Wood Harris is an actor and producer from the United States of America. One of his most recognized acting roles was in the crime drama series, “The Wire”, where he portrayed Avon Barksdale character. You may explore in details below the biography, career and net worth of Wood Harris in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Ever wondered what is the official and birth name of Wood Harris? It is Sherwin David Harris. He was born on October 17, 1969, in Chicago city in Illinois, United States. His father, John Harris, worked mainly as a bus driver, and his mother, Mattie Harris, probably worked in sewing. The family probably had moderate economic conditions when Wood was a child.
Wood Harris generally grew up and was raised around Illinois. He completed his education and schooling at the St. Joseph High School, and then he graduated from the Northern Illinois University with a bachelor of arts degree in theater arts. He later graduated from the New York University with a master of arts. His older brother is the actor Steve Harris.
Wood Harris does not have interesting things to mention in his private life. He is not like many other actors who have a very long list of previous partners and girlfriends. We do not have records of his dating history. Wood Harris has been married to Rebekah Harris for more than 17 years. Sources mention that the couple is the parents of 2 children, but we do not know anything about them.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Wood Harris made his first film acting role in the sports film “Above the Rim”. He also worked on many stage performances during that period. He gained great success for his role in the biographical sports drama film “Remember the Titans”. His most famous series work was in the crime drama “The Wire”.
Wood Harris has received a few awards in his acting career. The latest award he won was for the biographical miniseries “The New Edition Story”, which was a Black Reel Award.
Wood Harris newest acting roles in films including a drama named “GangLand”, sports drama “Creed II” which stars him along with Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Tessa Thompson, and the science fiction “Blade Runner 2049”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actor and producer Wood Harris has an estimated net worth of probably over $4 million. He has been starring in films and series for a very long time and that is the main source of his wealth. Wood Harris estimated salary per episode and earnings per film are unknown.
Wood Harris is a great actor who has always made outstanding performances in his roles. He made more than 50 credits in films and series as an actor including the latest and most recent roles for him. Wood Harris might be living with his wife, Rebekah Harris, and their children in Los Angeles.