Rick Famuyiwa Net Worth, Wife, Glenita Mosley, Family, Height

Date Updated: May 22, 2024

Birth Date June 18, 1973
Birth Name Rick Famuyiwa
Nickname Rick
Birth Place Laie, Hawaii, US
Residence United States
Ethnicity Nigerian-American

Quick Stats
Age 51 years
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality American, Nigerian
Height 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m)
Weight 78 kg (171 lbs)
Religion Christianity
Relationship Status Married
Wife Glenita Mosley ​(m. 1999)

Rick Famuyiwa is a Nigerian-American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for Dope, the 2015 film. 

He also directed two episodes of The Mandalorian, the live-action Star Wars television series which is created by director Jon Favreau. It was reported and confirmed that Famuyiwa would direct some episodes of the second season of The Mandalorian.

Rick Famuyiwa Age, Short Bio, Parents

Famuyiwa was born on June 18, 1973, in Laie, Hawaii, United States. He is currently 49 years old. 

Rick was born to his father, Idowu Famuyiwa, and his mother, Florence Famuyiwa. His parents are Nigerian immigrants and he is a second-generation American. He grew up with his younger brother Kevin Famuyiwa near Los Angeles, California in Inglewood.

He belongs to the black (Nigerian) ethnic group and follows Christianity.

Education, Early Career

After completing high school at St Bernard High School, Rick attended the University of Southern California (USC). He double-majored in cinematic arts critical studies and cinematic arts film & television production at USC.

Before graduating from the university, he worked intimately with Todd Boyd, a film professor who later helped him to produce and write his first feature film. Also, prior to graduation, he created Blacktop Lingo, a 12-minute short film that garnered a critical positive response (feedback), and because of this, he got an invitation to the Sundance Filmmaker's Institute.

While he was at the Sundance Director's Lab, he did his first feature film The Wood in 1997.

Wife & Children

Rick Famuyiwa got married to his wife, Glenita Mosley Famuyiwa, in the year 1999. He met his wife for the first time at the University of California, Los Angeles while pursuing his degree. Moreover, he appeared on the red carpet at the premiere of Dope in New York City with his wife in 2015.

The couple married for 23 years are parents to three children (two daughters & one son). The names of their children are not disclosed yet.


(Rick Famuyiwa with his wife, Glenita Mosley. | Source: Instagram)

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession Director, Producer, Screenwriter
High School Not Known
College University of Southern California
Active Years 1999–present
Net Worth $2 Million (Estimated)
Detailed Physical Stats
Height 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m)
Weight 78 kg (171 lbs)
Body Measurements Chest - N/A
Biceps - N/A
Shoe Size N/A
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Relationship Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight

  1. Glenita Mosley ​(m. 1999) (Wife)
    • Wedding Date: 1999
    • Started Dating: Since 1994
    • First Met: At the University of California, Los Angeles in September 1994
Family Life
Father Idowu Famuyiwa
Mother Florence Famuyiwa
  1. Kevin Famuyiwa
  2. Profession: N/A

Children 3; (One Son & Two Daughter)
Rick Famuyiwa with Children}} Rick Famuyiwa's children. | Source: Facebook
  • Self: Nigerian-American