Mekhi Phifer

Personal details

The African-American actor Mekhi Phifer was born on 29th December 1974. He was born in New York, U.S. His star sign is Capricorn. He is 5 feet and 9 inches tall. Mekhi was born to Rhoda Phifer, a teacher. He has a half brother named Fernando Cameron. Mekhi owns many Athlete's Foot Stores in California. He plays on the World Poker Tour for charity. He is an active Philanthropist. Mekhi donated 1lac in The Vine Group as a charity for scholarships and other amenities.

He created a creative talent platform Third Reel Films, wherein filmmakers can showcase their work to interested key executives. Mekhi was in a romantic relationship with Claudia Jordan. He was married to Malinda Williams in 1999 but got divorced in 2003. He was engaged to Onanong Souratha in 2007. Phifer has been married to Reshelet Barnes since 2013. He was blessed with 2 kids named Omikaye Phifer and Mekhi Thira Phifer Jr.

Career

Mekhi Phifer was popularly known for his role as Dr. Greg in an NBC medical drama sitcom ER. He was a regular as Ben Reynolds on the Fox crime TV show Lie To Me. Mekhi starred as Rex Matheson in a sci-fi TV program Torchwood: Miracle Day. He starred in The CW detective series Frequency. Mekhi starred as agent Collins in a police procedural TV series White Collar. He appeared as a guest in a web series Husband by Brad Bell in 2011.

He was in a TV movie A Lesson Before Dying, which is based on a novel. He guest starred in a FOX police drama New York Undercover. He starred in a horror film I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. The actor was in a comedy film High School High. The actor appeared in a music video titled The Boy is Mine in the year 1998. He starred as Honey in a musical romantic drama film Honey. Mekhi was in an American hip hop drama film 8 Mile in the year 2002.

He appeared in Eminem's music videos Lose Yourself and Without Me. Mekhi appeared in En Vogue's music video Don't Let Go. Mekhi appeared in Craig Mack's music video Flava in ya ear. Phifer appeared in 50 cent music video Many Men Wish Death. Movies like Hell's Kitchen, Imposter, Soul for Food, Tears of a Clown, Paid in Full, got him immense recognition. His TV credits include Psych, Secret City, Match Game, House of Lies and Roots. He was a rapper signed to Warner Brothers Records.

Mekhi has earned a Net worth of around $8 million. He has won 5 awards and 14 nominations. He won the Rising Star award for The Suspect (2013). The actor has won a Black Reel award for the Best Supporting Actor for A Lesson Before Dying (1999). He won an Image award for Outstanding Supporting Actor for ER (1994). He won an Icon award for ER (1994). Mekhi has gathered a huge fan following with his acting skills. The African-American has 67,600 followers on Twitter. He has 81k followers on Instagram. Mekhi has over 19k followers on Facebook.