Who is Jeffrey Wright? Age, Bio, Net Worth, Wife, & Children
Quick Facts of Jeffrey Wright
|Full Name||Jeffrey Wright|
|Date of Birth||07 December, 1965|
|Birthplace||Washington, D.C., U.S.|
|Spouse||Carmen Ejogo ( 2001 - 2014)|
|Height||5' 11" (1.8 m)|
Jeffrey Wright is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of Norman “Belize” Arriaga in HBO miniseries Angels in America. For his performance in the show, Wright won a Emmy and Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actor.
How old is Jeffrey Wright?
Wright is 54 years old as of now; he was born on December 7, 1965, in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. Talking about his height, he is 5 ft. and 11 in (1.8 m) tall.
Jeffrey was born in Washington, D.C., to Barbara Evon Whiting and James Charles Wright, Jr. His father died when he was a year old and his mother raised him who worked as a lawyer before serving at the U.S. Customs Department.
The 54-year-old graduated from St. Albans School and then attended Amherst College in Massachusetts to study political science. After graduating from Amherst in 1987, he had planned to attend a law school but instead attended New York University on a theatre scholarship for two months before pursuing a full-time acting career.
What is Jeffrey Wright’s net worth?
Wright has a net worth of $8 million as fo 2020. He started his career with 1990 legal drama Presumed Innocent, which brought in $221 million becoming the eighth-highest-grossing film of the year.
His other films include Celebrity, Hamlet, The Manchurian Candidate, The Invasion, Cadillac Records, The Hunger Games film series, The Goldfinch, and recently All Day and a Night. Jeffrey will appear as James Gordon in the upcoming reboot of the Batman film franchise.
Wright has also appeared on several television shows. He had episodic roles in Homicide: Life on the Street, House, and Sesame Street. Moreover, the 54-year-old played as Bernard Lowe in HBO’s Westworld, for which he reportedly earned $250,000 per episode.
Wife & Children
Jeffrey married actress Carmen Ejogo on October 18, 2001. Together, they have two children: a son Elijah Wright and a daughter Juno Wright.
They resided in Brooklyn, New York, with their two children until separating in 2014. The 54-year-old is active on Instagram and has 89.7k followers as of now. His Instagram handle is @jfreewright.