Chad L. Coleman was born on 6 September 1974, in Richmond, Virginia USA, and is an actor, best known for being part of the HBO drama series “The Wire” portraying Dennis “Cutty” Wise. He is also the voice of Coach in the hit video game “Left 4 Dead 2”. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Chad Coleman? As of late-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $1.5 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. He was part of the AMC series “The Walking Dead” from 2012 to 2015 as Tyreese Williams, and also starred in the miniseries “Roots”; as he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.
Chad Coleman Net Worth $1.5 million
Chad was raised in a foster home, and when he was younger, participated in track and field. However, after a leg injury he started to focus on acting instead. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University on a scholarship, but dropped out after a year to serve in the US Army, in which he worked as a video cameraman from 1995 to 1999.
Coleman started his acting career by being cast in “The Wire” as Dennis “Cutty Wise”, a reformed criminal; the role would help him gain popularity and increase his net worth. In 2002, he portrayed O.J. Simpson in the television movie “Monday Night Mayhem”, and then had a guest role in “Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles”, and was involved in the video game “Left 4 Dead 2” voicing the character Coach. In 2009, he made an appearance on Broadway as part of the play “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone”. In 2011 he also became part of the series “Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?” which was a Norwegian show – all these added to his net worth.
Afterwards, Chad would guest star in an episode of “In Plain Sight”, and “Lie to Me”. He also made a guest appearance in “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” before becoming a part of the sitcom “I Hate My Teenage Daughter”. His next big role would be as Tyreese in the horror series “The Walking Dead” which he was part of from 2012 until his character’s death in 2015, and was then was cast in the science fiction series “The Expanse” in which he portrays “The Butcher of Anderson Station” Fred Johnson. His net worth would increase to a significant amount at this point.
Aside from these, Chad became part of the History Channel re-imagining of “ROOTS”, and then branched out to become the executive producer of the graphic novel series “Treadwater”. He also recently became a part of the show “Arrow”, in which he played Tobias Church.
For his personal life, it is known that Chad married Sally Stewart in 1999 and they had two children; however, their marriage ended in 2010. He was involved in one controversy – he was recorded in 2015 ranting in a train in New York City. According to him, the rant was about Freddie Gray, who died while in the custody of the Baltimore Police Department.