Rockmond Dunbar is an American actor born in Berkeley, California, on January 11, 1973. He’s best known for his roles as Baines on NBC’s Earth 2, Kenny Chadway on Showtime’s Soul Food, and Benjamin Miles “C-Note” Franklin on FOX’s Prison Break. On the FX drama series Sons of Anarchy, he played Sheriff Eli Roosevelt, and on The Mentalist, he played FBI Agent Dennis Abbott.


Early Life and Bio

Rockmond Dunbar was born in the city of Berkeley in the state of California. Capricorn is his zodiac sign. He was born in the United States to African-American parents. On his visit to Nigeria, he was given the Yobura name ‘Ombowale‘ by the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Our son has returned home, as the name implies. Dunbar is an American citizen with a Yourban heritage.



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Body Measurements

Rockmond Dunbar has really fit body that matches every role he plays. He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 86 kilograms. Not many celebrities can pull off the bald look, but he does it well, and with his brown eyes, he looks great.

Full NameRockmond Dunbar
Date of BirthJanuary 11, 1973
Birth PlaceBerkeley, California, United States
Age48 years
Father's NameN/A
Mother's NameN/A
Body MeasurementN/A
Height5ft 11
Weight86 kg
Hair ColorN/A
Eyes ColorBrown
Relationship StatusMarried
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Maya Gilbert (m. 2013), Ivy Holmes (m. 2003–2006)
ChildrenBerkeley Seon Dunbar, Czar Rockmond Dunbar
Net worth$2 million



He graduated from Oakland Technical High School in Oakland, California, and Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, before going on to the College of Santa Fe in New Mexico and the University of New Mexico to further his education.


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Rockmond Dunbar is best remembered for his portrayal as Kenny Chadway on the television series Soul Food, for which he was voted one of TV Guide’s 50 Sexiest Stars of All Time. Following that, he got a recurring role on the American television series Prison Break as Benjamin Miles “C-Note” Franklin. Dunbar appeared in the short-lived TNT medical drama Heartland in 2007.

He appeared as himself on Noah’s Arc to send Noah, who was the show’s screenwriter and main character, some ideas for his film Fine Art. He also played “Pookie” on the television series The Game and had a frequent part in the UPN series Girlfriends. He also had a recurring role on the short-lived FX show Terriers.


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He currently is playing the role of Michael Grant, who is the husband of Athena grant in the 9-1-1 TV series alongside Angela Bassett, Oliver Stark, Peter Krause, and more.

Other TV appearances by Dunbar include Earth 2, Felicity, The Pretender, Two Guys and a Girl, and North Shore. He joined FX’s hit show Sons of Anarchy in 2011 as Eli Roosevelt, the new Sheriff of Charming. In 2013, Dunbar landed the role of FBI agent Dennis Abbott on CBS’s crime drama The Mentalist.

Punks, which premiered at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival, Misery Loves Company, Sick Puppies, Whodunit, Dirty Laundry, All About You, and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang are among his films.


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Personal Life

From 2003 to 2006, Rockmond Dunbar was married to Ivy Holmes, but due to some differences, they got divorced.

Following the divorce, Dunbar became engaged to Maya Gilbert, an actress, and journalist, after dating for less than a year. On December 30, 2012, the couple got engaged in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Berkeley Seon, their daughter, was born in December of 2013. Czar Rockmond Dunbar, their son, was born in January 2016.


Rockmond Dunbar’s Net Worth

Rockmond Dunbar is an actor by profession; thus, whatever he accumulated is from his professional career. He earns around 60k USD for his appearance on TV series. Totaling all his assets, his net worth is estimated to be around 2 million dollars.


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Social Media presence

Richmond is pretty active on Social Medias having around 327k followers on Instagram and 79k followers on Twitter (@RockmondDunbar) as of 2021.


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