Gbenga Akinnagbe

Gbenga Akinnagbe Bio, Wiki, Actor, Age, Education, Family, Children, Wife, Net Worth, and Career

Gbenga Akinnagbe is an American actor and writer born on 12th December 1978 in Washington, D.C., U.S. He is best known for his roles as Chris Partlow on the HBO series The Wire and as Larry Brown on the HBO series The Deuce.

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Gbenga Akinnagbe Biography

Gbenga Akinnagbe is an American actor and writer born on 12th December 1978 in Washington, D.C., U.S. He is best known for his roles as Chris Partlow on the HBO series The Wire and as Larry Brown on the HBO series The Deuce.

Gbenga Akinnagbe Age

He is 44 years old as of 2022. Akinnagbe was born on 12th December 1978 in Washington, D.C., the U.S. He celebrates his birthday on the 12th of December every year.

Gbenga Akinnagbe Education

Akinnagbe attended Colonel Zadok A. Magruder High School in Rockville, Maryland. He later joined Bucknell University on a wrestling scholarship, majoring in Political Science and English.

Gbenga Akinnagbe Height/Weight

He stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs around 70kgs.

Gbenga Akinnagbe Family

He was born to Nigerian parents although their names are unknown. Akinnagbe is the second oldest of six children, with one older sister and four younger brothers. However, he has not revealed information regarding his family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.

Gbenga Akinnagbe

Gbenga Akinnagbe Wife

He has not revealed whether he is in a relationship as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, this information is under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

Gbenga Akinnagbe Children

He has not revealed whether he has children as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, this information is under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

Gbenga Akinnagbe Career

Akinnagbe began his acting career in the theatre. In 2003 he auditioned for the role of Chris Partlow on the HBO series. The Wire starting in 2004 began a frequent recurring role and was later promoted to a series regular during the show’s fifth and final season.

In 2007 he appeared in the film ‘The Savages’. He made a guest appearance on a season 10 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode entitled “Hell” as Elijah Okello, a former Ugandan child soldier living in New York, facing deportation. He also starred as Kelly Slater, a nurse in the third season of the Showtime series Nurse Jackie.

As a writer, Gbenga has published two articles in The New York Times, one detailing a trip to Nepal to climb the Himalayas, and the other outlining the medical procedures he underwent to correct his severely flat feet.

Gbenga was involved in fighting and brawling at an early age which led him to train as a wrestler at Colonel Zadok. He even enrolled in Bucknell University on sports merit.

Gbenga played the role of Chris Partlow on the HBO drama The Wire. Chris is Marlo Stanfield’s second-in-command and bodyguard in his drug dealing operation. He is a ruthless killer who also shows genuine care towards the soldiers under his command, especially Michael Lee, whom he takes under his wing as a protégé.

Gbenga Akinnagbe’s Wale

He and Wale are related, they are cousins.

ran in to my cousin @wale at la live with rick ross. they put on a hot show.

— Gbenga Akinnagbe (@GbengaAkinnagbe) February 18, 2011

Gbenga Akinnagbe Net worth

He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his acting career.

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