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Dondre Whitfield Wiki, Wife, Parents, Ethnicity, Net Worth

Published On: 05 Sep, 2018

Dondre Whitfield Wiki, Wife, Parents, Ethnicity, Net Worth

Motherhood is a glorious honor and privilege. It is also synonymous with a source of strength. The Cosby Show's actor Dondre Whitfield, who has been living his life in the absence of his father, termed his mother as a superwoman. Dondre's life is stable with the presence of his mother and wife. Moreover, he doesn't want his kids to face the pain that he fought his entire life.

Dondre rose to fame portraying the role of Robert Foreman in the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. He is also known for his Daytime Emmy Award-winning role in the TV series All My Children.

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The Former Cosby Show star, Dondre Whitfield is married to Eureka's actress Salli Richardson. He and Salli shared the wedding vows on 8 September 2002. The couple is parents of two children; a daughter named Richardson Whitfield and a son named Dre Terrell Whitfield.

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Dondre and his wife are happy with their married relationship and are relishing time with thier children. Salli, who belongs to mixed ethnicity (African-American English, and Italian ascents), also talked about her married life with AALBC where she said that she is happy with her husband and two kids.

Moreover, Whitfield and his wife have now completed their 16 years of togetherness of their marriage. On 8 September 2017, Dondre's wife, Salli Instagrammed a picture with her husband celebrating their 16th wedding anniversary.

Dondre Whitfield celebrates his 16th wedding anniversary with wife, Salli Richardson (Photo: Instagram)

Also, in the caption, she mentioned Dondre as the rock and heart of her beautiful family. While expressing her gratitude, she told that she couldn't have made a better choice for him. 

As of now, Dondre is in a smooth relationship with his wife and enjoying the moments with thier kids.

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Dondre Whitfield's Family: Mother Raised Him After Father Went Jail

Dondre Whitfield was raised by his mother, Vonda Bembry along with his brother as his father was in jail his entire life. His father committed a crime and was jailed, so Dondre had to spend a fatherless life. In one of his tweets posted on 5 may 2013, Dondre wrote that he is one of the fatherless sons. Expressing his sentiments, he told that his father left him with many deficiencies that he had to fortify. 

However, Dondre adores his mother very much. On 30 January 2013, he wished his mother on the occasion of her birthday and mentioned her as a 'Superwoman' who gave him a life.

On 30 October 2017, the graduate of Performing Arts High School, tweeted stating that his father changed his religion to Islam. He also said that he was thankful as it saved his father.

Recently, on Mother's Day of 2018, Dondre shared a picture on Instagram wishing his mother and wife for being such a wonderful mother to him and his two kids. Not just that, he further wished his two bonus moms, mother in law Marcia Harris and Sandra Peppers (the wife of his father in law) for raising and loving their family including his wife and kids.

How Much Is Dondre Whitfield's Net Worth?

Dondre Whitfield has a net worth of $1 million, which he gathered from his acting career. He mustered the revenue appearing in the movie Two Can Play That Game that has a box office collection of $22,391,450. The production cost of the movie was $13 million.

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The native of Brooklyn also made an earning from his long-running TV Series like All My Children (1991–1994), The Crew (1995–1996 ), Between Brothers (1997–1999), and few more.

Dondre started his career in acting at the age of 16 by appearing in the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show from 1985 to 1987. He then portrayed the role of Terrence Frye in the ABC daytime soap opera, All My Children. In The Cosby Show, he played the role of Robert Foreman alongside his castmembers Malcolm-Jamal WarnerDeon RichmondGavin Houston and few more.

Short Bio

Dondre Whitfield was born on 27 May 1969 in Brooklyn, NY. He stands tall at the height of 6 feet. Dondre, who holds American nationality, belongs to mixed ethnicity (African American ethnicity but not of Jamaican ancestry), as per the wiki.

Dondre completed his high schooling from Performing Arts High School in New York City.