Datari Turner | Biography

Posted On: 19 Jun, 2014


Datari Turner | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth April 02, 1979
Age 38 Years 7 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Film actor
Wife/Spouse Claudia Jordan (div.)
Girlfriend Not Disclosed
Ethnicity Black
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Partner Not Yet
Divorced? Yes
Married Yes
Net Worth Around $50 Million
Height 1.88 m
Weight N/A
Children/Kids N/A

Datari Lamont Turner was born on 2nd of April 1979 (his age is 35 years old) in Oakland, California, United States of America. He is a graduate of Blue Chip Illustrated High School where he was a league football player. Besides that, he also played in USA today and Students sport. Wanting to be a professional player, he later became a TV personality and model, producer and actor. This transformation started soon as he was out of his college. His first TV appearances came on Boston Public as the captain of high school team "Joel Rivers". Then he appeared on shows and interviews. Then he made his debut as an actor in MTV’s film, All You Got.

In 2005, he produced hi show The ultimate Hustler featuring hip-hop tycoon Damon Dash. Along with that, his other show I married a Baller featured Eddie George and his wife Tamara George. Eddie who was a NFL player was also with the R N’B group SWV. After the show was aired on TV One in the April of 2007, it became a big success and an encouragement for him as well. So, he produced another show named Famous people. In the year 2009, he produced two independent feature films: My girlfriend’s back and CCH Pounder, which was a love story. A year later in 2010, he produced three films consequently: Another Happy Day, Video Girl and Dysfunctional Friends. Having a work experience for more than 15 years, he has worked till date with some big names that include Sean "Diddy" Combs, Jay-Z, Bruce Webber etc. Combined in 2011 and 2012, he produced some 11 films. His movie Another Happy Day won the Waldo Salt Award for the category of best screenplay. Other hit movies that he produced in those years are: About Cherry, LUV, Dysfunctional Friends, It's a Disaster, Kilimanjaro, Lap Dance, Some Velvet morning etc. Besides that, Turner has produced TV series as well like LisaRaye: The Real McCoy starring actress LisaRaye McCoy. His upcoming movie includes Blackbird, which is due to release in 2014.

Turner has a list of relationships. Although these being official ones, we don’t know exactly the number of females he has dated. His first affair was with Fantasia Barrino. Although their relationship didn’t last long, we don’t know how long they dated each other. After her, his girlfriend was LisaRaye McCoy-Misick, whom he started dating since 2009. But after a year or so, the two got separated before he met actress Claudia Jordan. The two hooked up and soon came out in public together, but this too wasn’t for long. He doesn’t have a wife anyways, because he’s never been married. He is not gay.

A league level football player at high school, he played has a defender because he had a height advantage. He measures 6 feet 2 inches tall, which is around 188 cm. Besides that, he also has a very well maintained and fit body and has revealed it many times by going shirtless in many occasions.

A hard working person, he has reached the peak of his career at a very young age. So, he has earned a lot of reputation and money as well. His estimated net worth is around 50 million American dollars. His income sources are doing movies, modeling, branding, advertisement and his own line of business too.

To stay in touch with him, you can follow him on twitter. Although his biography isn’t available in Wikipedia, there are several other sources to know more about him.