Malik Yoba is known as an American actor. He is most famous for his role in in the hit Fox crime drama TV show, ‘New York Undercover’ and ‘Empire’


Background and Age

Abdul Malik Kashie Yoba was born in the Bronx, New York. His folks are Lanier and Abdulla Yoba.

Career and Net Worth

In 1983, Yoba started working at the Negro Ensemble Theater in concessions, as an attendant, and in different roles. He joined the City Kids Foundation, an arts-education centered youth leadership association, in 1986, starting as a volunteer and eventually getting to be VP of the Foundation in 1991. Yoba's acting career started in 1989 with a little AIDS-education film called Seriously Fresh.

In 1991, he handled a featuring role in the Disney film Cool Runnings. In 1994, while showing up in an episode of Law and Order, Yoba tried out for another Fox TV police drama called New York Undercover, accepting the lead role of NYPD Detective J. C. Williams. He and his co-star Michael DeLorenzo impacted the world forever as the primary cop-drama highlighting actors of color in both driving roles.

In 1994, The New York Times named Yoba one of 30 youthful artists younger than 30 who might change American culture in the following thirty years. Yoba was regarded with three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series in 1996, 1997, and 1998 for his work on New York Undercover. He established the Malik Yoba Fatherhood Project in 2001, and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. enlisted Yoba as a privileged brother in 2009.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

Yoba married and separated from Trisha Mann, an actress, and model. She shared the acting stage with him in the play, 'His Woman, His Wife'. He has two children with Mann and he likewise has a little girl from a past relationship. He at that point got married to his subsequent spouse, Cat Wilson in 2003. She was with him for somewhat more than three years before things self-destructed. She needed to get isolated from her better half. Malik said that he never felt that separation would come unexpectedly early. It was all of a sudden for him. He said that he always felt like needed to get married as far back as he was a young man.

Catsent him out of her home in LA and he moved back to Brooklyn. There were pictures of him with another young lady at a club. There were no reports that expressed the real purpose behind their split however the basic theory was that Cat didn't confide in him to be honest steadfast any longer. It was accounted for that Cat called him and said that they should be separated following three and a half long years of marriage life.

In September 2019, Malik Yoba came out as a straight man who is attracted to trans women. He said that he doesn't separate among cisgender and transgender ladies.

Last Modified: Jan 30, 2021

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