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Antoine Fuqua is an American film director as well as producer who has become popular over the years for working on various films, mostly action and thriller films. He was initially directing music videos of popular artists such as Toni Braxton, Steve Wonder, and also Prince. He is known for being the producer of the film Training Day which led him to win an award. He has been active in his career since 1992.
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Fuqua started his career by being a music video director for various artists who made him be recognized. He started being a film director in 1988, although he did not stop directing music videos. He started working with Akira Kurosawa and influenced him a lot in filmmaking. His first film to be featured was The Replacement Killers in 1998, which was an action film.
Family and Personal Life
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Fuqua is a family man. He had been engaged to Lela Rochon, an actress in 1998. They later celebrated their wedding on 9th April 1999. Together, the couple is blessed with two children, a daughter, Asia Rochon Fuqua, and a son, Brando Fuqua. He also had a previous relationship, which he rarely talks about in which he had a son, Zachary Fuqua. He is also a happy grandfather having two granddaughters.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Lela Rochon (m. 1999)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Antoine Fuqua|
|Age (as of today)||57 years|
|Date of Birth||January 19, 1966|
|Place of Birth||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Height||1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches|
|Weight||75 kg, 165.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$30 million|
|Occupation||Film Director, Producer|
Height, Weight, and Age
Antoine Fuqua's height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Antoine Fuqua weighs 75 kg. Being born on January 19, 1966, translates to an age of 57 years as of todays date (January 30, 2023).
When you’re sitting ringside, there’s a primal thing there that hooks into violence and excitement. It’s just two guys going at it in the ring – there’s no team, no one to pass the ball to – and there’s a certain excitement to that.Antoine Fuqua
Cinema Paradiso, because it reminds me of why I make movies, the magic of movies, the romance of movies.Antoine Fuqua
I don’t know if Prince even really paid attention to time. The moment of creativity is the moment, and you go at that moment.Antoine Fuqua
I believe in God, absolutely.Antoine Fuqua
I grew up an athlete, growing up in Pittsburgh. I played basketball. I played football. I played a little bit of baseball in my earlier years.Antoine Fuqua