Chip/ Mario Van Peebles Net Worth 2021

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Mario Cain Van Peebles

Born as Mario Van Cain Peebles in Mexico City, Mexico, Peebles is part of the American film industry. Peebles is a director and actor and has acted in many major films. He was also the co-author of the film Baadasssss! – a biopic about his father Melvin Van Peebles.


Well, how well do you know Mario Van Peebles? If not a lot, we`ve put together everything you need to know about Mario Van Peebles` net worth in 2021, age, height, weight, wife, children, biography, and all the details about his life. Well, if you`re ready, here`s what we know so far about Mario Van Peebles.

Biography and early life

Mario Van Peebles was born into a Mexican family in Mexico City, Mexico on January 15, 1957. He inherited the acting genes from his father: the famous director, actor, writer and musician Melvin Van Peebles. Mario is incredibly versatile in many arts too, a talent he inherited from his father. His mother was a German photographer, Maria Marx. Marx was also an actress. Peebles also has two brothers, Max Van Peebles and Megan Van Peebles. Peebles is both Mexican and American and also has some African- American and German ancestry .

Age, height, weight and body measurements

So, how old is Mario Van Peebles in a year 2021 and how big and how much does he weigh? Well, Mario Van Peebles today, August 9, 2021, is 64 years old and born January 15, 1957. 7 ” in feet and inches and 178 cm in centimeters in height, weighs about 176 pounds in pounds and 80 kg in kilograms.


Mario was a student at Saint Thomas More School in Connecticut. He graduated from high school in 1974. Four years later, in 1978, he graduated from Columbia University College . he has also worked in the Department of Environment of New York before starting his career in the film industry in Hollywood. although Peebles could be described as an independent director. in 1994 he received an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Hofstra University .


Peebles holds a BA in Economics from Columbia University.

Personal life: dating, girlfriends, wife, kids

Peebles tries to to teach people an environmentally conscious lifestyle He tried to film his family`s attempts to lead a greener lifestyle, which led to hilarious events. Peebles takes environmental awareness very seriously. He has a reality show on the same subject known as Mario`s Green House.

Mario married Lisa Vitello and had two children, but the marriage didn`t work out. The couple had to put an end to things. Today Peebles is happily married to Chitra Sukhu Van Peebles and has five children, three boys and two girls: Mandela Van Peebles, Makayla Van Peebles, Marley Van Peebles, Morgana Van Peebles and Maya Van Peebles.

It`s Mario Van Peebles Gay?

No Mario Van Peebles is not gay. Peebles identifies as a straight man. He is married to Chitra Sukhu Van Peebles.


Professional career

Mario Van Peebles has had a remarkable professional career both behind and in front of the camera. In 1968 he first appeared in the soap opera A Life to Live. However, she played her lead role in Sweet Sweetbacks` song Baadassss. This film was a `blaxploitation` film directed by his father, Melvin Van Peebles. Sweet Sweetbacks song Baadassss influenced many blaxploitation films.

Her early career consisted of several series and films. He appeared in The Sophisticated Gents, a miniseries in 1984, and in the action film Exterminator 2. He also played the role of a dancer in The Cotton Club, a film directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

The Mario`s first important role as a leading actor was in Rappin ` in 1985. In the same years Boys of the deliveries followed. He also starred in Sonny Spoon, a detective series that only had two seasons.

Mario has started directing several episodes of Top of the Hill, 21 Jump Street and Wiseguy. Peebles directed New Jack City in 1991, followed by Baadasssss! in 2003 and USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage in 2016. These became some of the best works of his directing career.


Mario has had a successful career, and it`s only right that he is given the recognition he deserves. For his work as a director, he was nominated by the Directors Guild of America for the DGA Award for Outstanding Direction in Drama. His film Panther was awarded by the Ecumenical Jury at the Locarno International Film Festival. He was also nominated for the PFS Award by the Political Film Society. Peebles was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the NAACP Image Awards.

