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Lance Darnell Gross was born on 8 July 1981, in Oakland, California USA, of Ghanaian (father) and Afro-American (mother) ancestry, and is an actor, model and photographer probably best known from the TV series called “Tyler Perry‘s House of Payne”, but also for appearing in other Tyler Perry productions, which have all increased the amount of Gross’ net worth.
So just how rich is Lance Gross? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall amount of Lance’s net worth is over $1.5 million, as of mid-2016, earned through his involvement in entertainment industry now spanning 10 years.
Lance Gross Net Worth $1.5 Million
Lance Darnell Gross moved to Las Vegas, Nevada with his family, and was educated at Bonanza High School where he was a top footballer and track and field athlete, plus winning Prom King in his senior year. He then attended Howard University, but passed-up on sport to concentrate on acting. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in theater, and then went to The Ivanna Chubbuck Studio, followed by the Tasha Smith Acting Studio.
Lance Gross opened his net worth account as a model for the fashion designer Karl Kani. At the same time he took parts in the music videos of such famous artists as Mariah Carey, Rihanna, Mary J. Blige and others. In 2006, Gross appeared on television with some small roles in the sitcoms ‘Eve’ created by Meg DeLoatch, and ‘The Bernie Mac Show’ created by Larry Wilmore. In 2007, Lance was chosen for the role which increased his net worth considerably, that of Calvin Payne in the sitcom ‘Tyler Perry‘s House of Payne’ created by Tyler Perry.
Gross played in the sitcom for eight seasons and more than two hundred and fifty episodes, which was followed by Lance landing roles in other television films ‘Steel Magnolias’ with the role of Sammy Desoto, and ‘Dice City’ as Derek. In addition to this, Gross played the role of US Secret Service Agent Marcus Finley in the television series ‘Crisis’ created by Rand Ravich.
Moreover, Gross has increased his net worth appearing on the big screen. He debuted in the feature film ‘Tyler Perry‘s Meet the Browns’ directed by Tyler Perry in 2008; the box office of the film grossed $41 million, and due to the great popularity the film it was released on DVD and Blu-ray disk and has earned over $17 million from further sales to date. Furthermore, Lance Gross added to his net worth account landing the leading roles in the films ‘Our Family Wedding’ directed by Rick Famuyiwa and ‘The Last Fall’ directed by Matthew A. Cherry. In 2013, he starred alongside Jurnee Smollett-Bell in the romance drama film ‘Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor’ directed by Tyler Perry.
Currently, Lance is taking part in the TV series “Sleepy Hollow” in the part of FBI agent Daniel Reynolds, which will likely increase his net worth.
In his personal life, Gross was engaged to Eva Marcille., but that ended in 2010. Gross married fashion stylist Rebecca Jefferson in May 2015; the couple have a daughter.