Malik Yoba Net Worth

Malik Yoba Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Malik Yoba net worth is
$3 Million

Malik Yoba Wiki Biography

Abdul-Malik Kashie Yoba was born on the 17th September 1967, in The Bronx, New York City, USA, and is an actor and occasional singer well known as Malik Yoba. The actor rose to fame after landing the starring role of Detective J. C. Williams in the television series “New York Undercover” (1994 – 1999). Malik Yoba has been accumulating his net worth being active in the entertainment industry since 1993.

How rich is the actor? It has been reported that the net worth of Malik Yoba is equal to $3 million, as of early 2016, accumulated during a career in the entertainment industry now stretching well over 20 years.

Malik Yoba Net Worth $3 Million

To begin with, Yoba is a son of mother Mahmoudah Young Lanier and father Erutan Abdullah Yoba, the fourth of six children, and was raised in his birthplace of The Bronx. Yoba began his acting career in 1993 starring in the film “Cool Runnings” directed by Jon Turteltaub. It has increased his net worth significantly, as the box office of the film grossed $154.9 million whereas the budget was only $14 million. After this, he starred in the comedy film “Blue in the Face” (1995) directed by Paul Auster and Wayne Wang, and subsequently landed the leading role in the comedy film “Ride” (1998) written and directed by Millicent Shelton. Meanwhile, he played small roles in the films “Personals” (1999), “Harlem Aria” (1999), “His Woman, His Wife” (2000), “Dreaming in Black and White” (2000), “Vote for Me” (2003), “Playas Ball” (2003), “Criminal” (2004), “Oh Happy Day” (2004), “Kids in America” (2005) and “They’re Just My Friends” (2006). Later, he starred in the comedy drama film “Why Did I Get Married?” (2007) as well as its sequel “Why Did I Get Married Too?” (2010) both co-produced, written and directed by Tyler Perry. Currently, he is working on the upcoming urban comedy “Lucky Girl” directed by Greg Carter.

Another source of Yoba’s net worth is television. He landed the main role in the series “New York Undercover” (1994-1999) created by Kevin Arkadie and Dick Wolf. This series brought him the Image Award in 1996, 1997 and 1999 in the category of Outstanding Actor in the Leading Role in a Drama Series. Consequently, the series not only made him rich but also famous. Later, he was starred in the series “Bull” (2000) created Michael S. Chernuchin. Following this, he landed a number of recurring roles in series including “Girlfriends” (2003 – 2007), “The Days” (2004), “Defying Gravity” (2009) and others. More, as a regular actor he was cast in the TV science fiction drama series “Alphas” (2011 – 2012) created by Zak Penn, and the TV musical drama series “Empire” (2015) created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, he is divorced from Trisha Mann with whom he has three children Josiah, Dena and Pri. Yoba has been married to Cat Wilson since 2003. He is also known as a member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.

Full NameMalik Yoba
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 17, 1967
Place Of BirthThe Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
ProfessionActor, Screenwriter, Singer
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseCat Wilson (m. 2003)
ChildrenDena Yoba, Pria Yoba, Josiah Yoba
ParentsMahmoudah Young, Abdullah Yoba
SiblingsA. Rahman Yoba
NicknamesAbdul-Malik Kashie Yoba , Abdul-Malik Yoba
AwardsImage Award,
MoviesCool Runnings, Why Did I Get Married Too?, Why Did I Get Married?, Cop Land, Blue in the Face, Feel the Noise, Paradox, Harlem Aria, Kids in America, My Girlfriend's Back, Lucky Girl, The Assault, Smoke, Criminal, Ride, Where Hearts Lie, Caught on Tape, Oh Happy Day, Personals, Recalled, They're Jus...
TV ShowsEmpire, New York Undercover, Alphas, Defying Gravity, Designated Survivor, Raines, Kingpin, Thief, Bull
1Younger brother of A. Rahman Yoba.
2Parents: Mahmoudah Young Lanier and Erutan Abdullah Yoba.
3Member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.


