Bill Duke Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Bill Duke Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Bill Duke Net Worth and Salary

Bill Duke net worth is estimated to be $5 million and he earns over $2 million as salary annually and his net worth accumulated due to the success in his career as an actor and for starring in movies such as Foolish and The Limey.

Who is Bill Duke?

Bill Duke is an American actor, director, writer and producer and he is famously known for his role as Leon James in the 1980 movie American Gigolo and as Secretary Bolivar Trask in the 2006 movie X-Men: The Last Stand and for starring in the 2017 movie American Satan, where he starred as Gabriel.

Biography and Education

Bill Duke was born William Henry Duke, Jr. on the 26th of February, 1943 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States of America and he was born to a mother named Ethel Louise Duke and a father named William Henry Duke Sr.

Bill Duke attended Franklin D. Roosevelt High School, which is located in Hyde Park and he later enrolled at the Dutchess Community College in Poughkeepsie, after graduating, he then attended Boston University, where he obtained a Bachelors of Arts degree, he then attended New York University’s Tisch School of Arts and the AFI Conservatory.

Movies and Career

Bill Duke has starred in a lot of movies over the years and they include; Car Wash as Duane in 1976, American Gigolo as Leon James in 1980, Commando as Cooke in 1985, Predator as Sgt. Mac Eliot in 1987, No Man’s Land as Malcolm in 1987, Action Jackson as Capt. Earl Armbruster in 1988, Street of No Return as Lt. Borel in 1989, Bird on a Wire as FBI Agent Albert Diggins in 1990, Menace II Society as detective in 1993, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit as Mr. Johnson in 1993, Susan’s Plan as Dect. Scott in 1998, Payback as Dect. Hicks in 1999, Foolish as Studio Producer in 1999, The Limey as Head DEA Agent in 1999, Fever as Dect. Glass in 1999, Never Again as Earl in 2001, Exit Wounds as Chief Hinges in 2001, Love and a Bullet as Mysterious Voice on Phone in 2002, Red Dragon as Police Chief in 2002, National Security as Lt. Washington in 2003, Get Rich or Die Tryin as Levar in 2005, X-Men: The Last Stand as Secretary Bolivar Trask in 2006, Yellow as Miles Emory in 2006, The Go-Getter as Liquor in 2007, Henry’s Crime as Frank in 2010, The Big Bang as Drummer in 2010, Freaky Deaky as Wendell Robinson in 2012, Bad Country as John Nokes in 2014, Clipped Wings, They Do Fly as District Attorney Adam Stevenson in 2014, Restored Me as Officer Brantley in 2016, American Satan as Gabriel in 2017, Mandy as Caruthers in 2018, High Flying Bird as Spence in 2019 and many more.

Height, Weight and Personal Looks

Bill Duke stands at a height of 6ft 4inches, he weighs 73kg, he is dark in complexion, has black hair color and dark brown eye color.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Bill Duke is of American nationality and black ethnicity.


Bill Duke was raised in a Muslim household; therefore he is a Muslim by religion.


Bill Duke was born to a father named William Henry Duke, Sr. and a mother named Ethel Louise Douglas and he grew up with a sister named Yvonne Duke and he has a son named Ahanka Duke.

House Location

Bill Duke and his family currently reside in New York City, New York, United States of America.


Bill Duke is a married man and he is currently married to Shelia P. Moses, an African-American writer who has written books such as Comedian Dick Gregory and The Legend of Buddy and in 2004, she was nominated for the National Book Award and she was also nominated for the NAACP Image Award.

Real Name

Bill Duke’s real name or full name is William Henry Duke, Jr.

Controversies, rumors and legal issues

Since coming to fame in 1962, William Henry Duke, Jr. hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.

Social Media Presence

Duke has been able to build up his social media following, as of recent, he has over 40,000 Twitter followers and he is also active on Facebook and a host of other social media networks.

Awards and Nominations

Bill Duke has won the American Black Film Festival Career Achievement Award and over the years, he has won many more awards and nominated for many more.

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