Larenz Tate is an American actor who is well-known for playing the role of O-Dog in the 1993 American hood drama movie, ‘Menace II Society’. Likewise, he is also well-known for appearing as Rashad Tate in the American crime drama television series, ‘Power’ which is a movie that was collaborated with the American rapper, songwriter, actor, producer and entrepreneur, Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson. For his remarkable performance as Peter Waters in the 2004 crime drama movie, ‘Crash’, he was nominated and awarded the Screen Actors Guild awards in the year 2005 and in the year 2006.

Quick Info
Full NameLarenz Tate
Birth Date8 September, 1975
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America
ParentsPeggy Tate (mother)
Larry Tate (father)
Age45 Years Old
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height5 feet 5 inches
1.71 m
171 cm
Body PhysiqueSlim Fit
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
EducationPalmdale High School
Girlfriend / WifeTomasin Parrott
Net Worth$4.5 million (estimated)

Early Life and Bio 

Larenz Tate was born on 8 September 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America to a mother whose name is Peggy Tate, and to her father whose name is Larry Tate. Although he was born in Chicago, his family later moved to California where he was raised alongside his brothers whose names are Larron Tate and Lahmard Tate by his parents. His brothers are also in the acting business like him. Besides this, Larenz Tate is currently 45 years old with the zodiac sign of Virgo.


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Nationality and Physical Stats

Larenz Tate holds an American nationality and he belongs to African-American ethnicity. Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding his religious background and religious practices at the moment.

Larenz Tate stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.71m/171cms) tall and judging by his looks, he has a decent weight. Unfortunately, there is no information available about his exact weight and body details at the moment. Besides this, he has a slim and fit body physique with a pair of dark brown colored eyes and short black colored hair.


Education: Schooling 

Larenz Tate studied and completed his high schooling at the Palmdale High School which is located in Palmdale, California. However, there is no information regarding his further studies but it is known that he enrolled in a drama program at the Inner City Cultural Center after being convinced by his parents.


Larenz Tate gave his debut performance on television in the year 1985 when he played the role of an older brother for an episode of the television series, ‘The Twilight Zone’. Likewise, his debut performance in the movie industry came in the year 1993 when he appeared as O-Dog in the American teen hood drama movie, ‘Menace II Society. The breakthrough moment of Larenz Tate’s career came in the year 1994 when he appeared with the lead role of Drew Tate in the romantic comedy-drama movie, ‘The Inkwell’. Following this, he has appeared in numerous movies like ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ (1990), ‘The Royal Family’ (1991), ‘Ray’ (2004), ‘Crash’ (2004), ‘Love Jones‘ (1997), ‘Gun Hill’ (2011), ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love‘ (1998) and many more.

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Awards and Achievements

Larenz Tate has won one Acapulco Black Film Festival Award, one Awards Circuit Community Award, one Black Reel Award, one Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, one Gold Derby Award, one Hollywood Film Award, and one Screen Actors Guild Award throughout his career as a professional actor.

Personal Life: Wife

Larenz Tate is currently married to his wife whose name is Tomasina Parrott. She is also an actress as well as a glamor model. The two of them dated for quite some time and then decided to get engaged. After staying engaged with one another for over 23 months, they finally tied knots on 30 November 2006. The couple was blessed with a son whose name is Miles Xavier Tate prior to their marriage and they were blessed with two more sons after their marriage in the year 2008 and in the year 2013. They are currently living a happy and lavish life together in their residence.


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What is Larenz’s Net Worth?

Larenz Tate earns primarily from his professional acting career and as of the year 2021, he has an estimated net worth of around $4.5 million.

Social Media Presence

Larenz Tate is active on social media platforms. His official Instagram account (@larenztate) has over 2.6 million followers and his official Twitter account (@LarenzTate) has over 383 thousand followers. In addition to this, he has over 744 thousand followers on his official Facebook page (Larenz Tate).


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