Mario Van Peebles
Mario Van Peebles
Celebrated Name: Mario Van Peebles
Real Name/Full Name: Mario Cain Van Peebles
Gender: Male
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: January 15, 1957
Birth Place: Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality: Mexican
Height: 1.78m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Chitra Sukhu
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Maya, Morgana, Makayla, Mandela, and Marley)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mario Van Peebles Gay?: No
Profession: Film Director, Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Mario Peebles is a famous American actor and film director who is renowned in the direction of the movie, NEW JACK CITY, in the year 1991. His father was Melvin Peebles (filmmaker). Not only is he involved in the direction, but he has also worked in some movies as an actor. He owns a lot of wealth because of his direction work. One of his notable works is in movies Panther, New Jack City, Delivery Boys, and Exterminator 2. He supports education and eco-consciousness for which he has developed several reality shows.

Maybe you know about Mario Van Peebles 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 Mario Van Peebles’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

He was born on 15th January in the year 1957 in Mexico City. He is the son of Melvin Van Peebles and Maria Marx. His mother was a photographer, and German actress and his father was director and writer. He used to go to SAINT THOMAS MORE SCHOOL from where he completed graduation in the year 1974. In the year 1978, he got a degree from Columbia University in Economics.

Personal Life

He has been married to Lisa Vitello, but they took a divorce due to some reasons. They also have two kids together. Currently, he has been married to Chitra Sukhu, and they have three children.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on January 15, 1957, Mario Van Peebles is 67 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 1.78m tall, and his weight is 73kg.


Mario Van Peebles made his first screen appearance in the year 1968, and he featured in a drama titled ONE LIFE TO LIVE. Later on, he appeared in an action thriller movie in the year 1971. In the year 1981, he worked as an actor in THE SOPHISTICATED GENTS. In the year 1984, he appeared in the movie, Exterminator 2 as a villain. In the same year, he appeared as a dancer in the film, THE COTTON CLUB.

In the year 1985, he got a role in the movie, RAPPIN. He has also worked in DELIVERY BOYS. In the year 1986, he worked in the film LAST RESORT. In the year 1987, he worked in the movie JAWS and THE FACTS OF LIFE DOWN UNDER. In the year 1988, he played a significant role in the SONNY SPOON show. In the year 1989, he directed a TV show titled TOP OF THE HILL. He showed his acting efforts in the movie 21 JUMP STREET.

In the year 1997, he worked in one episode X-FILES. In the year 1998, he starred and directed LOVE KILLS movie. In the year 2000, he appeared in an episode of MARTIAL LAW. In the year 2003, he worked in the film THE HEBREW HAMMER. He has also played a lead role in CROWN HEIGHTS. In the year 2010, he has worked in two movies titled MULTIPLE touches of SARCASM.

In the year 2011, he directed ALL THINGS FALL APART. In the year 2013, he directed NCIS and also one episode of MONDAY MORNINGS. In the year 2015, he directed THE LAST SHIP and also two episodes of EMPIRE. In the year 2017, he has worked as an actor in 4 episodes of BLOODLINE and also created SUPERSTITION TV series.

Awards & Achievements

His movies have won awards and achievements. He has BLACK REEL AWARDS for the work in BAADASSSS movie. He got nominated for GIJON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. He has also been nominated for best director and actor. He has received several nominations at INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS in the year 2005. He has also been nominated NAACP IMAGE AWARDS in the year 2005.

Net Worth & Salary of Mario Van Peebles in 2024

Mario Van Peebles Net Worth
Mario Van Peebles Net Worth

The net worth of Mario Van Peebles is around $15 million as of July 2024, which he has earned by working as an actor and film director. He has worked on numerous reality shows, which have gained more and more wealth for him.

He made his debut with the movie NEW JACK CITY, and it is the highest-grossing movie of that year and gained a lot of popularity across the globe. In the year 2003, Van Peebles directed, produced, and wrote BAADASSSSSS! which is based on the struggles of his father. This film received a lot of nominations and awards. He won BLACK REEL AWARDS in several movies for playing the role of his father in it. Currently, he lives happily with his wife and kids.


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