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Russell Hornsby Biography

Russell Hornsby

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Date of Birth: 1974 , May-15
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Russell Hornsby
Birth Name Russell Hornsby
Nationality Amemrican
Birth Place/City Oakland, California
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Actor
Net Worth $4 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 86
Married to Denise Walker
Education British American Drama Academy
Movies Meet the Parents, Big Fat Liar, Fences, Creed II
TV Show Bill Nye the Science Guy, Lincoln Heights, Grimm, Seven Seconds, Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector

Quick Timeline of Russell Hornsby

1993 Debuted In Television Series
2000 Debuted in Silver Scree Meet The Parents
2019 Networth of $4 Million
2008 Married wife Denise Walker

Detail Timeline of Russell Hornsby


Debuted In Television Series

Russell Hornsby debuted from the television series Bill Nye the Science Guy in 1993. Before that, he worked in various broadway.


Debuted in Silver Scree Meet The Parents

Russell Hornsby debuted in silver screen in 2000. His works alongside Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller.


Networth of $4 Million

Russell has an estimated net worth of $4 million from his career as an actor in Hollywood movies and television series.


Married wife Denise Walker

Russell and wife Denise Walker married on 1st August 2008. They got engaged in June 2008.


American actor Russell Hornsby got fame from his role Edward Sutton from the television series Lincoln Heights and Luke in Treatment. He also worked in movies like Fences, The Hate U Give, Forgiven, and Creed II.

Born in Oakland, California 

Russell Hornsby was born on 15th May 1974 in Oakland, California, United States. He belongs to African-American ethnicity and holds United States citizenship.

He graduated from St. Mary's College High School in Berkeley, California. While he was in high school, he portrayed the role of Scarecrow in musical The Wiz. His passion leads him to join Boston University, and he graduated in Theater studies holding a degree in performance.

After his graduation, he enrolled at the British American Drama Academy in London, UK. From there, he completed his course in theater drama.

Career Of Russell Hornsby

Russell began to work in Broadway production after he completed his education. His work includes To Kill a Mockingbird and Six Degrees of Separation. He wants to work in television series and movies and went to Los Angeles in 1990.

In 1993, he debuted from the television series Bill Nye the Science Guy. Later he appeared in television series Law & Order in 1999. The actor debuted in silver screen from the 2000 movie Meet the Parents alongside Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller.

Hornsby appeared in various movies, including Big Fat Liar, After the Sunset, and Get Rich or Die Tryin'. In 2007, he got his first significant role appearance in television series Lincoln Heights. He was nominated and won various awards, including BendFilm Festival and Black Reel Awards for Television.

Russell Hornsby attending the premiere at New York SOURCE: Getty Image

In 2018 he appeared alongside Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan in 2018 movie Creed II. The next year he appeared in television series Proven Innocent. His future project Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector which will be released in 2020.

Gathered $4 Million Net Worth

Russell Hornsby worked in the entertainment industry for more than a decade now. From which he has collected an estimated net worth of $4 million.

The major portion of his income is collected from his career. He appeared in various television series with a major role from which he has earned thousands of dollars as salary.

He worked included with big box office collecting movies, and here are some of this movie with its budget and box office collection.

Movie Released Year Budget  Box-Office
Meet the Parents 2000 $55 million $330.4 million
Big Fat Liar 2002 $15 million $53 million
After the Sunset 2004 $59 million $61.34 million
Fences 2016 $24 million $64.4 million
The Hate U Give 2018 $23 million $34.9 million
Creed II 2018 $50 million $214.1 million

Married To Denise Walker

Russell Hornsby is married to Denise Walker. The couple dated for a couple of years and got engaged on June 2008. Russell and Denise tied the knot on 1st August 2008. 

Russell Hornsby with his wife Denise Walker SOURCE: Essence

The couple is blessed with a child, son, but did not reveal any information regarding their child. The couple is holding their relationship strong without any controversies and rumor.