Net Worth: $15 Million
- Source of Wealth Acting, Directing, Producing
- Birth Place Longview, Texas, U.S.
- Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)
- Marital Status Married Keisha Nash Whitaker (m. 1996)
- Full Name Forest Steven Whitaker
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth July 15, 1961
- Ethnicity African American
- Occupation Actor, Director, Producer
- Children Ocean Whitaker, Sonnet Noel Whitaker, True Whitaker, Autumn Whitaker
About Forest Whitaker
Forest Steven Whitaker has a net worth of $15 million, the source of his income being his successful stint in the field of acting, direction and production. Whitaker, a successful American actor, producer and director, that has won many accolades for his performances.
. His big moment came with the role of Idi Amin in “The Last King of Scotland”in 2006 when he was presented the Academy Award. Having bagged the Golden Award and BAFTA Award, Hollywood Actor of the Year Award was conferred to him by the 10th Annual Hollywood Film Festival in 2006. In the TV series, “The Shield”, he left an imprint as Jon Kavanaugh, he directed”Hope floats”and “Waiting to Exhale”that became hits. In 2011, he was appointed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation, an initiative that is dear to him till date.