Lucas York Black is an American television and film actor. He has played television series like “American Gothic” in 1995 and 1996, “NCIS: New Orleans” from 2014 to 2020. 

Some of his notable movies are “Sling Blade,” “Crazy in Alabama,” “All House Pretty Horses,” “Flash,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Jarhead,” “The Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift,” “Get Low,” “Legion” and also “Seven Days in Utopia.” 

He is one of the talented and versatile actors in Hollywood with many Awards and nominations and will still earn top-rated awards in his future career.

Quick Info
Full NameLucas York Black
Date of BirthNovember 29, 1982
Birth PlaceDecatur, Alabama, United States
Parent(s)Jan Gillepie, Larry Black
Spouse(s)/Partner(s) Maggie O'Brien (m. 2010)
Net worth$8 Million

Early Life and Bio

Lucas Black was born on 29th November 1982 in Decatur, Alabama, USA. He is the son of Jan Gillespie and Larry Black. His father was a museum employee, and his mother, an office worker. He has two older siblings Lee Black and Lori Black.

He spent his childhood in Alabama, Speake, where he went to Speake High School in Danville, Alabama. He completed his schooling in May 2001. He was interested in soccer as he joined the Speake Bobcats team during high school.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

Lucas Black is 5’10” tall, weighing 75 KG. AS body measurements, he has a chest of 40 inches, arms, or biceps as 14 inches, and waist of 32 inches. He has shiny blue eyes with light brown hair color.

He maintains his fit body with his interest in sports like Football, Basketball, and even Golf.

As he was born in America, he is an American by Nationality. 

The Zodiac sun sign of Lucas is Sagittarius.


Movies and Television Series

The debut movie for Lucas Black was a drama movie, “The War” in 1994, where he acted along with Kevin Costner as Ebb Lipnicki. The debut tv show for him was the series “American Gothic” in the role of Caleb Temple. He played in the series for about 22 episodes till the year 1996. 

Besides, some of the movies that he has played are “Sling Blade,” “42”, “Friday Night Lights,” “Furious Seven,” “Cold Mountain,” “Jarhead,” “The X Files,” “Get Low,” “The War” and “Ghosts of Mississippi.”

Furious: 7

The movie “Furious: 7” is an American action-thriller movie from 2015. The movie is directed by James Wan and written by Chris Morgan. The movie stars are Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Djimon Hounsou, Kurt Russell, Jason Statham, Iggy Azalea, Romeo Santos, and Lucas Black.

Lucas has acted as Sean Boswell, the American Street racer whom Dom meets in Tokyo. 

The budget of the movie was $190 Million, and box office income was $1.516 Billion. The movie is one of the highest-earning movies till today.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 7.1/10.

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42 (Movie)

The movie “42” is an American biographical short movie about Jackie Robinson, a baseball player in the year 2013. The movie is written as well as directed by Brian Helgeland. The movie stars are Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni, Andre Holland, Lucas Black, Hamish Linklater, and Ryan Merriman.

Lucas has played the role of Pee Wee Reese.

The movie’s budget was $40 Million, and the box office income was $97.5 Million.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 7.5/10.

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

This is an Action movie from 2006. The movie is directed by Justin Lin and written by Chris Morgan. The stars in the movie are Bow Wow, Lucas Black, Nathalie Kelley, and Sung Kang.

Lucas is the main character of the movie as Sean Boswell, who is passionate and eagerly interested in street racing. 

The movie’s budget was $85 Million, and the box office income was $159 Million.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 6/10.

Awards and Achievements

Lucas Black has won a “Saturn Award for Best Young Actor,” nominated for “ACCA Awards,” “Chlotrudis Awards,” “Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards,” “Screen Actors Guild Awards,” “Teen Choice Awards,” “Young Artist Awards” nominated three times and won once, “YoungStar Awards” won once and nominated two times.

Personal Life: Wife and Children

Lucas Black married Maggie O’Brien in 2010. She is a Lawyer. The couple is blessed with two children, son Augusta “Gus” York and daughter Sophie Jo Black.

Although he has not revealed anyone as his girlfriends and his past activities.  

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What is Lucas Black’s Net worth?

The Net-worth of Lucas is expected to be $8 Million. As he replaced Paul Walker in “fast and furious seven,” and also, he played in “Tokyo drift,” he owns some sports as well as luxurious cars. 

Social Media Presence

In social media, Lucas has an Instagram account with 127K + followers. He updates himself on social media as he posts and tweets frequently. He also posts about his daily activities and promotes his movies and series. 


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