A renowned American performer and one of the most well-paid Hollywood actors Anthony Dwane Mackie was born in a large family of six children. Together with his siblings, a future star grew up in New Orleans.
Date of Birth: September 23, 1978
Zodiac Sign: Libra
He got theater education and starred in a few films which weren’t a huge success. Mackie’s career finally skyrocketed after he joint Marvel Universe cast as Falcon and appeared in multiple Marvel movies. Keep reading to find out some amusing details about celebrity’s personal life.
Anthony Mackie parents
Willie “Flash” Mackie Sr. (father)
Date of Death: March 28, 2006
Anthony’s father, who was a carpenter, ran his own roofing business. He did his best to provide all his children with everything necessary. Anthony recalls that they never went anywhere but Florida because his parents couldn’t afford flight tickets for all eight family members, but he is still grateful to his father for a happy childhood. At the moment of his death he was married to Linda E. Mackie.
Martha Gordon Mackie (mother)
Martha, who was a mother of six, home-schooled all of them. She always supported her ambitious son and his career choice.
Anthony Mackie siblings
Calvin Mackie (older brother born to same parents)
Date of Birth: 1967
Calvin gained recognition after becoming a motivational speaker and releasing two books, including “Grandma’s Hands: Cherished Moments of Faith and Wisdom”, which became a bestseller. He is also president at STEM NOLA and former professor at Tulane University.
Willie Mackie Jr. (older brother born to same parents)
Celebrity’s brother is a businessman who owns The Page NOLA. Willie is gay and he lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Linda Mackie (sister born to same parents)
We know only that she is a mother.
Mary Anne Holland (sister born to same parents)
Date of Birth: December 7
She is married to Robert Holland and has 3 kids.
Nellie Williams (sister born to same parents)
She went to John F. Kennedy High School and lives in New Orleans, Louisiana. Nellie is a mother of 2 daughters.
Anthony Mackie wife
Sheletta Chapital Mackie (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: December 2014 – 2018 (4 years)
Date of Birth: 1978
Anthony had known his future wife since early childhood. They met in the age of seven and started dating in their school years. The relationship wasn’t always going well, so they separated and came together from time to time. Finally, the couple made their relationship legal in 2014. Despite Chapital and the eminent actor seemed to be happy together and enjoy family life, in 2018, their love story unexpectedly came to an end as the rumours spread that Mackie filed for divorce.
The couple kept their family life very private, so we don’t possess much information about it. There isn’t a single photo of large Mackie family on their social media.
Anthony Mackie 4 children
We know that Anthony and Sheletta welcomed four kids during their longtime relationship, with two sons born before their official marriage, one more son was born in September-October 2015 and another one after him. After the couple divorced, they share joint custody of the children.