Derek Luke Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Derek Luke Biography

Derek Luke was born on April 24, 1974, in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S. He is an American actor. His full name is Derek Nathanial Luke. Similarly, he is well-recognized for his role as Kevin Porter on the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. and for his appearance in many other productions.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 46 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 82 Kg. Additionally, he has a well-maintained muscular physique with 48 inches of the chest, 35 inches of waist, and 15 inches of biceps. Luke has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Relationship Status

The actor is in a long marital relationship with actress Sophia Adella Luke. The couple had tied the knot back in 1998 after dating for about 8 years. He also has a son.


Regarding his family, his father’s name is Maurice Luke whereas his mother’s name is Marjorie Dixon. In addition, he has two brothers named Maurice Luke and Daniel Luke.

Education, School/College University

Addressing his educational profile, he attended Henry Snyder High School but he completed his high school education at Linden High School.


Derek Luke first started his career as an actor appearing in the sitcom The King of Queens in 1999 and Moesha in 2001. He subsequently made his big-screen debut in the biographical drama Antwone Fisher in 2002, which came out as his breakthrough role for his career. He also earned the Independent Spirit Award for the portrayal of Antwone Fisher, among numerous other awards and nominations. Likewise, he has starred and appeared in many films and some of the notables include, Friday Night Lights (2004), Glory Road (2006), Catch a Fire (2006), Miracle at St. Anna (2008), Madea Goes to Jail (2009), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Baggage Claim (2013) and Self/less (2015).

Derek Luke Biography
Derek Luke Biography

Furthermore, he is well-recognized for his role as Marlon Dinard in the drama series Rogue from 2015 to 2017, as Mr. Kevin Porter in 13 Reasons Why from 2017 to 2019, and as Marcus Moore in the anthology drama The Purge in 2019.

Derek Luke’s Social Media

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Derek Luke’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Derek Luke.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Derek Luke? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? He has accumulated a fair amount of net worth of $ 5 million, which he has earned from pretty his successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Derek Nathanial Luke
  • Profession: Actor
  • Age: 46
  • Date of Birth: April 24, 1974
  • Birth Place: Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 feet 11 inches
  • Weight: 82 Kg
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • School: Henry Snyder High School and Linden High Schoo
  • College/University: N/A
  • Father: Maurice Luke
  • Mother: Marjorie Dixon
  • Sibling: Two Brothers (Maurice Luke and Daniel Luke)
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 5 million
  • Source of Income: Acting