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Mekhi Phifer is Married to Wife: Reshelet Barnes. Kids

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Image of Mekhi Phifer with his wife, Reshelet Barnes

Mekhi Phifer is a renowned actor from the USA who portrayed Dr. Greg Pratt on the medical drama television series “ER” until 2008 and co-starred in the American drama film “8 Mile with the famous rapper/actor Eminem in 2002. Mekhi also played Ben Reynolds on the crime drama television series “Lie to Me” in season 3.

He also starred as Rex Matheson in the British science fiction television “Torchwood: Miracle Day.” He was born in Harlem, New York City, on December 29, 1974, and is currently 47 years old as of now. As a kid, Phifer grew up with a single-parent mom named Rhoda Phifer, working as a high school teacher in their neighborhood.

Do you want to know the renowned actor Mekhi Phifer’s Wife, ex-wife, and kids? Then continue reading to find out more.

Mekhi Phifer and Reshelet Barnes’ Marriage

Image of Mekhi Phifer with his wife, Reshelet Barnes

Mekhi Phifer with his wife, Reshelet Barnes

Before Mekhi and his wife Reshelet were married on March 30, 2013, the couple explored and dated for several years before finally getting together. When Mekhi was fresh from a breakup with his ex-fiancee Oni and was depressed, he met Reschelet, the woman who would become his wife.

In a speedy and exciting ceremony that lasted only fifteen minutes, Reshelet and Mekhi tied the knot in front of approximately one hundred people. The beauty of the wedding was praised by a significant number of attendees, including friends and family members.

Reshelet Barnes’ Biography

Reshelet Barnes is working as a creative director for the company NBC in the United States. Strangely, she isn’t involved in the entertainment business, considering that the vast majority of stars and celebrities we’ve seen marry people who work in the same profession.

However, despite the disparity in their professions, they have a tremendous love for one another. They have been married for seven years, but they don’t appear to be slowing down soon. Mekhi Phifer’s Wife is undoubtedly the miracle woman in Mekhi’s life, mainly because his prior relationships have been such a disaster.

The most shocking fact is that Reshelet does not maintain a presence on social media platforms. It isn’t easy to think that she does not use any form of social media. She may want to avoid the unjustified accusations and false assumptions that come along with being Mekhi Phifer’s wife. At this point, however, it is still somewhat unusual to come across someone who does not have a social network account.

Another possibility is that she uses a different name when she posts on social media to avoid being identified by magazines and paparazzi.

Mekhi Phifer’s Dating history

I. Malinda Williams

She is the first wife of Mekhi and the woman who is the mother of his child named Omikaye. They married in 1999 and have been in love for a couple of years but broke up in 2003 for reasons still unknown to the public.

II. Oni Souratha

After divorcing his first wife, Malinda Williams, in 2003, Mekhi Phifer began a relationship with his former fiancée, Oni Souratha. After being together romantically for nearly three years, Phifer and Souratha announced their engagement on May 9, 2007.

However, just like any relationship, they have problems, and they broke up in 2008 for reasons that are still a mystery to the public.

Mekhi Phifer’s Kids

Image of Mekhi Phifer with his wife, Reshelet Barnes, and their kids, Omikaye and Mekhi Thira Phifer Jr

Mekhi Phifer with his wife, Reshelet Barnes, and their kids, Omikaye and Mekhi Thira Phifer Jr


I. Omikaye Phifer

He is the eldest and the son of Mekhi with his first wife Malinda. Unfortunately, It is still a mystery that his birth date and age are kept from the public.

II. Mekhi Thira Phifer Jr

He is the son of the renowned actor Mekhi with his ex-fiancée Oni Souratha. Mekhi Jr. was born in 2007 and is currently 14 years old as of now.

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