Forest Whitaker’s Brother Kenn Whitaker Biography

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Kenn Whitaker Biography

Kenn Whitaker is Forest Whitaker's brother and also an actor. Image Source: Forest Whitaker Instagram.

  • Birth DateJune 8, 1963
  • Birth Name Kenneth Dwayne Whitaker
  • Age 61
  • Also Known As Kenn Whitaker
  • Father's Name Forest E. Whitaker
  • Mother's Name Laura Francis
  • Birth Place Lomgview, Texas, USA
  • Birth Sign Gemini
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Actor
  • Relationship Status Not Confirmed
  • Eye Color Black
  • IMDB

Last updated on March 26th, 2022 at 03:19 pm

If you have watched the movie Black Panther, you might be familiar with the character Zuri. The actor portraying the character is Forest Whitaker. He is a well-known actor and director who has received numerous awards.

Forest has a brother Kenn Whitaker, and the duo is often mistaken for the other. He is also known for his acting projects. So, in this biography, let’s know about Forest Whitaker’s brother and details about Kenn’s love life, net worth, and many more.

One Of The Four Children Of His Parents

Kenn Whitaker was born Kenneth Dwayne Whitaker on June 8, 1963. He is one of the four children of his parents, Forest E. Whitaker and Laura Francis. They raised him and his siblings in Carson, California.

Kenn has an elder sister, Deborah Whitaker, and a younger brother, Damon Whitaker. As mentioned earlier, Forest Steven Whitaker is his elder brother. Kenn and Forest have similar looks, and people often mistook them to be one person. When they made public appearance, many were confused.

Kenn Whitaker's Brother
Kenn Whitaker and Forest Whitaker have similar looks. Image Source: Twitter/Santo.

Kenn Whitaker’s father was an insurance salesman. Furthermore, his mom went to college and received two master’s degrees while he and his siblings were still young. Sadly, there is not much information about his educational background.

Another personality who came into the limelight because of his brother is Malcolm Washington.

Kenn Whitaker Net Worth And Earnings

Forest Whitaker has undoubtedly gained significant fame in his career. Like him, his brother has also followed in his footsteps towards acting business. Although it was short-lived, Kenn had a great career.

Furthermore, the exact amount of Kenn Whitaker’s net worth has not been revealed yet, but it has been estimated that his fortune is of a substantial amount.

Seeing his elder brother achieve significant success in his acting career, Kenn might have been inspired to pursue acting. His first screen appearance was as a Bus Guard 2 in the 1997 film Most Wanted.

Since his debut appearance, Kenn has then worked on several other film projects. The first television series that Kenn appeared in was Tracey Takes On, where he played the character of Second Smoking Man. Then, Forest Whitaker’s brother appeared in another TV show, Party of Five.

Last Days, The Theory of the Leisure Class, Life, and Bulworth are some of the movies that Kenn has acted in. As per his IMDb, he has not acted in any other projects since 2001.

It has been reported that Kenn has already retired from his acting career. However, the reason has not been disclosed yet. Furthermore, there is no information about Kenn’s current profession.

An actor earns $58,734 as an annual average salary. So, Kenn must have earned significantly in his professional career. As a result, Kenn Whitaker’s net worth must be a considerable sum. His riches comprise his earnings from the films that he has acted in.

With the huge fortune that he has amassed, Kenn must be living a comfortable life privately.

As for his brother, Forest Whitaker has amassed a fortune of $30 million.

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Who Is Kenn Whitaker’s Wife?

Despite being in the limelight, Kenn Whitaker rarely talks about his personal life in the media. He has never disclosed any details about his family and lovelife.

As Kenn’s acting career was critically acclaimed, he was able to gain some fans and followers. They are curious to know about his love life. Unfortunately, there’s no information about Kenn Whitaker’s wife.

Furthermore, it is not even known if Kenn’s spouse even exists. Nonetheless, anyone marrying a hardworking guy like him must be really fortunate.

Similarly, there is no information about Kenn Whitaker’s children. As he does not have any social media account in his name, it is really hard to know about his personal life.

Although there is no information about his wife and kids, it has been reported that Kenn has a good relationship with his nephews and nieces.

Nonetheless, Kenn must be living a wonderful life away from the unnecessary media attention. Let’s hope Forest Whitaker’s brother opens up more about himself, and we get to know about his personal life. Let’s wish he has a successful career in the coming days.