April Dubois Biography: All About Wesley Snipes’ Ex-Wife

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April Dubois is the ex-wife of the Blade actor, Wesley Snipes. Dubois and Snipes married back in the ’80s and celebrated their courtship until the early ’90s with a son in between. Dubois’ husband is primarily known for the titular role in the 1998 Marvel Studios’ action thriller film, Blade.

In addition, the father of April’s child has also starred in hits like Demolition Man, New Jack City, Coming 2 America, and Passenger 57. While the actor in the present is seemingly in a doting relationship with his current wife, few know about his long-forgotten dynamic with April; the first woman he ever had a family with.

Although Snipes has never talked about April in any of his interviews and nor has he mentioned the mother of his first child, there was always that little bit of urge to know what happened to her. And the curiosity still exists. What’s unsettling is over the decades, April Dubois has been a complete mystery; or is it just what it seems?! Know in the article below.

Profile Summary

NameApril Eloise Dubois
BirthplaceStone Mountain, Georgia
Height170.18 cm
Ex-HusbandWesley Snipes
ChildrenJelani Asar Snipes
Net Worth$10 Million

April Dubois Bio: She Is Of French Descent 

Considering some accounts, April Dubious, full name April Eloise Dubois, was born in 1963. Similarly, her ex-husband Wesley Snipes, is a bit older and was born in 1962.

Her Name Meaning & Ancestral Details

While not much about her heredity is in the writings, in light of some facts, her surname DuBois comes from the Old French word “bois” meaning “wood.” It is a French topographical name given to a man who lived or worked in the woods, or who worked as a woodcutter. It nonetheless isn’t clear if her ethnicity actually dates back to the la Gaule.

Where Does April Dubois Live In 2023?

Furthermore, if some reports are to be believed, she is currently residing in Graceland Cir, Morrow, Georgia. Before that, she lived in Stone Mountain, GA. By the same token, she allegedly works for Mastercard Inc.

April Dubois Marriage & Relationship With Wesley Snipes

While the knowledge; of where and when the couple met, is in the middle of nowhere, there are sources that claim the Florida-born actor and Dubois were together since college.

They married in 1985, and were in a marital relationship until 1990. Their wedding was a beautiful ceremony but they could not sustain their marriage for a very long time.

Her Divorce & Children

Although April and Wesley’s marriage lasted for only about five years, Dubious did become the mother of one from the union. Her son with Wesley Snipes, Jelani Asar Snipes was born in 1988.

During the time of April and Sinpes’ divorce, Jelani was only two. Allegedly, after the divorce, the couple got joint custody of their son. He was one when he first appeared in the 1990 American musical comedy-drama Mo Better Blues, alongside his dad.

As of the present, however, Dubois’ son with the Trinity actor has seemingly cut himself off from media attention. One could say he has chosen to stay out of the spotlight. His current profession, henceforth, remains a mystery.

He additionally is also just a ghost individual on social sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

There have been a few pieces that claim he graduated with a degree in Economics, Philosophy, and Spanish from Oglethorpe University in 2009. He likewise works as the voluntary employee benefits and Atlanta business interviewer at Income Protection Atlanta.

However, the discussed credentials are yet to have a clear-cut assessment.

April Dubois Ex-HusbandWesley Snipes
Marriage Date1985
Divorce Date1990
ChildrenJelani Asar Snipes

April Dubois Now: Did She Remarry After Divorcing Wesley Snipes?

The uneasiness in the aforesaid question is unlike Snipes, April long said goodbye to the showbiz world. Her spotlight shined as long as she was the wife of the Orlando native star. Post the separation, she has become just another name that Hollywood had seen in a few or two red carpets.

As for the question, of whether she remarried after splitting with Snipes; the answer pretty much tilts toward the positive facet. Some data show Dubois now goes by the full name, April Dubois Bullock. To be precise, April is married at present, however, the specifics with respect to her latest what-about are just as scarce as hen’s teeth.

Professionally, she has been reported of serving as an agent for Auraa, Inc a Georgia Domestic Profit Corporation. The company’s principal location is at Morrow, GA 30260.

She is also one of the principals of the firm along with her son, Jelani Dubois Snipes. Dubois additionally has another business by the name, IBIS Catalog Inc, Atalanta, Georgia.

After The Divorce Her Ex-Husband Wesley Married A Korean American Woman 

The second time Dubois’ ex-husband walked down the aisle was for a Korean-born American painter, Nakyung Park.

She is an artist from South Korea and is the daughter of the late Park Cheol, a South Korean television producer. The self-taught artist, Nakyung has dual nationality, American and South Korean.

April Dubois' former husband Wesley Snipes His Wife Nakyung Park.
April Dubois’ former husband Wesley Snipes married a Korean American painter Nakyung Park

She met April’s ex-spouse for the first time back in the late 1990s and the duo tied the knot on 17th March 2003.

A Bergen County court document by The ENQUIRER state their brief civil ceremony took place at the courthouse in Hackensack, N.J. The ceremony reportedly was strictly by-the-book.

Snipes and Park are parents to four children namely, Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes, Iset Jua-T Snipes, Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes, and Alimayu Moa-T Snipes.

April Dubois Former Partner Spoke Up About Mahershala Ali Replacing Him For His Iconic Role

In the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con, the Marvel Cinematic Universe announced the Oscar-winning actor, Mahershala Ali would be playing the supernatural superhero Blade in a future movie adaptation of the character.

Knowing this, the same month, April’s former partner, Wesley Snipes expressed his reaction to the reboot and the new lead actor.

“To all the DAYWALKERS losing their minds right now, chillax. Although the news comes as a surprise, it’s ALL GOOD. Such is the ‘business’ of ‘entertainment!’”

said Snipes in a statement given to ComicBook.com in July 2019.

Wesley Snipes expressing his thoughts on Mahershala Ali playing Blade in the MCU.
Former Blade star, Wesley Snipes expressed his excitement over Marvel’s announcement of Mahershala Ali playing the next Blade. Source: Getty

He additionally wished peace to the MCU crew and said he had always been a fan. The former husband of April Budois, of course, congratulated Mahershala Ali and admired his talent as an artist. He further expressed how excited he was to see Ali playing the vampire slayer. He hoped of working with the Moonlight actor someday.

Snipes lastly thanked his fans for the incredible outpouring of love.

Ali on the other hand paid homage to Snipes by posting a picture of him in full daywalker vampire hunting garb on his Twitter.

April Dubois Net Worth

The Florida-born former marital half of Dubois is certainly a man who is in the two-comma club i.e. a millionaire. Sources, however, vary among each other when reporting even the approximate figures. The numbers go as low as south of ten million to as high as north of 20. Whatever the case, the Passenger 57 actor is certainly an affluent star.

On the other hand, April’s former hubby Wesley has a net worth of around $10 million.

Interesting Facts

  1. April Dubois is a big-time baker and enjoys baking.
  2. She gained fame after her relationship with Wesley Snipes.
  3. April Dubois’ son Jelani Snipes is also an actor.
  4. Dubois was married to Wesley from 1985–1990.
  5. The former couple has not revealed the reason behind their divorce.

Source: Celebsuburb.com


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