Only at the age of 36 years Parker has already been an incredibly excellent music performer as well as successful actor. He is versatile as he is an American director, writer and producer. He is known for his role in the “The Secret life of Bees”. As his career is far from over we can anticipate a lot of his good performance in near future.
Parker was born on November 18, 1979 at Norfolk, Virgina to a 17-year-old single mother. He stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inch. Parker’s mother didn’t marry his bio-logical father. From his second father he has got four Younger sisters. Parker then moved to his maternal uncle who inspired him to become wrestler. He was fascinated towards wrestling so he continued on their wrestling team and won a wrestling scholarship in 1999.
When attending an event in Dallas with a model friend, he was noticed by manager Jon Simmons .Manager told him to give audition and was eventually selected for the film “Dirty”. In 2006, he was chosen for movie “Rome & Jewel” and played the character of Compton youth with both tenderness and toughness. In 2007, he had a small role in Pride and played lead role in the “The Great Debaters”. He next performed on “Fenol and Tunnel Rats”. Though he acted in light roles he garnered praise for his acting and was compare with Paul Newman. In”Secret Life of Bees” he was casted to play the character of Alicia Key’s character. His credit movies through which he gained recognition includes “World War ll”, “Beyond the lights”, “Eden”, “Blood Done Sign My Name” and many more.
“Eden”, “Blood Done Sign My Name” and many more.
To gain new experience he wanted to direct a short movie called, #American, soon after he came up with his new movie “The Birth of Nations”. Also he made few television appearances in “Cold Case”, “The Unit”, “Kurtlar Vadisi”. His act didn’t go unnoticed as he was honored with several accolades, such as Sundance Institute Vanguard Award, Best Supporting Actor, Breakthrough performer, Breakthrough actor and director, Grand Jury Prize :Dramatic. He has a warm heart and does generous works for other people. Being philanthropist he provides scholarships for youth between the ages of 17-25 at East Texas Wiley College. He has been supporter of Peace4kids, Boys & Girls club of America.
When Parker attended Penn State he met Sarah Di Santo. After dating her for brief period of time he married his girlfriend in Erie's Frontier Park. With his wife he got four daughters later he also adopted his sister’s son. As their relationship is founded on mutual understanding and confidence there’s relatively less chance of a divorce to happen between the couple. Parker is active in social media and keeps updating his fans with latest gossips. In Twitter he has got 42.9 k adherents with 2330 tweets. In Instagram he has 147k adherents, this shows his stardom, and he uploads his most recent and finest photos. He’s been really prosperous and his achievements reveals that. His great gains have reliably enhanced his net worth and it’s already in millions. His estimated net worth is $3 million. To know more about him you can retrieve his wiki, bio.