Wood Harris
Wood Harris
Celebrated Name: Wood Harris
Real Name/Full Name: Sherwin David Harris
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 17 October 1969
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.91 m
Weight: 78 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Rebekah Harris (m, 2001)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (2 Children)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Wood Harris Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Net Worth in 2024: $4 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Wood Harris is a popular American actor. He is most well-known for starring in the first three seasons of the crime-drama TV series, “The Wire”. For his performance in “Remember the Titans” (2000), he was nominated for NAACP Image and Blockbuster Entertainment Award in 2001.

He also won a Black Reel Award in 2017, for his work in the miniseries, “The New Edition Story”. Some of his other popular films are “Ant-Man” (2015), “Creed” (2015), and “Blade Runner 2049” (2017).

Maybe you know about Wood Harris 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 Wood Harris’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Wood Harris, whose real name is Sherwin David Harris, was born on the 17th of October 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He was born to his parents, Mattie and John Harris. His father worked as a bus driver while his mother worked as a seamstress. His older brother, Steve Harris, is an actor as well.

As for his education, he initially studied at the St. Joseph High School in Westchester. He played basketball during his time there. He then went to Northern Illinois University (NIU) from where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts degree. He also holds a Master of Arts degree from New York University.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 17 October 1969, Wood Harris is 54 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024. His height is 1.91 m tall, and weight is 78 Kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Wood Harris With Wife Rebekah Harris
Wood Harris With Wife Rebekah Harris

Wood Harris has been married to Rebekah Harris, since 2001. Together, they have two children, but their identities aren’t out yet. There’s no record of his prior relationships if any. He likes to keep his personal life out of the limelight and has succeeded in doing so.


Wood Harris began his career in 1994, when he starred in the sports film, “Above the Rim” alongside the popular actors, Duane Martin, and Tupac Shakur. Over the following years, he worked in multiple films and TV series including, “The Siege” (1998), “New York Undercover” (1998), and “Spenser: Small Vices” (1999).

In 2000, he played the legendary rock guitarist, Jimi Hendrix in the biographical TV film, “Hendrix”. In the same year, he starred in the biographical sports film, “Remember the Titans” for which he earned a Blockbuster Movie Award and NAACP Image Award nomination. Two years later, in 2002, he starred in the crime drama film, “Paid in Full”, which is considered a cult classic today.

From 2002 to 2004, he starred in 3 seasons of the crime drama TV series, “The Wire”. His performance in the series brought him a lot of following. In 2012, he served as narrator for the ESPN 30 for 30 films, “Benji”.

Some of his most popular films include, “Ant-Man”(2015), “Creed” (2015), “Blade Runner 2049” (2017), and “Creed II” (2018). He most recently appeared in the 2021 live-action/animated sports comedy film, “Space Jam: A New Legacy”.

Awards & Achievements

  • Wood Harris was the winner of the 2017 Black Reel Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie/Limited Series category for “The New Edition Story”.
  • For his performance in “Remember the Titans”, Wood Harris was nominated for NAACP Image and Blockbuster Entertainment Awards in 2001.
  • Wood Harris was nominated for the 2014 Black Reel Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie or Mini-Series for “The Watsons Go to Birmingham”.

Net Worth & Salary of Wood Harris in 2024

Wood Harris Net Worth
Wood Harris Net Worth

As of July 2024, Wood Harris was has garnered a net worth of $4 Million. He has garnered almost all of his earnings from his acting career. He has been a part of some very well projects over the years such as “The Wire”, “Ant-Man”, and “Creed” (2015). It is, therefore, no surprise that he has already garnered such a handsome net worth.

Wood Harris is a good actor and his performances prove that. Considering the kind of projects he has been involved with, over the recent years, his future does look bright. With that said, we wish him the best of luck and hope he continues to do great work.


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