Avery Brooks
Avery Brooks
Real Name/Full Name Avery Franklin Brooks
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Avery Brooks
Birth Place: Evansville, Indiana, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 October 1948
Age/How Old: 75 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 176 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 81 Kg
In Pounds – 178 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Samuel Brooks
Mother –Eva Lydia
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: Rutgers University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: No
Wife/Spouse Name: Vicki Lenora Brooks (m. 1976)
Kids/Children Name: Asante Brooks, Cabral Brooks, Ayana Brooks
Profession: Actor, director, singer, and educator
Net Worth: $60 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Avery Brooks has been a widely known actor, director, and hugely renowned educator as well. He has also been an enormously popular singer during the peak of his career. Over the years, he has had a pretty long career, and some of his characters have been hugely popular such as Captain Benjamin Sisko for the Star Trek movie and the role he played in the film named A Man Called Hawk.

Well, how well do you know about Avery Brooks? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Avery Brooks’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Avery Brooks to date.

Biography and Early Life

Avery Brooks took birth in Evansville in Indiana. His mother’s name was Eva Lydia, who used to be a music instructor by profession, and his father’s name is Samuel Brooks, who used to be a Tool and Die, worker. However, his grandfather Samuel Travis Crawford, from whom he acquired the skill of singing from his early days as his grandfather, used to be a widely known singer. It was only at the age of eight when he and his family members had to move to Gary, Indiana because his father had to manage an International harvester.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Avery Brooks in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Avery Brooks’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 2 October 1948. Though, he is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 176 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 178 lbs in Pound and 81kg in Kilograms.


Avery Brooks has not provided the media any information about his primary educational career. However, it is known that he had completed his higher secondary education at Indiana University and Oberlin College. He later got to meet his bachelor of arts degree from Rutgers University in the year 1976. As of some facts, he is known to be the first African-American individual to receive Bachelor of arts degree from Rutgers, which is a very prestigious university of the States.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Avery Brooks has a very sorted personal life. It was in the year 1976 when he tied his knot with Vicki Lenora Brooks. Vicki is termed to be one of the vital aspects of the Rutger since she was the Assistant Dean of the University.

The couple shares a pretty nice bond and are blessed with three children, namely Ayana, Cabral, And Asante. However, Avery had also suffered a lot because of a few incidents that have happened in his life. It was in the year 2012 when he got arrested by the cops for Erratic driving. However, he has not yet revealed much information about his personal life, and the media is trying to collect more data.

Is Avery Brooks Gay?

Avery Brooks is not gay. He has a pretty stable marital life and has confirmed his sexual orientation to be straight.

Professional Career

Avery Brooks has been highly known for some of his work. The public highly knew him for his Character of Hawk in the ABC television detective series, namely Spenser: For Hire; it was one of the most highly rated mystery series produced by Robert Parker. The character he played in Hawk’s name was one of the most popular characters in the first three seasons of the show.

Brooks has had few popular characters over the years, and one among them is the Character of Benjamin Sisko, where he portrayed the Character of a Commander and captain. He has revealed in his podcast that he went on to achieve the role of Commander Benjamin Sisko by being selected over 100 actors who auditioned for the role of the Commander.


Avery Brooks, no doubt, is one of the very famous personalities with some splendid awards to his name. However, he has not revealed much about the recognition that he has received over the years. The only distinction that is known is that he was nominated for the Academy Award in the film American History X. However since there is not much information about the awards he has received, the media has been trying to collect more information about his awards research.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Avery Brooks in 2024

Avery Brooks Net Worth
Avery Brooks Net Worth

As of 2024, The net worth of Avery Brooks is estimated to be around $60 Million. He has owned most of this money by being one of the finest actors and has even earned some part of the money by being a widely known singer in his early days.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Avery Brooks was in prison for quite some time since he was being charged for erratic driving in the mid-phase of his professional career.
  • He gave his voice for a video game character called Capt. Benjamin Sisko in Star Trek: Legacy.

Avery Brooks has been a very successful personality over the years. Although he was more fascinated with singing in the early phase of his career, he later took the chance to be an actor, and his luck paid off. He has been one of the highly-rated actors over the years and has been a massive inspiration for many actors as well.


  1. You need to verify and correct information about Avery Brooks ( in your section some interesting facts). There is no proof that Mr Brooks spent any time in prison regarding his DUI and could therefore be considered defamation to Mr Brooks. I suggest you revise that section ASAP. This article will be referred to Mr Brooks and his legal team.


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