Malik Yoba is an American actor and occasional singer. He is famous for his role as NYPD Detective J.C. Williams on the Fox police drama New York Undercover. Furthermore, he is also famous for his role as Yul Brenner in a movie Cool Runnings.
Malik Yoba was born Abdul-Malik Kashie Yoba on September 17, 1967, in The Bronx, New York, the United States under the zodiac sign of Virgo. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Afro ethnicity.
He was born to Abdullah Yoba and Mahmaudah Young. Malik spends his early life in the Bronx along with his brother, A. Rahman Yoba. He was interested in acting from an early age and have performed in many stage actings in high school.
Furthermore, he studied acting with Cynthia Belgrave at the HB Studio in New York, and also a member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.
Malika Yoba is a married man. Furthermore, he has married twice in his life. Currently, he is married to Cat Wilson. The duo got married on December 21, 2003, and since then they are still together.
They do not share any children, however, both of them are looking after the two children who were born from his previous marriage. Malik is trying his best-taking care of his children.
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Until now there is no any rumors or news about them trying to get a divorce. Seems like both of them are really happy to be together. Talking about his past affairs, he was in a marital relationship with Trish Mann, a model, and actress.
Both of them were dictated as a successful couple seeing their mutual coordination within their working styles and love affection towards each other. The duo even shares two children, Dena Yoba and Josiah Yoba.
They were living their happy life along with two children, however, their relationship could not last for long and got divorced. The reason behind their divorce was because of their busy lifestyle. Furthermore, he has a daughter name Pria Yoba, however, the mother of her is still unknown.
Malik Yoba has an estimated net of $3 million. His main source of income is acting from which he was able to collect a decent amount of money. Until now he has played his role in numerous television series and movies.
According to the PayScale, the average salary of an actor/actress is around $50,301 with a median bonus of $1,032. Furthermore, actors salary can be affected by their acting skill.
Malik began his acting career in 1993, where he appeared as Yul Brenner in 1993, comedy sports movie “Cool Running”. In the same year, he made his another appearance as Fisher in a television series “Where I Live”.
Until now he has appeared in more than 30 movies which include, Smoke, Cop land, Ride, Personal, Harlem Aria, Slur, and many more. Talking about his acting on television series, he has appeared in more than 22 television series.
Some of the television series which he has played his role includes Bull, Trinity, Girlfriends, Thief, The Days, Kingpin, Black Jaq, New York Undercover, and many more.