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Malik Yoba net worth:
$3 Million

Malik Yoba information

Malik Yoba information

Birth date: September 17, 1967
Birth place: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Profession:Actor, Screenwriter, Singer
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Cat Wilson (m. 2003)
Children:Dena Yoba, Pria Yoba, Josiah Yoba
Awards:Image Award,

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Malik Yoba Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Abdul-Malik Kashie Yoba was born on the 17th September 1967, in The Bronx, New York City, USA, and is an actor and occasional singer well known as Malik Yoba. The actor rose to fame after landing the starring role of Detective J. C. Williams in the television series “New York Undercover” (1994 – 1999). Malik Yoba has been accumulating his net worth being active in the entertainment industry since 1993.

How rich is the actor? It has been reported that the net worth of Malik Yoba is equal to $3 million, as of early 2016, accumulated during a career in the entertainment industry now stretching well over 20 years.

Malik Yoba Net Worth $3 Million

To begin with, Yoba is a son of mother Mahmoudah Young Lanier and father Erutan Abdullah Yoba, the fourth of six children, and was raised in his birthplace of The Bronx. Yoba began his acting career in 1993 starring in the film “Cool Runnings” directed by Jon Turteltaub. It has increased his net worth significantly, as the box office of the film grossed $154.9 million whereas the budget was only $14 million. After this, he starred in the comedy film “Blue in the Face” (1995) directed by Paul Auster and Wayne Wang, and subsequently landed the leading role in the comedy film “Ride” (1998) written and directed by Millicent Shelton. Meanwhile, he played small roles in the films “Personals” (1999), “Harlem Aria” (1999), “His Woman, His Wife” (2000), “Dreaming in Black and White” (2000), “Vote for Me” (2003), “Playas Ball” (2003), “Criminal” (2004), “Oh Happy Day” (2004), “Kids in America” (2005) and “They’re Just My Friends” (2006). Later, he starred in the comedy drama film “Why Did I Get Married?” (2007) as well as its sequel “Why Did I Get Married Too?” (2010) both co-produced, written and directed by Tyler Perry. Currently, he is working on the upcoming urban comedy “Lucky Girl” directed by Greg Carter.

Another source of Yoba’s net worth is television. He landed the main role in the series “New York Undercover” (1994-1999) created by Kevin Arkadie and Dick Wolf. This series brought him the Image Award in 1996, 1997 and 1999 in the category of Outstanding Actor in the Leading Role in a Drama Series. Consequently, the series not only made him rich but also famous. Later, he was starred in the series “Bull” (2000) created Michael S. Chernuchin. Following this, he landed a number of recurring roles in series including “Girlfriends” (2003 – 2007), “The Days” (2004), “Defying Gravity” (2009) and others. More, as a regular actor he was cast in the TV science fiction drama series “Alphas” (2011 – 2012) created by Zak Penn, and the TV musical drama series “Empire” (2015) created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, he is divorced from Trisha Mann with whom he has three children Josiah, Dena and Pri. Yoba has been married to Cat Wilson since 2003. He is also known as a member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My B.F.F. 2017 completed Roy Brown
Dope Fiend 2016 post-production Velo
Designated Survivor 2016 TV Series Jason Atwood
Justice: By Any Means 2016 TV Series Him
Of Sentimental Value 2016 Alan Hamilton
Bad Dad Rehab 2016 TV Movie Mr. Leon
Where Hearts Lie 2016 Obnoxious Attorney
Restored Me 2016 Agent Thurmond
Paradox 2016/III Mr. Landau
The Walking Dead: Michonne 2016 Video Game Pete (voice)
Lucky Girl 2015 Gerald Jackson
Blue Bloods 2015 TV Series Darryl Reid
Limitless 2015 TV Series Rooney / John Kellerman
Hood 2015 Rev. Benjamin Tuck
Brotherly Love 2015/III Overbrook Coach
Empire 2015 TV Series Vernon Turner
Other Plans 2014 Harold
Masterpiece Contemporary 2014 TV Series Jim Carroll
The Assault 2014 Coach Tim Miller
Single Ladies 2014 TV Series Deacon / Deacon Jared
Men, Money & Gold Diggers 2014 Bobby
Turks & Caicos 2014 TV Movie Jim Carroll
The Good Wife 2013 TV Series Eddie Fornum
The Glades 2013 TV Series Landon Givens
Revolution 2013 TV Series Jim Hudson
Caught on Tape 2013 Detective Roberts
Betty and Coretta 2013 TV Movie Martin Luther King, Jr.
Alphas 2011-2012 TV Series Bill Harken
NYC 22 2012 TV Series Ray-Ray Burnell
Allegiance 2012/I Staff Sergeant Hart
Person of Interest 2012 TV Series Andre Wilcox
Nikita 2011 TV Series Wallace
The Celibate Nympho Chronicles: The Web Series 2011 TV Series Bustah
Aluna: The Motion Comic Animation 2010 Video short The Wise One
Justified 2010 TV Series Toby Griffin
Why Did I Get Married Too? 2010 Gavin
My Girlfriend's Back 2010 Dereck Scott
Defying Gravity 2009 TV Series Ted Shaw
Inseparable 2008 TV Movie Curtis Raleigh
CSI: Miami 2008 TV Series Reggie Mastow
Feel the Noise 2007 The Mayor
Why Did I Get Married? 2007 Gavin
Rockaway 2007 Case
Girlfriends 2003-2007 TV Series Brock Harris / Brock
Raines 2007 TV Series Charlie Lincoln
That's So Raven 2006 TV Series Judge
Thief 2006 TV Mini-Series Elmo "Mo" Jones
They're Just My Friends 2006 Pat Black Sr.
Kids in America 2005 Will Drucker
Slur 2005 Short Jordan
Arrested Development 2004 TV Series Ice
Oh Happy Day 2004 Moses Jackson
The Days 2004 TV Series Gib Taylor
Criminal 2004 Frank Hill
Violation 2003 TV Movie Patrick Matthews
The Twilight Zone 2003 TV Series Shawn
Vote for Me 2003 The Professor
Kingpin 2003 TV Mini-Series Bobby Curtis
Dreaming in Black and White 2002 Chris Jones
Bull 2000-2001 TV Series Corey Granville
His Woman, His Wife 2000 Video Stuart Banks
Harlem Aria 1999 Luke
Trinity 1999 TV Series Sam Davis
Personals 1999 Keith Parker
Black Jaq 1998 TV Movie Gregory 'Greg' Franklin
For Your Love 1998 TV Series Keith
Ride 1998 Poppa
Soul Food 1997 Studio Engineer
Cop Land 1997 Detective Carson
Blue in the Face 1995 Watch Man
Smoke 1995 The Creeper
Law & Order 1994 TV Series Pat Williams
Where I Live 1993 TV Series Fisher
Cool Runnings 1993 Yul Brenner

