Larenz Tate

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Actor (1975)
Mon May 23 2022
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Larenz Tate is a famous American actor, he is best known for his amazing role in TV shows and movies like Game of Silence, The Royal Family, Uncensored, House Of Lies, and Family Matters.

Larenz was born on September 8, 1975, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He has raised his popularity after playing the role of O-Dog in the 1993 teen drama film 'Menace II Society'.

Early Life

Larenz spent his childhood normally like other children. He was born and raised in a happy and peaceful environment along with his siblings. He was one of the youngest among his three brothers.

Pictures of Larenz Tate posing for a photoshoot wearing brown pants with jacket and red hat
Pictures of Larenz Tate posing for a photoshoot (Image Source: Instagram)

Although he was born in Chicago, later his family moved to California in search of better facilities and services. His parents always encouraged him and his brother to be an actor since their childhood. He was also interested in acting from an early age.

Parents Details

Larenz was born and raised by his parents, his father is Larry Tate, and his mother is Peggy Tate. His parent was very supportive of him and always there for him whenever he needed them. Larenz was one of the youngest and very close children of his parents.

However, information regarding his parent's profession is still behind the curtains. There are not many facts about his parents and what they used to do for a living.

Education Background

The Wonder Years actor Laren was one of the bright and talented students during his education career. He gives more priority to his studies and always wanted to make his parents proud of him.

He has done his high school at the Palmdale High School which is located in Palmdale, Chicago. Information about his university and further study is not revealed till now.

Siblings

Lahmard Tate and Larron Tate are the siblings of Larenz where Larron is the eldest and Laren is the youngest among three brothers. All three brothers were raised and spent their childhood with each other. They are very closed to each other and often share their pictures on social media. People usually talk about three brothers bonding.

Larron was born on June 28, 1969, along with his siblings. He is one of the finest producers of all time. He had been serving in the entertainment industry for a long time. He has 25 years of experience in the field of production. Larron is very active both in front and behind the camera. He had completed his degree in theater, film, and television.

Picture of Larenz with his brother wearing black shirt
Pictures of Larenz Tate with his brothers Lahmard Tate and Larron Tate posing for a photoshoot (Image source: celebritygen.com)

Lahmard is a multi-talented person and one of the Larenz siblings who is an actor, writer, and producer by his profession. He was born on January 7, 1970, in Chicago. He is mostly known for his role in the 2002 movie Barbershop. Additionally, he had also TV appearances on shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirStreet Justice, and Roc.

Physical Appearance

Larenz Tate is a handsome man who stands at the height of 5ft 6inch (167cm) along with a weight of around 66kg. 

Moreover, his dark brown eye color and black hair make him even more attractive and exactly define his personality.

Furthermore, talking about his body measurement the size of his chest is 43, his waist is 32 and his biceps is 16.

Instagram And Twitter

Larenz Tate is a social media-friendly person and quite active on Instagram. He has a huge craze on Instagram with massive followers of 3.1 million. He often shares his pictures on Instagram and currently, he has posted more than 3.3k posts on his Instagram feed. He has a verified Instagram profile @larenztate.

Besides Instagram, he is also active on Twitter @LarenzTate with more than 517.8k followers. He updates his daily life activities information by sharing pictures and status through his Twitter account.

Is Larenz Married?  

Larenz Tate got married to one of the most beautiful former dancers, choreographers, and current actress Tomasina Parrott on November 30, 2006. They have been happily together for more than 20 years since their marriage. They meet at a mutual friend's party and started dating each. They were in six years of relationship before their marriage.

Larenz wearing black blazer with white shirt and black tie
Picture of Larenz and his wife Tomasina posing for a photoshoot (Image source: Essence)

Both husband and wife have a great bond and mutual understanding with each other which lead to twenty years of togetherness. Currently, they both are living happy and wealthy life in the United States with their children.

About Larenz Wife

Tomasina Parrott was born on January 3, 1977, in New York, United States. She is most famous as the wife of Larenz. She has worked on TV shows and pictures like Starsky and Hutch, Along Came Polly, and Fabulous.

Beautiful actress Tomasina is not active on any social media platform like Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. She is currently more focused on her career and family life rather than other kinds of stuff. She likes to keep her personal life away from social media.

Has Four Children

Larenz and Tomasina are blessed with four beautiful children Zander Tate, Miles Xavier Tate, and Zion Tate and there is no record of their fourth kid. The couple has not revealed any information about their fourth child. They already have their first kid Miles before their marriage and the other two after marriage.

Miles was born on 29th July 2006 and was one of the eldest children which makes the couple's bond, even more, stronger and more blissful. 

Likewise, their second child Zander was born on 27th June 2008, after two years of their first baby.

Their third child Zion was born in November 2013 and was the youngest among three brothers. He spends his childhood with his two brothers and his parents.

Career Highlight

Larenz made his television career debut in 1985 in the movie called The New Twilight Zone. Since his successful debut, he has played in more popular television movies like The Women of Brewster Place,"The Wonder Years" and many more. He had also appeared in the famous series  21 Jump Street.

Larenz posing infront of camera wearing blue blazer
Larenz posing in front of the camera (Image source: Instagram)

Moreover, Larenz was also seen in the video game 187 Ride or Die where he has voiced the main character Buck. After many years of the television industry, he has finally started his career in big cinemas where he has played the role of O-Dog in "Menace II Society".

Later he appeared in the family drama "The Inkwell" in 1994. He played a role in "Dead Presidents" in 1995 where he teamed up with the Hughes brothers. He was also seen as a guest appearance in the episodes of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" playing Kenny in the episode "That's No Lady, That's My Cousin". 

Net Worth

Larenz Tate has made a pretty good amount of money throughout his career. His main source of income is his acting profession. Due to his hard work and passion for his profession, he has been able to make good wealth for himself and for his family.

Larenz estimated net worth is approximately around $2.5 million including all his assets and royalties that he has made to date. Currently, he is living a lavish life with his family in the United States.

Interest And Hobbies

Besides Tate's acting career, he is quite interested in reading books, traveling, and a theatre play. He loves reading different types of books during his free time and also likes to explore new places. He is always very curious about new things. 

Apart from reading and traveling his favorite hobby is the artwork. He is always very interested in doing new arts and design.

 

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