Wendell Pierce
Wendell Pierce
Celebrated Name: Wendell Pierce
Real Name/Full Name: Wendell Edward Pierce
Gender: Male
Age: 60 years old
Birth Date: December 8th, 1963
Birth Place: New Orleans
Nationality: American
Height: 5ft 8inc
Weight: 64kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: 2022

Wendell Edward is an American actor and businessman, he is mainly known for his roles in HBO dramas such as Detective Bunk Moreland in the Wire and trombonist Antoine Batiste in Treme, as well as he portrays as James Greer in Tom Clancy’s. Wendell is a man of average stature,

Early Life & Biography

Wendell was born 8th December 1963 in New Orleans, when he was born his parents Althena Pierce and Amos Pierce named him Wendell Edward Pierce; he is one of three sons of a teacher and a decorated World War II veteran who worked as a maintenance engineer.

He has raised in the black middle-class community the African-American post-war suburb. His father along with many other blacks moved into the neighborhood after returning home from war. They found the whole neigh hood was swept out during Hurricane Katrina their family home was flooded by 14 feet of water.

He went to Benjamin Franklin High School and completed his education from the New Orleans Centre for Creative Arts. Wendell holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in drama from Juilliard School’s Drama Division.

Born on 8 December 1963, Wendell Pierce is 60 years old. His height is 5ft 8inch tall, and weight is 64 kg.

Personal Life

Wendell is very secretive man despite being famous he fiercely guards his private and intimate affairs to the public and media. He is too focused on his career which has made him the man he is today. Pierce started a non-profit organization Pontchartrain Park Community Development Corp.

His aim is to make new solar homes in the area for families who were affected by the disaster of Hurricane Katrina. Wendell was also a supporter of Hillary Clinton and worked onboard for Alliance for Healthier Generation created by Hilton Foundation. He was one of the top campaign fund raiser for former President Barack Obama.

Pierce has increased his popularity we expect more fame after he his appearance in the film The Social Network. Wendell is in good health he has no reports of him being sick or having any health related issues.

Wendell was arrested and charged with attack against a female Bernie Sanders supporter outside Atlanta Loews Hotel, he was released on $1,000 bond from Fulton County Jail.  He completed a pre-trial diversion program, including counselling and community service resulting in dismissal of the charge.


Wendell has been featured in and appeared in nearly 50 television shows, and has also performed in dozens of stage productions. Pierce worked on the HBO Dramas the Wire and Treme. He has appeared in The Twilight Saga, for his role in Treme. He has leant to play the trombone, though he relied on sound double Stafford Agee of the Rebirth Brass Band.

Wendell was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, for his portrayal of Joe. It was about a married gay man who steps out on his family with a young white man he met online, and the film was released on September 13th 2013.

He starred alongside Matthew Perry for quite some time. Wendell has been in numerous stage productions and was lauded for his performance as Holt Fay in Quinine at the John F. Kennedy Centre. Wendell is all over the media he became the host of the nationally syndicated, Peabody Award-winning radio program, Jazz at Lincoln centre’s.

Talk about music he is there he has appeared on several albums recorded in New Orleans. He recorded the song Make America Great Again alongside Delfeayo Marsalis in 2016. He did another song with Kernit Ruffins on Irvin May fields 2017 album.

Awards & Achievements

American actor Wendell has been there and done a lot in his professional life, with all he has managed to put together. He has earned a name, fame and respect of the people all over the world. But those who adore his work and call themselves his fans have praised him for his maturity, hard work and morals.

Net Worth & Salary of Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce Net Worth
Wendell Pierce Net Worth

Wendell his first cast in the Wire is his best project till date. Through this he has been able to make a great name for himself in the industry. All that he has put forth in his career and has really reaped him good rewards. As of 2022, Edward has been able to boast a staggering net worth of around $10 million.

Wendell is talented American actor who is widely known and gained fame, he learned from his father to be patriotism, he said when the country was not loving to his father, his father was loving this is a sign of patriotism. He has been reigning on Twitter for years; he has a lot of followers.


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