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Lance Gross Net Worth

Lance Gross Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

Lance Gross Biography

Lance Darnell Gross was born on 8 July 1981, in Oakland, California USA, of Ghanaian (father) and Afro-American (mother) ancestry, and is an actor, model and photographer  probably best known from the TV series called “Tyler Perry‘s House of Payne”, but also for appearing in other Tyler Perry productions, which have all increased the amount of Gross’ net worth.

So just how rich is Lance Gross? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall amount of Lance’s net worth is over $1.5 million, as of mid-2016, earned through his involvement in entertainment industry now spanning 10 years.

Lance Gross Net Worth $1.5 Million

Lance Darnell Gross moved to Las Vegas, Nevada with his family, and was educated at Bonanza High School where he was a top footballer and track and field athlete, plus winning Prom King in his senior year. He then attended Howard University, but passed-up on sport to concentrate on acting. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in theater,  and then went to The Ivanna Chubbuck Studio, followed by the Tasha Smith Acting Studio.

Lance Gross opened his net worth account as a model for the fashion designer Karl Kani. At the same time he took parts in the music videos of such famous artists as Mariah Carey, Rihanna, Mary J. Blige and others. In 2006, Gross appeared on television with some small roles in the sitcoms ‘Eve’ created by Meg DeLoatch, and ‘The Bernie Mac Show’ created by Larry Wilmore. In 2007, Lance was chosen for the role which increased his net worth considerably, that of Calvin Payne in the sitcom ‘Tyler Perry‘s House of Payne’ created by Tyler Perry.

Gross played in the sitcom for eight seasons and more than two hundred and fifty episodes, which was followed by Lance landing roles in other television films ‘Steel Magnolias’ with the role of Sammy Desoto, and ‘Dice City’ as Derek. In addition to this, Gross played the role of US Secret Service Agent Marcus Finley in the television series ‘Crisis’ created by Rand Ravich.

Moreover, Gross has increased his net worth appearing on the big screen. He debuted in the feature film ‘Tyler Perry‘s Meet the Browns’ directed by Tyler Perry in 2008; the box office of the film grossed $41 million, and due to the great popularity the film it was released on DVD and Blu-ray disk and has earned over $17 million from further sales to date. Furthermore, Lance Gross added to his net worth account landing the leading roles in the films ‘Our Family Wedding’ directed by Rick Famuyiwa and ‘The Last Fall’ directed by Matthew A. Cherry. In 2013, he starred alongside Jurnee Smollett-Bell in the romance drama film ‘Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor’ directed by Tyler Perry.

Currently, Lance is taking part in the TV series “Sleepy Hollow” in the part of FBI agent Daniel Reynolds, which will likely increase his net worth.

In his personal life, Gross was engaged to Eva Marcille, but that ended in 2010. Gross married fashion stylist Rebecca Jefferson in May 2015; the couple have a daughter.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameLance Gross
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 8, 1981
Place Of BirthOakland, California, United States
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
ProfessionActor, Model
EducationThe Ivanna Chubbuck Studio, Tasha Smith Acting Studio, Bonanza High School, Howard University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseRebecca Jefferson (m. 2015)
ChildrenBerkeley Brynn Gross
SiblingsStaci Gross, Traci Gross
NicknamesLance Darnell Gross
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/OfficialLanceGrossPage
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/lancegross
MySpacehttp://www.myspace.com/lancedg
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lance_Gross
AwardsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
MoviesTemptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, Steel Magnolias, The Last Fall, Our Family Wedding, Meet the Browns, Deuces, Changing Blossoms
TV ShowsCrisis, Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Eve, Sleepy Hollow


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Was engaged to model Eva Marcille on December 25, 2008 to March 2010.
2Karl Kani hired Lance for a national commercial after meeting him in an elevator at BET's 20th anniversary after party.
3Turned down the opportunity of becoming a Pro Track & Field athlete to pursue his dream of acting.


Pictures

All Lance Gross pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesHouse of Payne (2006)
2010Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesHouse of Payne (2006)
2009Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesHouse of Payne (2006)
2008Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesHouse of Payne (2006)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesHouse of Payne (2006)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Paynes2018TV Series pre-productionCalvin Payne
Hit a Lick2017TV Movie post-productionDino
The Trustee2017TV Movie filmingJ.D. Hayes
MacGyver2017TV SeriesBilly Colton
Deuces2016Jason
Sleepy Hollow2015-2016TV SeriesDaniel Reynolds
Warrior2015TV MovieAgent Golden
Grey's Anatomy2015TV SeriesDr. Ethan Boyd
Crisis2014TV SeriesAgent Marcus Finley
Dice City2013TV MovieDerek
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor2013Brice
Steel Magnolias2012TV MovieSammy
House of Payne2007-2012TV SeriesCalvin Payne
Royal Pains2012TV SeriesDr. London
The Last Fall2012Kyle Bishop
The Finder2012TV SeriesFrank Haywood
Milk & Honey2012TV SeriesWill
Our Family Wedding2010Marcus Boyd
Meet the Browns2008Michael
Changing Blossoms2006ShortTony Gene
Eve2006TV SeriesChoir Member

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Fall2012executive producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Patti LaBelle's Place2016TV SeriesHimself
The 365Black Awards2016TV MovieHimself - Host
The 365Black Awards2015TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Unsung Hollywood2015TV Series documentaryHimself
2014 Soul Train Awards2014TV MovieHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Exhale2013TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood2010-2013TV SeriesHimself
Datzhott2013TV SeriesHimself
44th NAACP Image Awards2013TV Special documentaryHimself
SXSW Flashback 20122012TV SpecialHimself
2011 Soul Train Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
42nd NAACP Image Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2009-2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Wendy Williams Show2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
41st NAACP Image Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The BET Honors2009TV MovieHimself
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHimself
The 40th NAACP Image Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
39th NAACP Image Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
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