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Lester Speight net worth:
$3 Million

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Lester Speight Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Lester Speight, better known under the nickname Rasta, was born on the 28th August 1963 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He is an actor and voice actor, probably best recognized for appearing as Terry Tate: Office Linebacker in several Reebok commercials and for providing his voice to Augustus Cole in the “Gears of War” series of video games. He is also known as a former professional football player and professional wrestler. His acting career has been active since 1993.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Lester Speight is, as of mid-2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Lester’s net worth is over $3 million, accumulated mostly through his successful career in the entertainment industry as an actor.

Lester Speight Net Worth $3 Million

Lester Speight spent his childhood divided between his hometown and Millersville, Maryland, where he was raised by his father, Walter Speight, and his mother, Gussie Watson. He attended Old Mill High School in Millersville, where he began playing football for the school team; he was also active in other sports such as basketball and track & field. Upon matriculation in 1981, he enrolled at Morgan State University, where he continued to play football, for the college team. Thanks to his talent, Lester was a Division 1 All American Linebacker. Right after graduation, he tried unsuccessfully to play in the National Football League (NFL), and he was also signed to the Baltimore Stars of the United States Football League; however, he wasn’t successful as the competition folded, so he moved his focus to wrestling. Thus, he began with competing for Catch Wrestling Association and Global Wrestling Federation until 1997, but achieved nothing notable, so he quit it in order to pursue his career as an actor.

At the beginning of his acting career, Lester appeared in a number of minor roles in such TV series and film titles as “The Meteor Man” (1993), “Walker, Texas Ranger” (1999), “The Young And The Restless” and “NYPD Blue” (2001), among others, which marked the beginning of an increase of his net worth.

In 2002, he appeared in the series of Reebok commercials as Terry Tate: Office Linebacker, which increased his popularity enormously, as it debuted during Super Bowl XXXVII in the following year. In no time, he was chosen to portray Calvin Scott in the TV series entitled “My Wife And Kids” (2003-2005), starring alongside Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin. By the end of the 2000s, Lester also appeared in the role of Blue Latimore in the Eddie Murphy film “Norbit”, playing Hugh in the TV series “Rockville CA”, and as Baphomet in the 2010 film “Faster”, directed by George Tillman, Jr. All of there appearances added a considerable amount to his net worth.

In the next decade, Lester’s breakthrough role came in 2011, when he was selected to play Eddie in the scientific adventure “Transformers: Dark Of The Moon”, alongside Shia LaBeouf and Tyrese Gibson in leading roles. To speak further about his acting career, he also starred in the role of Big Johnny in “Ambushed” (2013), portrayed Marion Casey in “My Dad’s A Soccer Mom” (2015), and most recently, he appeared as Vincent in the 2016 film “Call Me King”, and as Scary Bouncer in “Speech & Debate” in 2017. His net worth is certainly rising.

In addition to this, Lester is also recognized as a voice actor, who provided his voice to Augustus Cole in the video game “Gears Of War” (2006), and its sequels – “Gears Of War 2” (2008), “Gears Of War 3” (2011), “Gears Of War: Judgment” (2013), and most recently “Gears Of Wars 4” in 2016, all of which increased his net worth by a large margin.

Thanks to his accomplishments, Lester won an Action on Film, International Film Festival Award for Police Guy two times in 2013, and he also won the G-Phoria ’07 award for Best Voiceover for his work on the video games.

