Is Cinqué Lee married? The American filmmaker is possibly a married man. The information regarding his personal life including his relationship history and marital status is not clear. On the other hand, his older brother Spike Lee is married to author/ entrepreneur/ producer and advocate, Tonya Linnette Lewis Lee.
Who is Cinqué Lee?
Cinqué Lee was born in July 1966. He is an American actor and filmmaker who is best known for being the younger brother of filmmaker Spike Lee. The two have worked on multiple projects together and gained success through various hit movies.
Lee has worked as a camera operator and video archivist as well. He came into the limelight after working as a co-screenwriter in the 1994 semi-autobiographical film Crooklyn. As ana ctor, he has appeared in the movies like School Daze and Oldboy which were released in 1988 and 2013 respectively. His other appearances include 2003’s Coffee and Cigarettes and 1989’s Mystery Train.
Early Life and Family Background
Lee was born in 1966 and his place of birth is in Brooklyn, New York, the United States. Talking about his family background, he was born to parents named William James Edwards Lee III aka Bill Lee (father) who is a musician by profession. His mother’s name is Jacqueline Carroll (née Shelton) who was his father’s college sweetheart who is a teacher of arts and black literature.
Cinqué Lee has three older siblings including two brothers named Spike Lee (born 1957), David Lee (1961) and a sister named Joie Lee (born 1962). Spike is a film director, David is a still photographer whereas Joie is an actress by profession.
His father has composed music for various hit films including the Black and white comedy film She’s Gotta Have It (1986), musical comedy-drama film School Daze (1988), comedy-drama film Do the Right Thing (1989) and musical comedy-drama film Mo’ Better Blues (1990).
Cinqué Lee School Daze
Although Cinqué Lee has contributed to multiple movies, he is best known for his appearance in the musical comedy-drama film School Daze which was released on February 12, 1988. The movie was written, produced and directed by his older brother Spike Lee. The movie also starred actors like Larry Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, Kyme, Tisha Campbell, Ellen Holly, Joe Seneca, Ossie Davis and Art Evans. The movie was produced with a budget of US$ 6.5 million and was able to make the box office collection amounting to US$14.55 million. In the movie, Cinqué was cast as Buckwheat.
Career as a Filmmaker
Besides being an actor, Cinqué has also been involved in the entertainment industry as a filmmaker. Although is not successful as his brother Spike, he has worked hard in the movies like urn Out the Day (2010,, Your Present (2010), UR4 Given (2004), Sink Like a Stone (2000, short film) and Nowhere Fast (1997).
Cinqué Lee Net worth
American actor and filmmaker, Cinqué Lee has an estimated net worth of US$1.5 million. He has worked in a number of film projects as an actor and sometimes even as a producer, director and writer.
Wikipedia and Social Media
The biography of Cinqué Lee is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. Cinqué ‘s verified social accounts like Facebook and Twitter account are still not available.
Birth Name: Cinqué Lee
Date of Birth: July 1966
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Profession: Actor, filmmaker
Parents: Bill Lee (father) and Jacqueline Carroll (mother)
Siblings: 3 Spike, David and Joie Lee
Marital Status: Married (possibly)