Mario Van Peebles net worth, salaries and earnings in 2021


Peebles has had a colorful career . He loved acting, writing and film, and seemed good at it. So it`s no wonder Mario Van Peebles` net worth is nearly $15 million as of 2021.


Mario Van Peebles deserves more credit for his work, and more. as the son of Melvin Van Peebles. He did a great job as an actor and director.


Mario Peebles is a famous American actor and film director who is recognized in the direction of the film, NEW JACK CITY, from the year 1991. His father was Melvin Peebles (filmmaker). Not only is he involved in directing, but he has also worked on some films as an actor. He owns a lot of wealth due to his management job. One of his notable works is in the films Panther, New Jack City, Delivery Boys and Exterminator 2. He supports education and ecological awareness for which he has developed several reality shows.

You may know Mario Van Peebles very well, but do you know how old and tall he is and what is his net worth in 2021? If you don`t know, we have put together this article on Mario Van Peebles short biography-wiki details, career, professional life, personal life, current net worth, age, height, weight and more. Well, if you`re ready, let`s get started.

Early Life & Biography

He was born on January 15 , 1957 in Mexico City. He is the son of Melvin Van Peebles and Maria Marx. His mother was a German photographer and actress and his father was a director and writer. He used to go to SAINT THOMAS MORE SCHOOL from where he completed his graduation in 1974. In 1978, he graduated in Economics from Columbia University.

Personal life

He has been married to Lisa Vitello, but they divorced for a few reasons. They also have two children together. He is currently married to Chitra Sukhu and they have three children.

Age, height and weight

Mario Van Peebles was born on January 15, 1957 and is 64 years old. old as of today, August 9, 2021. His height is 1.78 m and his weight is 73 kg.


Mario Van Peebles made his first screen appearance in 1968 and appeared in a drama titled A LIFE TO LIVE. Later, he appeared in an action thriller in 1971. In 1981, he worked as an actor in THE SOPHISTICATED GENTS. In 1984, he appeared in the movie Exterminator 2 as a villain. That same year he appeared as a dancer in the movie THE COTTON CLUB.

In 1985, he got a role in the movie RAPPIN. He has also worked on DELIVERY BOYS. In 1986 he worked on the film LAST RESORT. In 1987, he worked on the movie JAWS and THE FACTS OF LIFE DOWN UNDER. In 1988, he played a major role on the SONNY SPOON show. In 1989, he directed a television program titled TOP OF THE HILL. He showed his acting efforts in the movie 21 JUMP STREET.

In 1997, he worked on an episode X-FILES. In 1998 he starred in and directed the movie LOVE KILLS. In 2000 he appeared in an episode of MARTIAL LAW. In 2003 he worked in the movie THE HEBREW HAMMER. He has also had a leading role in CROWN HEIGHTS. In 2010, he has worked on two films titled MULTIPLE TOUCHES of SARCASM.

In 2011, he directed ALL THINGS ARE FAILED. In 2013 he directed NCIS and also an episode of MONDAY MORNINGS. In 2015 he directed THE LAST SHIP and also two episodes of EMPIRE. In 2017, he worked as an actor on 4 episodes of BLOODLINE and also created the SUPERSTITION TV series.

Awards & Achievements

His films have won awards and achievements. He has BLACK REEL AWARDS for his work on the film BAADASSSS. He was nominated for the GIJON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. He has also been nominated for best director and actor. He has received several INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS nominations in 2005. He has also been nominated for the 2005 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS.

Net Worth & Mario Van Peebles salary in 2021


Mario Van Peebles net worth is around $15 million as of August 2021, which he has earned working as an actor and film director. He has worked on numerous reality shows, which have earned him more and more wealth.

He made his debut with the film NEW JACK CITY, and it is the highest grossing film of that year and gained a lot of popularity around the world. In 2003, Van Peebles directed, produced and wrote BAADASSSSSS! which is based on his father`s struggles. This film received many nominations and awards. He won BLACK REEL AWARDS in multiple movies for playing the role of his father in it. Currently, he lives happily with his wife and children.

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