Kenn Whitaker (Forest Whitaker’s Brother) Bio, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Education

Kenn Whitaker
Kenn Whitaker
Real Name/Full NameKenn Whitaker
Birth Place:Longview, Texas, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday:June 8, 1963
Age/How Old:61 years old
Height/How Tall:In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight:In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color:brown
Hair Color:black
Parents Name:Father – Forest Steven Jr.
Mother – Laura Francis Smith
Siblings:Forest Whitaker, Damon Whitaker, Deborah Whitaker
School:Palisades Charter High School
Zodiac Sign: N/A
Marital Status:Single
Wife/Spouse Name:N/A
Kids/Children Name:N/A
Net Worth:1 million dollars
Last Updated:July 2024

Kenn Whitaker is a talented American actor. He has been featured in many films such as Most Wanted, Bulworth, Life, The Theory of the Leisure Class, and Last Days. 

He is the younger brother of Forest Whitaker, who happens to be a renowned Hollywood celebrity with many accolades to his name, including the Golden Globe Award.       

Early Life of Kenn Whitaker

On June 8, 1963, Forest Steven Junior and Laura Francis Smith were blessed with their second baby-boy and third child, Kenneth Dwayne Whitaker, in Longview, Texas, USA. Forest Steven Jr was an insurance salesman. 

He was a hard-working man. Laura was a special education teacher. She earned two master’s degrees and completed her higher studies at the same time when she was raising her kids. The family moved to Carson City in California’s Los Angeles County to give a better life to their kids.

Kenneth later changed his name to Kenn Whitaker. Kenn’s elder brother is Forest Whitaker, and his younger brother is Damon Whitaker, while her sister goes by the name of Deborah Whitaker. She is the eldest of all siblings.

Age, Height, Weight 

Kenn Whitaker is 58 years as of 2021. He stands tall at 178cms and weighs approximately 165 pounds. His eyes are brown.


Kenn and his brother Forest went to the same high school, Palisades Charter High School in Palisades, California. He was an average student when it came to studies. He enjoyed playing basketball. 

Personal Life

Kenn enjoys a private life, and not much information is available about his girlfriend or wife. He is still believed to be single. 

He refrains from using Social Media Platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Kenn loves to spend time with his family and acted as a strong support system to his brother Forest when he divorced Keisha.

Professional Career

Kenn loved acting and wanted to follow in the footsteps of his elder brother Forest, who had made a big name for himself by the time Kenn debuted in the movie named Most Wantedin 1997, an action thriller

In the coming years, Kenn acted in several TV shows and movies of different genres like ‘Bulworth’ in 1998 and ‘Life’ in 1999. ‘The theory of Leisure Classand ‘Last Days’ were released in 2001.

Since 2001, Kenn has maintained the distance from the film industry, but all his fans would love to see him again on the big screen.


Some of the movies were critically acclaimed to be true masterpieces and, in one way or another, positively impacted the lives of many people across the globe. But no such appreciation has been bestowed upon Kenn in the form of awards. 

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kenn Whitaker in 2024

Kenn’s net worth is estimated to be around a million dollars. He is a hard-working man, just like everyone else in his family. His brother Forest is estimated to be well over 30 million dollars.