Andre Royo Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Andre Royo was born on the 18th July 1968 in The Bronx, New York City USA, of part-Cuban and Afro-American descent, and is an actor, producer as well as writer, well known for starring in television series including “The Wire” (2002 – 2008) and in feature films as “The Spectacular Now” (2013). Andre has been active in the entertainment industry since 1998.

How much is the net worth of Andre Royo? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $2 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Films and television are the main sources of Royo’s modest fortune.

Andre Royo Net Worth $2 Million

To begin with, he was raised in The Bronx, where he studied at Mount Saint Michael Academy from 1982 to 1986.

Concerning his professional career, Andre debuted appearing in a small role in the romantic comedy drama “L.A. Without a Map” (1998), which was followed by episodic roles in the series “Third Watch” and “Law & Order” in 1999. Then Royo appeared as Tattoo in the film “Shaft” (2000) and as a posse member in the film “Perfume” (2001). His best known role was in the series “The Wire” (2002 – 2008) in which he appeared as drug addict; Royo’s characterization was so convincing that during the shooting heroin addicts offered him drugs – the actor declared that this had been his street Oscar. The actor had a brief appearance in the series “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” (2008) as a soldier in a unit that was sent into the past, then played roles in television series “Heroes” (2008) and “Criminal Minds” (2009), slowly building his net worth.

Andre was in the main cast of the superhero black comedy drama “Super” (2010), which grossed $422.6 in the box office, then starred in the comedy film “Hellbenders” (2012) by J. T. Petty. From 2014 to 2017, he appeared in the web series “Hand of God” in which he portrayed Mayor Robert Boston, meanwhile creating the lead role in the Joshua Locy film “Hunter Gatherer” (2016), for this role being rewarded with a Special Jury Award given at the SXSW Film Festival. Moreover, he also starred in the critically acclaimed television series “Empire” (2015 – 2017) aired on Fox.

Recently, the film “Billy Boy” (2017) was released in which the actor created the role of Mr. Adams, and currently, he is working on the set of the upcoming film “Beautiful Boy”, which is going to be released in 2018.

To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements have added sums to the overall size of Andre Royo net worth and popularity.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, he is married to Jane Choi. The two have two children.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 18, 1968
Birth place: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Height:5 ft 7 in (1.702 m)
Profession:Actor, Film Producer, Writer
Education:Mount Saint Michael Academy
Nationality:American
Spouse:Jane Choi
Children:Stella Royo
Awards:Special Jury Award - Best Actor - Narrative Feature (2016 (2016), SXSW Film Festival)
Movies:“The Spectacular Now” (2013), “Hellbenders” (2012), “Shaft” (2000), “Perfume” (2001)
TV shows:“The Wire” (2002-2008), “Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories” (2017), “Empire” (2015-2017), “Kingdom” (2014-2016), “Third Watch”, “Law & Order”, “Hand of Godv (2014-2017)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Currently performing in the LAByrinth Theater Company's "A View From 151 St." at the Public Theater in New York City. [October 2007]
2Has one daughter, Stella.
3His father was of Cuban descent.


