Larenz Tate

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Actor (1975)
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Relationship Timeline Of Larenz Tate

Wife : Tomasina Parrott
Larenz Tate and Tomasina Parrott married in 2006.

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, and Family Matters. He is also known for the role of the corrupt Councilman Rashad Tate in the series Power.

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: How Did The Star Grow Up?

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 Palmdale High School which is located in Palmdale, Chicago. Information about his university and further study is not revealed till now.

Who are Larenz Tate's Siblings?

Lahmard Tate and Larron Tate are the siblings of Larenz where Larron is the eldest and Larron is the second child among the three brothers. All three brothers were raised and spent their childhood with each other. They are very close to each other and often share their pictures on social media. 

His Oldest bro, Larron was born on June 28, 1969. He is one of the finest producers of all time. 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:

Lahmard is a multi-talented person 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. Further, he played a major role in the Showtime series, House of Lies alongside Ben Schwartz.

How Tall Is Larenz Tate? 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 statuses through his Twitter account.

Is Larenz Married?  

Larenz Tate got married to one of the most beautiful former dancers, choreographers, and current actresses out there, 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.

Picture of Larenz and his wife Tomasina posing for a photo.
Picture of Larenz and his wife Tomasina posing for a photo. (Image source: Facebook)

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: Know The Lovely Lady

Larenz's leading lady, Tomasina Parrott was born on January 3, 1977, in New York, United States. She is most famous for her marriage to Larenz. She has worked on TV shows and pictures like Starsky and Hutch, and Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous.

Along Came Polly actress, Tomasina 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, all boys. The three oldest are Zander Tate, Miles Xavier Tate, and Zion Tate. While the fourth baby was announced in 2018 but nothing has been revealed about him other than his gender. 

An old picture of Larenz Tate with his wife and kids.
An old picture of Larenz Tate with his wife and kids.  (Image source: BCK)

Their oldest boy, Miles was born before their marriage, and the other three 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.

The children are definitely living it up and spending their days with their brothers and their 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 also appeared in the famous series  21 Jump Street.

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 finally started his career in big cinemas where he played the role of O-Dog in "Menace II Society".

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

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". 

Recently, Larenz stated that he would like to direct a feature film. The icon has been in the industry for over thirty years.

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. He is also a business owner in the entertainment industry.

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 artwork. He is always very interested in doing new arts and design.

Charity Work

Larenz Tate, together with his brothers, has consistently dedicated themselves to making a positive impact on their community. He opened the Tate Bros Foundation, an organization that actively conducts awareness programs and fundraisers for various worthy causes.

The Tate brothers have also taken part in the Celebrity Luncheon for children living with Sickle Cell, demonstrating their commitment to supporting and uplifting those in need. 

Furthermore, the Tate brothers have joined forces with Black Men United to provide assistance to underprivileged families in their hometown of Chicago. Through their collaboration, they have worked tirelessly to make a difference and improve the lives of those facing challenging circumstances.

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