Clifton Powell
Clifton Powell
Celebrated Name: Clifton Powell
Real Name/Full Name: Clifton Powell
Gender: Male
Age: 68 years old
Birth Date: 16 March 1956
Birth Place: Washington, DC USA
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73m
Weight: 75kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kimberly Powell
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes(May Powell, Clifton Powell Jr)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Clifton Powell Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, Comedian
Salary: $700,000
Net Worth in 2024: $1 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Clifton Powell is an American Actor and Comedian who gained popularity in television and films in the early 90s, and he had standout roles in films like the Bill Duke’s Deep Cover, In the Heat of the Night and a couple of supporting roles in films like Hughes Brothers and Dead Presidents. These small features in films gave him more exposure in the early years.

Maybe you know about Clifton Powell very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Clifton Powell’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Clifton Powell was born in Washington, D.C, on 16 March 1956. He attended DeMatha High School, which was in Hyattsville, Maryland. He later joined Duke Ellington School of Arts, where he graduated from in 1978. He was an only child who was raised up in the Mayfair Mansions Neighbourhood.

Personal Life

Powell is married to Kimberly Powell, his High School Sweetheart, and are blessed with two children. They are May Powell and Clifton Powell Jr.

Powell has an active social media presence, his Instagram has a following of 112k followers, and the others like Facebook and Twitter also have a considerable number.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 16 March 1956, Clifton Powell is 68 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 1.73m tall, and his weight is 75kg.


Clifton Powell has appeared in a lot of films over the years, in the 1980s he appeared in films like Menace II Society, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Dead Presidents, Rush Hour, Friday After Next, Woman Thou Art Loosed, Next Friday and its Sequel and Ray. He also played in some of the hit films like Martin Luther King and others.

Powell has also had recurring roles on television shows like Roc, Army Wives, and South Central, and he has also guest-starred on shows like Murder, NYPD Blue, In the Heat of the Night, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and House MD.

Powell has been featured in some films as a voice actor, these are My step Kids and in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas voicing the character of Big Smoke.

Awards & Achievements

In spite of his immense screen exposure, Clifton has not been able to be nominated or win many awards; this is because most of the roles he got in films were supporting roles. But this does not overlook the fact that he is among the most recognized African-American actors globally. Here are some of the awards that he has won in his career:

  • In 2002, he was the winner of the American lack Film Festival in the category of Best Performance by an Actor; this was for his role in the film “Civil Brand”.
  • In 2017, he was the winner of the July Award at the Top Shorts Film Festival in the category of Best Supporting Actor category for the film “Chasing Titles Vol.1”.

Net Worth & Salary of Clifton Powell in 2024

Clifton Powell Net Worth
Clifton Powell Net Worth

As of July 2024, Clifton Powell’s net worth is estimated at approximately $1 million. He has earned his wealth through his career as an actor, Powell is estimated to have been featured in more than 230 roles in different films in the last four decades, and a few others as a voice actor, including a video game.  Given that he still actively involved in acting, his net worth might be much more in the future.

Clifton Powell is a very talented actor and undoubtedly among the greatest African-American actors ever known. Having acted for more than four decades, he has managed to gain immense wealth and made a great contribution to the entertainment industry. His roles in films though small propelled him to the greatest heights of his career.


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