DeRon Horton is an American actor best known for starring as Lionel Higgins in the Netflix original series, Dear White People.
Early Life, Family & Friends
DeRon Horton was born on November 25, 1992, in Houston, Texas, the United States of America. It's not known what are the named of his father and mother.
It's also unclear if he has a sibling or he is the only child of his parents. He is od American nationality and belongs to Afrom-American ethnicity.
His family moved to Saudi Arabia at the age of 10 and due to his father's job requirements, he spent most of his childhood there.
As for her education, Harton has attended the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia from where he completed his graduation in Performing Arts.
DeRon Horton started his acting career with a short film Consultation in 2007. In the same year, he appeared in another short film, Lions and Lamb.
Harton made his television debut with the 2016 Fox comedy television series Lethal Weapon alongside Damon Wayans, Kevin Rahm and Keesha Sharp.
In 2017, he played the role of a black gay teenager, Lionel Higgins in the Netflix original series, Dear White People.
His other acting credits include After Everything, Dirt and Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Salary & Net Worth
Being a successful actor, DeRon Horton undoubtedly earns a massive amount of money from the film and television industry. According to some online sources, Horton has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
His major source of income is movies and television. He also earns money by endorsing various types of brands and products. He owns an expensive house in Los Angeles, California.
Moving towards the personal life of DeRon Horton, he currently seems to be single and not in a relationship.
He has not spoken anything about his love life in any of his interview and has not posted any photo with a girl on Instagram who we can assume as his girlfriend or wife.
Horton was once rumored to be a gay. The gay rumor surfaced after he was seen playing the role of a black gay student in the Netflix series Dear White People.
The speculations of him being a gay remain unsubstantiated as Horton has neither accepted nor denied it.