Russell Hornsby Net Worth

March 26, 2023
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Russell Hornsby was born on the 15th May 1974, in Oakland, California, USA, and is an actor who is probably best known for the portrayal of Hank Griffin in the popular TV fantasy series “Grimm”, and for his roles as Luke in “In Treatment”, as well as Eddie Sutton in “Lincoln Heights” TV series.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this African-American actor has accumulated so far? How rich Russell Hornsby is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Russell Hornsby’s net worth, as of early 2018, revolves around the sum of $4 million, which has been acquired through his career in the moviemaking industry, active since 1993.


Russell Hornsby Net Worth $4 Million


Russell attended St. Mary’s College High School in Berkeley, California, where he excelled in American Football. His interest in acting dates back to his teenage days, when he was cast for the role of Scarecrow in a spring musical production “The Wiz”. He later enrolled at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theatre. Subsequently, he enrolled at the British American Drama Academy in London, UK, and upon finishing his studies, Hornsby transferred to New York City where he began his theatrical career in the role of Atticus Finch in an off-Broadway stage play “To Kill a Mockingbird”. This engagement was followed by several other appearances in stage plays such as “Six Degrees of Separation”, and “Joe Louis Blues”. All these involvements eased Russell Hornsby’s dive into the world of acting, also providing the basis for his current net worth.

In the early 1990s, Russell relocated to Los Angeles, California, and in 1993 made his on-camera debut in the “Bill Nye, the Science Guy” TV show. However, his first big screen appearance didn’t occur until 1998, a support role in the comedy movie “Woo”. Between 2000 and 2001, Hornsby starred as Dr. Aaron Boies in the “Gideon’s Crossing” TV series, while in 2002 he interpreted the recurring role of Detective Marcus Bradshaw in several episodes of “Haunted”. In 2003, he starred as Leon Taylor in the “Playmakers” TV series, before turning his acting focus onto movies for the next couple of years. All these ventures helped Russell Hornsby to raise his popularity as well as to increase the total of his wealth.

To the end of the 2000s, Russell appeared in several movies, including “After the Sunset” (2004), “Edmond” (2005) as well as “Forgiven” (2006) and “Stuck” (2007). However, the real breakthrough in Hornsby’s career occurred in 2007, when he was cast for the leading role of Eddie Sutton in the “Lincoln Heights” TV series which he portrayed through its four seasons ’til 2009. This engagement was followed by another memorable role, that of Luke in the TV drama series “In Treatment”, followed in 2011 when he began starring in the popular NBC TV fantasy series “Grimm”, as Hank Griffin. The same role he reprised in its spin-off TV series “Grimm: Bad Hair Day” in 2012, and in “Grimm: Meltdown” in 2014. Doubtlessly, all these engagements dramatically increased the total of Russell Hornsby’s net worth.

For his performance as Lyons in Denzel Washington’s 2016 drama movie “Fences”, Russell Hornsby was honored with a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to a Gold Derby Award and Awards Circuit Community Award nominations. His most recent acting engagement is in the recurring role of Isaiah Butler in the first season of the “Seven Seconds” TV series in 2018. All these accomplishments have helped Russell Hornsby to add a sum to the total of his revenues.

Apart from all those already mentioned above, in Hornsby’s acting portfolio, which currently counts around 50 credits, there are also movies “Meet the Parents” (2000), “Big Fat Liar” (2002), “Get Rich or Die Tryin'” (2005) and “LUV” (2012), as well as TV series including “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “Shameless” and “Suits” which have all contributed to Russell’s net worth.

When it comes to his personal life, Russell Hornsby has been married to Denise Walker since 2008, with his whom he currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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