Who is Lance Gross?
Lance Gross is a famous American actor, model, and photographer of Ghanaian descent. He is best known for his role as Calvin Payne on the TBS sitcom ‘Tyler Perry’s House of Payne’. He is a naturally gifted athlete but he chose acting as the major career of his life.
Full Name: Lance Darnell Gross
Age: 37 years old
Date of Birth: 2015-05-23
Birthplace: Oakland, California, USA
Mother: Alice Gross
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Height: 6 ft.
Profession: Actor, Model, Photographer
Wife: Rebecca Jefferson
Early Life, Wiki, and Career:
He was born on July 8, 1981, in Oakland, California, USA. His birth name is Lance Darnell Gross. He is currently 37 years old.
Talking about his education history, he attended Bonxana High School and graduated from there and then later joined Howard University from which he received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater. Then, he took training at The Ivanna Chubbuck Studio as well as the Tasha Smith Acting Studio.
Gross began his modeling career for Karl Kani. Later, he made his appearance in music videos for artists such as Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, and Mariah Carey. In 2006, he depicted minor roles in ‘Eve and The Bernie Mac Show’. Then, he was discovered by Tyler Perry while he was playing the part in the Tasha Smith Acting Studio.
He depicted the role of Calvin Payne, a young professional who has attended college for seven years, on Perry’s new sitcom ‘House of Payne’. He made his first appearance in the film from ‘Meet the Browns’ which is a romantic comedy.
His exceptional performance was in ‘Our Family Wedding’ in 2010 alongside America Ferrera. The pair depicted a recently engaged young couple whose wedding preparations are disrupted by their families.
He portrayed the recurring roles in ‘Revelations of Payne’, ‘A Surprise for the Paynes’, and ‘A Confrontation of Payne’ along with Laramie “Doc” Shaw, Demetria McKinney, Allen Payne, and China Anne McClain.
Family Life, Mother:
His mother’s name is Alice Gross and she is of African American whereas his father is a Ghanaian. But he has not revealed his father’s name.
Relationships and Affairs:
Lance Gross has been married to fashion stylist Rebecca Jefferson since May 23, 2015. The couple is parents to two kids namely Berkeley Brynn Gross (born November 20, 2014), and Lennon Lorin Gross (born July 10, 2018). The family is currently living together and they are sharing quality time with each other.
Previously, he was engaged to Eva Marcille on December 25, 2008, but the engagement ended in March 2010. The reason behind their separation is still hidden under the shade.
He has a height of 6 ft. and he has black eyes and black hair. But, other information regarding his weight, shoe size, dress size, etc. are not available. He has got smooth and ebony dark skin which is fit for the magazines.
Net Worth and Salary:
He has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career. His net worth seems quite impressive especially compared to other counterparts in the industry.
Social Media Accounts:
He has around 1.8 million followers on Instagram, about 329k followers on Twiter and around 245k followers on Facebook.