Date of Birth : Dec 8th, 1963
Age : 56 Years old
The American actor Wendell Pierce was born on 8th December, 1963, making his age lie at 53 this year. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and raised in the veteran suburb of Pontchartrain Park. His father was a decorated veteran of World War II who worked as a maintenance man, while his mother was a teacher. He has two brothers. He completed his highschool education at Benjamin Franklin High School and obtained his qualification of Bachelor of Fine Arts from Juilliard School drama division. He also attended the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, where he was the Presidential scholar of the Arts. His ethncity is black while his birth name is Wendell Edward Pierce. His religion is Christianity. The famous Wendell Pierce biography is given below.
Salary and Net worth
Wendell Pierce net worth is around 2 million dollars. Most of his net worth is accumulated from annual salary as well as bonuses and incentives. He lives in a lavish house and participates actively in donations and charity. After his graduation from New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, he performed in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, at the Tulane Shakespeare Festival. He was the host to a weekly jazz show named as the “Extensions from Congo Square” on the WYLD-FM Radio. Pierce has had roles in several movies and TV series along with his stage appearances. His acting debut came in 1986, when he appeared in the movie The Money Pit. He appeared in many movies like the Casualties of War and Family Business (1989), A Matter of Degrees (1990), Malcolm X (1992), Get on the Bus (1996), Brown Sugar (2002) etc. He also worked for HBO, in the dramas The Wire and Treme and the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2. Pierce was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his role as Joe in Four. He has had several stage performances, the most popular being his role as Holt Fay in Queerie. Some of his other performances include The Piano Lesson, The Boys of Winter, The Cherry Orchard and Serious Money. He was nominated for the VIV Award for Lead Actor, for his performance in The Cherry Orchard. He produced the Broadway show- Clybourne Park, which, in 2012, went to win the Tony Award for the Best Play.
Is Wendell Pierce Married? Who is his Wife?
Although there were many rumors that Wendell Pierce was married to Sheryl Underwood after his tweet back in 2016. However, this turned out to be false, when it was later discovered that their relationship was strictly professional. Pierce has many rumors surrounding him of an alleged girlfriend but these are once more only rumors. There are no signs of any children, nor any cases of a divorce so we are not sure if Wendell Pierce has wife as of now.
Height and Weight Wendell Pierce looks stately and mature, his age now crossing 50. His hair color is dark brown and his eye color is also dark brown. His weight is around 64kg, although much information about his height is lacking.
Wiki and Facts
Wendell is quite famous now only on stage, but also on social media. He has a large number of twitter followers and has an entire page on Wikipedia. He can be followed on Twitter at @WendellPierce. Know more on his professional and personal life fro, Wendell Pierce Wikipedia page.