Ving Rhames
Real Name/Full Name Irving Rameses Rhames
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: VingRhames
Birth Place: Harlem ,New York City, US
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12 May 1959
Age/How Old: 65 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 85 Kg
In Pounds – 187 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –Ernest Rhames
Mother –Reather Rhames
Siblings: Junior Rhames
School: New York’s school of performing Arts,
College: Juilliard school
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Valerie scott(m.1994 div1999)
Deborah Reed (m.2000)
Kids/Children Name: Reignbeu and Freedom
Profession: Actor, film producer, voice actor, television producer
Net Worth: $30 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Ving is a well-known American actor. He has established himself as an experienced actor and has been an icon for many. He is famously known for his movie “pulp fiction” in 1994 playing as Marsellus Wallace and also in the 1996 movie “mission impossible” playing as Luther Stickell. His star has continued to shine since then and has appeared in more than 130 television projects and films.

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

Biography and Early Life

Viking was born on May 12, 1959 in Harlem, New York City. He was brought up in very humble family while growing up. His mother Heather was a homemaker and his father earnest Rhames was an auto mechanic. Maybe for the love of their favourite journalist his parents chose to name him Irying R. Levine.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ving Rhames in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ving Rhames’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 15th July 2024 having been born on 12 May 1959. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187lbs in Pound and 85 kg in Kilograms


He for a very long time had a passion to act so he enrolled in the New York’s High School of Performing Arts. Thereafter, he sorts to further his skills by studying drama at SUNY Purchase. Then in 1979 he was transferred to Juilliard School, and he managed to graduate with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in 1983.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ving has been a sensation to the ladies because of his physic but he has chosen to narrow it down to one woman. He first met his first love Valarie Scott in 1994 but their marriage only lasted for 5 years then, they later got officially divorced in 2000. From the union came one beautiful daughter named Tiffany.

Then in his line of duty Ving would later find love again with the actress Deborah Reed. They went ahead and did a wedding on Christmas day in the year 2000. Their union was blessed with two children a girl and a boy namely Reignbeau and Freedom. They often make public appearance together still appear as romantic a when it first began.

Is Ving Rhames Gay?

It is cruel to judge by his acting roles in different movies, but his fans cannot help but wonder. For example in 2000 he acted gay role in the movie “holiday heart”. In 2007, he landed another role as a homosexual in the film “I now pronounce you Chuck and Larry” this raised the suspicions even more. Although in some roles he has refused to act terming them as homophobic we have all the reasons to believe that he is not gay.

Professional Career

Rhames began his career the following year after school. He first featured in a play “the Boys of winter” 1984 and in the same year he featured in an actual movie debut film named go tell it on the mountain playing as young Gabriel. Thereafter, he featured in several other movies including tour of duty, Miami, nice Dave,  and bound by horror  before he  landed on his major role like Marsellus Wallace in pulp fiction in the year 1994.

Then in 1996 he played one of the major roles that launched his career in acting named mission impossible as Luther Stickell alongside the renowned actor Tom Cruise. This made him gain even international recognition. In 2002 Rhames did some voice over in the character of cobra bubbles in Lilo and stitch


Rhames has in the recent past received a lot of honour in his entire career proving that his hard work had eventually paid off. He won the Golden Globe Awards in1998 as the best actor in a miniseries “Don King: only in America. In the year 2001 he received an award from the Locamo international film festival as a special mention for the movie ‘baby boy’. He has also been nominated for several black reel awards and image awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ving Rhames in 2024

VingRhames Net Worth
Ving Rhames Net Worth

Rhames has been very instrumental by making huge contributions in the entertainment industry over the 30 years he has been acting. He has managed to create a fortune off his career and has acquired assets and luxurious cars. He is living his best life now and is estimated to have a net worth of $30 million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In 2016 Rhames was raided by the Santa Monica department police after a neighbor reported that there was some black well-endowed man who was breaking into the house and when the police arrived there, they recognized the actor and later gave an apology for the inconvenience. This incident led to initiate a program “meet your neighbors”.
  • Together with Tom Cruise they are the only actors that had an opportunity to feature in all five mission impossible films.
  • After winning a golden award in 1998 for being the best actor for TV film ‘don king, only in America’ he donated the award to his fellow nominee Jack lemmon stating that being an actor is about giving.

A good heart and a little kindness go a long way in helping others who are less advantaged than you or less privileged than you. It is always good to put other people before you and recognize their contribution to the society even in their smallest capacity. Help other people achieve their dreams even if it means covering up for them to have a feeling of self-worth.


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