Clifton Powell is an American actor who rose to fame in the early 90’s. Clifton Powell is mostly known for his role in Oscar-winning movies such as “Ray” (2004), “Norbit” (2007) and “Next Friday”. Born on March 16, 1956, The “Selma, Lord, Selma” actor has played in over hundred movies and TV series in such diverse roles that can amaze everyone at this person’s ability to handle it all.
Clifton Powell is a married man. Though he has a long relationship with his wife Kimberly Powell, their marriage date is not available. He has taken his children to the premiere of his several movies but there is no detail on them whatsoever.
Powell was born in Washington, USA. His family and background are not in his public profile. His education, children, and other personal details are hidden from public eyes as well.
In 2012, Powell was accused of “sexual assault, battery, and rape” by a woman under pseudonym Kiyante Myers. Powell was found guilty. The defendant and the plaintiff knew each other for two years as Myers worked as a cocktail waitress in the casino where Powell frequently visited.
Powell’s career began in 1980’s and since then he has already appeared in more than 100 movies. His works include Dead Presidents, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Rush Hour, Menace II Society, Next Friday, Friday After Next, Ray, Woman Thou Art Loosed.
In 1999 television film “Selma, Lord, Selma”, a highly appreciated film, Powell played the role of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In television, Powell has had appeared on “Roc, South Central” and “Army Wives”. He performed as a guest star in “Murder”, “In the Heat of the Night”, “NYPD Blue”, “She Wrote” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. Powell was presented with the main antagonist role in soap opera “Saints & Sinners” (the first to air on prime time on Bounce TV), performing very well opposite Gloria Reuben and Vanessa Bell Calloway.
He has also directed an episode of “Chase Street” in 2015, “There’s a Stranger in my House’, and “Man of Her Dreams” in 2009. He was a producer or consulting producer for “The North Star” (2016), The Freight Rider (2015), The House of Malik (2012), “Nicki: A Hip Hop Love Story” (2012), and “Golden Empire” (2005). He also provided a voice for the game “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas” in 2004.
Clifton Powell net worth is $15 million, celebrity net worth portal estimates. Powell is a successful artist playing supporting role since 1980’s.
Clifton Powell won an NAACP Image Award in the category- Outstanding Supporting Actor in Motion Picture for the hit movie of 2004- “Ray”. He has also won other several NAACP awards.
He has a page dedicated towards his profile in Wiki and IMDB. Powell’s work and movies can be watched on YouTube and various other sites dedicated to reporting of celebrities’ life and their interest.