About Mekhi Phifer
It has been stated that the overall amount of the current Mekhi Phifer net worth reaches a size of minus 1.3 million dollars. Thus, he is one of those celebrities who have gone into debts and wasted their whole net worth. Mekhi Phifer has become well known because of his career as an actor, which at one time made Mekhi Phifer net worth a high sum of money.
He was born in Harlem, New York City in 1974. Mekhi Phifer got interested into acting when he appeared in a feature film called “Clockers” in 1995, where he was chosen for a role of the petty drug dealer. The film was made by Spike Lee. For this role, Mekhi Phifer beat more than 1 thousand applicants and this is quite interesting knowing the fact that Mekhi Phifer had no previous acting experience before he auditioned for this film. Since that time, he has managed to appear in many more films which have added up a lot to the total estimate of Mekhi Phifer net worth.
In 1995 as well, Mekhi Phifer appeared in a TV film called “The Tuskegee Airmen”, where he starred next to Laurence Fishburne. In 1997 he appeared in one more film called “Soul Food”, and his appearance in this film was praised by critics, too. After this film, he appeared in a few teenage movies, such as “O” and “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer”.
In 2002 he became even more known when he appeared with Eminem in the film called “8 Mile”. The film has also increased the overall amount of Mekhi Phifer net worth. In the same year, he got another big role which was in the TV show called “ER” on NBC. Thus, besides his work in films, he is also known for his appearances on TV. Other TV series and shows in which Mekhi Phifer appeared include “Torchwood: Miracle Day” and “Lie to Me”. Throughout his career, Mekhi Phifer proved that he can appear in both comedic roles and dramatic ones.
In 2014, however, the news was released that Mekhi Phifer filed for bankruptcy. In the file, Mekhi Phifer stated that he has debts as much as 1.3 million dollars and in assets he had only 67 thousand dollars. Also, he stated that in one month he spends 11 thousand dollars. Unfortunately, the actor stated that his monthly salary reaches only 75 hundred dollars.