|Real Name/Full Name
|Omar Hashim Epps
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|20 July 1973
|50 years old
|In Centimetres – 179 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′10.5″
|In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
|Father – unknown
Mother – Bonnie Maria Epps
|Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
|Aiyanna Epps, K’mari Mae Epps, Amir Epps
|Actor, Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer
Omar Epps is famous for being an actor working in America, he was born in Brooklyn and due to the divorce between his parents when he was just a child, his mother had to raise alone. Some of the most famous roles played by Omar are “Juice, Higher Learning, In Too Deep, The Wood, and Love & Basketball.” Omar has also worked in television programs, he had played Dr. Dennis Gant in the drama series called ER; more of his work in T.V. series are, J. Martin Bellamy in Resurrection, Dr. Eric Foreman in the House and also Isaac Johnson from 2016 to 2018 in Shooter.
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Biography and Early Life
Omar Epps was born on July 20, 1973. Omar during his childhood was interested in writing poetry, short stories, and songs in high school. His mother who raised him alone was an elementary school principal. He moved quite frequently to many neighborhood including Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, East New York, and even East Flatbush. Omar completed his high school of Music & Art and Performing Arts from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. He also engaged himself with performing with a group called Wolfpack during his adolescent years(1991).
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Omar Epps in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Omar Epps’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 27th February 2024 having been born on 20 July 1973. Though, he is 5′10.5″ in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.
Omar Epps lived in Brooklyn, New York. His mother raised him since childhood after his parents got divorced. He completed his graduation from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. He was even interested in writing poems and songs since a very tender age of ten.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Omar Epps was very close to his mother. He had an interest in poetry and music at a very young age. He even performed for the group called Wolfpack with his cousin. Omar can speak 3 languages including Frech and Spanish. He was also the author of an autobiography named “From Fatherless to Fatherhood” that was published in June 2018.
He even serves a Non- Profit Organisation called Cultural Council Of Represent Us. The organization focuses on passing Anti- Corruption Laws in the US. He even made an educational video in June 2020 regarding the Criminal Justice System In America.
Is Omar Epps Gay?
Omar Epps is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual. He is married to a beautiful lady named Keisha Spivey since 2005. They were dating before that since 1996; Keisha is a part of the R&B group Total. Both of them live in California and are blessed with 2 children, K’mari Mae and Amir. Omar even has a daughter named Aiyanna from a relationship that he had previously.
Omar Epps has been acting since 1992. He did a short film in 1988 but his career in movies started with his first debut in juice. Epps has done 24 movies between 1992 and 2016. He is also known for his acting on TV; he played the role of Dr. Dennis Gant on a very popular show ER for many episodes. He has done five television series between 1996 and 2016, including House, ER, Resurrection. An album was recorded by him called Omar Epps Presents; The Get Back.
Omar Epps has won 5 awards and has also been nominated for 14. He was awarded for
- The Best Film for Best Documentary in 2016.
- NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
House M.D. in 2013, 2008, and the year 2007.
- Silver Nymph for Best Actor Deadly Voyage in 1997.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Omar Epps in 2024
Omar Epps is one of the blooming artists who has an estimated net worth of $18 million as of 2024. He earns $100 Thousand Per Episode. He is an experienced entertainer, and he does his work with full dedication, that is why Omar’s fans love his work.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Omar Epps created his own production company called Brooklyn Works Films
- Boxing and Shooting at the Gun Range are some of his hobbies.
- His guilty-pleasure food is Barbecue potato chips.
- He also admitted that playing the role of a doctor on the tv makes him ask more questions in his own doctor’s appointment.
Omar Epps is indeed a motivation for many. One can say without fear of contradiction that he is an icon to reckon with when it comes to producing, acting, and even writing. He understands all his roles very well before performing them. He has shown his expertise in the same over and over again. He has earned such fame and recognition by showing pure determination and hard work. He is indeed a man worth emulating.