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Omikaye Phifer

Omikaye Phifer is a star kid, famous for being the first child of an American actor Mekhi Phifer and his famous ex-wife Malinda Williams. He is the only child of his parents, as his parents tied the knot in 1999 and divorced in 2003.

His father is a famous figure, an actor, and a producer in the Hollywood film industry and is well-known for his role as Dr. Grege Pratt in NBC’s medical drama while his mother is also a known actor, author, producer, and Entrepreneur.

Today, we focus on the personal life of Omikaye Phifer. Let us dig into his early life, his life goals, family, relationship, and more.

When was Omikaye Phifer born? His early Life and Education

He was born on August  13, 1999. He came into this world when his parents, Mekhi Phifer and Malinda Williams were quite young. In one interview, his father, Mekhi said that his ex-wife Malinda got pregnant when he was just twenty-three years old.

Regardless of the situation, they individually, never fail to give attention to their first child Omikaye. His mother Malinda once shared an adorable picture of her son on Instagram,

I’d always thought “bundle of joy” was cliche until 20yrs ago this very day. Happy Birthday….My one and Omi. I thank God for you and your wisdom of the ages and “ThankGodforGod” #leoseason #happybirthday 🦁🎂

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Omikaye with mother Malinda Williams. Source: Malina Williams Insta

When talking about his early life, there is not much information available. But regarding his education, some sources say, he studied at Mira Costa High School and after High school, he gave continuity to his education by joining El Camino College in Torrance, California.

Moreover, the 23-year-old star kid’s Instagram account says, he is studying currently at San Francisco State University.

Omikaye Phifer’s Career: What does he do?

A 23-year-old Omikaye is still a student at University so is not professionally involved in a career. As per sources, he is interested in computer programming and is an aspiring Software Engineer.

Omikaye Phifer’s Parents are the established name of the Hollywood Entertainment Industry: More about their professional Life

As above mentioned, Omikaye is known to the world because of his parents. Talking about his parent’s professional life, Omikaye’s father, Mekhi started his acting career in the year 1995 and continued his acting carer by playing several roles in different TV series and movies.

Some of his famous series and movies are Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground (1997), Soul Food (1997), Hav Plenty (1997), Hell’s Kitchen (1998), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), Shaft (2000), Obsession (2019), and Truth Be Told (2019-). Likewise, he grabbed the major audience with his influential role as Dr.Greg Pratt on NBC’s medical drama. With all these, he got nominated for the NAACP Image Award two times.

In addition, Omikaye’s mother, Marinda Williams also started her professional career in acting. Firstly, she appeared on television and then moved to films. Her appearance can be noted in different tv-series and movies like The Wood (1999), Dancing in September (2000), A Day in the Life (2009), Back Then (2009), The Undershepherd (2012), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2004), and The District (2004).

Just like her ex-husband, she also got a nomination for NAACP Image Award and received a trophy for her role in the 1997 movie, Soul Food. Besides being an actress, she is also an author, already published her first book named The Game of Life and How to Stay It. 

Omikaye Phifer’s both parents re-married after their Divorce

After his parents divorced each other, his father got engaged to Oni Souratha, who at the time, was also in the entertainment industry. They together welcomed a baby named Mekhi Thira Phifer Jr. in 2007. But, sadly, they broke up, and later in 2013, his father tied the knot with Reshelet Barnes, a creative director at NBC.

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Omikaye Phifer’s father Mekhi with his second wife. Source: Mekhi Phifer’s Insta

Today, Mekhi and Reshelet are happily married to each other as they share an adorable relationship. Mekhi, Omikaye’s father, keeps on sharing a post with his current wife.

In the same way, Omikaye’s mother exchanged vows thrice a time. After separating from Omaye’s father Mekhi, she married the rapper D-Nice in 2008. However, that relationship didn’t long last and they separated in February 2010.

Likewise, as of 2022, she is married to Tariq M Walker, an award-winning journalist, executive, traveler, and blogger. They keep sharing their photos together on their respective Instagram account.

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Omikaye Phifer’s mother Malinda with her husband Tariq M Walker. Source: Malinda’s Insta

How is Omikaye Phifer’s relationship with his parents?

As of today, even though his father and mother are separate, he shares a blissful relationship with both of them. He appears on both of his parent’s social media accounts and they, time and again, spend time with each other.

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Omikaye Phifer with his parents. Source: Pinterest

Both of his parents admire him and are proud of him.

Omikaye Phifer has a half-brother

Aforesaid, his father with his ex-fiance shares a child named Mekhi Thira Phifer Jr. who is Omikaye’s half-brother. Mekhi was born to his father and his stepmother in October 2007.

As per sources, his half-brother is passionate about directing movies.

Omikaye Phifer’s Social Media Presence

He is on Instagram with the username @omikaye but his account is private.

Nevertheless, it can be seen that he has 149 followers on his Insta account and is following 113 people. Altogether, he has shared 7 posts.

Is Omikaye Phifer dating anyone?

It is uncertain to say that whether he is in an affair or is single. He likes to be private about his personal life so it is unsure whether he is dating someone or not.

Omikaye Phifer’s Net Worth

As of today, he is just a student. As he is not into any profession so any curiosity regarding his net worth is out of question. But, if we see his parent’s net worth, his father’s net worth is $1.3 million and his mother Malinda’s net worth is $2.5 Million.