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Facts of Wood Harris

Full NameWood Harris
First NameWood
Last NameHarris
Birth NameSherwin David Harris
Birth CityChicago, Illinois
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameJohn Harris
Mother NameMattie Harris
Gender IdentityMale
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseRebekah Harris
Networth$3 M
Date of BirthOctober 17,1969
Age50 years
Married Date2001

Wood Harris’ career started in 1993, and on his almost 3-decade long career, he has worked on some hit TV shows like The Wire, Hendrix, etc. He has also worked on some feature films like As Good as It Gets, Remember the Titans, etc.

The actor is well known among fans of TV and is a standout star in some feature films. One of his biggest roles includes playing guitar god Jimi Hendrix on the TV movie Hendrix in 2000.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Wood Harris In March 2020?

Wood Harris has a net worth of $3 million as of March 2020; he made his riches primarily from a career as an actor. 

Harris has a fortune of $3 million in 2020
Harris has a fortune of $3 million in 2020

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His career began following the release of Above the Rim in 1994. Since then, he has established himself as a well-known actor in Tinseltown.

Box Office Earnings

Harris has done a lot of movies; some of them have done incredibly well at the box office; in fact, his movie Ant-man earned $519.3 million. Here is a list of his box office earnings. 

1994$16,190,000“Above the Rim”
1997$314,180,000“As Good as It Gets”
1998$122,870,000“Celebrity” and “The Siege”
2000$136,750,000“Remember the Titans” and “Committed”
2002$3,090,000“Paid in Full”
2007$648,990“Southland Tales” and “Dirty”
2011$1,100,000“The Heart Specialist”
2012$41,730,000“The Babymakers” and “Dredd”
2018$170,810,000“Creed II”

Career Insight

Harris' career on feature film started in 1994 with Above the Rim, and 3 years later, he played a minor role on As Good as It Gets working alongside Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt. A year later, in 1998, Celebrity came out, and he had the minor role of Al Swayze

Harris acting on Creed
Harris acting on Creed

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Similarly, The Siege was released in 1998 in which he played Officer Henderson. In 2000, Train Ride came out, and he had the role of Will. The same year, he appeared as Billy Dixon on Rhapsody, Chicky on Committed, Julius Campbell on Remember the Titans, and also worked in Are You Cinderella? 

Paid in Full was released in 2002 on which he played Ace. A few minor roles in relatively mediocre films later, he finally got the role of Tony "Little Duke" Evers on Creed in 2015 and Gale on Ant-Man (starring Paul Rudd). 

In a similar fashion, his career on TV started on NYPD Blue in 1996. A year later, in 1997, he played as an extra on Oz.

The same year he also played an extra on Cosby starring Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashad. Then after doing some minor roles, he was cast as the iconic guitar pioneer Jimi Hendrix on the TV film Hendrix

He also worked on Numb3rs and The Twilight Zone before playing Avon Barksdale in the hit HBO crime drama The Wire from 2002–08 working alongside Idris Elba and Clark Johnson. In 2008, he also appeared on in an episode of House acting alongside Hugh Laurie

Some of his other works on TV include Southland, Hawaii Five-0, The Watsons Go to Birmingham, Justified, The Breaks, before getting a role in Empire, and starring alongside Terrence Howard.

During his career, he has also worked with some of the biggest names in the industry like Denzel Washington and Will Patton

Short Biography

Wood Harris was born Sherwin David Harris on October 17, 1969, in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. to Mattie Harris and John Harris. He grew up with a brother named Steve Harris.

Harris with wife Rebekah Harris at the Ant-Man screening
Harris with wife Rebekah Harris at the Ant-Man screening 

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After studying in his local schools, he attended Northern Illinois University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts degree. Later, he also got a Master of Arts degree from NYU. 

Harris married Rebekah Harris in 2001 and is still married to her as of March 2020. The pair has 2 children together. He reportedly cheated on Rebekah and was with Anya Richardson. 

Later, rumors of him assaulting Anya Richardson emerged, but they were neither confirmed nor denied. 

Updated On Wed Apr 01 2020 Published On Wed Apr 01 2020 By Hendrix