Widely known for his role as Dr.Chris Turk in the comedy-drama named ‘Scrubs’, Donald Faison is a popular and beloved American actor, comedian, and voice actor. Some of his other most beloved roles are played in the movies such as; ‘Uptown Girls’, ‘Something New’, ‘Kick-Ass 2’, and many more. Through this article, we hope that you will get to know Donald Faison a little better.
Donald Faison: Wiki/Quick Facts
|Full Name||Donald Adeosun Faison|
|Date of Birth||June 22, 1974|
|Birth Place||Harlem, New York, United States|
|Age||47 years old|
|Spouse||Cacee Cobb (wife)Lisa Askey (ex-wife)|
|Children||Rocco Faison, Wilder Frances Faison, Dade Faison, Sean Faison-Ince, Kobe Faison, Kaya Faison.|
|Parents||Shirley Faison and|
|Siblings||Olamide Faison and Dade Faison|
|Education||Professional Children’s School, LAGuardia High School|
|Career||American actor, comedian, voice actor|
|Net Worth||Approximately 12 million US Dollars|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Height||1.81 m (6 feet)|
Donald Faison: Age
Donald Faison was born in the year 1974, on June 22. Today, he is 47 years old. According to astrology and his birth date, his birth sign is Cancer.
Donald Faison: Early Life and Family Details
Born in the 1970s, Faison was blessed as a son to father Donald and mother Shirley. Faison spent his childhood days in Harlem, New York City, United States, along with his brother Older brother Olamde Faison who is now an actor and singer. Since both of his parents had stable jobs. ie. His father was a building manager and his mother was a talent agent, Faison had a happy life as a child.
Donald Faison: Educational Background
He joined the Professional Children’s School, a non-profit college located in Manhattan, at the age of 5. There, he met his best friend, actor Dash Mihok. Later he attended LAGuardia High School for Music and graduated in 1992.
Donald Faison: Relationship Status
Actor Faison is currently married to Cacee Cobb, the former personal assistant of Jessica Simpson. Faison and Cobb tied the knot on December 15, 2012. However, the couple had been having an affair since 2006. Adding more about their marriage, the wedding took place in actor Zach Braff’s residence. Zach is a good friend and a co-star of Donald. In 2013, the beautiful couple was blessed with a baby boy, Rocco and later after 2 years, they had a baby girl named Wilder. The actor has a lot of posts about his wife and children on his social media. It looks like he loves his wife and children unconditionally.
However, Cacee Cobb is his second wife. Before Cobb, Donald was married to Lisa Askey, a nurse. According to online sources, it has been known that Lisa passed away in 2017 and is no more with us. Moreover, the pair tied the knot in 2001. Lisa gave birth to fraternal boy-girl twins who are named Dade and Kaya respectively. They also had a son together named Kobe. But, eventually, things didn’t work out between the couple and they split their ways in 2005.
Additionally, the famous actor has also dated Audrey Ince in the past. They even had a son together who was named ‘Shawn’.
Donald Faison: Career
Donald’s career began when he was cast in a commercial for ‘Folgers Coffee’ in early 1991. Then, after a year, in 1992, he appeared in the ABC News Special ‘Prejudice: Answering Children’s Questions’. His career path took a massive turn when he was offered to play the role of ‘Murray Duvall’ in the movie and television series ‘Clueless’. He got recognized and admired by thousands of people after that movie. He then got a lot of offers of different roles that he played fabulously. Some of his most adored movies are’ ‘Big Fat Liar’, ‘Waiting to Exhale’, New Jersey Drive’, and many more.
Likewise, he also worked as a voice actor in movies like ‘Robot Chicken: Star Wars’, ‘Star Wars Resistance’ and so on. Another most liked character of Donald is in the series ‘Scrubs’ as Dr. Chris Turk. The show ran for almost 9 years, from 2001 to 2010. It was one of the biggest hits of his career. Faison has been featured with many talented co-stars and has been able to give the audiences a treat to the eyes through their performances. He also has been honored with several awards for his phenomenal works.
Donald Faison: Net Worth
Donald has been able to earn himself and his family a lavish and luxurious life. According to sources, Donald has an impressive net worth of over 12 million US Dollars. His primary sources of income are undoubtedly his career as an actor and comedian.
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Donald Faison: Awards and Achievements
- 1st BET Comedy Awards
- 2nd BET Comedy Awards
- 36th, 38th, 39th, 40th, 41st, and 44th NAACP Image Awards
- 6th Teen Choice Awards
- 7th Teen Choice Awards
- 8th Teen Choice Awards
- 9th Teen Choice Awards
- 9th Prism Award, and many more
References: Wikipedia, IMDb, Instagram.