|Celebrated Name:||Antoine Fuqua|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Antoine Fuqua|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Birth Date:||19th January 1966|
|Birth Place:||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Height:||5 feet 11 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Lela Rochon (m. 1999)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (name)|
|Is Antoine Fuqua Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Film director and producer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
Antoine Fuqua is an American film director as well as producer who has become popular over the years for working on various films, mostly action and thriller films. He was initially directing music videos of popular artists such as Toni Braxton, Steve Wonder, and also Prince. He is known for being the producer of the film Training Day which led him to win an award. He has been active in his career since 1992.
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Early Life & Biography
Antoine Fuqua was born on 19th January 1966 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the USA. He was born to his parents Carlos Fuqua and his mother, Mary Fuqua. His mentor since his childhood was his uncle, Harvey Fuqua, who was a record producer and executive. He was also inspired by Shinobu Hashimoto, who was a screenwriter.
He studied at Taylor Allderdice High School and was used to play basketball, which led him to his scholarship. Fuqua attended West Virginia University, where he studied Electrical Engineering, which was his dream career.
Fuqua is a family man. He had been engaged to Lela Rochon, an actress in 1998. They later celebrated their wedding on 9th April 1999. Together, the couple is blessed with two children, a daughter, Asia Rochon Fuqua, and a son, Brando Fuqua. He also had a previous relationship, which he rarely talks about in which he had a son, Zachary Fuqua. He is also a happy grandfather having two granddaughters.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19th January 1966, Antoine Fuqua is 55 years old as of today’s date 22nd September 2021. His height is 5 feet, 11 inches tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
Fuqua started his career by being a music video director for various artists who made him be recognized. He started being a film director in 1988, although he did not stop directing music videos. He started working with Akira Kurosawa and influenced him a lot in filmmaking. His first film to be featured was The Replacement Killers in 1998, which was an action film.
This was followed by several other films which he directed, such as Training Day, King Arthur, Shooter, Brooklyn’s Finest, and the Equalizer. He co-created the book After Dark, together with Wesley Snipes, which was originally written by Peter Milligan. He also directed the film Consent to Kill, which was based on Vince Flynn’s novel and later Narco Sub, a thriller film.
In 2011 he directed the film, Tang Dynasty, which was based on a romantic love story between Consort Yang Yuhuan and Emperor Xuanzong. He made a remake of an action film, The Magnificent Seven, in 2016. He also to direct the film, Scarface in 2017 but decided to leave the project.
He was listed among the producers of The Resident film, which was a drama series in 2018. The Equalizer 2 was also released in 2018 also directed by Fuqua. Since 2019, he has been working on the film, Infinite which is targeted to be released in August 2020.
Awards & Achievements
One of the best awards that Fuqua received in his career is the Academy award from the film Training Day in 2001. The film also made Denzel Washington win the same award as the best actor. He has received great achievement from his career, which has made him be recognized and made the director and producer many films.
Net Worth & Salary of Antoine Fuqua in 2021
As of September 2021, Fuqua has an estimated net worth of $30 million. The main source of his income is from his professional career as a producer and director of films. He has been into this career for a very long time, which has made him accumulate such an amount of income. He had directed both music videos.
Antoine Fuqua is one of the best-known producers and directors of both music and films in the entertainment industry. He has been dedicated to his career, which has made many filmmakers involve him in directing their films. He will continue to shine as he is still active.