Sidney Poitier Biography, Facts & Life Story

Sidney Poitier American, Bahamian Actor, Director

Quick Facts

Known ForSir Sidney Poitier


Full Name:Sidney Poitier

Profession:Actor, Director

Nationality:American, Bahamian

Age (as of 2019):92 years old

Date of Birth:February 20, 1927

Birthplace:Miami, Florida, United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:6 feet 2 inches (1.89 m)

Weight:97 kg (213 lbs)


Hair Color:Dark Brown

Eye Color:Blue

Sidney Poitier Education

School: N/A

Sidney Poitier Gallery

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Sidney Poitier Career

Profession: Actor, Director

Known For: Sir Sidney Poitier

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $25 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Reginald James Poitier

Mother: Evelyn Poitier

Brother(s): Cyril Poitier

Sister(s): None

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Joanna Shimkus (m. 1976)

Children: 6

Son(s): None

Daughter(s): Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Anika Poitier, Pamela Poitier, Beverly Poitier-Henderson, Sherri Poitier, Gina Poitier

Ex Girlfriends:

Juanita Hardy (m. 1950–1965)

Sidney Poitier Favorites

Hobbies: Travelling, Acting

Favorite Actor: Harry Belafonte

Favorite Destination: Europe

Favorite Color: Blue

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