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Malika Kinison with husband Sam Kinison

Malika Kinison: Wiki Bio, Relationships, Controversy, Careers

Malika Kinison is the infamous ex-wife of the legendary comedian Sam Kinison. Sam is also an actor who has worked in movies like Searching for Babby DThe Arrogant, and The Dangerous.

Mostly, Malika came into the limelight by marrying Sam. But she has a popular life of her own as an actress and a make-up artist.

More than that, Malika has a crazy and controversial life. She has been involved in a legal battle and has been married twice.

This article will explore the inside life of the gorgeous lady, Malika Kinison. Find out about Malika’s current husband, her scandals, career, and many more.

Malika Kinison Bio, Age, Height

Malika Kinison was originally named Malika Souiri at her birth.  According to IMDb, she was born on September 1, 1959, to Moroccan parents in Rabat. However, she holds American citizenship.

Malika is a beautiful woman of Arabic ethnicity. She stands tall at the height of height 5 feet 10 inches. Similarly, her body weight is around 76 kg or 121 pounds.

Similarly, she has long curly black hair and black eye color. She is a particularly gorgeous woman with an amazing curvy body.

Malika Kinison along with husband Sam Kinison
Malika Kinison along with her late ex-husband, Sam Kinison.

Malika is mostly famous for her roles in the 90’s genre movies. She has worked on movies like Sex on the saddle and The Bog CreatureAlongside her husband Sam, she also worked on the movie, The Dangerous. 

In addition to her acting career, Malika is also a dancer. During her brief dancing career, she danced for her husband Sam Kinison’s band. She had also started her career by dancing in clubs in Houston, Texas.

Kinison tries to keep her private life on the down-low. But she does have a sister, Sabrina Souiri.  Sabrina is actually an actress just like her sister Malika.

Other than that, Kinison has not revealed much about her educational career. But Kinison has lived quite a life. With acting, dancing, and artistic talents, Malika made a name in early Hollywood.

Malika Kinison Is The Ex-Wife Of Sam Kinison

Malika had a very short span of marriage with her late husband Sam Kinison. The beautiful couple was married for only six days before Sam died in a tragic car accident.

Actually, Malika had started dating Sam while he was a married man to Terry Marze. Sam eventually fell for Malika and divorced Terry in 1989. The two dated for almost 3 years before tying the knot in April 1992.

Malika and Sam eloped to Las Vegas to get married. They decided to spend their Honeymoon days in Hawaii. However, after six days of an amazing vacation, Sam had to return to Nevada for his show which was his last show.

Sam kinison death
Sam Kinison alongside the condition of his damaged car in the accident.

They got in an accident on the way back from the venue. Sam died on the spot because of internal injuries. He had torn his aorta and blood vessels in his abdomen which caused his death within minutes of the accident.

As for Malika, she also suffered from critical injuries and physical damages. Luckily, she made a full recovery from the accident but lost her husband in less than a week.

Sadly, the death of Kinison also had an effect on his ex-wife Terry Marze. Within three months of Sam’s death, Terry lost her life on June 23, 1992.

Malika’s Bodyguard Raped & Sexually Assaulted Her

Malika did not just have a terrible marriage, she had to deal with traumatic experiences as well. Kinison was sexually assaulted by her own bodyguard, Unway Carter.

According to Malika, the then, 22 years old Carter groped her under the pretense of comforting her. Carter tried to get close in to support a vulnerable Malika but raped her on multiple occasions.

Kinison claims that Carter raped her five times in a room after her show. Luckily, she ran off to the bathroom, escaping away from the spot.

Malika filed a case against Unway and had the case ongoing for a long time. However, she dropped all the charges against him.  Moreover, Malika did not release any further details in this matter.

As for the alleged rapist, Carter claims that their physical relationship did occur, but it happened under Malika’s consent.

Malika Sued Her Ex-Husband Sam Kinison’s Brother

Not so long ago, Malika made the highlights when she filed a complaint against her late husband’s brother, William Kinison. After 17 years of Sam’s death, on June 22, 2009, Malika filed a lawsuit in L.A. County Superior Court.

According to Malika, William forged Sam’s will, his signature, and claimed his property. As a result, Malika claimed, the lion’s share of Sam’s estate went to his bro.

Many raised the question of the delayed lawsuit. But Malika says she was in the dark until June 2007, when a friend of Sam’s allegedly confessed that he was also in on the forgery.

But no details of the lawsuit are available. In fact, Malika went off track and media sometime after the unproven claims.

Where Is Malika Kinison Now?

Currently, Mallika is blissfully married to actor and producer Paul Borghese. Her husband Paul is also an actor famous for his roles in The Family and Back in the Day.

Malika has a net worth of $2 million whereas her husband Paul has a net worth of over $500,000. Obviously, the couple is financially sound and does not worry about any burdens.

As for Malika, she lives a quiet and happy life with her husband Paul. The duo does not have any children together. So, they spend most of their time with each other.