar. Hence, Phifer also made a guest appearance on the sitcom series Husbands in its second season. In fall 2016, he joined the TV series Frequency as a series regular.
Mekhi Phifer: Awards, Nomination
He has won Black Reel Award for Network/Cable – Best Supporting Actor for A Lesson Before Dying (1999). Similarly, he has won Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for ER (1994).
Mekhi Phifer: Net Worth ($8 M), Income, Salary
There is no information regarding his income, salary. But his net worth is estimated at around $8 million according to the sources.
Mekhi Phifer: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal
Mekhi hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors, and legal issues. He is far from rumors and controversies.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Mekhi Phifer has a height of 5 feet 10 inches. Additionally, he weighs 82 Kg. Mekhi’s hair color is black and his eye color is brown.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Mekhi Phifer has around 65.4K followers on Twitter, around 139K followers on Instagram. But he is not active on Facebook.