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Full NameForest Whitaker
First NameForest Whitaker
Birth NameForest Steven Whitaker
ProfessionActor and producer
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
Birth CountryUnited States of America
Father NameForest E. Whitaker Jr.
Father Professioninsurance salesman
Mother NameLaura Francis
Mother Professionteacher
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeCancer
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKeisha Whitaker
No Of ChildrenFour
AwardsAcademy Award,BAFTA Award,Golden Globe Award
SibilingsTwo Younger Brothers
Height188 cm
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Date of BirthJuly 15,1961
Age58 years
Married DateMay 4,1996

One of the prominent figures belongs to the entertainment industry Forest Whitaker has enjoyed a splendid career spanning nearly four decades and has also been a part of an array of iconic silver screen films. Some of his most successful big-screen projects include The Great Debaters, The Butler, and Arrival.

The actor's breakthrough role in a 2006 movie The Last King of Scotland won him Academy Award, BAFTA Award, and many other prestigious accolades. 

Along with whirlwind success, Forset who is widely known for his riveting and deeply nuanced portrayals also has earned a considerable net worth too. 

What Is The Net Worth Of Forest Whitaker? 

Forest Whitaker possesses a net worth of $30 million in 2020. He has collected such a good fortune from his roles in both movies and TV shows.  

Some of his box office hit movies listed below, 

Movie Budget - Box Office Cast Member
Platoon (1986)$6 million - $138.5 millionTom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, and Charlie Sheen
The Butler (2013)$30 million - $176.6 millionOprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, and John Cusack
Arrival (2016)$47 million - $203.4 millionAmy Adams and Jeremy Renner

Sold His Hollywood Hills Mansion For $3.85 Million 

In early 2020, Forest Whitaker has sold his combined lot located in Hollywood Hills for $3.85 million. He originally bought two homes for a total of $2 million back in 2003. 

Whitaker later combined the properties to make one large that features 11 bedrooms and 10.5 bathrooms on its 8,000 square feet living space. In November 2018, it was listed on the market for $3.995 million. 

Its upstairs features a master suite with a corner fireplace. 

Charity Work  

Forest Whitaker is a vegetarian who is also an ardent supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

The actor also supports many other charitable organizations such as Artists for a New South Africa, Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Charity Projects Entertainment Fund, Children Mending Hearts, Cinema For Peace, Clothes Off Our Back, Declare Yourself, Entertainment Industry Foundation, and Every Monday Matters Foundation.  

Whitaker likewise helps The Gentlemen's Fund, Treatment Action Campaign, UNESCO, and UNICEF.

Who Is Forest Whitaker?  

Forest Whitaker was born on July 15, 1961, Longview, Texas. He is the son of Laura Francis, a teacher and Forest E. Whitaker Jr., an insurance salesman. He grew up along with two younger brothers named Kenn Whitaker and Damon Whitaker

Forest studied at Palisades Charter High School. Meanwhile, he also played football. He was also offered a football scholarship to California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. 

Whitaker completed his graduation from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study in 2004. 

Due to the hereditary condition ptosis, Forest's left eye can not open fully. 

Relationship Status: Wife And Children

Forest Whitaker tied the knot with his wife Keisha Whitaker on 4th May 1996. The couple met on the set of Blown Away. The couple also has two daughters Sonnet Whitaker and True Whitaker.

The actor also has a son named Ocean Alexander and a daughter Autumn from his previous relationship. 

Updated On Mon Jun 15 2020 Published On Mon Jun 15 2020 By Simond

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