Bill Duke
Bill Duke
Real Name/Full Name Bill Duke
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: William Henry Duke, Jr.
Birth Place: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 February 1943
Age/How Old: 81 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 193 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6’3”
Weight: In Kilograms – 79 kg
In Pounds – 174 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –William Henry Duke, Sr
Mother –Ethel Louise Duke
Siblings: Yvonne Duke
School: Roosevelt high school
College: Dutchess community college
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Shelia P. Moses
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Ethel, William)
Profession: Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Bill Duke was born on 26 February 1943 in Poughkeepsie, New York. As an actor, director, producer and screenwriter he has done many roles and directed many films and reality shows. Most of his roles are of bad guy, and he rarely appeared in a comedy movie.

Well, how well do you know about Bill Duke? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bill Duke’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 Bill Duke to date.

Biography and early life

Bill Duke is the son of Ethel Louise Duke and William Henry Duke, Sr. He was born in Poughkeepsie, New York. Bill Duke started his journey of acting in New York where he has done movies and TV shows. He has to face several difficulties in the choice of roles because of his height and his dark complexion. He’s always been considered as a bad guy in movies.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bill Duke in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Bill Duke’s age is 81 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 26 February 1943. Though, he is 6’3” in feet and inches and 193 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 174 lbs in Pound and 79kg in Kilograms.


Bill Duke has completed his high school from Roosevelt high school and later he got admission in Dutchess community college where he learnt acting and drama. To improve his skills he decided to do BA in drama and arts from Boston university.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Bill Duke With Wife Shelia P. Moses
Bill Duke With Wife Shelia P. Moses

Bill Duke is a successful American actor who is famous for his bad guy stuff. Bill Dukes wife name is Shelia P. Moses. She is an African by origin. She writes books and has been nominated for National Book Award. The couple has two child’s one boy (William) and girl (Ethel) respectively. Bill Duke has a sister too. He is quite active on social media having accounts on Twitter, Instagram and even Facebook with followers around the globe.

Is Bill Duke gay?

Bill Duke is a married to his beautiful wife and they both have 2 children together, he is also enjoying his married life with his wife and both his children very privately. He has also stated anywhere for being a gay. This clearly depicts that he is not a gay.

Professional Career

He started his acting career in 1971 and has got his first movie in 1976. In 1979, he directed and produced his first film. Standing 6 feet tall and black in colour with shaved head his looks were really deadly in early days. He has done movies with Arnold Schwarzenegger which made him even more tough guy. His acting career has only shown him rough and tough but its not the same.

He has directed a lot of movies and reality shows.


He has received numerous awards and recognitions in his career till now. Some of them are reflected below

  • Lifetime achievement award of American film institute
  • NAACP’S special award

He has also been called by President for National Endowment of Humanities.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bill Duke in 2024

Bill Duke Net Worth
Bill Duke Net Worth

As of 2024, It is estimated that the net worth of Bill Duke is around $4 million. He has acquired all his net worth with a lot of hard work and patience. He is also very much dedicated and sincere towards his work.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

He’s a great humanitarian who does a lot of charity. His efforts to bring African American into Hollywood is appreciable. His Duke media foundation brings hope to the hopeless and helps others fulfill their dreams.

We can say Bill Duke is a great actor and director but not only that he is a great human being too. His roles in movies are impressive and as a director and producer his written movies and reality shows are great too. He has done some wonderful jobs, as an artist and as a human being.



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