Who Is April Dubois? Ex- Wife Of Wesley Snipes

by Arnima Wed May 18 2022 Updated On Sun Jun 05 2022
Who Is April Dubois? Ex- Wife Of Wesley Snipes

April Dubois is the former wife of an American actor, film producer, and martial artist Wesley Snipes or Wesley Trent Snipes. 

She was born in 1963 in the United States of America. Her full name is April Eloise Dubois. She has four siblings.

April Dubois's ex-husband Wesley Snipes
April Dubois's ex-husband Wesley Snipes Source: Instagram

Marriage And Children

Wesley is the ex-husband of April Dubois. Together they have a 34 years old son. 

His name is Jelani Asar Snipes. He is also an American actor known for his role in Mo' better Blues but is mainly known for his father's fame. 

Wesley and April were officially divorced. 

April Dubois with her ex-husband Wesley Snipes
April Dubois with her ex-husband Wesley Snipes Source: Pinterest

And after the divorce from April, Wesley married south Korean painter and artist Nakyung Park in 2003

Wesley shares four other children with Nakyung.

Akehnaten Kihwa-T Snipes is the elder son from Nakyung

He was born in 2000. Similarly, Iset Jau-T Snipes is the daughter of Wesley and Nakyung. She was born in 2001

Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes. He was born in 2004 after Wesley and Nakyung's marriage in 2003

Alimayu Moa-T is the younger child. He was born on 14th March 2007. 

The letter "T" is the four of Wesley's children to follow the same name pattern.


The age of April is 58 years. She has an attractive body structure. 

Her height is 5ft 7 inches, and she weighs 60 kg approx. 

Net Worth 

The salary for April is under review. However, she is an American public figure and personality

Her net worth is believed to be $500000. 

Moreover, her ex-husband will have a net worth of $10 million by 2022. The main source of earning is acting. 

Besides this, he is also a film producer and social media personality. His Instagram has 1.3 million followers

It also supports him in earning some amount.

April Dubois's ex-husband Wesley Snipes and son Jelani Asar Snipes.
April Dubois's ex-husband Wesley Snipes and son Jelani Asar Snipes. Source: Pinterest

Does April's Surname Come From The Old French Word?

The answer is yes. April's surname comes from the old French word "Bois." 

The meaning of this word is "wood." This name is a French Topographical name usually given to a man who lived and worked in the woods or worked as a woodcutter. 

Her surname is unique. Special community people mostly use it. 

She belongs to Gaule ethnic group. Maybe this is the reason she got this surname.

Why Do April And Wesley Separate?

There is not much information about the marriage and divorce of April and Wesley

However, some internet sites claim that they have been together since college. 

They got married in 1985, after having a son named Jelani Asar Snipes in 1988

They ended his marriage with divorce in 1990. The reason behind their divorce is still secret. 

After the divorce, she did not involve with another male. So she is single now. 

However, Wesley and April separated they are on good terms till today.

Wesley Had Changed His Religion Back In 1978

Wesley was born and raised in the Christian religion. His entire family belongs to the Christian religion

However, in 1978, he suddenly changed his religion from Christian to Islam

In an interview, he said that the reason behind changing religion is nothing, but he felt Islam made him realize the consciousness of what African people have accomplished. 

It made him more conscious about self-worth, and also it gave him some self- dignity. 

However, he again returned to Christianity after following Islam for ten years.

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