When a particular name or word is mentioned, it causes memory to flow. This is precisely what happens when the film “Mission Impossible” is mentioned. For many people, the only person they remember is Ving Rhames, an award-winning American actor.
We have prepared this article for you not only on the details of Ving Rhames’ career, professional and personal life but also on his net worth, age, height, weight, and much more.
Ving Rhames Wiki
Full Name/Real Name: Irving Rameses Rhames
Age: 61 years
Birth Date: May 12, 1959
Birth Place: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 85 kg
Spouse: Deborah Reed (m. 2000), Valerie Scott (m. 1994–1999)
Children: Reign Beau Rhames, Freedom Rhames
Profession: Stage and screen actor
Net Worth in 2020: $20 million
Ving Rhames was born on May 12, 1959. His hometown is New York. The official names of Ving Rhames are Irving Rameses Rhames. Ving is the biological son of Ernest Rhames, a car mechanic, and Rather Rhames, a housewife. His parents grew up as young people in South Carolina. Ving was named after the late Irving R. Levine, who was an NBC reporter.
Ving had a great passion for cinema and theater. So he joined the High School of Performing Arts in New York to fulfill his dream. After graduating from high school, he joined SUNY Purchase, where he studied theater. There he received the nickname Ving which was given to him by his acting partner Stanley Tucci. Later, Ving left SUNY Purchase and moved to the Juilliard School drama department and obtained a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. He graduated in 1983.
Ving Rhames age, height, weight and body measurements
Ving Rhames was born on May 12, 1959, and is 61 years old. Statistics establish the height of Ving Rhames at 1.83 m and a weight of 85 kg.
Ving Rhames has also been a victim of false accusations, as have many other celebrities. The fact that he kept his personal life made many consider him gay. However, these allegations turned out to be false, as he was seen several times with his wife, Deborah Reed. However, Ving had another wife known as Valerie Scott, but they divorced after five years.
Ving Rhames and Deborah Reed were married in 2000, and their union gave birth to two children. They are also the parents of Tiffany, Reed’s daughter from the previous marriage.
Career, awards, and nominations
The famous award-winning actor made his first appearance on television in 1984. His first drama was “Go and say it on the mountain.” However, his first big leap came when he landed the same year with a lead role in the Broadway film known as “The Winter Boys”.
Since then, he has appeared in various movies and TV shows such as; “Another World”, “Leading Light”, “Miami Vice”, “Native Son”, “War Victims”, among others. His role in Mission Impossible gave him more fame and more exposure to open doors for him to communicate and be among other famous Hollywood stars.
He won the 1998 Golden Globe Award for best actor in a television mini-series. However, Ving presented the award to its designated partner, which was considered a very modest gesture.
Ving Rhames Net worth
Ving Rhames is one of the most famous actors in Hollywood with over 100 well-deserved roles and 30 years of an acting career. As of 2020, Ving Rhames’ net worth is estimated at $20 million, much of which he earned through various roles he played in multiple films.
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Today is a “KINGS” Birthday! Whats your favorite movie he’s played in? Mine is “Baby Boy”🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾. We here at SwagHer are wishing him an amazing and prosperous day. Keep shinning Ving. . #vingrhames #birthdayboy #actor #blackman #babyboy #missionimpossible #successful #blackculture #blacktalentmatters
— Irving R Rhames (@VingRhames59) April 7, 2013