Trai Byers Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Trai Byers was born on the 19th July 1983, in Kansas City, Kansas USA, and is a singer and actor best known to the world for his role of Andre Lyon in the TV series “Empire” (2015-2017), and as James Forman in the film “Selma” (2014), among other differing productions.

Have you ever wondered how rich Trai Byers is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Byers’ net worth is as high as $1.5 million, earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry which began in 2009 .

Trai Byers Net Worth $1.5 Million

Trai grew up in his hometown, but after one year of high school in Kansas City, he moved to Georgia where he continued his high school education. After matriculation, Trai enrolled at the University of Kansas, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communication. After that, he moved to Los Angeles, and entered the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and then Yale School of Drama, certainly getting a good grounding in the acting and singing professions.

His first appearance on screen was in the film “Caesar and Otto’s Summer Camp Massacre” in 2009, in the small role as Chip. Two years later he was selected for the role of Mookie in the soap opera “All My Children”, next to the stars of the show Cameron Mathison, Michael E. Knight and Susan Lucci. He continued with television roles, and the following year appeared as Alec Martin is several episodes of the highly popular TV series “90210”, which also increased his net worth.

Trai then featured in the comedy film “Destination Planet Negro” (2013), with Tosin Morohunfola, Danielle Cooper and Kevin Willmot. In 2014 he made several appearances, including in the highly acclaimed and Oscar Award-winning biographical drama about Martin Luther King, “Selma”, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo and Tim Roth, which did Trai’s net worth and status no harm at all.

In 2015 he played Theo Jones in the film “Americanos”, next to Beay Martin Williams and Matt Funke, while he was also selected for the role of Andre Lyon in the now Golden Globe- winning TV drama series “Empire” (2015-2017), as one of the sons of Lucious Lyon, played by Terrence Howard.

Regarding his personal life, Trai has been married to “Empire” co-star Grace Gealey, who plays Anika Calhoun, since April 2016. The wedding ceremony was held on Grand Cayman Island.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 19, 1983
Birth place: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Height:1.87 m
Profession:Actor
Education:University of Kansas, American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles, Yale School of Drama
Nationality:American
Spouse:Grace Byers (m. 2016)
Movies:Selma (2014), Jayhawkers, Destination Planet Negro (2013), Caesar and Otto's Summer Camp Massacre (2009)
TV shows:FABLife (2015), Empire (2015-present), 90210 (2012), Americons (2015)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Engaged to Grace Gealey [July 28, 2015].
2He received his MFA from the Yale School of Drama.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2017Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesEmpire (2015)
2015Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: ChemistryEmpire (2015)· Kaitlin Doubleday
· Grace Gealey
· Bryshere Y. Gray
· Taraji P. Henson
· Terrence Howard
· Ta'Rhonda Jones
· Serayah
· Gabourey Sidibe
· Jussie Smollett
2015Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: Scene StealerEmpire (2015)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Empire2015-2017TV SeriesAndre Lyon
Americons2015Theo Jones
Selma2014James Forman
Jayhawkers2014Nathan Davis
Destination Planet Negro2013B-12
902102012TV SeriesAlec Martin
All My Children2011TV SeriesMookie
Caesar and Otto's Summer Camp Massacre2009Chip

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Empire2015TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Masterchef2017TV SeriesHimself
Extra2016TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2016TV SeriesHimself
Harry2016TV SeriesHimself
Dish Nation2016TV SeriesHimself
The 47th NAACP Image Awards2016TV MovieHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2015TV SeriesHimself
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
The View2015TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Insider2016TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself

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