Yusef Salaam (Central Park) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Yusef Salaam

Biography / Wiki

An American entrepreneur, Activist, Motivation Speaker, Author, Coach, and poet, Yusuf Abdus Salaam came into the public eye after being wrongly accused of the Central Park Rape case of 1989.

However, after some time he was free from all the allegations when the real culprit named Matias Reyes (Serial Rapist) admitted his guilt. Apart from that, Netflix showed his story by a series named “When They See Us” in 2019.

Height / Weight / Age

Born 27, 1974, this gentleman has turned 49 years old. he is very tall with a height of 178 centimeters and 5’10” in feet & inches. He follows a regular diet to keep himself fit and healthy with a weight of 68 kilograms and 150lbs in pounds approximately.

He has a very decent personality which is complemented by his black eyes and black hair. His body measurements are 41 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 34 inches hips. He wears no 9 in shoe size whereas his biceps size is 14 in inches.

Net Worth

According to the sources, this skilled man, Yusef’s estimated net worth is $2.1 million approximately.

Education / Family

Born in New York, USA, Yusef belongs to the Afro-American Ethnicity. However, he never revealed any information about his parents and siblings. Furthermore, he completed High School in New York, USA. This gentleman is also awarded the Doctorate degree in Humanities by God Ministries Alliance & Seminary in 2014.


Yusuf Abdus Salaam

Nick Name Yusef
Birth Place New York, USA
Date of birth  27, 1974
Age 53 Years
Height In centimeters: 178 cm

In feet & inches: 5’10”

Weight In kilograms: 68 kg

In pounds: 150 lbs

Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Profession Leader, Author, Coach, Entrepreneur, Poet, Motivator and Thinker
Sexual orientation Straight
School High School
College Not Known
Religion Islam
Nationality American
Home town New York, USA
Current Residence New York, USA
Father’s name Not Known
Mother’s name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

The Central Park Five famed star, Yusef Salaam plays various roles in his career. Yet he never disclosed more information about her career and earlier days, according to the sources we find that Yusuf is an Entrepreneur, motivator, coach. Poet and author.

He is well known for his motivation speech and he also owned a company named ‘Yusuf Speaks’ and he has also given many motivational speeches for the black community. In 2016, during the black history month, he presented a speech at the Stony Brook University.

Furthermore, this talented man is also awarded the Life Time Achievement Award by the honorable former US President Barak Obama in 2016.

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife and More

Yusef is married and is happily living with his wife, son, and daughter in his residence but he never disclosed any information about his wife and children.

Girlfriend Not Known
Marital status Married
Wife Name Not Found
Children NA

Favorite Things

Here we are providing the list of favorites of Yusef Salaam:-

Favorite Actor Hugh Jackman
Favorite Actress Margot Robbie
Favorite Destination Miami
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
Favorite singer Not Known
Favorite Food Pizza
Favorite color Black

Yusef Salaam

Some Interesting Facts About Yusef Salaam

  • Yusef was only 15 years old when the incident in Central Park occurred.
  • Salaam also faced imprisonment for six years, in spite of being innocent.
  • He loves reading books, watching movies, and traveling as his leisure interest.
  • In 2012, a movie based on the incident “’ The Central Park Five” has released.
  • Ethan Herisse played the role of Yusef in the series “When They See Us”.

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