Norman Wise (Korey Wise’s Brother) Wiki, Age, Biography, Family Facts

Norman Wise (born in 1972 – died in the late 90s) was an American Executive, and Businessman from New York, USA. Actually, he was best known as the brother of Korey Wise (The Central Park Five).

But he later became transgender female named Marci Wise. Moreover, Korey is a Social Worker, Television Personality, and Public Speaker. Presently, he lives with his family in New York City.

Scene from When They See Us Show

Norman’s brother falsely convicted in the Central Park Five case. Korey was just 16 years old when the police arrested him. The four other people who faced punishment are Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana Jr., Kevin Richardson, and Antron McCay.

Still, Wise and other teenagers convicted for Trisha Meili rape case. Moreover, he went to jail for 11 years. In 2002, the culprit of Trisha is Matias Reyes admitted his guilt. Additionally, the evidence collected from the incident area matched too. Reyes and Wise met each other in prison.

Actually, Korey asked him about his criminal mindset. On the other hand, Jharrel Jerome (Actor) played the role of Korey Wise in the series. In fact, in the first episode of the show, Norman visited Korey when he was in prison when he was still a male.

He also told him about his transitioning process. Later, in the last episode of the series, Korey heard the news that his older sister Marci Wise was murdered and the viewers also saw some memories of Marci as a flashback memory.


Early Life, Parents & Profile

Korey Wise’s Sibling, Norman Wise was born in 1972 in New York City, United States. Currently, his age was 27 years old, as of 1999. However, Norman’s father suffered from cancer and died in 1996.

Norman & Korey Wise Sister Marci Wise
Marci Wise (Sister).

Deloris Wise (mother) raised her kids and supported their daily needs. Deloris threw Norman out of her home when she began to dress like a woman. Additionally, he had one younger transgender-sister named Vanity Wise.

She also praised the maker of the miniseries for paying tribute to her brother and late sister. Unfortunately, around the late 1990s, Norman was brutally killed due to his sexuality and racism.

Trivia & Quick Info

Norman Wise Family, Ethnicity & Lifestyle

Full Real Birth NameNorman Wise.
Nick nameNorman.
ProfessionBusinessman & Executive.
Famous ForBeing the brother and transgender sister of Korey Wise (being wrongly sentenced in the Central Park jogger case).
Age (As of 1999)27 years old
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday1972.
Date of DeathIn the late 1990s.
Birthplace/HometownNew York, USA.
Genderborn Male (but later changed his gender to female and named herself as Marci Wise).
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Homosexual.
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Will Update.
Current ResidenceNew York, USA.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
WeightKilograms: 72 Kg.
Pounds: 158 lbs.
Biceps Size14 inches.
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)38-30-36.
Shoe Size (US)8.
Tattoos details?Will Update.
Eye ColorDark Brown.
Hair ColorDark Brown.
ParentsFather: Will update soon.
Mother: Delrose Wise.
SiblingsBrother: Korey Wise (Public Speaker & Social Activist).
Transgender-Sister: Vanity Wise.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusUnmarried.
Wedding Date--
Dating History?NA.
Wife/Spouse NameNot Known.
ChildrenSon: Not Known.
Daughter: None.
Highest QualificationGraduate.
SchoolHigh School.
Alma MaterWill Update.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebActor: Hugh Jackman.
Actress: Jessica Alba.
Dream Holiday DestinationMiami.
Favorite ColorBlue.
Love to doReading Books, Photography & Traveling.
Favorite DishesChinese Food.
Net worth (Approx.)$500K US Dollars, as of 2019.
Salary, Earnings & Monthly Income$41K USD.
Contact Details
Home DetailsHouse in New York City.
Official WebsiteNone.
Office AddressNone.
Email AddressWill Update.
Mobile or Phone NumberNA.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Norman Wise

The Cast & Crew team of 'When They See Us'

  • Norman worked in many companies and started his business in New York City.
  • The Wise family faced a tough time when Korey was in prison.
  • Actually, their mom and sister send care packages to him in the Riker Island jail.
  • Korey cursed the judge after the final judgment that convicted him a criminal.
  • All the charges had taken down after 11 years.
  • As per Wikipedia Profile, he got $7.125 Million in the claim settlement (2014).
  • The renowned Public Speaker donated $190K US Dollars in “Innocent Project, Colorado” (2016).
  • The Central Park Five Star, Korey Wise’s brother made a good amount of wealth from his career. In addition, Norman Wise Net worth was valued at $500,000 US Dollars, as of 2019.
  • Norman/Marci Wise’s role is nicely portrayed by Isis King (American actress, model, and designer). Isis is the first transgender woman to compete in America’s Next Top Model.
Marci Wise and Korey Wise's younger sibling Vanity Wise
Vanity Wise with the actors of When They See Us

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  • Additionally, Sarah Burns released the book “Central Park Five” in 2011.
  • Yusef told in an interview that the police beaten Korey and terrified him too.
  • On the other hand, Mr. Salaam is a motivational speaker and poet.
  • The five teenage boys are trying to transform the lives of other people.
  • Somehow, Norman’s family is the victim of racial discrimination in America.
  • Niecy Nash featured in Delrose role in the show.




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