Jelani Asar Snipes, Wesley Snipes’ son

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Jelani Asar Snipes

Jelani Asar Snipes is the son of Wesley Snipes. Jelani Asar Snipes’ father, Wesley 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. Jelani Asar Snipes is not the only child of his parents.

Jelani Asar Snipes: Profile Summary

NameJelani Asar Snipes
Famous as son of Wesley Snipes
Date of Birth1988 
BirthplaceUnited States of America
Age (as in 2021)33 years old
EthnicityBlack
NationalityAmerican
Zodiac SignUnknown
Parents Father- Wesley Snipes, Mother- April Dubois
Siblings Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes, Iset Jua-T Snipes, Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes, Alimayu Moa-T Snipes

Jelani Asar Snipes is a famous American actor, celebrity Kid born in the 1988. Jelani Asar Snipes is widely famous as the son of American Action movie star-actor Wesley Snipes. As of 2021, Jelani Asar is 33 years old. His exact date of birth is not available so is his zodiac sign. Jelani was born into an Afro-American family. He was born to his father Wesley Snipes and his mother April Dubois. His mother, April Dubois, is also one of America’s Top Actresses. April was also featured in his 1990 movie, Mo’ Better Blues. Jelani’s parents were divorced just when he was five years of age, in 1993.

Although Jelani Asar is the only child of his mother and father, he has four other siblings from his father’s new marriage.

How did Jelani Asar’s parents meet? 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.

Jelani Asar Snipes’ father, Wesley Snipes has been in two marriages. In 2003, Wesley Snipes got married to Nkyung Park, a painter, who has borne him four children.

Jelani Asar Snipes and his father Wesley have very similar and undeniable characteristics. Asides from resemblance and personality traits, Jelani is currently towing the career path of his father, Wesley. Beyond every reasonable doubt, he has inherited the talent and charm of his father.

Jelani is tall, and he has a fit, healthy physique. He devotes a large portion of his time in the gym to maintain his biceps. He also takes after his father’s brown eyes. Jelani Asar Snipes is not a socialite like most celebrity kids and prefers to keep his life off the public eye. At times, his photos may appear on the internet, but it would have been the work of journalists or his fans. His pictures are a reflection of how much of a simple person he is.

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Jelani Asar Snipes’ father was first a Christian but later converted to Islam in the year 1978. After a decade of practicing the faith, he left it in 1988. He stated that the Islamic religion gave him a rich view of the African people’s accomplishments, shows him his self-worth, and conferred on him self-dignity. Much is not known about Jelani Asar Snipes’ religious background.

In the 9/11 attack, Snipe’s home was destroyed, and he was lucky to be on the West Coast at the time of the event. Wesley Snipes has a net worth of $10 million dollars.


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