American actor Russell Hornsby got fame from his role Edward Sutton from the television series Lincoln Heights and Luke in Treatment. He also worked in movies like Fences, The Hate U Give, Forgiven, and Creed II.
Born in Oakland, California
Russell Hornsby was born on 15th May 1974 in Oakland, California, United States. He belongs to African-American ethnicity and holds United States citizenship.
He graduated from St. Mary's College High School in Berkeley, California. While he was in high school, he portrayed the role of Scarecrow in musical The Wiz. His passion leads him to join Boston University, and he graduated in Theater studies holding a degree in performance.
After his graduation, he enrolled at the British American Drama Academy in London, UK. From there, he completed his course in theater drama.
Career Of Russell Hornsby
Russell began to work in Broadway production after he completed his education. His work includes To Kill a Mockingbird and Six Degrees of Separation. He wants to work in television series and movies and went to Los Angeles in 1990.
In 1993, he debuted from the television series Bill Nye the Science Guy. Later he appeared in television series Law & Order in 1999. The actor debuted in silver screen from the 2000 movie Meet the Parents alongside Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller.
Hornsby appeared in various movies, including Big Fat Liar, After the Sunset, and Get Rich or Die Tryin'. In 2007, he got his first significant role appearance in television series Lincoln Heights. He was nominated and won various awards, including BendFilm Festival and Black Reel Awards for Television.
In 2018 he appeared alongside Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan in 2018 movie Creed II. The next year he appeared in television series Proven Innocent. His future project Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector which will be released in 2020.
Gathered $4 Million Net Worth
Russell Hornsby worked in the entertainment industry for more than a decade now. From which he has collected an estimated net worth of $4 million.
The major portion of his income is collected from his career. He appeared in various television series with a major role from which he has earned thousands of dollars as salary.
He worked included with big box office collecting movies, and here are some of this movie with its budget and box office collection.
|Meet the Parents||2000||$55 million||$330.4 million|
|Big Fat Liar||2002||$15 million||$53 million|
|After the Sunset||2004||$59 million||$61.34 million|
|Fences||2016||$24 million||$64.4 million|
|The Hate U Give||2018||$23 million||$34.9 million|
|Creed II||2018||$50 million||$214.1 million|
Married To Denise Walker
Russell Hornsby is married to Denise Walker. The couple dated for a couple of years and got engaged on June 2008. Russell and Denise tied the knot on 1st August 2008.
The couple is blessed with a child, son, but did not reveal any information regarding their child. The couple is holding their relationship strong without any controversies and rumor.