Larenz Tate Biography

Published On Jan 15, 2016
Facts of Larenz Tate
Date of Birth: 1975 , September-8
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Larenz Tate
Birth Name Larenz Tate
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 4.5 million
Famous for Journalist
Married Yes
Married to Tomasina Parrott (m. 2006)
Children 3
Education Liberty University
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
Father Larry Tate
Mother Peggy Tate
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Working For Movies and TV shows
Salary $25500
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Weight in KG 66 kg
Awards N/A
Siblings Lahmard Tate, Larron Tate
Eye Color Light Brown
Divorce N/A
TV Show House of Lies
Boyfriend N/A
Girlfriend Simone Carroll
Movies Beta Test
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Tate was once in love with Annette Landon Ivory. Annette Landon Ivory is love of his life, he wanted to spend rest of his life with her however, after being in love with her for several years, she broke his heart and he took a break from dating.

Tate remained single for several years and then on 30th of November 2006, he got married to Tomasina Parrott. Tomasina is also an actress and she is famous for her role in Along Came Polly, Starsky & Hutch and many more. As a married couple, they have been parents twice.

Tate along with his two siblings Lahmard Tate and Larron Tate were interested in acing since they were child. Although they were encouraged to enter into the entertainment industry by their parents, these three didn't make any effort. However, with the rise of fame of their classmate Malcolm-Jamal Warner's, the trio began appearing in the television shows since 1985. He made his acting debut in from the television series, The Twilight Zone. He got his rise in fame after he starred the role of Peter Waters in the 2004 movie, Crash. His net worth is $4.5 Million.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois

September 8 , 1975

Larenz Tate was born in middle class family in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to Peggy and Larry Tate. He was raised along with his two siblings Lahmard Tate and Larron Tate in West Side of Chicago till the age of 9. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

Encouraged by his parents to act

1982

Tate along with his two siblings Lahmard Tate and Larron Tate were interested in acing since they were child. Although they were encouraged to enter into the entertainment industry by their parents, these three didn't make any effort.

Began his acting career

September 8 , 1985

He was fascinated towards acting since he was child but he didn't make any effort. However, with the rise of fame of their classmate Malcolm-Jamal Warner's, the trio began appearing in the television shows since 1985. He made his acting debut in from the television series, The Twilight Zone.

Appeared in Crash

2004

After he began his acting career in 1985, he appeared in several movies and television series. He also appeared in the movies like 21 Jump Street and The Royal Family. He got his rise in fame after he starred the role of Peter Waters in the 2004 movie, Crash.

Married to Tomasina Parrott

November 30 , 2006

Tate remained single for several years and then on 30th of November 2006, he got married to Tomasina Parrott. Tomasina is also an actress and she is famous for her role in Along Came Polly, Starsky & Hutch and many more. As a married couple, they have been parents twice.

First child, Miles Xavier Tate

July 29 , 2006

He became father for the first time in his life in 2006. At that time he was only engaged with Tomasina Parrott. They welcomed their first child on 29th of July and that time it was a son and they named him Miles Xavier Tate. 

Second child, Zander Tate

July 27 , 2008

He became father for the second time in his life and that was in 2008. He and his sweet wife, Tomasina Parrott welcomed their second child together on 27th of July and that time it was a son and they named him Zander Tate. 

Began dating Tomasina Parrott

2004

Tate was once in love with Annette Landon Ivory. Annette Landon Ivory is love of his life, he wanted to spend rest of his life with her however, after being in love with her for several years, she broke his heart and he took a break from dating. Few years later, he met actress Tomasina Parrott and the he began dating her. 

Won Acapulco Black Film Festival

1999

In 1998, he got nominated in Acapulco Black Film Festival for starring his role in Love Jones. He was nominated in this award for Best Actor. The following year, he got his second nomination in this award and he was honored with this award for Best Actor.

Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

2006

Till now, he has been nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards twice and from these two nominations he has been honored only once. For this role in Crash, he got nominated in this award for the second time in 2006 and he was also honored with this award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Won Black Reel Awards

2015

Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. In 2015, he got his first nomination in Black Reel Awards. He was kind of lucky that year as he won this award for Outstanding Actor, TV Movie or Mini-Series.