Larenz Tate
Larenz Tate
Real Name/Full Name Larenz Tate
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Larenz Tate
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 8 September 1975
Age/How Old: 48 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 66 Kg
In Pounds – 145.5 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Larry Tate
Mother – Peggy Tate
Siblings: Yes (3)
School: Palmdale High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Tomasina Parrott
Kids/Children Name: Yes (3)
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $5 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

A fan favorite for quite a while. A television actor and a film actor Larenz Tate has had quite a following. Fans know him most prominently for his role as Councilman Rashad Tate in Power and in Menace II Society, he played O -Dog. Tate has been cast in many other series and films, including Love Jones, Dead Presidents, Crash, A Man Apart, and Game of Silence.

Well, how well do you know about Larenz Tate? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Larenz Tate’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Larenz Tate to date.

Biography and Early Life

Born to Larry Tate and Peggy Tate, Larenz Tate was born on the 8th of September 1975. Larenz has a total of three siblings who are all actors, namely Lahmard and Larron, his two brothers. When he was just four years old, his family had moved to California. The trio started taking acting classes at the Inner-City Cultural Centre due to pressure from their parents.

However, after their classmate Malcolm Jamal Warner rose to fame after getting cast on the sitcom The Cosby Show, the trio started to take classes seriously. After working hard and paying attention in classes, the trio finally began to receive roles in the year 1985. In an episode of The New Twilight Zone, Tate had made his first screen debut.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Larenz Tate in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Larenz Tate’s age is 48 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 8 September 1975. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 145.5 lbs in Pound and 66 kg in Kilograms.


Regarding Tate’s education, there is little information available. He is known to have attended drama classes in his childhood along with his two brothers when pressured by their parents. But they did not show much interest and did not pay much attention.

But their classmate Malcolm Jamal Warner’s rise to fame sparked the flame inside them, and the trio started to pay attention in their classes. This led to them soon getting roles. Tate is known to have graduated high school in 1993 from Palmdale High School. There is no information about his college life or if he even went to college.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Larenz Tate With Wife Tomasina Parrott
Larenz Tate With Wife Tomasina Parrott

Larenz Tate got married to his choreographer and actress, Tomasina Parrott. The two had been dating for quite a while. In January 2005, the couple decided to make it official, and the two got engaged. In November 2006, the two got married. It has since been known that the two have had quite a stable relationship and are leading a happy married life.

Miles Xavier Tate, born on the 29th of July 2006, is their first child. Zander Tate, held on the 27th of June 2008, was their second child. Soon they became a family of six after welcoming two more children. Currently, the family resides in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Is Larenz Tate Gay?

Larenz Tate has not made any such announcement about his sexual orientation publicly. But from information about his marriage life, it can be speculated. Larenz has had quite a stable life with Tomasina Parrott and has had four children together. Hence it is understood that Larenz Tate is not gay and is straight.

Professional Career

“The Twilight Zone” was the show with which Larenz Tate kicked off his career in 1985. He then went on to star in many shows and movies, namely Family Matters, The Wonder Years, and Matlock. He played Curtis Royal in the 1991 TV series The Royal Family. This role got him a lot of fame and really put him on the map. He then went on to star in “South Central,” which is a show in 1994.

After starring in such a successful TV series, Larenz got quite a few roles. Till 2000, he starred in many movies, including Love Jones, Love Come Down, and Dead President. One of his significant achievements would be his role of Kenny in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

His movies initially were merely small-time films, but the table was to turn quite soon. When he starred in Biker Boyz opposite Laurence Fishburne, his career indeed took off. From here, his career chart only seems to go up. He went on to star in Waist Deep, Crash, and A Man Apart. All major films. He played the role of Councilman Tate in the television series Power. This was his most recent venture.


Larenz Tate, with his majorly successful career and hard-working attitude, has been nominated for quite a few awards and has even won a lot of them. For outstanding performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Tate won the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2006. For his 2006 movie Crash, Tate went on to win Best Acting Ensemble.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Larenz Tate in 2024

Larenz Tate Net Worth
Larenz Tate Net Worth

Tate has shown amazing talent and perseverance throughout his films. With his commitment to the movie industry, Tate has been able to set up a salary of over $500,000. Most of his money comes from his TV shows and films. As of 2024, he has amassed a massive net worth of $5 million.

Tate has been quite an inspiration to all struggling actors. From a young age, thanks to his parents, he and his brothers started training for theatrics. Only after watching one of his classmates excel and find fame, they realized that this line of work offers quite a bit of fame and glam.

After paying attention in class and working hard, he and his brothers started getting roles in movies, and the rest is history. Tate has been able to maintain quite a stable marriage life. He has had four children with his wife and seems to be leading quite a happy life.


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