Malik Yoba is an American based singer, writer and actor. He acted on several fillms and television shows. He is popular among the public for his starring role as NYPD Detective J.C Williams which he played on the American drama series ‘New York Undercover’. Also, in the movie Cool Runnings, the character played by him (Yul Brenner) still has a huge impact on his fans. In the drama series ‘Alphas’ he played a character of a former FBI Special Agent Bill Harken which given him a desired publicity and fame. Hti talend actor also starred on Designated Survivor and played a powerful role of FBI Deputy Director Jason Atwood.
Malik Yoba Bio: Age, Real Name, Nationality, Ethnicity
Lets recall Malik Yoba early life. Malik Yoba was born on 17 September, 1967 in the Bronx, New York, United States. His original name is Abdul-Malik Khaise Yoba. He holds the American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He was the 4th child out of six children to his parents Mahmoudah Young and Abdullah Yoba.
Malik Yoba Education Details
There is no information about his education and schooling life revealed among the public. It is still a mystery till date.
Malik Yoba Acting Career
Malik Yoba started his professional life as an actor with the movie Cool Running in 1993. The film was one of the biggest films of that time and his role of Yul Brenner was much liked by the viewers and critics as well. Later on in 1995, he acted in the movie Smoke where he played a character of the Creeper. He also played a small role of a Detective Carson in the movie ‘Cop Land’. Malik Yoba got his first breakthrough as a lead actor in 1998 in the American Comedy file ‘Ride’. In this movie, he has given a tough competition to his co-stars Fredri Starr and Melissa De Sousa.
After his debut movie, he acted in many films like Personals in 1999, His Woman, His Wife (2000) and Dreaming in Black and White (2002). Though these movies failed to earn profit at the commercial level but his powerful acting on these films has raised his brand value and popular directors were ready with the new script to cast him on their upcoming projects.
In 2010, he acted in a drama film ‘Why Did I Get Married Too”? The story of that movie loved by the viewers and Malik noticed his presence on the movie despite of having popular names like Janet Jackson and Tyler Perry in a leading role.
In 2016, his acting was appreciated for the movies “Lucky Girl” and “The Paradox”. In 2017, he was casted in action thrilling movies like ‘Till Death Do Us” where he played the role of Rob. In 2018, he was casted in the movie ‘Take Point”. His character name in that movie was Gerald.
Apart from movies, he has also shown his acting talent in some television series. Like Girlfriends (2003-2007), Theif (2006), Nikita (2011), Alphas (2011-12), Designated Survivor (2016-17) and many more.
Malik Yoba Married Life
Malik Yoba married twice in his life. His first wife name was Trisha Mann who was his long term girlfriend before the marriage. The couples spent many years together with mutual coordination and proper love towards each other. But, the couple decided to end their relationship as both have a tight schedule in their professional life and from last few months before separation, they were spending very less time with each other.
After divorce, Malik Yoba married to Cat Wilson in 2003. Currnetly, they’re living a very happy life with each other and they’re seen together in various events and parties. Malik is a father of three children who were from the side of his first wife Trisha Man. As a father, he is taking good care of his children and playing his responsibility towards them.
Malik Yoba Net Worth
With his acting talent, Malik earned a good amount of money and fame in last 20 years. He is one of the most popular names in the American entertainment industry. As of 2019, his net-worth income is said to be $3 million but his annual salary has never been disclosed to the public.
Malik Yoba Body Measurements
Malik is a tall man with attractive personality. He is 6 feet 2 inch tall and weighs around 85 kg. His eyes and hair both are black in color