Quick Facts of Rutina Wesley

  • Full NameRutina Wesley
  • Date of Birth01 February, 1979
  • NicknameRutina
  • Marital Status Single
  • BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, US
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Religion N/A
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year2005–present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseJacob Fishel (2005–2013)
  • Height1.66 m
  • Weight119 lbs (54.0 kg)
  • Body Measurement34-26-32 inches
  • EducationUniversity of Evansville (BFA 2001), Juilliard School (2005)
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • ChildrenNot yet
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Net WorthN/A
Rutina Wesley

Short Description of Rutina Wesley:

Rutina Wesley was born on February 1, 1979, at Las Vegas, Nevada, US. Rutina is an American stage, film and television actress. She rose to fame through her fabulous performance in the HBO series True Blood as Tara Thornton and Nova Bordelon on the OWN series Queen Sugar. She is American with black ethnicity.


Early Life and Career:

Recalling her early life; Rutina was born and Raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her father and mother are Ivery Wheeler (professional tap dancer), and Cassandra Wesley (showgirl). She attended her high school from, Juilliard School (2005) and joined University of Evansville. She holds the degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance.Wesley learned to dance in her early years.



Rutina Wesley made her career to the big screen through, David Hare’s Broadway play The Vertical Hour in 2006. She also played minor roles in 2005 movie Hitch. in 2007, Rutina was cast the lead actress in How She Move. The movie was directed by British Director Ian Iqbal Rashid. In 2007, Wesley auditioned for the role Tara Thornton in the HBO series True Blood and was cast in the series by Alan Ball.


She starred in a biopic named Left To Tell. The biopic was based on Immaculée Ilibagiza’s bestselling memoir about the Rwandan Genocide. Rutina has also appeared on NBC’s drama series Hannibal and she has also appeared on the fourth season of Arrow as Liza Warner. Besides all this, Rutina Wesely’s credits include The Perfect Guy (2015), Broad Squad (2015), 13 Sins (2014), Last Weekend (2014), The Championship Rounds (2013), California Winter (2012) and much more. Rutina is awarded 44th NAACP Image Awards (2013) and Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards (2010).

Personal Life:


Spreading some glimpse of lights to her personal career, Wesley is a married woman. She is married to actor Jacob Fishel in 2005. The couple stayed together till 2013 unless Wesley filed a divorce case citing irreconcilable differences. Currently, Wesley is spending single life without any affairs and relations. Rutina separates her time between Los Angeles and Astoria, Queens, N.Y. Wesley is happy to live a single life. Wesley has straight sexual orientation.

Statistics and Net Worth:


Reviewing the physical appearance of Rutina, she has a perfect body shape. Her athletic body type measures 34-26-32 inches. Wesley stands 1.66 m tall and weighs 119 lbs (54.0 kg). She requires 34 B bra size to her natural breasts. There is no information about her net worth. Wesley is active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.