Larenz Tate Net Worth

How much is Larenz Tate worth?

Net Worth:$5 Million
Profession:Professional Actor
Date of Birth:September 8, 1975
Country:United States of America
1.7 m

Who Is Larenz Tate

Larenz Tate is an American actor who began his acting career in 1985. He first gained popularity for his role as O-Dog in the drama film “Menace To Society” in the 1990s. Since then, he has taken part in multiple television films and series such as ”Biker Boyz”, “Crash”, “Girls Trip”, “Rescue Me”, and “Power”.

American film and television actor Larenz Tate has a net worth of $5 million dollars, as of 2021.

How Did Larenz Tate Get So Rich?

The actor became rich in the late 1990s when he began acting in more movies, especially with lead and main roles. In what was his film debut, he joined the cast of “Menace II Society”. The film was a box-office hit as it amassed nearly $30 million and, because of his impressive performance, Tate was able to receive nearly $5,000. Throughout the rest of the decade, he starred in other commercially-successful films – “The Inkwell”, “Dead Presidents”, “Love Jones”, “The Postman”, and “Why Do Fools Fall In Love”, thanks to which he received a total of $20,000.

After his role as Andre Mosely in “South Central” in 1994, which earned Larenz approximately $1,000, he spent more than 10 years starring only in television and independent films. In 2007, after appearing in “Waterfront”, Larenz Tate joined the cast of “Rescue Me” as a series regular. In the FX comedy-drama, he played the role of Bart Sean Johnson from seasons four to seven, which gathered him more than $10,000 combined.

Why Is He So Famous?

Larenz became famous after he landed a role in “Menace II Society”. He was born on September 8, 1975, in Chicago, Illinois. Both of his parents, Larry and Peggy Tate were actors. They moved to California to further pursue their acting careers when Larenz was 4 years old. During his pre-adolescent years, he developed an interest in acting and, after he was convinced by his parents, Tate entered a drama program. Shortly after he spent several years perfecting his craft at the “Inner City Cultural Center”, Tate landed his first role in “The Twilight Zone”.

In 1985, he received a small role in the first of three revivals titled “The New Twilight Zone”, which marked his screen debut. Throughout the rest of the decade, he continued to take part in various television series where he landed small roles. Among some of the productions that he took part in are “Hunter”, “Amen”, “21 Jump Street”, and “The Wonder Years”. By 1993, when he graduated from the Palmdale High School, Tate had already improved his acting skills and had several roles in his portfolio.

What Makes Larenz Successful?

What makes this television and film actor so successful are his abilities to act in both comedies, dramas, and thrillers. The most recent films that he appeared in are “Girls Trip” and “Deuces”, both of which were released in 2017. The first, “Girls Trip”, is one of the most successful films in which he starred in as it amassed $140 million in the box office. Also in 2017, he joined the cast of “Power”, where he plays the role of Councilman Rashad Tate.

Because of his fantastic performance, the character was transitioned from recurring to main in season 5 and 6. Shortly after the series ended in February 2020, in September that year, it was announced that it will be followed up by a spin-off titled “Power Book II: Ghost”. In the spin-off, Larenz Tate once again reprises his role as a recurring character. In the next decade, the actor will continue to appear in the Power Book spin-offs titled “Power Book III: Raising Kanan”, “Power Book IV: Force”, and “Power Book V: Influence”.


Larenz Tate is one of the most triumphant Black actors in Hollywood. His acting career spans three decades and during that time, he has taken part in numerous films and television series. After achieving a ton of success with his roles in comedies and dramas in the 1990s and 2000s, he continued to make a name for himself in the film industry.

Most recently, he joined the cast of the widely-popular crime drama series “Power” and is expected to have recurring and guest roles in most of the seasons. Apart from the star-packed drama series, in late 2020, the actor is currently filming two unnamed films with Akon and Daphne Reid, where he once again has a main or leading role.

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