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Peter Mensah – Bio, Wife, Age, Height, Net worth, Family, Other Facts

Peter Mensah is a familiar face on television screens as he is popular for many roles he has played in various films and TV series. You can remember him as Oenomaus in the Starz action series at the touch of a button. Spartacus , Terwase in Tears of the Sun and/or Jaffa in Hidalgo Additionally, do you know that the actor previously trained as a professional martial artist and also worked as an engineer?

If that piqued your curiosity about Peter, who rose against all the shackles of racial discrimination to get to where he is today to find out more about his personality, including his family and other previously unknown facts about the veteran actor.

Peter Mensah Bio (Age)

On August 27, 1959, Peter Mensah was born in Chiraa, Ghana to parents who came from the Brong Ahafo region of southern Ghana. His parents were academically inclined, and so were Mensah and his two younger sisters. When he was still affectionate, his family moved to Hertfordshire, England, where his father, Peter Osei Mensah, worked as an engineer and his mother, a writer.

While growing up in the town of St. Albans in London, England, Peter loved martial arts and began practicing when he was about 6 years old. He was also interested in performing arts but, like his father, followed the path of education and qualification as an engineer through university. The Ghana-born actor soon started working for a British gas company before deciding to move to Canada to try a career in what he loved as a child – acting.

In Canada, Peter Mensah built the foundation for his successful and respected acting career. The Ghanaian-British actor had his first work in Nancy Drew (1995); He appeared as Simon in an episode of the television series. Two years later he starred in Exhibition: A Forensic Mystery as Charles Ssenyonga and began getting more roles thereafter.

The actor’s notable roles to date include his portrayal of Terwase in Tears of the Sun (2003), his role in Hidalgo (2002) as Jaffa, 300 (2006) where he appeared as a Persian messenger, and the Starz original series Spartacus where he portrayed the character of Oenomaus. More recently, Peter Mensah appeared in 6 episodes of Agents of SHIELD (2018) as Qovas.

Wealth (income and earnings)

For a seasoned actor like Peter Mensah his works speak volumes of the class and quality he brings. Because of that, the actor has been well rewarded for everything we’ve seen over the years. Peter has a net worth of approximately $5 million with annual income of approximately $606,000.

Besides what he earns from his acting jobs, the Ghanaian-British actor also earns a lot from product and brand promotions, sponsorship ads and appearances on shows and programs.

Peter Mensah’s wife and family

To the surprise of many, the Spartacus star is not yet married. What’s more, the actor hasn’t been spotted with any lady who could be said to be in a relationship. This caused some of his fans and non-fans to speculate about the actor’s sexuality.

Anyway, Peter once revealed that his reason for still being a bachelor is all because of his work. Apparently, he did not have time to take care of a family. He added that he would soon get married and start a family. If he considers someone his lovely wife, we will let you know.

Height and other facts

1. The actor stands at a height of 1.90 m and weighs approx. 98 kg.

2. He is black, mostly bald, has brown eyes and a muscular body.

3. The Ghanaian-born actor is a member of the popular Ashanti tribe but grew up in England.

4. Peter Mensah has reportedly completed a three-week boot camp to adequately prepare for his role as Oenomaus in the Starz historical drama Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

5. He was also introduced in a video game, Dead Space (2008) as Sgt. Zach Hammond.

6. Although acting was always what he wanted to do with his life, it is believed that Mensah studied and started working as an engineer to please his father.

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