Mike Epps Mugshot – Why Was He Arrested? Wiki Bio And Age In 2023

Mike Epps Mugshot

Mike Epps was arrested for hitting a fellow gambler in New Orleans. Mike is an American stand-up comedian and actor, who is renowned for his movies Next Friday and The Hangover.

Micheal Elliot Epps is also a producer of the movie The Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), Friday Next After( 2002), and The Hangover(2009).

He has also worked in documentaries such as Phunny Business: A Black Comedy (2011) as well as in I Ain’t Scared Of You: A tribute to Bernie Mac.

The comedian was also nominated for the BET Comedy Awards (2004) for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Box Office Movie and was also the Best Supporting actor nominee at the Black Reels Award.

Mike Epps Mugshot- Why was he arrested?

Mike had an incident in Harrah’s Casino, New Orleans where he struck a man multiple times after exchanging words.

The victim gave his statement to The New Orleans Advocate saying he just said,” Oh, Mike Epps!” and the next thing he knew was that Mike was hitting him in the face.

According to the police statement given to The Advocate,” As they we walking towards each other ( The Virginia Man) put his right hand out on Mr. Epps as if he was trying to stop him, Mr. Epps pushed the man’s hand as if he was saying not to touch him. Then (the man) stepped closer to Mr. Epps’s face and verbal words were passed between the two males. Subsequently, Mr. Epps punched him three times with a closed right fist.” 

The police added that the video showed the comedian pinning the victim between two roulette tables before punching him five times.

Mike Epps Mugshot
Mike Epps’s Mugshot photo when he was in Marioni country jail. ( Source: Instagram)

In addition, the comedian has several past histories where he was sent to prison. The star even shared a mugshot picture of him on his Instagram when he was sent to jail in 1989 for selling drugs.

The American actor said in his post,” I been trying to be a king pen for a long time but God’s gift got in the way. I did 2 years in Marioni country jail I never knew I would be famous and an inspiration to someone else.”

Mike Epps Wiki Bio

Micheal Elliot Epps famously known as Mike Epps is a stand-up comedian and actor. film producer, writer, and rapper. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

The actor stands at a height of 1.88m or around  6ft and 2 inches tall. He has a weight of 88 kg or 194 pounds which is decent for a man who is six feet tall.

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Mike Epps at the Parx Casino. (Source: Instagram)

Epps was married to Mechelle McCain in 2006 but they sadly got separated in 2017. Currently, he is married to Kyra Robinson. They were named husband and wife in 2019. 

The American producer/ actor is the father of four children i.e. Maddle Epps, Bria Epps, Mariah Epps, and Makayla Epps.

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Mike Epps Age In 2023

Mike was born on November 18, 1970, in Indianapolis, Indiana, he is the son of Mary Reed and the late Tomie Epps. His zodiac sign is Scorpio, and as of 2023, he is 53 years old.

The comedian started his professional career by joining the Def Comedy Jam tour in 1995 and even starred in two HBO Def Comedy Jam broadcasts.

Likewise, he got his first on-screen role in Vin Diesel’s second directional film, Strays in 1997. Then he got his famous movie when was cast alongside Ice Cube in the sequel, Next Friday in 1999.

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Mike Epps in The Upshaws. (Source: Instagram)

The actor has also hosted the Jim Jones and Skull Gang album Jim Jones & Skull Gang Present A Tribute To Bad Santa Starring Mike Epps. he also has his song called “Trying to Be a Gangsta” with Pooh Bear.

Epps has also made cameos in various hip-hop music videos like “Gangsta Nation” by Westside Connection, “A Bay Bay” by Hurricane Chris, and add “Bank Account” by 21 Savage. He has also served as the Super Bowl ambassador.

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