Widely recognized for portraying the diversified character of Charlie Young on the American NBC drama TV series ‘The West Wing’, Dule Hill is an American actor and a professional tap dancer. Other than his awe-inspiring dance moves, Dule also leaves the audience awestruck with his acting. Here, find out all the details such as career, biography and net worth of Dule Hill in 2019.
Early life & biography
The American actor was born as Karim Dule Hill on May 3, 1975, in Orange, New Jersey. He was brought up in Sayreville, New Jersey. He belonged to a middle-class family, and his parents were the Jamaicans. His father was an entrepreneur while his mother worked as an educator. As he was keenly interested in ballet, he first attended Marie Wildey School of Dance and then moved to Sayreville War Memorial High School. After completing his high school from here, he attended Seton Hall University where he majored in business finance.
Dule’s personal life has not been as interesting as his professional career. First, he came into a relationship with actress Nicole Lyn. After dating for years, the couple got married in 2004. They remained together for next eight years and then separated in 2012. Their marriage yielded no kids. After some time, he started dating actress Jazmyn Simon. In 2017, the couple got engaged, and in early 2018, they became one.
Career, awards & nominations
Dull was determined to become a dancer since his childhood. He professionally learned it for years before making his on-stage debut. He first performed a tap dance on the MDA telethon at the age of 10. After that, he appeared in a few other Broadway stage performances, but he mainly concentrated on his studies. He made his film debut at the age of 18 when he landed a role in the crime film Sugar Hill. The film earned him a bit popularity, and he managed to land a major role in the TV show ‘The West Wing’. This TV series changed his career forever.
He left the show after the sixth season in order to appear in another TV show Psych. He is also known for his amazing acting in the films Holes, and She’s All That. So far, he starred in many films including American Playhouse; She’s All That, The Guardian, Whisper, and Gayby. The West Wing, Psych, and Ballers are the famous TV shows of Dule Hill.
Dull Hill is a phenomenal actor. He has won many awards including 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards. He has also won several other nominations.
Net worth & earnings
Dule Hill is actively involved in two professions. Other than his unnumbered of movies and TV shows, he also appeared as a dancer in a few theatre arts. Thus, he has earned a massive amount of money throughout his career through these two professions. The great actor has an estimated net worth of $7.5 million. His net worth is likely to increase in future as he is working on the much-loved TV show ‘Suit’ at present.
Being so adept at professions at the same time is really difficult, but Dull Hill manages it beautifully. He won numerous award nominations in both the professions. However, he is more popular among the audience as a dancer.