Lonnie Chavis

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Child Actor (2007)
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Lonnie Chavis is a child actor famous for his role in the comedy, drama, and romance TV series, This Is Us.

He was born on November 23, 2007, in Downey, California, U.S. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He holds American nationality and belongs to the All-American ethnicity. 

Let's explore the personal and professional life of The Thundermans actor, Chavis.

Wrote An Article Against Racism 

Did you realize that the This Is Us actor Chavis encountered racism in his early life? If you were unaware of this, allow us to notify you that in June 2020, Lonnie Chavis authored and published an essay titled "America Needs to Change" on his encounters with prejudice. 

He authored the essay to draw attention to the long-standing structural racism in America as well as police brutality against Black people. In addition, he added that this was one of the most frequently raised and unresolved global issues.

Blessed With A Wonderful Family

Chavis was born as the eldest child of his parents. He was born to his mother, Najah Chavis and father, Lonnie Chavis Sr.

Photo of Lonnie Chavis along with his father, mother and three sibling brother.
Photo of Lonnie Chavis along with his father, mother and three siblings brother. Image Source: L.A. Parents

Moreover, he also has three younger brothers, Andrew, Tyler, and Ryan.

How Rich Is Lonnie Chavis?

Chavis has an estimated net worth of $1 million, similar to Jamil Smyth-Secka. At an early age, he collected this immense fortune by performing in many successful movies and television shows. 

Similarly, he also earns a good sum of money from his verified social media sites. Furthermore, he has done many brand endorsements and is likely to be paid well, seeing his huge popularity and fan following.

Talking about his monthly income source, most of his income comes from his acting debut. Moreover, he was paid $14,368 for acting in ‘Magic Camp’ for fourteen days.

Physical Appearance

Lonnie Chavis has a cute face and also huge lips. Moreover, he has dark brown eyes and brown hair.

Lonnie Chavis posing for a photoshoot wearing a blue suit.
Lonnie Chavis posing for a photo shoot wearing a blue suit. Image Source: DeadLine

Talking about his physical stats, he stands at a decent height of 4 feet 9 inches (144 cm) and weighs around 50 kg. His physical stats are average, considering his age. 

Chavis Was Nearly Kidnapped

Many terrifying incidents happen in a celebrity's life, and one has also happened in Bella and the Bulldogs actor Chavis's life. 

When he was eight years old, he was nearly kidnapped by a stranger from his home in Long Beach, California. 

According to Chavis, he was approached by two men wearing masks while he went to dump the trash. After that, the kidnapper knocked him down. Fortunately, he was able to escape from them and run away.  

Soon after his escape, he contacted his neighbor, who safely escorted him home. After that incident, his mother homeschooled him.

Awards & Nominations

Chavis has shown outstanding talent in his professional career as an actor, for which he has been nominated for several awards and has won a couple of them. 

Photo of Lonnie Chavis in the CBS award function
Photo of Lonnie Chavis in the CBS award function. Image Source: Pop Suger

Some of the awards are listed below:

  • In 2017, he won the ''MTV Movie + TV Award'' in the Tearjerker category for his role in the This Is Us TV series.
  • In 2018, he won the ''Screen Actors Guild Awards'' in Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series category.
  • Chavis was also nominated for the ''BET Awards'' and the ''Gold Derby Awards.''
  • Similarly, in 2021, he won the ''Best Actor Award'' at Molins Film Festival.

Did You Know?

Chavis is also active on twitch, apart from Instagram and Twitter. His account name is @lonniechavis, where he has amassed 440 followers.

He is also available in sound cloud, where he has uploaded three tracks. He has ninety followers over there.

Chavis In This Is Us

This Is Us is a comedy, drama and romance series by American television producer and screenwriter Dan Fogelman. In this series, Chavis has portrayed the role of Randall.

The TV series shows a touching and emotional story about a unique set of triplets, their struggles, and their amazing parents.

Talking about its main cast, Milo Ventimiglia is portrayed as Jack Pearson, Chrissy Metz plays the role of Kate, whereas Sterling K. Brown is portrayed as Randall Pears.

IMDb Profile

The Drew Barrymore Show actor has an IMDb page on his name. His IMDb profile includes his eighteen credits as an actor and thirteen self credits.

Similarly, his IMDb page includes details like his height, nomination, short biography, relevant photos, videos and parents' name. 

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Career Overview

Lonnie Chavis was passionate about acting from an early age. When he was four years old, he pointed at the TV and asked his mom if he could also be there. Full filling the request of her beloved son, Najah Chavis started submitting him for modeling and commercial opportunities.

After a short period, he began giving auditions for various kid roles in movies and TV series. In 2014 when he was seven years old, he got his first role in a short drama movie, What Showers Bring. Following it, he again appeared in Tortoise as Trick or Treater.

After that, he appeared in several movies and TV series Supergirl, The 5th Quarter and Kevin Hart's Guide to Black History. Currently, he is portraying the role of Randall in the famous NBC TV series This Is Us.

Social Media Presence

Lonnie Chavis is active on Instagram with the @lonniechavis username. He has a good fan following of more than 174k people.

Lonnie Chavis posing for a photo shoot for his Instagram feed. Image Source: Instagram @lonniechavis

Likewise, he also has a profile on Twitter, @LonnieChavis.  He is more active on Twitter than on his other social media handle. He joined the site in September 2016 and constantly uploaded photos and videos on his Twitter handle.

Furthermore, he is also present on Tiktok under @omgitslo profile name. He has obtained a good fan following of 73.7K people on his profile. However, he has deleted all the videos uploaded on his TikTok account.

Movies & TV Series

Chavis has performed in a variety of roles in the film industry. He has consistently given his best effort in all types of films and television shows, regardless of the genre. 

Some of his movies and series are presented in the table below:

S.N.    Movies & TV Series                           Roles                      Genre Released  Dates
1. The Boy Behind the  Door  Bobby  Horror, mystery,  thriller 2020
2. God Friended Me  C.J. Comedy, drama,    fantasy 2018
3. The Thundermans  Gilly Action, comedy,    drama 2013
4. The 5th Quarter  Fetus  Jones Comedy 2016
5. Bella and the Bulldogs Young      Troy Comedy, family,  sport 2015

 

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