Regarding his personal life, Lester Speight is married, but other information is unknown in the media about his private life, except that his current residence is in Los Angeles, California.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Malibu's Most Wanted2003Gang Member - Leader (uncredited)
Malcolm in the Middle2003TV SeriesSamuel
Cradle 2 the Grave2003Chambers's Club Doorman (as Rasta)
One on One2002TV SeriesThe Guard
13 Moons2002Vincent
Terry Tate, Office Linebacker2002ShortTerry Tate (as The Mighty Rasta)
In the Wrong Hands2002as Rasta
NYPD Blue2001TV SeriesSteve
The Young and the Restless2001TV SeriesGuy
Arli$$2001TV Series
Ladies Man2001TV SeriesWrestler
That's My Bush!2001TV SeriesKid Spandex
Three Sisters2001TV SeriesBouncer
18 Wheels of Justice2001TV SeriesAntoine
The Replacements2000uncredited
Any Given Sunday1999Sharks' Security Guard (as Lester 'The Mighty Rasta' Speight)
Walker, Texas Ranger1999TV SeriesThe Avenging Angel
International Khiladi1999
Homicide: Life on the Street1998TV SeriesLemonhead Boggs
The Meteor Man1993Gang Member (uncredited)
Nat Turner: Story of A Prophet2017pre-productionHark
Speech & Debate2017post-productionScary Bouncer
Call Me a Medicpre-productionLess (rumored)
Jubileeannounced
The Girl in a Comapre-productionCharles Miller
Code Black2016TV SeriesSonny
Gears of War 42016Video GameAugustus Cole (voice)
Halloweed2016Sheriff Johnson
Call Me King2016Vincent
Resolution Song2016Marcus
Scorpion2015TV SeriesTen-Ton
My Dad's a Soccer Mom2014TV MovieMarion Casey
Dragula2014ShortTank
Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King2014Video shortHerman
Ambushed2013Big Johnny
Police Guys2013TV MovieCaptain Cole
Gears of War: Judgment2013Video GameAugustus Cole (voice)
Gears of War 32011Video GameAugustus Cole (voice)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon2011Eddie
Faster2010Baphomet
Knucklehead2010Redrum
Peep World2010Wizdom
Something Like a Business2010Rockstone
Cold Case2009TV SeriesVirgil 'Sticky' Jones
Sideline Confessions2009ShortGregg
Bones2009TV SeriesMagnum
Rockville CA2009TV SeriesHugh
Mayne Street2008TV SeriesTerry Tate
Gears of War 22008Video GameAugustus Cole (voice)
Unemployed2008Jacker #1 (as Rasta)
Ring of Death2008TV MovieThe President / Milton Kennedy (as Lester 'Rasta' Speight)
Numb3rs2008TV SeriesKilo
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay2008Dr. Jonavon White (as Lester 'Rasta' Speight)
Finding Amanda2008BV (as Lester Rasta Speight)
Untitled Kanye West HBO Project2008TV MovieEric
Who's Your Caddy?2007Hardcore Inmate (as Lester "Mighty Rasta" Speight)
Norbit2007Blue Latimore (as Lester 'Rasta' Speight)
Prison Break2007TV SeriesInmate
Gears of War2006Video GameAugustus Cole (voice)
Bachelor Party Vegas2006VideoGold Tooth (as Lester 'Rasta' Speight)
Cuts2005TV SeriesDonovan Terrell
The Greatest Commercials: Super Bowl vs the World2005TV MovieTerry Tate, Office Linebacker
My Wife and Kids2003-2005TV SeriesCalvin Scott
Terry Tate, Office Linebacker: Sensitivity Training2004ShortTerry Tate

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Girl in a Comaproducer pre-production
Resolution Song2016producer
Married, for Real?!2014TV Series co-producer - 1 episode
Police Guys2013TV Movie executive producer
Sideline Confessions2009Short producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside2015/IIIShort completed

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
4TH NAFCA: African Oscar2014TV Movie

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollow Man2000stunt driver - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
4TH NAFCA: African Oscar2014TV MovieHimself
Straight from the Horses Mouth2009VideoHimself
Gears of War 2: The First Delta Squad2008TV MovieHimself
Beef 42007Video documentaryHimself - Actor / Comedian (as Lester 'Rasta' Speight)
106 & Park Top 10 Live2004TV SeriesHimself - Freestyle Friday Judge
The Jamie Kennedy Experiment2002-2004TV Series

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition2015Video GameAugustus Cole (as Lester 'Rasta' Speight)
My Wife and Kids2004TV SeriesCalvin Scott

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013AOF/WAB AwardAction on Film International Film Festival, USAOutstanding Cast PerformancePolice Guys (2013)· Jon Lee Brody
· Stephen Kramer Glickman
· Shawna Waldron
· Lisa Catara
· Gonzalo Menendez
· Elizabeth Seropian
· Noelle Wheeler
· Daria Rountree
· Cullen McCarthy
· Christine Lakin
· Jonathan Bennett
· Alexander P. Heartman
· Andrew Franklin
· Geran Simpson
· Tara Strong
· Evan L. Robichaud
2013Action on Film AwardAction on Film International Film Festival, USAOutstanding Cast PerformancePolice Guys (2013)· Lisa Catara
· Jon Lee Brody
· Shawna Waldron
· Stephen Glickman

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013AOF/WAB AwardAction on Film International Film Festival, USABest VillainPolice Guys (2013)


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#Fact
1Played one season for the Baltimore Stars of the United States Football League.
2Played Div 1-AA football for the Morgan State University Bears from 1982-1985 and was an All-American linebacker
3Along with Bill Murray has become the unofficial patron saint of the forums of the Championship Manager website, home to one of the biggest selling PC games of all time.
4Filed to run for Governor of California, but did not complete all necessary paperwork [2003]

#Quote
1Don't just talk about it, but be about it.

#Trademark
1Big, muscular pectorals
2Heavily muscular physique

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