Nakyung “Nikki” Park is an artist and painter from South Korea She’s married to Wesley Snipes, an American actor.

Nakyung Park’s Wiki/ Bio

Nakyung Park, a South Korean artist and painter, is famous for being Wesley Snipes‘ wife. She was born on September 1, 1977, in Seoul, South Korea, making her 46 years old and a Virgo. People often call her ‘Nikki’.

Similarly, the celebrity wife’s dad, Park Cheol, worked as a director at MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation) in the late 1980s and 1990s. Even though she grew up in South Korea, she has Canadian citizenship.


Nikki went to Seoul University, where she started with medicine but then changed to an arts program to focus on painting.

Later, the media star showed her paintings as part of the Modu Korean Artists Collective in the Western Canada Group Exhibition.

How Is Nakyung Park’s Married Life?

The 46-year-old Park is married to the famous actor, film producer, and martial artist Snipes. They got married on March 17, 2003, and have been together for more than 20 years. They have four kids and are still happily together.

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Nakyung Park is married to Wesley Snipes.

Moreover, Nakyung and Blade star Wesley first met in South Korea in 1990 after Wesley’s first marriage ended. They had a quiet wedding in Hackensack, New Jersey, at the County Court House. They’ve kept their relationship private, but it’s obvious they deeply care for each other.

Before Nikki, the American actor was married to April Snipes, and they have a son named Jelani. They were married for five years before they split in 1990. Since then, Wesley and Nakyung have been together, building a strong and loving family.

Is A Mother Of Four Children

The star spouse Nakyung and Wesley, married for over 20 years, are proud parents to four children who they’ve kept out of the public eye. Their eldest, Iset Jua-T Snipes, is the only daughter and her name means “She of the Throne” in Ancient Egyptian.

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Nakyung Park is mother of four kids.

Similarly, next is Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes, whose name means “Peace” in Arabic. Then comes Alimayu Moa-T Snipes, named in honor of God from Ethiopian origins. The youngest, Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes, bears the name of an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh.

Meanwhile, New Jack City actor Wesley has shared that his children have influenced his acting career, though they prefer to live away from the spotlight.

Wesley Snipes’s Movies & TV Shows

The household name Snipes is a famous American actor, movie maker, and martial artist known for his great success in entertainment. He began acting in the 1980s with a role in the soap opera All My Children (1984). After that, he starred in lots of movies and TV shows like Wildcats (1986), Major League (1989), New Jack City (1991), U.S. Marshals (1998), Blade (1998), The Expendables 3 (2014), Dolemite Is My Name (2019), and Coming 2 America (2021).

Moreover, the renowned personage’s been on TV too, appearing in shows like H.E.L.P. (1990), The Player (2015), and True Story (2021). People love his acting, and he’s won awards, like the ASCAP Award for Top Box Office Films for his role in New Jack City (1991).

Further, the stunning actor appeared in Back on The Strip and will be starring in Paper Empire. He has worked with Gena O’Kelley, Jason Statham, and many other big names.

Besides acting, he’s skilled in martial arts and technology. He started Amen Ra Films Production Company and is involved in helping others through various charity projects.

Behind the Scenes: Wesley Snipes’ Legal Challenges

The 61-year-old Snipes, a well-known Hollywood star, faced a tough time in 2008. He got a three-year prison sentence because he didn’t pay his federal taxes. Reports said he hadn’t paid taxes for five years, even though he earned more than $40 million. He offered to pay $842,000 to clear $23.5 million he owed, but he still got the prison sentence.

Around that time, it was reported that President Donald Trump hadn’t paid income taxes for 10 years and only paid $750 when he became president. This made people talk about how Snipes and Trump were treated differently, with many thinking race played a big part in it.

Since Snipes got out of prison in 2013, he’s thought a lot about his time there. He said he came out of it as a better person, understanding how important time is. People asked him about rumors of being hard to work with on set, and he explained he’s just confident and has had good experiences with co-stars like Sean Connery and Robert De Niro.

When asked about his prison time, the TV star said he doesn’t see himself as someone innocent in it all. He mentioned he gained more from the experience than he lost, saying it was a time for him to think and be by himself.

What Does Nakyung Park Do For Living?

The pretty lady Park works as a painter and artist, but she doesn’t talk much about her job and doesn’t use social media. Besides her art, she’s known for her skills in makeup, skincare, and painting.

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Nakyung Park with her spouse Snipes. Image Source: Hollywood Life

Further, the celebrity wife displayed her art in exhibitions and has tried graphic design and makeup art too. She even had a role in a show called Beautiful Miss Jin. People also know her because her dad is a famous figure in South Korea.

How Wealthy Nakyung Park Is?

Park’s precise net worth remains undisclosed, but her husband’s wealth is estimated to have a negative net worth of $9 million due to his legal issues.

However, the Cut Throat City alum Snipers bought a huge mansion in Alpine, New Jersey, for $5.6 million in 2002. But in early 2008, there were reports that he hadn’t paid $70,000 in property taxes for the mansion. Then, in March 2014, he sold the house for $3.5 million, which meant he lost $2.1 million on the sale.

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