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kayla's Story 1997 Video short
Heal the Rainbow 1994 Video short
Master Your Future 1994 Video short
Whatcha Gonna Do About Hate? 1993 Video short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dope Fiend 2016 producer post-production
Daddy Don't Go 2015 Documentary executive producer
Tonsure 2014 Short executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cool Runnings 1993 writer: "Jamaican Bobsledding Chant"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Celibate Nympho Chronicles: The Web Series 2011 TV Series grateful acknowledgment - 4 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unsung Hollywood 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
What of the Day: Celebrating a Century of Service, the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Story 2016 Documentary voice
Justice: By Any Means 2016 TV Series Himself
Politics Nation with Al Sharpton 2015 TV Series Himself
The View 2015 TV Series Himself
The Real 2015 TV Series Himself
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee 2014 Documentary Himself
Afraid of Dark 2014 Documentary Malik Yoba
Craig Stokes Presents: The Show 2014 TV Series Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2010-2013 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Comic Con 2012 Live 2012 TV Movie Himself
Way Black When: Primetime 2011 TV Series Himself
The Mo'Nique Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Baisden After Dark 2008 TV Series Himself
Destination Antigua and Barbuda 2007 2007 TV Movie Himself
Backstage on the Black Stage 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
All Shades of Fine: 25 Hottest Women of the Past 25 Years 2005 TV Movie Himself
C-Walk: It's a Way of Livin' 2003 Video documentary Himself
29th NAACP Image Awards 1998 TV Special Himself
Guide to Healthy Living 1998 Video short Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996-1998 TV Series Himself
10th Anniversary Essence Awards 1997 TV Special Himself
Soul Train 1997 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest Host
27th NAACP Image Awards 1996 TV Special Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1993 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Empire 2015 TV Series Vernon Turner
The Inside Track: The Rise of Empire 2015 TV Movie Vernon Turner
That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana 2007 Video Judge

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series New York Undercover (1994)
1997 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series New York Undercover (1994)
1996 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series New York Undercover (1994)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Betty and Coretta (2013)


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#Fact
1 Younger brother of A. Rahman Yoba.
2 Parents: Mahmoudah Young Lanier and Erutan Abdullah Yoba.
3 Member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.


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