LaRoyce Hawkins is an American actor, spoken word artist stand-up comic, and musician. LaRoyce Hawkins is working in NBC’s police drama Chicago P.D. The show is in its sixth season he plays the role of Officer Kevin Atwater.
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Early life and Childhood
LaRoyce Hawkins was born on May 4, 1998, in Harvey, Illinois, USA. He is 33 years old. Hawkin lived with his grandparents until he was 13 and he gives them the credit for shaping his life and the lives of his siblings.
His parents were Leonard Hawkins (father) and Lean Bradley (mother). He is of American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity.
Hawkins went to Thorton High School. He was selected for his school basketball, but he left the team to join the speech team. Hawkins was awarded the state champion award two times for comedy speech writing by Illinois High Speech Association.
Later he studied at Illinois State University on a full scholarship and graduated with a major in theatrical arts. During University, he played the role of Toledo, in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
LaRoyce is 6 ft 3 inches tall and weighs 80kg. He has an athletic type of body. Moreover, the actor has a chest size of 39 inches and his biceps are 14 inches.
Similarly, he is active on social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc. He has 414k followers on Instagram, 63.1K followers on Twitter, and 32.8K followers on Facebook.
LaRoyce was in college when he first started his career with a debut role as Art Baker in the movie The Express. The movie starred Rob Brown and Nelsan Ellis and depicted the life of American football player Ernie Davis.
The most notable role of LaRoyce by far is in the television series Chicago P.D. He plays the lead character named Officer Kevin Atwater. LaRoyce has also appeared in various films playing different short supporting roles.
He played as Royce on Reflection and Austin on Google Me Love. The actor also appears as Dorsey Gamble on Detroit 1-8-7. Moreover, his comic side was also appreciated by all which got him other different roles.
Moreover, he has appeared in several television shows like (2013–present) Chicago Fire as Officer Kevin Atwater,
(2014–present) Chicago P.D., and (2019-present) South Side as Michael ‘Shaw’ Owens.
LaRoyce works very hard to earn respect and wealth. His net worth is around $11 million. Moreover, his salary is around $50,000 per year.
LaRoyce is very much concerned about his personal life and is very secretive in nature. There is no news about him dating anyone. Thus, it seems as though he is single and is focusing on his career for the time being.