Omar Epps net worth: Omar Epps is an American actor, rapper, music producer, and songwriter, who has a net worth of $15 million dollars. Omar Epps was born in Brooklyn, New York, and began writing poetry and songs when he was in elementary school. He went on to graduate from the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. He also performed with a rap group called, Wolfpack, during his teens. He began acting professionally in the late 80s, but really broke through in the early 90s with his starring role in the film, "Juice". From there, he went on to appear in such projects as "Daybreak", "The Program", "Higher Learning', "ER", "Scream 2″, "Breakfast of Champions", "The Mod Squad", "Love & Basketball", "Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000″, "Conviction", "Against the Ropes", and "Alfie". He is most widely recognized for his work as Dr. Eric Foreman on the hit series, "House, M.D.".
He has been married to Keisha Spivey since 2006; she is a member of the R&B group Total. Omar and Keisha live in California with their two children, K'mari Mae, and Amir. Epps also has another daughter Aiyanna from a previous relationship. Many of Epps early acting roles were of troubled teens and/or athletes, like his film debut in the 'Juice', as rapper Tupac Shakur. Juice was a directorial debut for Ernest Dickerson about the violent and tragic story of four young men growing up in Harlem. Epps went on to star in the HBO Pictures and BBC Films, 'Deadly Voyage' which was produced by John Goldschmidt. Omar won the best actor award for his portrayal of Kingsley Ofusu at the Monte Carlo Television Festival. 'Deadly Voyage' was a true story about the sole survivor of a group of nine African stowaways aboard the cargo ship McRuby in 1999. Epps was also a character in the video game Def Jam Fight for NY in 2004. Omar released an album in 2004 called Omar Epps Presents….The Get Back, under the record label Bknyc.