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Full NameRebekah Harris
First NameRebekah
Last NameHarris
ProfessionCelebrity Wife
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseWood Harris
No Of Children2
Married Date2001

Rebekah Harris is recognized as the wife of actor Wood Harris.

Married Life

She is a married woman. She got married to Wood Harris in 2001. They invited their family and close friends on their big wedding day. 

They have already spent 19 years together. There are no disturbances in their married life to date. 

They are a happily married couple. They have two children together.

Rebekah Harris with her husband, Wood Harris
Rebekah Harris with her husband, Wood Harris. Source: The Celebs Closet

Husband, Wood Harris

Wood Harris's full name Sherwin David Harris came to prominence after appearing in the role of Avon Barksdale on the crime drama series 'The Wire.' 

He was born on 17 October 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, United States

His mother's name is Mattie Harris, a seamstress, and his father's name is John Harris, a bus driver

He was raised with his older brother Steve Harris

He began his acting career in 1994 in the role of Motaw in the sports film 'Above the Rim.' His height is 6 feet and 3 inches tall.

Husband, Wood Harris Alleged Girlfriend

A woman named Anya Richardson claimed that Wood attacked her in a hotel room that landed her in hospital

She said that they were dating for two years and she had no idea about his married life. 

Afterward, she reported to the police, but he got a clear chit from that report due to a lack of proper evidence

She threatened that she will take further legal action against him, but the case was dismissed later.

Her husband Alleged girlfriend Anya Richardson
Her husband Alleged girlfriend Anya Richardson. Source: Empire BBK

He has been accused by another lady also.  

In 2017, a lady name Stoney Alexander twitted that she and Wood were dating for seven months, and she was unknown of his married life. 

She also claimed to be pregnant by Harris. She also released a text between them, which showed that it was true. 

After that, she never came publicly.

Husband Wife Moment

She is often seen with her husband at several events. 

The couple attended the BET Award in 2016 at Microsoft Theater on 26 June in Los Angeles, California. 

Interview Of Husband

In the interview, actor Wood Harris compared Black Americans with Black Europeans in a succinct way. 

As per him, Black Europeans, including actors, were elite as they carry the empowering genes. 

Growing up reading Shakespeare, poetry, and uplifting history made them aware of their ancestors and their contribution to the foundation of civilized places and developmental and intellectual works.

 In contrast, Black Americans shape up themselves in the shadow of inferiority. Ignorance about their real identity, they only knew master and slave stories and believed that they all belong to a common gene of slavery. 

The actor shared that they were living in a heartbreaking culture where there is an urgent need for therapy of compassion. And suggested Black Americans search for the truth and empower themselves. 

The host agreed that the racism prevails in America only, which he realized while traveling to Africa. 

The actor shared that he was in a mixed feeling of odd and satisfied as his show ‘The Wire’ is taking off. 

But he felt disheartened by the criticism about the show and for not receiving any critical success.

 The show is a perfect storm for him because of the involvement of cob, a newspaper journalist, several Baltimoreans and Little Melvin, on which the show is based on.

Additionally, they talked about the devastating situation of Baltimore that existed when ‘The Wire’ happened, and Wood said that the situation inspired him to act immensely. 

He shared that the moment when his eyes reflected the profound thought of the baby’s bone, during the shooting was his favorite moment. 

Husband Wood Harris Talking About The Wire, Shocking Claims

Rebekah Harris’s spouse Wood Harris talks about the wildest stories he had while shooting ‘The Wire.’

 As per him in season one, there was a famous scene where they showed them walking through the vacant lot going to the orange couch in the middle of these condemned buildings, and it was all real. 

The couch was discovered that was not only the set dressing. 

It was made from an original place; the buildings were condemned. 

So he and Idris were off-camera, and they were going over the line, his head was facing down, and he was kicking at the dirt, and he found a human bone like a baby hip bone.

They were shocked, and in the scene after that, the expression they had on each other faces was all real. 

Another wow wild ‘The Wire’ story was in their offices, meaning Avon Barsdale stringer Bell they had a strip club for their offices and strippers were crazy about them. 

At that time, the show wasn’t famous or anything, but they knew they were shooting. 

Wood further explained what happened. 

There were a couple of girls who were so into them; they have so much fun that they came out to their trailer, which was stationed right in front of the actual strip club on the Avenue. 

One of the strippers brought a two-headed dildo, and they eventually ended up doing an anal show in the trailer like banging each other, which was unbelievable.

Acting or rapping, which did Wood choose?

When given an option, Wood explains that rapping came first. It’s because there is no way you can act. However, after a second, he changed his answer and swiped to acting. 

He shared that the first acting he did was when he was a child, but it was personal stuff. He probably tuned himself as an artist at a young age by watching old movies and stuff. 

He admitted that he would look up to all those black and white movies. Wood then would go to the next room, stand in front of the mirror, and start to act like the actor did in the film. 

Wood explained that it might not be professional, but it was the beginning, and he was an artist in general. 

Later, he also talked about hip hop and rapping and gave a shout-out to his crew for doing shows together back then. 

He shared that the genre that used to be in hip hop is not there anymore. To know more, watch the video.

A small break from the City

Wood originally came from Chicago and grew till his adulthood there. 

Nevertheless, young Wood took a small break from the city without leaving the country while he was attending the university located at DeKalb

It’s been said that he was taking an acting class in college because, at that point in time, he thought it was the easy procedure for the grade. 

He admitted it wasn’t at all easy. However, he totally enjoyed it. Gradually, he began developing an interest in it. 

After finishing college, he got involved in the audition for “Above the Rim.” Wood said that he didn’t have any qualifications at that time except for confidence. 

Nevertheless, the artist felt that he is going to make it anyhow. And lastly, he made it too. Also, the very next day, the casting team for that movie called him, and the rest was history. 

After finishing this movie shoot, Wood shifted to New York and left Chicago. Reaching NY, he flirted with going into the music field. 

However, the music career didn’t break for him, but surely the pictures did. Wood got more roles, moved to Los Angeles, and left New York City.

Net Worth

She is the wife of a celebrity, but her net worth is not available on her wiki sites.

There is no information about her career too. She prefers to keep her personal life private.

Her husband has a net worth of 3 million dollars. He manages to earn that sum of money from his long acting career.

He is a very talented actor. 

He has appeared in several hit movies and television series so far, such as '9\11', 'Blade Runner 2049', 'Creed,' 'Empire' and many more.

Some of his television series with IMDb ratings and Rotten Tomatoes ratings are shown below.

He has appeared in the role of Jay in the crime drama series 'Justified.' It has got 8.6 IMDb ratings and 97% Rotten Tomatoes ratings.

He played the role of Barry Fouray in the drama series 'The Breaks.' It has got 7.7 IMDb ratings.

He has appeared in the role of Damon Cross in musical drama series 'Empire'. 

It has got 7.4 IMDb ratings and 84% Rotten Tomatoes ratings.

Name of the seriesRoleIMDb ratings
The BreaksBarry Fouray7.7
EmpireDamon Cross7.4


  1. Her exact birth date is not available on her wiki sites.
  2. She is American by nationality.

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Updated On Tue Apr 26 2022 Published On Sun Apr 26 2020 By shaumya

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