Wesley Snipes Net Worth

The net worth of Wesley Snipes, who is said to be worth 1.1 million, has decreased by $8.2 million due to a lawsuit, debt from his divorce, and the death of his daughter, Shuniece.


He was born in 1977 to an African-American family. He began acting as a child and eventually became famous as Blade. He went on to become a successful movie star with a net worth in the millions.

In his film career he has been recognised as a ‘wild card’ with a diverse set of credits.

Robert Townsend and his role in the ‘Blade’ films was important for me. He was the first movie star I saw that was African American and he was the first I saw in a major role.

Early Life

Wesley was born in June on June 7, 1962, in Orlando, Florida to Wesley R. Snipes, an aircraft engineer and Marian Snipes, a teaching assistant.

Wesley attended PS 132 in the Bronx and after completing his studies at I.S. 131 moved to I.S. 477 for his high school years.

According to his father, Darryl was a good student, especially in Math and Science, and he enjoyed working with his hands doing arts and crafts, and making things with his father.


During his life, Snipes has worked in different fields. When he was young he acted in some plays. He has also worked as a lawyer, a businessman, a teacher and an artist.

He starred in a song video with Michael Jackson in 1987. However, the video is pretty short and has not been released since the early 90’s. He appeared in two other music videos in 1990, acting alongside Eric Clapton.

His first major movie, Major League, brought him much success. However, it took years for the movie to be released.

The movie showed an interesting life of Snipes where he played a married man who fell in love with a girl. He played a successful executive who suffered a lot of life crises. Snipes also did some work in 1992, the romantic drama “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, which won five awards at the Sundance Film Festival.

In 2002, ‘Blade II’ came out, which got a huge response for its ‘Blade’ theme. Subsequently, the filmmakers announced ‘Blade III: Trinity’ with Wesley Snipes, but the film was never made.

Blade: Trinity was released in 2004. Ryan Reynolds and Jessica Biel also starred in the movie alongside Snipes.

Wesley Snipes is worth $10 Million as of July 2022.


Wesley Snipes is a guy who has an interesting background, if you can believe it, he’s been in the film biz for a looong time. I don’t know if it’s true, but there are reports that he’s been in the biz since the beginning, but he was a pretty good actor before that.

Favorite Quotes from Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes said that some light was turned on and a few cockroaches were swept out of the door. He also added that sometimes you just have to throw things out because they carry a specific energetic.

He says he likes to mix it up, and be spontaneous in his work. This process of just letting his subconscious work, makes it easier to figure out what suits the character. He starts with his own background, and from there, creates a world that is as unique as the character he is trying to create.

3 Motivational Lessons from Wesley Snipes

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1. Change Yourself 

You need to be willing to make changes for yourself, not for someone else.

2. Honor 

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3. Think and Feel 

Choose your way of thinking and feeling. Transform your life.
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The Wesley Snipes and his girlfriend broke up and they are having a custody dispute over their young daughter.

I remember when I was a kid, all I wanted to be was a swordsman. This was the only dream I had, and the thought that I could even be in a movie like Blade never crossed my mind.
The best things in life are worth waiting for.

Wesley Snipes is currently unemployed and struggling to get past the stigma attached to his past criminal convictions.

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