Don Cheadle : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career

Don Cheadle is an American actor, producer, director, and writer know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career

Don Cheadle : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career
Don Cheadle
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Name Don Cheadle
Birthdate ( Age) 29 November 1964
Place of Birth Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  Married
Wife/Partner Bridgid Coulter (1992–Present)
Children Imani Cheadle, Ayana Tai Cheadle
Father Name Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr.
Mother Name Not Known 
Profession American actor, producer, director, and writer
Net Worth $40 million
Last Update August 2021

Don Cheadle is an American actor, producer, director, and writer.He first received recognition for his performance as Mouse Alexander in the movie ‘Devil in a Blue Dress’ for which he was awarded the Best Supporting Actor by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

He co-produced as well as acted in the Oscar-winning Best Picture ‘Crash’ and portrayed Paul Rusesabagina in the movie ‘Hotel Rwanda’ which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. 

Early Life and Family

Don Cheadle was born as Donald Frank Cheadle Jr on November 29, 1964 in Kansas City, Missouri, US to Bettye and Donald Frank Cheadle Sr. His mother was a teacher and his father was a clinical psychologist. He has two siblings named Cindy and Colin.

He was fond of music and was a member of his school choir from a young age. He travelled a lot with his family during his initial days.He studied in Hartley Elementary School in Lincoln, Nebraska from 1970 to 1974 and completed his graduation from East High School, Denver, Colorado in 1982.

During his high school days, he took an active part in dramatics and performed in several plays. He also learnt to play the saxophone and was a member of a jazz band.

Don Cheadle Wife 

He is a married man. Cheadle married actress, Bridged Coulter, after a long-term relationship and has two children, with whom he lives in Santa Monica, California. He was featured on the PBS series ‘African American Lives 2,’ on which his DNA revealed Cameroonian origin.

Don Cheadle Net Worth

Don Cheadle is and American actor, producer, director, and writerwho has an estimated Net Worth of between $40 million in 2021. The earnings listed mainly come from her salary and brand endorsements.

Professional Career

Cheadle debut on the big screen in the comedy film ‘Moving Violations’ in 1985. This was followed by his appearance in the war movie ‘Hamburger Hill in 1987. He then changed track to television and appeared in the April 1988 episode of the comedy serial ‘Night Court.

’He acted in a number of movies in the late 80’s and early 90’s like ‘LA Law’ and ‘Hill Street Blues’ but first received wide spread acclaim when he was awarded the Best Supporting Actor by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for his performance as Mouse Alexander opposite Denzel Washington in the movie ‘Devil in a Blue Dress’ in 1995. The movie explored the heart of the black community in Los Angeles in the 1940’s.

Cheadle soon gained popularity and appeared as well as co-produced the Oscar-winning Best Picture titled ‘Crash’ in 2004. His portrayal of Paul Rusesabagina in the movie ‘Hotel Rwanda’ earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor the same year that boosted his ratings.
Cheadle started taking on more diverse roles and appeared in the criminal drama ‘Traffic,’ followed by a comedy role in ‘The Family Man’ and a more serious role in the hospital drama ‘ER’ that ran from 1994 to 2009.

His television appearances include ‘’The Rat Pack,’ ‘Things Behind The Sun’ and ‘A Lesson Before Dying.’ His performance in the serial “House of Lies’ won him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.He had a minor role in the film ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ which was appreciated and landed him with the role of the same character in the sequels ‘Ocean’s Twelve’ and ‘Ocean’s Thirteen,’ with much more screen time.

He also starred in the sequels ‘Iron Man 2’ and ‘Iron Man 3’ portraying the role of James Rhodes, played by Terrence Howard in the initial film.He wrote and produced the film ‘Miles Ahead’ based on the life of Miles Davis, which was released in 2016. He reprised the character of Colonel James Rhodes in the films ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ recently.