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Reshelet Barnes


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Full NameReshelet Barnes
First NameReshelet
Last NameBarnes
ProfessionCelebrity Wife
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMekhi Phifer
Married Date2013

Reshelet Barnes shares the relationship of a wife to Mekhi Phifer. Originally, she belonged to the United States of America

Her nationality is American, and her ethnicity is Black. Mekhi, her husband, professionally serves as an actor. 

He is known for his role portrayed as Dr. Greg Pratt on NBC’s long-running medical drama titled ER till 2008 and also had a co-starring role opposite the popular celebrity Eminem in the year 2002 movie titled 8 Mile. 

Reshelet Barnes with her husband Mekhi Phifer
Reshelet Barnes with her husband Mekhi Phifer. Source: Instagram

Married on Easter

Reshelet has been Mekhi’s girlfriend for a long period of time. The couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Beverly Hills, California

The actor exchanged emotional vows in the event officiated by Judge Greg Mathis. At their event, there were altogether 100 attendees. 

At the ceremony, Mekhi’s children from his previous relationship were also there. Talking about their dresses, they both opted for an off-white. 

Reshelet chose a tubeless gown accessorized with a bracelet on her right hand and a simple earring. She half parted her hair with a veil on it. 

While Mekhi had an off-white plain shirt with a suit. 

Reshelet Barnes with her husband Mekhi Phifer and son on Christmas
Reshelet Barnes with her husband Mekhi Phifer and son on Christmas. Source: Instagram

Reshelet wasn’t the first wife of Mekhi?

Her husband, Mekhi, tied the knot with Malinda Williams in the year 1999. She was his co-star in the movie titled “Soul Food.” 

They together have a son named Omikaye Phifer. Mekhi and Malinda officially separated in the year 2003

However, the artist said they tied the knot from a connection and had an emotional standpoint for only a year. 

After they split up, the ex-pair began to tell the sordid details of their failed relationship, which felt like the decision to divorce was the best idea for both individuals. 

Malinda said that Mekhi was not faithful in their marriage, while on the other side, Mekhi also revealed some painful details of their past. 

The actor said that Malinda wanted to control him and didn’t support his career. Mekhi said that the lady wanted a structured family lifestyle. 

He claimed that the ladies are dominant matriarchs in her family, whereas the men are subversive, subdued, and subservient. 

However, he also said that he comes from a family of men, basically, men handling their business. 

He further added that he was young and had an ideology of what he was doing. However, it wasn’t the right thing for that particular person. 

The actor praised Malinda as a great mother and he is a great dad, but the two individuals aren’t made for each other, pointing out that one cannot teach an old dog a new trick. 

Interesting facts about Mekhi Phifer

Other than his professional life, there are other things about him, like he loves sunflower seeds; however, he thinks he needs an intervention.

He shared that Columbo is one of his favorite shows to date. He adores Las Vegas as he claims their restaurants and shows are slick. 

He is in hopes to get his pilot’s license one day as, in his view, flying is like the ultimate freedom. 

Talking about his breakfast, he loves making mean breakfast that includes eggs, turkey sausage, and hash browns. He is a serious spades player as he is the master of the game. 

Net worth

Since Reshelet’s financial details are not given, her husband has a total estimated net worth of $600,000 in 2022

However, he has financial issues, due to which he went into bankruptcy in 2014. This is the reason he had a low amount of net worth.

Net worth$600,000
Income sourceAmerican actor


  1. Her husband is 47 years old.

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Updated On Thu Dec 29 2022 Published On Thu Dec 29 2022 By shaumya

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