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Korey Wise Net Worth: How Rich is Central Park Five Member?



Korey Wise Net Worth

Korey Wise is one of the members of the Central Park Five. Wise was only 16 years old when he was arrested in 1989 in connection to the rape of Trisha Meili. Korey Wise net worth is estimated to be $12 million.

Korey Wise along with Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, and Kevin Richardson were convicted in a connection to the rape of Trisha Meili, known as the Central Park Jogger. He was convicted of assault, sexual abuse, and riot. Following that, he was sentenced to five to fifteen years in prison. Overall, he spent over 11 years behind the bar by the time he was released.

Wise and four other members are now a subject of four-part series “When They See Us” on Netflix directed by Ava DuVerney.

In 2002, Matias Reyes, a serial rapist admitted his guilt and a DNA test free the five men. He met Wise in prison and learned that he had been convicted of the crime. Following the exoneration, New York City agreed to pay them a total settlement of $41 million, one million each of their years spent in prison. According to University of Michigan Law School, Korey Wise is set to receive $12.25 million of that settlement.

Wise who is 46 years old now is an activist living in New York. He has received a “Man of Vision” award in March from the NAN NYC Women’s Auxiliary Chapter. In 2015, he donated $190,000 to the Korey Wise Innocence Project at Colorado Law School.

Korey Wise Net Worth: $12 million

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