Wood Harris Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Wood Harris Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Wood Harris Net Worth and Salary

Wood Harris net worth is estimated to be $6 million and he earns over $1 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 Dough Boys and Just another Day.

Who is Wood Harris?

Wood Harris is an American actor and he is famously known for his role as Avon Barksdale on the HBO crime drama The Wire and as Julius Campbell in the 2000 movie Remember the Titans and he has also starred in other movies and television series such as Empire, Creed II and Dredd.

Biography and Education

Wood Harris was born Sherwin David Harris on the 17th of October, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, United States and he was born to his mother Mattie Mattie Harris, a seamstress and to his father, John Harris, a bus driver.

Wood Harris attended St. Joseph High School, he attended Northern Illinois University, where he graduated from with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts and he later enrolled at New York University and graduated with a Master of Arts.

Movies and Career

Wood Harris has starred in a lot of movies over the years and they include; Above the Rim in 1994, As Good as it Gets in 1997, Celebrity and The Siege in 1998, Train Ride, Rhapsody, Committed, Are You Cinderella?, Remember the Titans and The Gold Cup in 2000, Paid in Full in 2002, Joy Road in 2004, Dirty in 2005, Southland Tales and The Heart Specialist in 2006, 4 Life in 2007, Jazz in the Diamond District in 2008, Not Easily Broken, Dough Boys, Next Day Air and Just Another Day in 2009, The Babymakers, Dredd and Benji in 2012, Ant-Man and Creed in 2015, Once Upon a Time in Venice, 9/11 and Blade Runner 2049 in 2017, Creed II in 2018 and many more.

He has also starred in television series and shows such as; NYPD Blue as Hector in 1996, Oz as Officer Gordon Wood in 1997, Cosby as Tony in 1997, New York Undercover as Shadow in 1998, Spenser: Small Vices as Ellis Alves in 1999, Hendrix as Jimi Hendrix in 2000, The Twilight Zone as Marvin Gardens / Dwayne Grant in 2003, Numb3rs as Murphy Funez in 2007, The Wire as Avon Barksdale from 2002 to 2008, House as Bowman in 2008, Played by Fame in 2009, Southland as Trinney Day in 2010, Hawaii Five-0 as Russell Ellison in 2010, The Watson Go to Birmingham as Daniel Watson in 2013, Justified as Jay in 2014, The Breaks as Barry Fouray in 2017, The New Edition Story as Brooke Payne in 2017, Empire as Damon Cross in 2018 and many more.


Wood Harris was born to his father, John Harris and to his mother; Mattie Harris and she grew up with a brother named Steve Harris.


Wood Harris is a married man and he is currently married to Rebekah Harris and they got married in 2001.

Height, Weight and Personal Looks

Wood Harris stands at a height of 6ft 3inches, he weighs 71kg, he is dark in complexion, has dark brown eye color and black hair color.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Wood Harris is of American nationality and black ethnicity.

House Location

Wood Harris and his family currently reside in New York City, New York, United States of America.

Zodiac Sign and Birthday

Wood Harris was born on the 17th of October, 1969, therefore, his zodiac sign is Libra and he celebrates his birthday on the 17th of October each year.

Real Name

Wood Harris’s real name or full name is Sherwin David Harris.

Social Media Presence

Since coming to fame, Harris has maintained a very private lifestyle and he is currently not active on social media.

Controversies, rumors and legal issues

Ever since hitting fame in 1993, Harris hasn’t been attached to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues and this is mainly because of his privacy-oriented lifestyle.

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