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Lee Thompson Young Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Lee Thompson Young net worth:
$250,000

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Lee Thompson Young Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Lee Thompson Young was born on the 1st February 1984 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA, He was an actor, who was probably best recognized for starring in the title role in the TV series “The Famous Jett Jackson” (1998-2001), playing Chris Comer in the film “Friday Night Lights” (2004), and as police detective Barry Frost in the TV series “Rizzoli & Isles” (2010-2013). His acting career was active from 1998 to 2013 – he passed away in 2013.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Lee Thompson Young was? According to authoritative sources, it was estimated that the total size of Lee’s net worth was over $250,000. This amount of money was accumulated through his successful involvement in the entertainment industry as an actor.

Lee Thompson Young Net Worth $250,000

Lee Thompson Young was raised in his hometown by his father, Tommy Scott Young, and his mother, Velma Elaine, but when he was in elementary school his parents divorced, and he stayed with his mother. When he was just 10 years old, Lee made the decision to become an actor, and he performed in various plays in many local theaters, including portraying Martin Luther King in the play “A Night Of Stars And Dreams”, directed by the Phillis Wheatley Repertory Theater of Greenville, South Carolina and Dwight Woods. In 1996, he relocated to New York City, where he attended the Professional Performing Arts High School in order to pursue further his career in the world of acting. Speaking about his education, Lee went to the University of Southern California, majoring in Cinematic Arts and also being a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

His professional acting career began two years later, when he was chosen for the title role in the Disney Channel television series “The Famous Jett Jackson” (1998-2001), which was followed by the role of Sam Sterling in the TV film “Johnny Tsunami” (1999). When the filming of the TV series was cancelled, he reprised the role of Jett Jackson in “Jett Jackson: The Movie” (2001), which added a considerable amount to his net worth. In the following years, he featured in a number of TV and film titles, including “The Guardian” (2002) playing Levi Mooney, “Friday Night Lights” (2004) portraying Chris Comer, and “Xiaolin Showdown” (2004-2005) as Jermaine, all adding to his net worth.

In 2006, Lee was chosen to play Alex Bauer in the TV series “South Beach”, and he was also chosen to be Victor Stone in the fifth season of the TV series “Smallville” (2006-2010), starring alongside Allison Mack and Tom Welling in the lead roles. Furthermore, he featured in “Five Year Plan” (2008), “Scrubs” (2009) and “Flashforward” (2009-2010) among others, all of which increased his net worth by a large margin.

In the new millennium, Lee won the role of police detective Barry Frost in the TV series “Rizzoli & Isles” (2010-2013), which became his greatest, adding a lot to his wealth.

If to talk about his personal life, Lee Thompson Young was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and he suffered from clinical depression. Unfortunately, on the 29th August 2013 he didn’t show up for filming an episode in Los Angeles, California,, and later he was found dead having taken his own life at the age of 29. Right after his funeral, his family established the Lee Thompson Young Foundation, which helps young people suffering from mental illness.

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rizzoli & Isles2010-2014TV SeriesBarry Frost
Just an American2012Curtiss Jackson
CSI: NY2012TV SeriesKelvin Moore
The Event2011TV SeriesCorporal Bell
The Good Guys2010TV SeriesEric Williams
Smallville2006-2010TV SeriesVictor Stone Cyborg
Bastard2010ShortPassenger 1
Flashforward2009-2010TV SeriesAl Gough
Lincoln Heights2009TV SeriesJulian
Scrubs2009TV SeriesDerek
Proud American2008Curtis
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles2008TV SeriesAgent Stewart
Five Year Plan2008TV MovieMutabi
Mano2007ShortMachito
The Hills Have Eyes II2007Delmar
Akeelah and the Bee2006Devon
South Beach2006TV SeriesAlex Bauer
Xiaolin Showdown2004-2005TV SeriesJermaine
Kevin Hill2005TV SeriesLevi
Friday Night Lights2004Chris Comer
The Proud Family2004TV SeriesTeen Bebe
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story2004TV MovieCharles Becnel
Jake 2.02003TV SeriesPrince Malik Namir
The Guardian2002TV SeriesLevi Mooney
Philly2002TV SeriesSteven Hicks
The Famous Jett Jackson1998-2001TV SeriesJett Jackson / Silverstone
Jett Jackson: The Movie2001TV MovieJett Jackson / Silverstone
Johnny Tsunami1999TV MovieSam Sterling

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Famous Jett Jackson1999TV Series writer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rizzoli & Isles2013TV Series in loving memory of - 1 episode
Flashforward2010TV Series special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Exploring the Hills: The Making of 'The Hills Have Eyes 2'2007Video documentary shortHimself
The Hills Have Eyes 2: Mutant Attacks2007Video documentary shortHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007TV SeriesHimself
The Jersey2003TV SeriesHimself
Express Yourself2001TV SeriesHimself
Steps and Youngstown in Concert2000TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Actor (In Memoriam)
Flashforward2009-2010TV SeriesAl Gough

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Vision AwardNAMIC Vision AwardsBest Performance - DramaRizzoli & Isles (2010)
2001GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or SeriesThe Famous Jett Jackson (1998)
2001Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Drama Series - Leading Young ActorThe Famous Jett Jackson (1998)
2000Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Leading Young ActorThe Famous Jett Jackson (1998)
1999Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Drama or Comedy Series - Leading Young ActorThe Famous Jett Jackson (1998)


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#Fact
1Lee still considered Columbia, SC to be his home. On June 24, 2014 his family started Lee Thompson Young Foundation.
2When Lee was 12, he and his mother moved to New York City so she could attend the prestigious Union Theological Seminary.
3Attended the Professional Performing Arts High School in New York City. Other alumni included Britney Spears, Claire Danes and Chris Trousdale.
4Wrote an episode for The Famous Jett Jackson (1998), a TV series in which he was the star, the episode originally aired April 8, 2000.


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