Clifton Powell
Clifton Powell
Real Name/Full Name Clifton Powell
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Clifton Powell
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 16 March 1956
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 81 Kg
In Pounds – 178 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Aushford Powell
Mother – Naomi Powell
Siblings: Stevenson Powell, Carlene Powell
School: DeMatha High School, Duke Ellington School of Arts
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Kimberly Powell
Kids/Children Name: May Powell, Clifton Powell Jr.
Profession: Actor, Comedian
Net Worth: $1 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Clifton Powell is an actor and comedian by profession based in the United States of America who became popular in the early 90s for his films and television series. Some of his popular works include the movies Bill Duke’s deep cover and In the Heat Of The Night. He was also seen as an outstanding supporting cast for the movies Hughes Brothers and Dead Presidents, all of these combined gave him enough attention worldwide.

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

Biography and Early Life

Powell was born to parents, father Aushford Powell and mother Naomi Powell in Washington D.C. of the United States of America on 16th March of 1956. He also a brother named Stevenson Powell and a sister named Carlene Powell, who grew up together in the Mayfair Mansions Neighborhood.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Clifton Powell in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Clifton Powell’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 16 March 1956. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 173cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 178lbs in Pound and 81kg in Kilograms.


Clifton grew up in Mayfair Mansions Neighborhood and attended the DeMatha High School located in Hyattsville of Maryland. Later he went to the Duke Ellington School of Arts to complete his high school and graduated from there in the year 1978.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Clifton Powell With Wife Kimberly Powell
Clifton Powell With Wife Kimberly Powell

Powell is a happily married man. He e did not date a lot of women, instead dated only one since his teenage and married his high school sweetheart Kimberly Powell. Clifton and his wife Kimberly have two beautiful children together, namely May Powell and Clifton Powell Jr.

Is Clifton Powell Gay?

Even though Powell does not have a long dating record, he is married to his life, who is a woman and has his own children with her. This makes it safe to conclude that he is not gay, and also, he identifies as a straight man himself.

Professional Career

Clifton Powell has been a part of many popular movies through the 1980s. Sone of his major hits are Menace II Society, Dead Presidents, Rush Hour, Woman Thou Art Loosed, Friday After Next, and Why Do Fools Fall In Love. He then worked in the movie Next Friday and also in its many sequels and later in the movie Ray.

He has also been a regular part of popular television shows like Roc, South Central and Army Wives. He has also made guest appearances on shows like the Murder, In The Heat Of The Night, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, NYPD Blue and last but not the least, House MD.

He has also worked as a voice actor and voiced a character in the movie My step kids and gave his voice to the video game character, Big Smoke of the immensely popular video game, namely Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.


Even though Powell has a strong impression and holds in the industry, he has not received many awards or nominations due to his work, mostly as a supporting cast. But does not faze that he has been recognized as one of the most spectacular and promising American actors having African descent.

Yet he won awards like the American Lack Film Festival Award in 2002 under the nomination of Best Performance By An Actor for his role in the movie Civil Brand. And in the year 2017, he bagged the July award of Top Shorts Film Festival under the nomination category of Best Supporting Actor for his work in the movie Chasing Titles Volume 1.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Clifton Powell in 2024

Clifton Powell Net Worth
Clifton Powell Net Worth

Powell’s net worth is calculated to be around $1 million estimated as of the current year 2024. His fortune is mostly generated from his career as an actor and comedian. He has worked for more than 230 different roles in four long decades of his career in the industry and has also worked as a voice actor, even voicing characters of various games. All this added up to his wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Powell has been a part of the iconic hit movie, namely, Martin Luther King.
  • He is really active on his social media handles and has managed to gather a follower count of 112 thousand on Instagram.
  • Clifton Powell is the receiver of the NAACP Image Award under the nomination of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a motion picture for his role that he worked on in the movie Ray.
  • Powell is also well known as Pinky, the character he played for the comedy sequel movies Next Friday. Even though his character has a sweet name, he is actually an abhorrent old school type gangster.

Clifton Powell is a well known African-American actor popular around the world for his iconic roles, one of such is Martin Luther King. With his talent, he reached the greatest heights of his career through constant hard work and dedication, which makes him a true icon and a source of inspiration for a lot of people around the world.


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