Derek Luke Biography

Derek Luke was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, on 2nd April 1974. Luke is an American entertainer, prevalently known for his depiction of Antwone “Fish” Fisher in his extra-large screen presentation film ‘Antwone Fisher.’ His dad was a previous entertainer, and his mother is a performer. During his youth, which he states were troublesome days, he always put stock in the intensity of words.

Derek Luke needed to battle for a significant lot before looking for some employment in the acting business. He is best known for his jobs in highlight films, for example, ‘Antwone Fisher,’ ‘Glory Road,’ ‘Friday Night Lights‘ and ‘Captain America: The First Avenger.’ His acting ability has earned him esteemed honors like the Independent Spirit Award and Stanley Kramer Award. Aside from highlight films, he has been effectively engaged with TV and acted in a few music recordings also.

A portion of his outstanding works in TV incorporates ‘Rogue‘ and ‘Empire.’ He has had the one of a kind chance of depicting a few genuine characters on screen while they were as yet alive. Some of them were ‘Boobie Miles‘ in ‘Friday Night Lights‘ and ‘Sean Combs’ in ‘Notorious.’ He is amazingly prevalent on long-range informal communication destinations like Instagram and Twitter. He properties his accomplishment in his acting vocation to his dauntlessness.


Derek Luke Movies

Antwone Fisher (2002), Notorious (2009), Glory Road (2006), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Madea Goes to Jail (2009), Friday Night Lights (2004), Biker Boyz (2003), Baggage Claim (2013), Catch a Fire (2006), Sparkle (2012), Definitely, Maybe (2008), Self/less (2015), Lions for Lambs (2007), Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

Derek Luke Age

45 years
(April 24, 1974)

Derek Luke Net Worth

$5 million

Derek Luke Wife

Sophia Adella Luke

Quick Facts

Birth Date 2nd April 1974
Nickname Derek
Birth Place Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Zodiac Taurus
Profession Actor
Active Year 1999-Present
Marital Status Married
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Religion Not Specified
Height 5 feet 11 inch
Weight 82 kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Relationship Married
Spouse Sophia Adella

Derek Luke Early Life

Derek Luke was born on 24 April 1974 in New Jersey. He was the child of previous entertainer Maurice Luke from Guyana and piano player Marjorie Dixon. Luke’s folks separated from when he was in third grade, and from that point forward, he grew up alongside his two siblings Maurice Luke, Daniel Luke, and mother.

As a youngster, he headed out every now and again inferable from his mom’s occupation. He moved six schools before going to Linden High School during the first year. He later moved on from the performing expressions school Henry Snyder High School in Jersey City. Subsequent to moving on from school in 1992, he went to the Jersey State College to concentrate acting.

Derek Luke Career

In 1995, Derek Luke moved to Hollywood with a yearning to turn into an entertainer. He started life in Hollywood doing unspecialized temp jobs to help himself. During the day, he used to go to tryouts and around evening time he went to acting classes. He started his vocation in acting through appearances in TV arrangement like ‘The King of Queens‘ (1999 and 2000) and ‘Moesha‘ (2001).

In 2002, he was chosen for the main job of the element movie ‘Antwone Fisher‘, which was coordinated and delivered by American on-screen character, maker and chief Denzel Washington. He was known to play flexible characters on screen. In 2004, he attempted the job of secondary school football player James Earl “Boobie” Miles, Jr. in ‘Friday Night Lights.’

In 2006, he acted in the much-acclaimed highlight film ‘Glory Road,’ in which he played the character of ballplayer Tyrone Bobby Joe Hill. Derek Luke has shown up in a few music recordings like American R&B recording craftsman Monica’s tune ‘So Gone‘ in 2003, and soul vocalist musician Alicia Keys’ melody ‘Teenage Love Affair,’ discharged in 2006.

He assumed the job of American rapper, vocalist and lyricist Sean John Combs in the element film ‘Notorious‘ (2009). That year he was a piece of the American parody show film ‘Madea Goes to Jail.’ He played the character of Gabe Jones in the 2011 American superhuman film ‘Captain America: The First Avenger.’ His other eminent f movies include ‘Sparkle‘ (2012), ‘Baggage Claim‘ (2013) and ‘Self/less‘ (2015).

Luke has additionally shown up in TV arrangement. These incorporate Cameron Boone in ‘Trauma‘ (2009-2010), Dr. Miles Bourdet in ‘Hawthorne‘ (2011), and Gregory Thomas in ‘The Americans‘ (2013). His presentation in the TV arrangement ‘Empire‘ (2015) and ‘Rogue‘ (2015 – present) are hugely acclaimed. He is a piece of an American TV arrangement titled ‘13 Reasons Why‘ in light of the eponymous 2007 novel by Jay Asher.

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Highlights and Achievements

In 2002, his presentation in the film ‘Antwone Fisher‘ earned him grants like the ‘BET Award for Best Actor‘, ‘Black Reel Award for Best Actor‘, ‘Black Reel Award for Best Breakthrough Performance‘ , ‘Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead‘, ‘National Board of Review Award for Best Male Breakthrough Performance‘ and ‘Satellite Award for Outstanding New Talent‘.

In 2006, Derek Luke won the ‘Hollywood Film Festival Award for Best Breakthrough Actor‘ for his depiction of ballplayer Bobby Joe Hill in the element film ‘Glory Road‘.

Derek Luke Relationships

In the year 1998, Derek Luke got married to the actress and singer named Sophia Adella Hernandez.

Derek Luke Net Worth

The net worth of Derek Luke is $5 million.

Social Media Profile

Instagram: Derek Luke Instagram

Twitter: Derek Luke Twitter

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