Net Worth: $4 Million
- Source of Wealth Stage, Film and Television
- Birth Place Las Vegas, Nevada
- Height 5' 5½" (1.66 m)
- Marital Status Filed for Divorce from Jacob Fishel
- Full Name Rutina L. Wesley
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth February 1, 1979
- Occupation Film, Television and Stage Actress
- Education University of Evansville and Juilliard School
About Rutina Wesley
American film, television and stage actress Rutina Wesley has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Born on February 1, 1979 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, she attended Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Performing and Visual Arts for high school. She then studied dance at Simba Studios and the West Las Vegas Arts Center.
Wesley was accepted by the University of Evansville, where she earned her BFA in Theater Performance in 2001. She joined the Juilliard School right after, and graduated in May 2005 where she had a summer spent at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She became close friends with her future co-star Nelsan Ellis.
Rutina began her professional career with a minor role in the 2005 film Hitch. She then performed in theater, featured in David Hare’s Broadway production of The Vertical Hour in 2006. After a year, she appeared in The Public Theater production of In Darfur. In the same year, she also made her film debut where she played the lead role in How She Move.
In 2008, Rutina Wesley gained widespread recognition when she played the role of Tara Thornton on the HBO series True Blood. She has also provided the voice for characters on The Cleveland Show and Generator Rex.