Malik Yoba Net Worth and Biography

Net worth$3 Million
Date of BirthSeptember 17, 1967
Place of BirthBronx, New York City
Height6 ft 2 in
OccupationActor, Screenwriter, Singer
Relationship StatusDivorced
Updated onSep 2019

Introduction: Early life, Family

Malik Yoba was born on September 17, 1967, in the Bronx, New York City. He was born to Erutan Abdullah Yoba and Mahmoudah Young.

He is the fourth of six children born to his parents. He is an actor, singer, and a writer. He started his career as an actor in the United States as far back as 1993, when he starred in the movie ‘Cool Runnings’. Over the years, he has gained much popularity and is a well-known figure in Hollywood. He is estimated to be worth some $3 million.


He started out as an actor in the early 90s, playing major roles in movies and soap operas cum TV series.

He became famous in the United States for his role as an NYPD Detective J.C Williams in the American Police drama series ‘New York Undercover’.

He has had the opportunity to work with some of the best names in the movie industry. In 2015, he played notable roles in the series Empire and Blue Bloods.

Most recently in 2018, he teamed up with the Seven Seconds, a drama series on Netflix as a member of the group supporting those parents who have lost one or more of their children.


Malik Yoba's family
He got married in the 90s to Trisha Mann who at the time was a popular actress and model. They divorced soon thereafter even though they had two children together.

Later in 2003, he got married to Cat Wilson and together they spent three years as a couple before things fell apart.

Net Worth: Earnings and Endorsements

His primary means of earnings presently is as a TV actor and for his role in Empire, he pockets a little above $20,000
Annually, he makes $485,000.
Every month that amounts to $40,416.67
Weekly he earns $9,326.92
Over the years, for his role in every movie or TV series, he gets paid an unspecified amount. All these make him worth some $3 Million.

Life Lessons

  • From some of his interviews, he was treated cruelly by his father; still, he never stopped making him proud. Unkind treatment should never stop you from being nice to people.
  • As an actor, he has faced one rejection after another. Rejection should not be the end of your journey; it is only a junction leading to another door of opportunity.


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