Dorien Wilson

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Dorien Wilson Wikis

Real NameDorien Wilson
BirthdayJuly 5, 1963
BirthplaceLompoc, California, U.S
Zodiac SignCancer
Married/WifeJoAnn Wilson (ex)
Net Worth$12 million
ParentsErnie and Margaret Wilson
SiblingsSavita Carothers and Jamont David Wilson

Dorien Wilson is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Professor Stanley Oglevee on the UPN sitcom ‘The Parkers.’ He currently stars on Bounce TV’s hit show ‘In the Cut’ as Jay Weaver. In 2020, he appeared as a shady superintendent of the school in the mini-series ‘Howard High.’

Originally from Lompoc, California, Dorien Wilson was born on 05 July 1963 under the star sign Cancer. The 57-year-old actor is American by nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. He attended high school in Lompoc.

Net Worth, Salary, and Income

In 1991, Wilson made his first acting debut in Home Improvement, where he had an uncredited role. He then appeared in numerous television series, including Sibs, Murphy Brown, Seinfeld, Friends, Martin, Living Single, Moesha, and Diagnosis Murder, to name a few. He also had a recurring role on series such as Dream On (1991-1996), Sister, Sister (1994-1996),  Cleghornel (1995), and Goode Behavior (1996-1997).

Wilson had his breakthrough after he portrayed Prof. Stanley Oglevee on the UPN sitcom The Parkers from 1994 to 2004. Since then, he appeared in TV shows like Seven Days, The Proud Family, Missing, That’s So Raven, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, and The First Family. 


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Wilson had a supporting role as Coach Russell in the 2015 TV series Bella and the Bulldogs, followed by a recurring role on sitcom In the Cut. The same year, he booked the role of Dr Singleton in the web series Tough Love. In 2020, he made a guest appearance as Clifford Ndugu in Grey’s Anatomy. 

Though Wilson has mostly starred in TV series, he has appeared in a few film roles. His film credits include You Got Served, King of Sorrow, Pastor Shirley, The Grace of Jake,  and Never Heard. 

Wilson is one of the prominent figures in the television industry. Along with popularity, he has earned himself a massive fortune. As of 2021, Wilson’s net worth is estimated at $12 million.

Married, Wife, and Children

As of 2021, Wilson is single. However, he was once married to his now ex-wife, JoAnn Wilson. He shares two children with his former wife.

Dorien Wilson wife, children
Dorien Wilson pictured together with his now ex-wife, JoAnn, and their two kids.

Wilson first met his future wife, JoAnn, in the sixth grade. What began as a friendship later evolved into something else, and the two began dating. The duo got married in 1986 and later welcomed two children, daughter Sarita, 32, and son Devin, 25.

Wilson and his wife have already confirmed their divorce. However, the ex-couple are still close to each other and remains close friends. They are often spotted together at award shows and other events.

Family, Parents, and Siblings

The Parkers actor was born to parents Ernie and Margaret Wilson. His father is a former U.S. Air Force member. He grew up with his two siblings, sister Savita Carothers and brother Jamont David Wilson. Sadly, his brother died in 2015.

Body Measurements: Height and Weight

Wilson stands at a decent height of 6 feet 2 inches. He has a medium build, fit body that weighs around 85 kg. His black hair and dark brown eyes provide a perfect complement to his personality.

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