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Antoine Fuqua Age: 53 years 2 months
Antoine Fuqua Birth Date: January 19, 1966
Antoine Fuqua Horoscope: Capricorn
Antoine Fuqua Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Antoine Fuqua Father's Name: Carlos Fuqua
Antoine Fuqua Mother's Name: Mary Fuqua
Antoine Fuqua Marital Status: Married
Antoine Fuqua Profession: Producer, Director
Antoine Fuqua Education: West Virginia University in Morgantown
Antoine Fuqua Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
Antoine Fuqua Net Worth: $25 million
Antoine Fuqua Ethnicity: African-American
Antoine Fuqua Nationality: American
Antoine Fuqua Hair Color: Black
Antoine Fuqua Eye Color: Black
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Antoine Fuqua is a talented American film producer and director. He is famous for his work in the films like ‘Training Day’, ‘The Replacement Killers’, ‘Tears of the Sun’, ‘King Arthur’, ‘The Equalizer’, and many more.

Antoine Fuqua Age

He was born on January 19, 1966, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is currently 53 years old. His father‘s name is Carlos Fuqua and his mother’s name is Mary Fuqua. His uncle, Harvey Fuqua was a record producer and a director so he got the opportunity to be raised in an environment supporting him to be a producer and a director.

During his early life, he wanted to become an Electrical Engineer. He went to study Electrical Engineering but later went to be a music video director.

He attended West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia on an athletic scholarship for basketball. Antoine studied electrical engineering focusing on electromagnetism and signal processing and made his way towards Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and later moved to New York to work in film.

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He paid the tribute to screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto in which he described his childhood as growing up in a Pittsburgh ‘ghetto’ and stated,

“(Hashimoto’s writing) … affected a boy from Pittsburgh living in the ghetto”

He added,

“I came from a rough area, and I had my own version of watching poor people getting pushed down–whoever the person was who had the power, they would come in and take from other people”

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Antoine Fuqua Movies

He debuted his directing career from the music videos for popular and well-known artists like Coolio, Toni Braxton, Stevie Wonder, and Prince. Then after 1998, he began directing feature films. He made his debut from the film ‘The Replacement Killers’ in 1998 which was the John Woo-produced action film and starred Chow Yun Fat. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for the film ‘Training Day’(2001) and later directed the films like ‘Teras of the Sun’ in 2003, King Arthur’ in 2004, ‘Shooter’ in 2007. He was the executive producer and director of the 2009 film ‘Brooklyn’s Finest’.

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In March 2011, he signed to direct the film which features the romantic love story between Emperor Xuanzong and Consort Yang Yuhuan of the Tang dynasty. He made his statement in March 2013 that he was awaiting the film project to go through the proper Chinese government channels before the direction of the film ‘The Tang Dynasty’.

He was the executive producer and director of the action Western ‘The Magnificient Seven’(2016), which is a remake of 1960 Western of the same name and ‘Seven Samurai’. The film starred Denzel Washington as the lead role of Sam Chisolm. He also worked as an executive producer of the 2016 television remake of ‘Roots’.

He was announced to direct the remake if ‘Scarface’ but he left the remake and the Coen brothers began writing the script. But, in February 2018, he was back in the project. He was listed as one of the executive producers of the Fox medical drama series ‘The Resident’ in early 2018. His thriller sequel ‘The Equalizer 2’ was released in Summer 2018 I which Denzel Washington played the starring role. He also directed and produced the TV documentary ‘American Dream/American Knightmare’ in 2018.

Antoine Fuqua Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of around $25 million and his main source of income is his professional career.

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Antoine Fuqua Twitter

He is active in social media as well. He has around 1.9k followers on Twitter, and around 1.7k followers on Instagram.

Antoine Fuqua Wife

He has been married to actress Lela Rochon since April 9, 1999, and they have welcomed two children: Asia Rochon Fuqua and Brando Fuqua. Also, he has a child named Zachary Fuqua from his past relationship.

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