The America-born TV and film actor Allen Payne is famously known for his role as C.J. Payne on the TV series Tyler Perry’s House of Payne. Also popular for his role as Gee Money Wells in the 1991 film called New Jack City, he has already made his name in the industry as a well-established artist.
Born in the Harlem, New York City, USA, the talented actor was born on July 7, 1968. Along with him, he has two other siblings younger than him.
He was brought up in his hometown by his parents Barbara Reeves and Allen Roberts. Having a large number of close family and friends, he is a very social and outgoing person.
For his primary education, he attended the Pennsauken High School in Pennsauken NJ. There are no records of where he completed his higher degree, and we don’t have details about which University he joined next.
Payne was always into acting and performing since his early years. He made his first TV debut on The Cosby Show in 1990 making several appearances as Rodman, a boyfriend of Charmaine, one of the lead character.
Later he also played the part of Marcus Stokes in the second season of the series The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air.
Although he went unnoticed by may since he only got the chance to play small side roles, he did get noticed enough to be cast in other TV shows.
After his initial debut, he made a guest appearance on the show Malcolm and Eddie playing the role of Preston. He then got offered to play parts in several films as well.
Payne appeared in Rooftops, which was his debut film in 1989. Again in 1991, he appeared in New Jack City. Slowly, he got offered roles in other films like- CB4, Jason’s Lyric, Vampire in Brooklyn, The Tuskegee Airmen, The Walking Dead, A price Above Rubies, as well as in Double Platinum. Apart from films, Payne also played parts in the TV series like- A Different World and All Of World.
However, he became well recognized when he starred in the Tyler Perry’s House of Payne. He appeared on the show as C.J Payne. The show aired on 2006 and continued till 2012. By the year 2009, he got cast as one of the regular cast members of the show.
Through the rise of this show, he got his face recognized worldwide, and it remains his breakthrough throughout his career period.
|Birthdate||1968, July 7|
|Birth Place||New York City, United States|
|Mother’s Name||Barbara Reeves|
|Father’s Name||Allen Roberts|
|Height||6′ 1″ (1.78 m)|
|Weight||55 kg (121 pounds)|
|Body Measurement||Not Specified|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
Dating and Love Life
There is no relevant information about his love life and who he is dating. But since there are no people romantically linked to him yet, people have presumed that he is still single.
The actor with his skillful acting has won the hearts of many and has a huge fan following. Many fake accounts exist in his name, but so far, he has no official account related to him.
Allen Payne is one remarkable actor who has made his worth all through his Tv roles and film roles. Currently, it is estimated to have a total net worth amount of $5 Million.
Rumors and Controversy
Allen Payne, despite being a Holywood celebrity has never been a part of any major controversy.