Korey Wise Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Korey Wise

Biography / Wiki

An American activist Korey Wise is the one who travels around the United States advocating for criminal justice reform and sharing his own story of false convictions, unjust incarceration, and later vindication. He has spent almost 14 years incarcerated for crimes he did not commit, maintaining his innocence from 1989 until he was exonerated in 2002.

He came into prominence for being falsely sentenced of raping and assaulting of Trisha Meili in the Central Park Jogger Case. The incident occurred on April 19, 1989, in the North Woods of Manhattan’s Central Park.

Height / Weight / Age

Korey Wise has an impressive height of 170 cm or 5’7” feet inches whereas he weighs 72 kg and 158 lbs. He will turn 50 years old. He has charming features with a sharp hazel color set of eyes and black tiny hair but mostly he is bald.

He has a slim body type with a body measurement of 40 inches chest, 30 inches waist, and 35 inches hips whereas his biceps size is 14 inches. His shoe size is 8 (US) or 39 (UK).

Net Worth

According to the sources, Korey Wise’s estimated net worth is $10-15 million US dollars approximately.

Education / Family

Korey is a native of New York-born on July 26, 1972, to Deloris Wise. He has two transgender sisters Marci Wise and Vanity Wise. He attended a local high school in New York. Due to his conviction, he did not get an opportunity to attend college for further studies.


Korey Wise

Real name Korey
Birth Place New York City, New York, United States
Date Of Birth July 26, 1972
Age 51 Years
Height In centimeters – 170 cm

In feet inches – 5’7”

Weight In kilograms – 72 kg

In pounds – 158 lbs

Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Black
Profession Criminal Justice Activist and Instagram Personality
Zodiac sign Cancer
School High school
College Not attended
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town New York, USA
Debut Not known
Fathers Name Name not known
Mothers Name Deloris Wise
Brothers None
Sister 1. Marci Wise (dead).


Marci Wise
Marci Wise

2. Vanity Wise (transgender)

Vanity Wise
Vanity Wise

Career / Fashion And Style

In 1989, Korey Wise was wrongfully convicted in the Central Park jogger case along with Raymond Santana Jr., Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, and Yusef Salaam, for the attack on Trisha Meili. She was 28-year-old jogging in the park.

He was the oldest and only member of the five to serve all his time in the adult prison system. Later detectives interrogated him as well and linked him with the rape of a woman jogging. In 2019, Netflix entitled When They See Us was released with 4-episode miniseries.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Girlfriends Not known
Marital Status unmarried
Wife None

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you the list of Korey Wise’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Tom Cruise
Favorite Actress Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Food Pan Cake, Fries, Chicken & Cheese Burger
Favorite Destinations France
Favorite Color(s) Black

Korey Wise

Some Interesting Facts About Korey Wise

  • In 1996, Korey’s father suffered from cancer and passed away.
  • One of his sisters Marci Wise was killed due to her sexuality.
  • He has donated $190,000 USD to Colorado’s Innocence Project as a criminal justice activist.
  • In the COVID-19 pandemic, he provided sustenance to senior residents in Harlem.
  • In 2019, the actor Jharrel Jerome won Emmy Award for his portrayal of Wise in the Netflix series.

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