Derek Luke (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Derek Luke is an American actor known for appearing in popular TV shows and films like Captain America and Antwone Fisher. He also appeared in the music video of Teenage Love Affair in 2008. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 300k followers on Instagram and more than 100k followers on Twitter.

Sun Sign



Los Angeles, California, United States



Derek attended Henry Snyder High School and graduated in 1993. He was a freshman at Linden High School before deciding to pursue his childhood dream of acting.


Derek Luke is represented by Artist and Brand Management.

Girlfriend / Spouse

Derek Luke has dated –

  1. Sophia Adella Luke (1990s-Present) – Actress Sophia began dating Derek in the early 90s. The two courted for nearly 8 years before tying the knot in 1998. The couple is happily married and is blessed with a child.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

His smile

Best Known For

His role in the movie Captain America as Gabe Jones and his role as Antwone Fisher which won him various accolades

First Film

Derek Luke made his theatrical film debut in the drama biopic Antwone Fisher as the lead Antwone Fisher in 2002.

First TV Show

Derek Luke made his television show debut on the comedy show The King of Queens in 1999.

Derek Luke Facts

  1. He always aspired to be an actor.
  2. Derek revealed that he was sexually abused when he was young.
  3. He made a cameo appearance in ‘ music video, Teenage Love Affair in 2008.
  4. His parents divorced when Derek was in 3rd grade and he was primarily raised by his mother.
  5. He revealed that he traveled and changed schools frequently owing to his mother’s profession.

Featured Image by Derek Luke / Instagram


Facts of Derek Luke

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDerek Luke
  • nicknamesDerek
  • birthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, United States
  • Date of Birth April 24, 1974
  • Age 49 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundBlackAmerican
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionActor
  • weight82 kg or 181 lbs
  • height5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • high schoolHenry Snyder High School
  • motherMarjorie Dixon
  • fatherMaurice Luke
  • brothersMaurice Luke, Daniel Luke

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