- Mike Epps is a known actor who came to the limelight following his role in a comedy film Next Friday.
- Epps also has built a highly successful path as a producer, writer, and rapper.
- Mike is notable for his finest performance in many other movies and TV shows including Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) and Resident Evil: Extinction (2007).
- Epps has been married twice and is a father to five daughters. He welcomed his fifth daughter with his wife Kyra Robinson.
Who Are Mike Epps’ Parents?
Mike Epps was born on November 18, 1970, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is the son of Tommy Epps (father) and Mary Reed (mother).
Epps holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnical background. He graduated from the Arsenal Technical High School.
In 1994, Epps made his way to Brooklyn to appear in HBO’s Def Comedy Jam.
He Shared a Cute Picture of His Father
Mike is very close to his father and shares a great bond with him. The popular stand-up comedian Mike shared a beautiful photo with his father on father’s day.
Like son, his father too looked as youthful in a cap and a cool hoodie. Check out the pic here.
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No doubt, their picture together is pretty suggestive of their love for each other.
Mike Epps Movies and TV Shows
Mike Epps made his on-screen debut with a role in a 1997 film, Strays. The actor made his breakthrough after his portrayal in the highly successful movie, Next Friday. He shared the screen in the project along with Ice Cube.
Besides, Epps rendered the voice to many movies such as Dr. Dolittle 2 and Open Season 2 as well. He gained worldwide fame after landing the role of Lloyd Jefferson “L.J.” Wade in Resident Evil: Apocalypse in 2004. Similarly, the actor reprised the role in Resident Evil: Extinction in 2007.
Some of his other films Mike featured in are Where’s the Money (2017), Suprecon (2018), The Last Back Man in San Francisco (2019), and more.
Besides his roles in bis-screen, the actor is also credited for his role in many acclaimed TV shows such as Def Comedy Jam (1995-20006), Survivor’s Remorse (2014-15), and How High 2 (2019).
Moreover, Mike also featured in the music video “Gangsta Nation” by Westside Connection. He served as a host for Jim Jones and Skull Gang album Jim Jones & Skull Gang Present A Tribute To Bad Santa Starring Mike Epps.
Has Been Married Twice: Who is Mike Epps’ Second Wife?
Mike Epps married his second wife Kyra Robinson, a producer on 23rd June 2019. The couple organized their wedding ceremony at the Pelican Hil Resort, nestled in Newport Beach, California.
His wife Kyra currently serves as a producer of the hit show, Iyanla Fix My Life with the OWN network.
When did Mike and Kyra First Meet?
According to some sources, Mike Epps first met his future wife Kyra Robinson at an airport in late-2017.
The couple got engaged in the following year.
Mike and Kyra have welcomed their newly born daughter named Indiana Rose Epps on March 12, 2020. In late 2019, the two announced that they were expecting their first child together.
Kyra also posed a series of pronounced baby bump photos on her Instagram.
Mechelle McCain is Mike Epps’ First Wife
Mike Epps tied the knot with Mechelle McCain, an actress on July 28, 2006. The couple has two daughters Moriah Epps, born in 2005 and Maddie Epps, born in 2007.
The two, however, separated in Jan 2016 and their divorce was finalized in Sep of 2017.
Mike also has two other daughters, Bria Epps (b on 9th May 1993) and Makayla Epps, born in 1999. Bria is a professional makeup artist.
Mike Epps has collected a decent amount of net worth from his multiple professions. As per Celebrity Net Worth, Epps’ net worth is $5 million.