Quotes

#Quote
1[on The Wire (2002)] We don't know if we'll be involved in a project that had that many people of color working with great characters and great story lines ever again. There was something powerful in that.
2[about his castmates on The Wire (2002)] There was absolutely no ego. Everyone came on the set and said this is about Baltimore. Baltimore is the star.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Special Jury AwardSXSW Film FestivalBest Actor - Narrative FeatureHunter Gatherer (2016)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Billy Boy2017completedMr. Adams
Empire2015-2016TV SeriesThirsty Rawlings
Kingdom2014-2016TV SeriesHotel Owner
Hunter Gatherer2016Ashley
Drunk History2015TV SeriesKing Oliver
Hand of God2014-2015TV SeriesRobert 'Bobo' Boston
Happyish2015TV SeriesBarry
Aftermath2015/VIIRob
Share2015/IShortMr. White
Lila & Eve2015Skaketti
Agent Carter2015TV SeriesSpider Raymond
Bob's Burgers2013-2014TV SeriesMarcus / Andre Royo
Of Mind and Music2014Kenny
His New Hands2013ShortCoach Joe
Low Expectations2013ShortRoy
A Miracle in Spanish Harlem2013Tyrone
In Security2013TV SeriesLyle
NTSF:SD:SUV2013TV SeriesOtis
Elementary2013TV SeriesThaddeus
Calloused Hands2013Byrd
The Spectacular Now2013Mr. Aster
Shrader House2013TV MovieCouncilman Scott
Key and Peele2012TV SeriesBully's Dad
The Collection2012/IIWally
Hellbenders2012Stephen
Freelancers2012Daniel Maldonado
Smith & Wesson2012TV MovieWesson
Bigfoot2012TV MovieAl Hunter
The Wire: The Musical2012ShortReginald 'Bubbles' Cousins
Prime Suspect2012TV SeriesSantana Cordero
Red Tails2012Antwan 'Coffee' Coleman
How to Make It in America2011TV SeriesKevin
Be Seen Be Heard2011Short
Memphis Beat2011TV SeriesRonnie
Svetlana2011TV Series
Fringe2010-2011TV SeriesHenry Arliss Higgins
Bright2011ShortJager
MashUpPiece Theater: The Wire/Trailer Park Boys2010ShortReginald 'Bubbles' Cousins
The Whole Truth2010TV SeriesEric Santiago
Super2010/IHamilton
Party Down2010TV SeriesScott
21 and a Wake-Up2009Dr. Jim West
The Mercy Man2009Tad
CSI: NY2009TV SeriesBig Willie Brown
Chains2009/IShortDerrick
Numb3rs2009TV SeriesTim Pynchon
Criminal Minds2008TV SeriesArmando Salinas
Heroes2008TV SeriesStephen Canfield
T Takes: Andre Royo2008Video shortThe Guest in Room 128
T Takes: Room 1282008Video shortThe Guest in Room 128
The Wire2002-2008TV SeriesReginald 'Bubbles' Cousins
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles2008TV SeriesSumner
August2008Dylan Gottschalk
All About Us2007Mike
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2002-2007TV SeriesLuther Pinkston / Riley
Uncle Pop2006ShortPop
5up 2down2006Benny
The Saint of Avenue B2006ShortJames
Coda2006/IShortPainter
All the Invisible Children2005Sammy (segment "Jesus Children of America")
Jesus Children of America2005ShortSammy
Jellysmoke2005Paul
CSI: Miami2005TV SeriesJulio Pena
Cuts2005TV SeriesGeorge
Kiss and Run2005ShortDave
Fat Cats2005Number Man
The Jury2004TV SeriesNaadia Azhar
Men Without Jobs2004Junie
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2003TV SeriesFelix Santos
G2002Tre
Big Bank Take Little Bank2001ShortFruity Pebblez
Perfume2001Posse Member
Shaft2000Tattoo
Wonderland2000TV SeriesPsychiatric patient
Third Watch1999TV SeriesDiop
Law & Order1999TV SeriesGil Freeman
L.A. Without a Map1998Music Store Clerk #2

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
His New Hands2013Short executive producer
Calloused Hands2013producer
Would You Rather2012executive producer
The Indestructible Jimmy Brown2011TV Movie executive producer
Uncle Pop2006Short producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Andre Royo's Big Scene2004Short story

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Motherhood2009/Ispecial thanks
My Dinner with Andre Royo2008Documentary short very special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Thermostat2014TV SeriesHimself
CollegeHumor Originals2012TV SeriesHimself
Santa Election 20122011ShortHimself
My Dinner with Andre Royo2008Documentary shortHimself
Heroes Unmasked2008TV Series documentaryHimself
The Wire: The Last Word2007TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Wire Odyssey2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Punk'd2007TV SeriesHimself
The Wire: It's All Connected2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
2006 Independent Spirit Awards2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ego Trip's Race-O-Rama2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Andre Royo's Big Scene2004ShortHimself
Freeway: What We Do2003Video shortHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heroes Unmasked2008TV Series documentaryStephen Canfield

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