Omar Epps is American based actor, rapper, record producer and songwriter. This actor’s film roles are Higher Learning, The Wood, Juice, In Too Deep, as well as Love and Basketball. Moreover, his work in television also encompass character of Dr. Dennis Gant played on famous medical drama type series entitled as ER, as J. Martin Bellamy on Resurrection as well as Dr. Eric Foreman on Fox based medical drama type series entitled House from years 2004 till 2012. Net worth of Omar Epps in 2018 is high which you just cannot imagine, get more details below:
Early Life & Biography
Currently of age 44, Birthplace of Omar Epps is Brooklyn, located in New York. The actor’s parents took divorce in his childhood while he was brought up through his mother named Bonnie Maria, recognized as an elementary school principal. Moreover, he resided in many neighborhoods while his upbringing in places – East New York, Bedford-Stuyvesant, as well as East Flatbush.
In year 1999, Epps started dating a lady named Keisha Spivey Epps from Hip-Hop group Total. This couple got married in year 2006. Epps has two children with her, a daughter named K’mari Mae and a son named Amir. Moreover, he too has one daughter named Aiyanna, derived from a prior relationship.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Prior he initiated acting he worked in rap group named Wolfpack, the group created along with his cousin in year 1991. He also started short stories, writing poetry, as well as songs at an early age ten and appeared in institute of music and performing arts.
During initial phase of his career, Epps was frequently featured in the characters of anxious teenagers and/or sportsperson. He created his feature based film type debut along with rapper named Tupac Shakur in form of celebrity of cinematographer named Ernest Dickerson’s directorial film based debut entitled as Juice.
After this, Epps trailed up his performance made in Juice in form of a running back made in college football based drama entitled as The Program with James Caan. He was featured in film entitled “Deadly Voyage”, under production of John Goldschmidt, made for HBO based Pictures as well as BBC Films, and received award i.e. best actor award. The award was presented for depicting Kingsley Ofusu inside true story regarding African runaways.
He too landed role on famous television based drama entitled as ER for some episodes depicting Dr. Dennis, a distressed surgical doctor. After working in television on ER, he came back to big screen in year 1997 through a short shot as a dizzy moviegoer on date arranged with a lady performed by Jada Pinkett, the one who finishes up an initial victim of a psycho slasher in blockbuster based sequel entitled as Scream 2.
Apart from this, Omar Epps was presented as a character in famous video game named Def Jam Fight for NY in year 2004. Also in the same year, he came back to television medical drama by his character featured as Dr. Eric Foreman inside famous Fox TV series entitled as House. This corresponding role grossed him NAACP Image Award in years 2007, in 2008 and in 2013 on account of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
Earnings & Net worth
His income is high as he appeared in many projects like “The Program”, “Daybreak”, “Higher Learning’, “Scream 2″, “ER”, “Breakfast of Champions”, “Love & Basketball”, “The Mod Squad”, “Conviction”, “Against the Ropes”, “Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000”, and “Alfie”.
Omar Epps has an estimated net worth of about $18 million . He started acting officially during late 80s; however he actually broke through during early 90s by his starring role done in film i.e. “Juice”.
Omar Epps worked mainly as actor in some feature films and even appeared in medical drama type series in television. Right from 1980s till date, he consistently delivered his best in his career.