Larenz Tate is a popular American movie and TV actor. Larenz Tate is best known for playing the role of O-Dog in the 1993 teen drama film “Menace II Society”.
Table of Biography
Early life and Education
Tate shot into fame when he was cast in “The Royal Family” as Curtis Royal. After having successful episodes, the show prematurely closed because o Redd Foxx’s death. Still, Tate appeared in 15 episodes of the show from 1991 to 1992 and received a nomination for the Young Artist Award. In 1994, Tate appeared as Andrew Mosely in the comedy series “South Central”, performing in 10 episodes. After that, Tate appeared in some films like “Dead Presidents” (1995), “Love Jones” (1997), “The Postman” (1997), “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” (1998), “Love Come Down” (2000), “Crash” (2004), “Waist Deep” (2006), and many more.
Some of his other successful TV series and movies include “Waterfront” (2006), “Love Monkey” (2006), “Rescue Me” (2007-2011), “Rush” (2014), “House of Lies” (2013-2015), “Game of Silence” (2016), “Power” (2017-2020), “Bronzeville” (2017-2021), and many more.
Larenz Tate has won several awards throughout his career. In 1999, he won his first big award “Acapulco Black Film Festival” for “Best Actor”. Similarly, in 2005, Tate won “Best Cast Ensemble” for Crash. Likewise, his other awards are Black Reel Awards (2015), Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2006), Gold Derby Awards (2006), Hollywood Film Awards (2005), and many more.
Larenz Tate is married to Tomasina Parrott. The couple tied the knot on November 30, 2006. Likewise, the duo already had their first child: a son named Miles Xavier before their marriage on July 29, 2006. Moving on, Larenz and Parrott had two more sons after their marriage. The second child was born on June 27, 2008, named Zander Tate, and the third in 2013 named Zion Tate. At present, the family is living a happy life together.
Larenz Tate has a strongly built body. Talking about his physical statistics, Larenz is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 66 kg or 146 pounds. Similarly, he has black hair with a pair of beautiful dark brown eyes. Other than this, his actual body measurements are not available.
Social Media and Net Worth
Reflecting on his social media handles, Larenz has over 2.6 million followers on Instagram. Similarly, the talented actor has 950k followers on Facebook and more than 382.4k followers on Twitter.
Larenz has earned a decent amount of money throughout his career. According to some online resources, Larenz has an estimated net worth of $5 million US dollars. He earns most of his money from TV shows and films.