My B.F.F.2017completedRoy Brown
Dope Fiend2016post-productionVelo
Designated Survivor2016TV SeriesJason Atwood
Justice: By Any Means2016TV SeriesHim
Of Sentimental Value2016Alan Hamilton
Bad Dad Rehab2016TV MovieMr. Leon
Where Hearts Lie2016Obnoxious Attorney
Restored Me2016Agent Thurmond
Paradox2016/IIIMr. Landau
The Walking Dead: Michonne2016Video GamePete (voice)
Lucky Girl2015Gerald Jackson
Blue Bloods2015TV SeriesDarryl Reid
Limitless2015TV SeriesRooney / John Kellerman
Hood2015Rev. Benjamin Tuck
Brotherly Love2015/IIIOverbrook Coach
Empire2015TV SeriesVernon Turner
Other Plans2014Harold
Masterpiece Contemporary2014TV SeriesJim Carroll
The Assault2014Coach Tim Miller
Single Ladies2014TV SeriesDeacon / Deacon Jared
Men, Money & Gold Diggers2014Bobby
Turks & Caicos2014TV MovieJim Carroll
The Good Wife2013TV SeriesEddie Fornum
The Glades2013TV SeriesLandon Givens
Revolution2013TV SeriesJim Hudson
Caught on Tape2013Detective Roberts
Betty and Coretta2013TV MovieMartin Luther King, Jr.
Alphas2011-2012TV SeriesBill Harken
NYC 222012TV SeriesRay-Ray Burnell
Allegiance2012/IStaff Sergeant Hart
Person of Interest2012TV SeriesAndre Wilcox
Nikita2011TV SeriesWallace
The Celibate Nympho Chronicles: The Web Series2011TV SeriesBustah
Aluna: The Motion Comic Animation2010Video shortThe Wise One
Justified2010TV SeriesToby Griffin
Why Did I Get Married Too?2010Gavin
My Girlfriend's Back2010Dereck Scott
Defying Gravity2009TV SeriesTed Shaw
Inseparable2008TV MovieCurtis Raleigh
CSI: Miami2008TV SeriesReggie Mastow
Feel the Noise2007The Mayor
Why Did I Get Married?2007Gavin
Girlfriends2003-2007TV SeriesBrock Harris / Brock
Raines2007TV SeriesCharlie Lincoln
That's So Raven2006TV SeriesJudge
Thief2006TV Mini-SeriesElmo "Mo" Jones
They're Just My Friends2006Pat Black Sr.
Kids in America2005Will Drucker
Arrested Development2004TV SeriesIce
Oh Happy Day2004Moses Jackson
The Days2004TV SeriesGib Taylor
Criminal2004Frank Hill
Violation2003TV MoviePatrick Matthews
The Twilight Zone2003TV SeriesShawn
Vote for Me2003The Professor
Kingpin2003TV Mini-SeriesBobby Curtis
Dreaming in Black and White2002Chris Jones
Bull2000-2001TV SeriesCorey Granville
His Woman, His Wife2000VideoStuart Banks
Harlem Aria1999Luke
Trinity1999TV SeriesSam Davis
Personals1999Keith Parker
Black Jaq1998TV MovieGregory 'Greg' Franklin
For Your Love1998TV SeriesKeith
Soul Food1997Studio Engineer
Cop Land1997Detective Carson
Blue in the Face1995Watch Man
Smoke1995The Creeper
Law & Order1994TV SeriesPat Williams
Where I Live1993TV SeriesFisher
Cool Runnings1993Yul Brenner


Kayla's Story1997Video short
Heal the Rainbow1994Video short
Master Your Future1994Video short
Whatcha Gonna Do About Hate?1993Video short


Dope Fiend2016producer post-production
Daddy Don't Go2015Documentary executive producer
Tonsure2014Short executive producer


Cool Runnings1993writer: "Jamaican Bobsledding Chant"


The Celibate Nympho Chronicles: The Web Series2011TV Series grateful acknowledgment - 4 episodes


Unsung Hollywood2016TV Series documentaryHimself
What of the Day: Celebrating a Century of Service, the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Story2016Documentary voice
Justice: By Any Means2016TV SeriesHimself
Politics Nation with Al Sharpton2015TV SeriesHimself
The View2015TV SeriesHimself
The Real2015TV SeriesHimself
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee2014DocumentaryHimself
Afraid of Dark2014DocumentaryMalik Yoba
Craig Stokes Presents: The Show2014TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2010-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Comic Con 2012 Live2012TV MovieHimself
Way Black When: Primetime2011TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Baisden After Dark2008TV SeriesHimself
Destination Antigua and Barbuda 20072007TV MovieHimself
Backstage on the Black Stage2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
All Shades of Fine: 25 Hottest Women of the Past 25 Years2005TV MovieHimself
C-Walk: It's a Way of Livin'2003Video documentaryHimself
29th NAACP Image Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
Guide to Healthy Living1998Video shortHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996-1998TV SeriesHimself
10th Anniversary Essence Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
Soul Train1997TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest Host
27th NAACP Image Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1993TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Empire2015TV SeriesVernon Turner
The Inside Track: The Rise of Empire2015TV MovieVernon Turner
That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana2007VideoJudge

Won Awards

1998Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesNew York Undercover (1994)
1997Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesNew York Undercover (1994)
1996Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesNew York Undercover (1994)

Nominated Awards

2014Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialBetty and Coretta (2013)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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