Larenz Tate is an American television and film actor best known for his roles as O-dog in Menace II Society and Peters Waters in Crash. Tate was born in a middle-class family in West side of Chicago. Before directly entering in the movie industry Tate did many small roles.
Tate is a renowned name in the movie industry today but if we look at his past we will appreciate him for sure. Let’s discuss his career in detail.
Larenz Tate seems to be living a common life. Although he can now live the want he does not believe in showing off. The net worth of Larenz Tate is $4.5 million. We have not seen him being pictured with luxurious cars and house.
We may get to see him in a new avatar as he is busy shooting for his series and movies. We are sure his Net Worth will rise after the series and movies will be released.
Tate starts his career by making a small-screen debut in an episode The New Twilight Zone series. After making appearances in the television series like The Wonder Years and 21 Jump Street Tate got a chance to be in the television movie The Women of Brewster Place.
In 1989 Tate Tate appeared in the comedy series Family Matters and that turned out to be a successful push for his career. Similarly, in 1994 the family comedy-drama The Inkwell was one of his famous series. But he came to spotlight after he played Menace II Society. He gives the credit to his siblings Albert and Allen Hughes who approached him to star in the movie.
Also, Tate appeared in A Man Apart (2003), Biker Boyz (2003), Crash (2004) and Waist Deep (2006). He was also featured in many music videos. In 2003, Rain on me was released where Tate played the role of Ashanti’s spouse.
The 41 years old actor has done a marvelous job in acting and he is awarded for that. For the movie, Why do fools fall in love, Tate won the honor from the Acapulco Black Film Festival. He was before nominated for a Black Film Award for his movie Love Jones.
In 2006 Tate won critics choice awards and screen actors Guild Award for the movie Crash. The crash was nominated in so many categories but won three awards. He was also nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Gun Hill. Altogether, Tate has 7 wins and 9 nominations till date.