Laroyce Hawkins is an American actor, comedian, musician, and a spoken word artist. The multi-talented personnel is famous for his portrayal of Officer Kevin Atwater in the drama series Chicago P.D.
Early Life And Education Of Laroyce Hawkins
Laroyce Hawkins was born on the 4th of May, 1988, in Harvey, Illinois. He was born to parents; father Leonard Hawkins and mother Leah Bradley. Laroyce is of American nationality and his ethnicity is African-American. He has a younger brother named Lamar Hawkins.
He grew up under his grandparents and has credited them for being his biggest inspirations. Laroyce attended Thorton High School, where he was selected to play basketball for his school team, but he left the team to join another speech team.
Hawkins has been awarded the state championship awards two times for comedy speech writing by the Illinois High Speech Association.
Laroyce Hawkins later enrolled at the Illinois State University on a full scholarship, from where he graduated with a major in theatrical arts. During his time in the University, he played the role of Toledo, in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.
Laroyce Hawkins' Career
Hawkins started his career while he was still in college, with a debut role of Art Baker in the film The Express, starring Rob Brown and Nelsan Ellis, which depicts the life of American football player Ernie Davis.
Laroyce Hawkins' most notable role, by far, is in the television series Chicago P.D, where he plays the lead character named Officer Kevin Atwater. The show also stars other actors like Patrick John Flueger and Jesse Lee Soffer. He also has a recurring role in another series Chicago Fire, starring Jesse Spencer and Taylor Kinney.
Laroyce Hawkins' Net Worth
As of 2019, comedian Laroyce Hawkins' net worth is reported to be around $400k. He has earned all his net worth from his works on television as an actor and as a stand-up comedian. Laroyce is said to receive an annual salary of $50,047 from his works on television.
Laroyce Hawkins' Personal Life
30 years old Laroyce Hawkins is an unmarried man and doesn't have a wife. The comedian has not revealed any information regarding his girlfriend or any other potential love interests. Hawkins has said that Phylicia Rashad was his childhood crush.
Just like how Laroyce kept his current relationship status away from the media, he has also kept his past relationship and affairs away from the media.
He has a height of 6 feet and 3 inches and weighs about 85 kgs.