Sunday, August 9, 2009
Wesley Snipes’ Wife Nikki Nakyung Park
Meet Nikki Nakyung Park , wife of Actor Wesley Snipes. After being together for three years, Nikki and Wesley were married in a civil ceremony on March 17, 2003 in Hackensack, New Jersey at the County Court House. The couple has four children together: son Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes; daughter Iset Jua-T Snipes (born July 31, 2001); son Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes (born May 26, 2004); and son Alimayu Moa-T Snipes (born March 26, 2007). Wesley also has a son from a previous relationship named Jelani Asar Snipes, born in 1988. Jelani had a cameo role in Snipes’ 1990 film Mo’ Better Blues.
Nikki Nakyung Park, an artist/painter, was born on 1974 in South Korea. Wesley spends a lot of time in his wife Nakyung’s home country of South Korea, which he calls his “second home.”
Before meeting his current wife Nakyung, Wesley was married to his college sweetheart April DuBois. Wesley and April were married in 1985 and divorced in 1990. They have one child together: son Jelani Asar Snipes. In between the two marriages, Wesley has been linked to a number of women including Jada Pinkett Smith, Sanaa Lathan, Halle Berry, and Jennifer Lopez.