What is Bokeem Woodbine’s Net Worth?
Bokeem Woodbine, an American film and television actor, boasts a net worth of $3 million. He first entered show business at the age of 19, working as a stand-in and extra in Ernest R. Dickerson’s 1992 hip-hop classic “Juice” starring Tupac Shakur and Omar Epps. He made his TV acting debut the following year in the CBS Schoolbreak Special called “Love Off Limits”.
Woodbine has had several notable roles in his career, including a featured role in the romantic drama film “Jason’s Lyric” (1994) and co-starring with Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland, and Brooke Shields in the modern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, “Freeway” (1996). He also appeared in Michael Bay’s blockbuster action movie “The Rock” (1996) alongside Sean Connery and Nicolas Cage.
Other notable roles include his performance in the thriller “3000 Miles to Graceland” (2001) with Christian Slater and David Arquette, and his critically acclaimed role as Mike Milligan in the FX series “Fargo”. He also appeared in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017) as the villain “Shocker” and co-starred in the mini-series “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G.” (2018).
Early Life of Bokeem Woodbine
Bokeem Woodbine was born on April 13, 1973, in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. He attended the Dalton School on the Upper East Side and later transferred to the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. In addition to his studies, Woodbine also practiced martial arts during his childhood.
Bokeem Woodbine’s Television Career
Bokeem Woodbine began his television career in 1992 with a role in “CBS Schoolbreak Special.” He appeared in various shows throughout the 90s, including “The X-Files” and “The Sopranos.” In 2000, he landed a main role on the sitcom “Battery Park” and a recurring role on “City of Angels.” He went on to appear in several television films and series, including “Saving Grace” and “Southland.”
In 2015, Woodbine had a big year on television, earning an Emmy nomination for his role in the second season of “Fargo.” He later returned to the show for its fourth season. He also appeared in “Underground,” “Unsolved,” and “Wu-Tang: An American Saga.” Woodbine currently plays the main character on the Paramount+ series “Halo.”
Bokeem Woodbine Film Career
Bokeem Woodbine began his film career appearing in movies by black directors. In the 90s, he appeared in Spike Lee’s “Crooklyn,” Doug McHenry’s “Jason’s Lyric,” Mario Van Peebles’s “Panther,” and the Hughes Brothers’ “Dead Presidents.” Throughout the remainder of the 90s, Woodbine acted in various films, including “Freeway,” “The Rock,” and “Gridlock’d.” In 2004, he portrayed saxophonist Fathead Newman in the biopic “Ray.” Woodbine’s subsequent credits included “Black Dynamite,” “Little Murder,” and “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”
In the new millennium, Woodbine was in “3000 Miles to Graceland,” “The Breed,” and “A Day in the Life.” He also appeared in science-fiction films such as the 2012 remake of “Total Recall,” the 2013 adaptation of the novel “The Host,” and the 2013 sequel film “Riddick.” Woodbine’s other credits include “The Night Crew,” “Billionaire Boys Club,” and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife.”
In 2017, Woodbine played the supervillain Shocker in “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” Subsequently, he was in the alternate history action horror film “Overlord,” the science-fiction thriller “In the Shadow of the Moon,” and the romantic crime drama “Queen & Slim.” Woodbine’s latest credits include “Spenser Confidential” and “The Inspection.”
Bokeem Woodbine got married to Mahiely in the year 1999. Together, they have two children.