Malik Yoba Bio, Net Worth, Age, Height, Salary, Wiki

How much is Malik Yoba’s Net Worth? Bio, Career, Height, Education, Actor, Childhood
How much is Malik Yoba’s Net Worth? Bio, Career, Height, Education, Actor, Childhood

Browse to know more about Malik Yoba’s Age, Bio, wiki, Net Worth, Income, career, Education, and Family. Also know details about Malik Yoba’s  Parents, Childhood, Relationship, body measurements, Images, and many more.

Malik Yoba is a famous American actor, singer, and youth activist. He gained further fame for his popular American police drama series ‘New York Undercover’ where he played the role of NYPD Detective J.C. Williams.

His latest movie credits include ‘Lucky Girl’, where he played the role of Gerald Jackson, and American sci-fi film ‘Paradox,’ written and directed by Michael Hurst.

What is Malik Yoba famous for?

  • As an American actor, singer, and youth activist
  • He starred in the role of FBI Deputy Director Jason Atwood in the ABC political drama Designated Survivor.

How old is Malik Yoba? Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Malik Yoba was born Abdul-Malik Kashie Yoba on September 17, 1967, in The Bronx, New York, the United States. Currently, his age is 52 years old. His father is Erutan Abdullah Yoba and mother, Mahmoudah Young Lanier.

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He has one sibling, Abdul Rahman Yoba, who is also an actor, writer, and producer. He holds an American nationality and mixed (African- American) ethnicity.

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Education History

He earned his high school diploma from City- As-School in Manhattan, New York. He studied acting at the HB Studio in New York and also a member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.

All about his career

Malik Yoba started his career with the film ‘Cool Runnings’ in 1993, where he played the role of Yul Brenner. He then acted in the film ‘Smoke’ (1995) where he played the role of ‘The Creeper’ and in 1997, he played the character of Detective Carson in ‘Cop Land’. He got his big break in the American Comedy film ‘Ride’ (1998) with co-stars Fredro Starr and Melissa De Sousa.

From 1999-2003, he played various roles in films like ‘Personals’ (1999), ‘Harlem Aria’ (1999), ‘His Woman, His Wife’ (2000), and ‘Dreaming in Black and White’ (2002).

In the year 2005, he played the character of Mr. Will Drucker, a teacher, in the American drama movie ‘Kids in America’. During 2012-15, he starred in movies like ‘Allegiance’ (2012), ‘The Assault’ (2014), and ‘Brotherly Love’ (2015). In the year 2016, he starred in the movie ‘Lucky Girl’, and the American sci-fi film ‘Paradox’.

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Also, he was then cast in one episode of the police television drama series ‘Law &Order’ (1994), where he played the character of ‘Pat Williams’. Likewise, he also played the lead role of Detective Julius Williams in the American Police drama ‘New York Undercover’ (1994-99).

In 2013, he was cast in a TV movie where he played the role of the famous late Martin Luther King, Jr. in ‘Betty & Coretta’. Moreover, Malik also portrayed a regular role as the character of Jim Hudson in the sci-fi TV series ‘Revolution’ (2013).

In 2014, he was cast in the TV movie ‘Turks & Caicos’, a British drama thriller, and he played the role of Jim Carroll, a detective. His latest television drama series ‘Designated Survivor’ (2016-17) was a political drama series, starring Kiefer Sutherland. He played the role of Jason Atwood, the Deputy Director of the FBI.

Founder of Iconic32

Malik is the founder of a company by the name Iconic32 that aims to educate young people. In an attempt to make an impact in the lives of people, he believes that he should lead by example. The company has a mission to drive social values to young people through pop culture. According to Global Grind, Malik feels he has accomplished the company’s mission when the people are happy about the excellent work it is doing.

Awards and Nomination

He was awarded for the ‘American Black Film Festival’ award in 2016 for ‘Daddy Don’t Go’. In the year 2017, he was nominated for a ‘NAMIC Vision Award’ for best performance in the movie ‘Bad Dad Rehab’ (2016).

Net Worth and Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. According to some online sites, he has an average salary of around $485k.

Box Office Collection

Some of his movie’s box office collection along with the year is-

Years Movies Box Office Collection
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? 60.7m
2014 The Assault 4.3m
2017 ‘Til Death Do Us Part 3.5m
2018 Take Point 12.5m
2019 Awake 32.7m

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Rumors and Controversy

Malik unintentionally said in an interview that his empire co-star Jussie Smollett was gay. His remark kindled controversy as Smollett had kept his personal life very private, and had said nothing regarding his sexual orientation.

Is Malik Yoba married? Wife, Relationship

Malik Yoba is married to Cat Wilson, who is an actress. They exchanged wedding vows on December 21, 2003. From their marriage, the couple doesn’t have children so far.

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Caption: Malik Yoba with Cat Wilson (Source: specnaz-ural,ru)

Previously, he married to Trisha Mann. But their marriage and divorce date is unknown. From their marriage, the couple has three children, Dena Yoba, Josiah Yoba, Pria Yoba.

How tall is Malik Yoba? Weight, hair color

He has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs is 85Kg. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Social Media Appearance

He has around 215.2K followers on Twitter, about 239K followers with 2K posts on Instagram.

Did You Know?

  • He recently started that he is attracted to and loves Trans Women. He said that he doesn’t differentiate between cisgender and transgender.
  • Malik is an honorary member of Phi Beta Fraternity Inc.

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