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Who Is Mario Van Peebles? Here's All You Need To About His Age, Height, Career, Net Worth, & Relationship

Barbara Published On Thu Jun 27 2019   Modified On Wed Jul 03 2019
Who Is Mario Van Peebles? Here's All You Need To About His Age, Height, Career, Net Worth, & Relationship

Facts of Mario Van Peebles

Full NameWho Is Mario Van Peebles? Here's All You Need To About His Age, Height, Career, Net Worth, & Relationship
First NameMario
Middle NameVan
Last NamePeebles
Birth NameMario Cain Van Peebles
ProfessionActor, Film director
EthnicityMixed (African-American and German)
Birth CityMexico
Birth CountryMexico
Father NameMelvin Van Peebles
Father ProfessionDirector, Actor
Mother NameMaria Marx
Mother ProfessionActress
Gender IdentityMale
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseChitra Sukhu Van Peebles
No Of Children5
SibilingsMax Van Peebles, Megan Van Peebles
FilmographySweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song,Exterminator 2,One Life to Live,The Cosby Show
EducationSaint Thomas More School, Columbia University
Height178 cm
Networth$12 M
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Date of BirthJanuary 15,1957
Married DateJanuary


    Body and Relation Status of Mario Van Peebles

    What is Mario Van Peebles marital status ?Married
    How many children does Mario Van Peebles have ?5
    Who is Mario Van Peebles married with?Chitra Sukhu Van Peebles
    What is the height of Mario Van Peebles?178 cm
    What is the weight of Mario Van Peebles?kg

    The Mexican-American film director and actor, Mario Van Peebles is known for directing the 1991 film New Jack City. Also, he is popular for appearing in thriller movies such as Sweet Baadassss, Rappin’ and Military Ridge. Besides, he is the son of Melvin Van Peebles, a veteran filmmaker and actor.

    Mario Van Peebles' Biography: Early Life & Education

    Mario Van Peebles was born on January 15, 1957, in Mexico City, Mexico to his parents Melvin Van Peebles (father) and Maria Marx (mother). His father was a director and actor. Likewise, his mother was a German actress. 

    In which city did Mario Van Peebles spend his childhood?

    Mario grew up in suburban Phoenix, Illinois, where his dad worked as a tailor.

    Is Mario Van Peebles Mexican?

    As per his nationality, Mario is a American and Mexican nationality and belongs to a mixed (African-American and German) ethnic group. .

    In 1974, he graduated from Saint Thomas More School. Then, he attended Columbia University with a major in economics, in 1978

    Mario Van Peebles' Age, Height, Body Statistics

    • Height: Mario  stands tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm.
    • Age: As of 2019, he is at the age of 62.
    • Eyes Color: Van Peebles has impressive dark brown eyes.
    • Hair Color: His hair color is black.
    • Body Measurements: The actor has maintained his body in a perfect shape but his exact body measurement is not available.

    Mario Van Peebles' Personal Life: Relationship, Marriage, Husband

    The 62-year-old actor is happily married to his longtime girlfriend turned his wife, Chittra Sukhu, an actress. 

    Moreover, the  couple is blessed with four children together, Marley Van Peebles, Makaylo Van Peebles, Maya Van Peebles and Morgana Van Peebles. 

    Previously, he was married to Gang in Blue co-star, Lisa Vitello. They lived together for several years and later they got married secretly from the media. Also, they shared a daughter named Mandela Van Peebles.

    However, Mario is currently is living happily with his wife and children in the United States Of America. 

    Mario Van Peebles' Net Worth And Career

    According to Celebritynetworth, the talented American actor owns the net worth of $12 million, as of July 2019. He boasts an impressive amount of salary from his profession. 

    For a fact, a professional actor in the United States earns the salary of around $50,000 to $60,000 annually. Likewise, the director earns $92,220 annually, so, he might be receiving at the same range from his successful career.


    Mario started his career appearing in a 1971 American independent thriller, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss. He played a lead role in the short-lived detective show “Sonny Spoon”. In 1991, he made his first film “New Jack City”. 

    Also, he directed the films “Posse” in 1993, “Panther” in 1995 and “Love Kills” in 1998. Moreover, Van Peebles and his family starred in the reality TV show Mario's Green House, in 2009. Additionally, he played in the film A Letter to Dad.

    Some of his famous directed movies include Hard Luck (2006), Redemption Road (2010), Zero Hour (2013), Red Sky (2014), etc.

    Quick Facts About Mario Van Peebles

    How old is Mario Van Peebles?

    Born in 1957, Mario is at the age of 62. 

    Who is Mario Van Peebles sister?

    Megan Van Peebles

    What ethnicity is Mario Van Peebles?

    African-American and German.

    Who is Mario Van Peebles wife?

    Chittra Sukhu. 

    What's his net worth at present?

    His net worth, as of July 2019, is $12 million.