Nakyung Park is very famous for being married to the American actor Wesley Snipes. The two have been together since the year 2003. Nakyung is the daughter of the famous South Korean Park Cheol. Park is famous for being in the South Korean Entertainment circle as a top-level executive.
Nakyung’s nickname is Nikki and she is the second wife of Wesley. The pair have 4 children together. There have been many scandals regarding Wesley, one of which we are going to tackle today. So, What has Nakyung’s life been like? And what about her career? Let us find out today.
Childhood and Early Life of Nakyung
Nakyung Park was born in the year 1977 in South Korea. While we don’t have much information about her family or their early life, we do know that her father is a big deal. Park Cheol was a director at Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation. He helped produce some pretty great Korean TV shows in the late 80s.
Nakyung was born and raised in Korea but she then went to America for pursuing a career and to finish her studies.
Career as an Artist
Nakyung is a painter and an artist. She paints on a canvas and has her art shown in many museums around the world. Not much is known about her career though. She makes good money from her art career but she also has some other ventures to contribute to her total net worth. As soon as we get some more details about her career, place of work, and more, we will let you know!
Relationship with Wesley Snipes
Snipes was married to April Dubois initially. The two dated for a while and were married for 5 years. He also has a son with April named Jelani who was born in 1988.
After his divorce with April, Wesley and Park began dating. It was sometime around the late ’90s. They had a son together named Akhenaten Snipes. They also have a daughter named Iset Snipes born in 2001.
Wesley and Park got married after having children together. They got married in 2003. It was at a civil ceremony in Hackensack, New Jersey. They had a third child, a son named Alaafia Snipes who was born in the year 2004. Three years later, Park gave birth to their third son named Alimayu Snipes. Wesley considers his wife’s native country, South Korea to be his second home.
Welsey Snipes’ Controversial Tax Scandal
In the October of 2006, Wesley Snipes with Eddie Ray Kahn and Douglas P. Rosile had to face charges for fraudulent activities against the United States government. They reportedly made or aided in making a false claim of payment to the United States government. This is a federal crime and it was taken very seriously by the US government.
Snipes was charged on six counts and his main mistake was to make a mockery out of the income tax department. He failed to file taxes in time and this made everything go sour for him. Snipes was finally acquitted on the felony count of defrauding and conspiring against the US government. He was also convicted so, was sentenced to 3 years in prison.
He began serving his sentence in December of 2010 but was released on the second of April in 2013. Park was pregnant with her fourth child when her husband was going through this ordeal. Park supported her husband fully during this time.
The net worth of Nakyung Park
If the sources are correct, Nakyung as a painter earns around 60K a year. This figure is not bad considering the artwork doesn’t require much effort.
Nakyung probably makes more money from other ventures though. Her husband, on the other hand, is a famous actor as well as a director. He is also a best-selling author. Wesley’s net worth is $10 million.
As of now, she lives with her husband in her New Jersey home which is worth upwards of $1 million. Parks’ husband is Wesley who owns a few luxurious cars like a Chevy and Escalade.
The two live a very comfortable life right now and have a decent home with 4 children. There aren’t any problems with their married life so, the two have been quite happy with each other right now. We wish them all the best for their future.