April Dubois is the ex-wife of Wesley Snipes. April Dubois’ husband, Snipes is an American actor, film producer, and martial artist. His prominent film roles include New Jack City, White Men Can’t Jump, Passenger 57, Rising Sun (1993), Demolition Man, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, U.S. Marshals (1998), as the dhampiric vampire hunter Eric Brooks / Blade in the Blade film trilogy. Snipes was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his work in The Waterdance and won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor for his performance in the film One Night Stand.
April Dubois: Profile Summary
|Famous as||ex-wife of Wesley Snipes|
|Date of Birth||1963|
|Birthplace||United States of America|
|Age (as in 2021)||58 years old|
|Children||Jelani Asar Snipes|
Born in 1963 and as of 2021, April Dubois’s age is 58 years. She was born in America and also holds an American nationality where she was brought up and also spend her whole life before her marriage to the famous actor.
April Dubois is a famous American public figure and personality. She is best known for being the former wife of the famous actor and martial artist, Wesley Trent Snipes.
How did the former love birds meet and fall in love? The couple has not shared any information regarding the circumstances under which they met and started their relationship which later lead to marriage. However, the couple got married in 1985. They got married in a beautiful ceremony in the presence of their friends, family and, loved ones. The marriage however didn’t last forever, the couple called it a quit after 5 years of being together. They divorced in 1990. The reason behind their divorce was never made public. Their 5 years marriage was blessed with a son, Jelani Asar Snipes.
Jelani Asar Snipes, their son, is now a well-known actor best known for his role in the film Mo’ Better Blues. Though Jalani is the only child of her parents, she has four other siblings from his father’s new marriage. Her siblings are Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes, Iset Jua-T Snipes, Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes, and Alimayu Moa-T Snipes.
April Dubois has not disclosed any information related to her parents, siblings, and loved ones. She has also not disclosed any information related to her educational background.
After April Dubois’s divorce from Snipes not much has been heard from her. April stands with a height (Tall) around 5 feet 7 inches which is equal to 173 cm and on the other hand in 2021 her estimated body weight is around 60 kg (132 lbs). Her body measurements are around 35-28-34 and her hair color is blonde black and her eye color is hazel black.
April Dubois’ ex-husband, Snipes was raised a Christian, converted to Islam in 1978 but left Islam in 1988. During a 1991 interview, Snipes said “Islam made me more conscious of what African people have accomplished, of my self-worth, and gave me some self-dignity”.
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Snipes’ apartment in New York City was destroyed by the collapse of the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers during the September 11 attacks. At the time of this event, April Dubois and Snipes have already divorced. He was on the West Coast at the time. In 2003, Snipes married painter Nakyung “Nikki” Park, with whom he has four children.
Much is known about the net worth of April Dubois but her ex-husband, on the other hand, Wesley Snipes’ net worth is estimated to be $10 million as of 2021. April Dubois’ husband made most of his net worth from his career in the movie industry. He has created his own production company for film and television, and he is also an author.
Linking up with Spike Lee won Snipes’ roles in films like Jungle Fever and Mo’ Better Blues. Although Wesley Snipes was clearly an actor with an incredible range, he also gravitated towards a particular type; either a drug dealer or a crime lord. The actor played these types of roles in movies like New Jack City and Sugar Hill. Snipes also won a role in the film Kings of New York.