11 Interesting Facts about Forest Whitaker You Do Not Wish to Miss Out

Forest Whitaker is a renowned American actor, producer, and director best known for his role as in the films The Last King of Scotland and Bird. His performance in the movie earned im Best Actor Award in Cannes Film Festival in 1988.

Forest Whitaker
  • Forest was born on July 15, 1961 in Longview, Texas, United States. He is 62 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on every 15th of July alongside his family, friends and colleagues. His birth sign is Cancer.
  • Forest was born and raised in United States. He is the son of Forest Steve Jr. (father) and Laura Francis (mother). His father was an insurance salesman while his mother was a special education teacher. Forest was born and raised alongside his two younger brothers Kenn and Damon and an older sister Deborah.
  • Forest is a handsome and attractive man blessed with a tall, charming body. His body measurements including chest, waist, and bicep are 42-32-15.5 inches. He also wears a shoe size of 11US.
  • Whitaker stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88m) and weighs 89kg (196 lbs).
  • Forest attended Palisades Charter High School and later joined California State Polytechnic University in Pomona where he was a footballer. He later studied opera the Music Conservatory at the University of Southern California where he graduated in 1982.
  • Forest is happily married to actress Keisha Nash since 1996. The couple is blessed with two daughters, Sonnet and True. However, Forest has a son, Ocean while Keisha has a daughter, Autumn from their previous relationships.
Forest Whitaker & Keisha Nash
  • Forest is one of the highest-earning American actors as of 2023. However, details regarding to his actual salary are still under review.
  • Forest is one of the richest and influential American actors. He is approximated to be worth $40 million, including his earnings, investments, and assists.
  • Forest started his acting career in 1982 when he starred in the film Tag: The Assassination Game. He then appeared in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. In 1985, he appeared in Vision Quest and North and South.
  • Forest starred in shows like Different Strokes, The Fall Guy, and Amazing Stories. In 1986, he was cast in The Color of Money and Platoon.
  • Frost was stirred in; Downtown, Diary of a Hitman, A Range in Harlem, Article 99, and Consenting Adults among others.
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