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Forest Whitaker Biography

Updated On 26 May, 2015 Published On 26 May, 2015
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Facts of Forest Whitaker

Date of Birth :
Age : 62 years old
Family Name : Whitaker
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Forest Whitaker
Birth Name Forest Steven Whitaker
Mother Laura Francis Smith
Father Forest Steven Jr.
Birth Place/City Longview, Texas
Profession Actor
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Ameriacn
Net Worth $ 17 million
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Weight in KG 100 kg
Married Yes
Married to Keisha Nash Whitaker (m. 1996)
Children Ocean Whitaker, Sonnet Noel Whitaker, True Whitaker, Autumn Whitaker
Education University of Southern California
Awards Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor
Movies The Butler 2013
TV Show Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
Siblings Damon Whitaker , Kenn Whitaker

Relationship short Statistics of Forest Whitaker

What is Forest Whitaker marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Forest Whitaker have ? (name): 4 Children
Is Forest Whitaker having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Forest Whitaker Gay ? No

An American renowned actor, producer, and director. He is son to father, Forest Steven Jr. who was insurance salesman and mother, Laura Francis who was a special education teacher. When he was only four his family moved to Carson, California. He has three siblings. He joined Cal Poly Pomona getting a football scholarship but due to injury he drop out. He mainly plays role which is inspired by, historical figures. He is a vegetarian. He also became Executive Director of the Nodance Film Festival. He has earned reputation and praise for his stunning performance in the movie like Bird and Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Lee Daniels' The Butler.

Due to hereditary condition called ptosis he could not full open his left eye but this doesn't stop him to attract girls. Talking about his personal life, he is already married to his longtime sweetheart. Until now there has been no reports of any divorce and extra marital affairs from both sides which suggests the couple is loyal to each other. They are blessed with four children. She has a daughter from her previous relationship.

Forest Whitaker Affairs

  1. First Affair with Raye Dowell

    There is no exact date when they started dating but she has given birth to a child from him. Their child is currently living with him.

Forest Whitaker Married

First Marriage with Keisha Whitaker

They first met each other on the set of set of Blown Away. She is a former model. Together they are parents of three children.

Forest Whitaker Children

SON : Ocean Whitaker

Mother: Forest Whitaker

He is son from his previous relationship. he is currently living with him.


Mother: Keisha Nash

She is her step daughter i.e daughter of Keisha from her previous relationship.

DAUGHTER : Sonnet Noel Whitaker

Mother: Keisha Nash

She is very cute and adorable like her mother. Her picture can be found in different sites.

DAUGHTER : True Whitaker

Mother: Keisha Nash

She is the youngest child of the family. Her picture along with family can be found in different sites.

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