'Tyler Perry's House Of Payne': This Is Lance Gross In 2021
Lance Gross rose to fame with the help of iconic director Tyler Perry in his series, House of Payne. Since his TV success, Gross has appeared in several other shows and films! Find out what Lance Gross is up to now in 2021!
Before he became a prominent actor, Lance Gross was born in Oakland, California on July 8, 1961. He eventually would attend Howard University to receive his Bachelor of Arts in theater. Even with this, he actually appeared in the music videos of Mary J. Blige, Rihanna and Mariah Carey before he would land his first acting role on screen!
House Of Payne star Lance Gross today
In 2006, he appeared in minor parts of Eve and The Bernie Mac Show before being discovered by Tyler Perry. By 2007, he was cast as "Calvin Payne", the son of the "Curtis" and "Ella" on Tyler Perry's House of Payne.
His role in the series led to him winning four NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series!
The show concluded in 2012, followed by a spin-off series, Tyler Perry’s The Paynes. However, Tyler Perry had just announced this February 2020 that the original series will be picked up again and premiere on BET this summer!
Other Tyler Perry films Lance has starred in include Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns and Tyler Perry's Temptations: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.
Let's not forget to mention what a gorgeous family he has! He and fashion stylist Rebecca Jefferson have been married since May 23, 2015. The lovely couple has two adorable children together: Berkeley Brynn Gross and Lennon Lorin Gross.
Aside from Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Lance Gross also has a main role in the 2020 crime-thriller film Dutch, which is based on the Teri Woods novel of the same name.