Who is Wesley Snipes’s eldest son?

Jelani Asar Snipes is an American-born guy who appeared in the movie “Mo’ Better Blues” in 1990. But, he grabbed people’s attention as a son of an American actor, movie producer, and martial artist Wesley Snipes, best known for starring in “Major League,” “White Men Can’t Jump,” “To Wong Foo,” and more.

Quick Info
Full NameJelani Asar Snipes
BirthplaceUnited States
AgeAbout 34 years
Height6 feet 2 inches
Weight70 kg
154 lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Eyes ColorBlack
FatherWesley Snipes
MotherApril Dubois
Relationship StatusN/A
Net Worth$0.5 million



Jelani Asar Snipes was born as a son of a father, Wesley Snipes, and mother, April Dubois, in the United States, in 1988. He has two siblings, and among them, one is a brother named Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipe and sister Iset Jua-T Snipes. Likewise, Jelani Asar Snipes holds American nationality, and as per his ethnic background, he belongs to the ethnicity of Afro-American.

He grew up in a good environment with his family members playing with his siblings. Moreover, his father, Wesley Snipes, whose real name is Wesley Trent Snipes, has established himself as a famous American actor, film producer, and martial artist. Because of his father’s successful career, he grew up nicely and became a mature man.

Jelani Asar Snipes's parents
Jelani Asar Snipes’s parent’s Source: Vim Buzz


How old is Jelani Asar Snipes?

Jelani Asar Snipes is about 34 years old, but his zodiac sign is still missing as he hides his full date of birth. Regarding his physical statistics, Jelani is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 70 kg or 154 lbs. Similarly, he is a good-looking man with an attractive personality that looks perfect with his black hair and eyes.



Jelani Asar Snipes must have attended school, colleges, or universities to study. However, he has kept his educational background private from the media, so there is still a question mark about his academic qualification.

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Instagram and Social Media

Jelani Asar Snipes keeps his personal life far from the media, so he has not created any social media accounts like Instagram, Twitter, etc. However, his father is active on Instagram, Twitter, and other sites with massive followers.


Personal Life

Jelani Asar Snipes seems single for now, as he has not mentioned his relationship with anyone. Likewise, he is confident about his personal life, so it becomes hard to determine who he is dating now and what kind of girls he likes. Furthermore, he seems to enjoy his life with his family, so no gossip has arisen because of his private personality.

Jelani Asar Snipes's father and half-siblings
Jelani Asar Snipes’s father, step-mother, and half-siblings Source: Getty Images

What movies did Jelani Asar Snipes play in?

Jelani Asar Snipes is known for his appearance in the movie “Mo’ Better Blues” in 1990. However, he has not appeared in other movies and series until now but gained fame and attention because of his father, Wesley Snipes’s successful life.


More about his father – Wesley Snipes

Talking about his father’s acting career, he began his acting career after being cast as Marty in the American television soap opera “All My Children” in 1984. After that, he appeared as Silk in the American crime drama television series “Miami Vice” in 1986.

Further, he starred in his notable role as The Pied in the American anthology animated television series “Happily Ever After Fairy Tales for Every” in 1997. Later, in 2000, Wesley got the role of Franklin Swift in the American made-for-television romantic drama movie American made-for-television.

Jelani Asar Snipes's father, Wesley Snipes in film Blade
Jelani Asar Snipes’s father, Wesley Snipes in the film “Blade” Source: Polygon

Besides this, he debuted his film career after playing the role of Trumaine in the American sports comedy movie “Wildcats” in 1986. Further, in 1998, he starred as Eric Brooks in the American superhero movie “Blade.” Moreover, Jelani Asar Snipes’s father also appeared as Doctor “Doc” Death in the American action movie “The Expendables 3”.

Likewise, Wesley also got the roles in several movies and series, including “Dolemite Is My Name,” “Back on the Strip,” “True Story,” and more.

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Net Worth

A good-looking Jelani Asar Snipes appeared in the movie Mo’ Better Blues and is best known as the son of Wesley Snipes. However, further details about his profession are still missing, but he seems to enjoy an estimated net worth of $05 million.



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