Peter Mensah is a well-known actor who has acted in some great films such as Tears of the Sun, 300, Spartacus: Blood and Sand, and lots more. His nationality is Ghanaian-British who settled in Hertfordshire, England along with his family. Now he is sixty-four years old. The actor is also well accomplished in martial arts from a very young age. That is why he does action roles well.
Many people love his acting in historical films as he plays the role of kings and warriors extremely well. Know more about Peter Mensah Biography well.
Mensah’s birthplace is Chiraa, Ghana. He hails from an academic family that belongs to the Asante tribe in Ghana. His date of birth is 27 August 1959. His parents come from Brong Ahafo Region and they moved to Hertfordshire, England. The name of his father is Peter Osei Mensah who worked as an engineer. His mother was a writer. He has two younger sisters. Mensah also started to learn Martial arts from age six.
Some of the films that proved Mensah’s acting talents are Tears of the Sun, Hidalgo, 300, Avatar, Harvard Man, The Incredible Hulk, Bless the Seed, and lots more. He also acted in a short film titled The Seed made by DJ Joe Hahn. The actor also made some appearances on television in the series like Tracker, Relic Hunter, Highlander: The Raven, Star Trek: Enterprise, The Raven, and many more.
In a video game called Deadspace, he voiced and mimicked Sgt. Zach Hammond. He played a role in Spartacus named Oenomaus. He also voiced a character in Transformers: Prime.
Peter is a single man. He is not yet married. He shared in an interview that he does not have enough time to start a family. But he may get married in a distant future. He likes to keep his life private and lives a normal life.
He has started a school in his hometown Ghana for helping the local kids to get educated. This shows us the good heart of the actor. He is one of the actors of black descent in Hollywood who are playing important roles in films. He was an engineer before he became an actor and also displays good martial arts skills.
The actor prepares well for the roles he plays such as when he played as the strong and devious “God-King” Xerxes of Persia. The role earned him a lot of name and fame. Then he also played as the powerful leader of the natives in Avatar film. This role also gave him a lot of recognition among the audience. Now he has a prolific career in the industry because of these roles.
The net worth of Peter Mensah
The net worth estimate of Peter Mensah is $5 million. He has been in the entertainment industry since 1995. The film 300 he acted made 45.61 crores USD in the box office and the Avatar made 279 crores USD. His acting career and appearance on other shows add to his net worth. He is also part of many endorsements.