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Mr. T Net Worth:
|Birth date:||May 21, 1952|
|Birth place:||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||231 lbs (105 kg)|
|Profession:||Wrestler, Actor, Motivational speaker, Bodyguard, TV Personality, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Children:||Erika Tureaud, Lesa Tureaud, Laurence Tureaud Jr.|
|Parents:||Nathaniel Tureaud Sr.|
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Mr. T Net Worth 20 Million
Laurence Tureaud is famously known as Mr. T. Laurence is a multi-talented persona and has been engaged in many different professions. Better known as an actor, he’s been a professional wrestler too. Apart from working in two different fields, he’s also worked as a bodyguard, TV personality and a celebrated motivational speaker. He’s recognized for his heavy gold strings, hairdo which resembles the African Mandinka warrior and his image of a tough guy. Though the actor was understood to be a superb wrestler, but he became famous through his playing in television series in 1980s, “The A-Team” in which he played the character of B.A. Baracus. The actor then became world known for his performance as boxer Clubber Lang in the well-known film, “Rocky III” in the year 1982.
BEFORE BEING A NAME
Produced in a poor home in a family of twelve kids, Mr. T. wasn’t as affluent as he is now. The neighbourhood he grew up in was really hostile and he observed endless horrible crimes like, murders, robbery and rapes. From his school times, Tureaud was interested in sports. He participated in football matches, did wrestling and also learnt martial arts. He was expelled from Prairie View A&M University and then joined United States Army. He was admitted in Military Police Corps and also in the year 1975, his drill sergeant awarded him with letter of recommendation. He was promoted as the squad leader and was given as the “Top Trainee of the Cycle” among six thousand individuals in the cycle.
HOW HE BECAME FAMOUS?
Tureaud started his profession as a bouncer and participated in a famous and popular show in the year 1980 called as “The World’s Toughest Bouncer Contest”. During his livelihood as a bouncer, Tureaud made his image as Mr. T. He not only maintained the violence in the club, but also kept the drug dealers out of the club. He was indulge in 100s of fights and was sent to court for the, but he managed to get out of the court. He then worked as a bodyguard for many known people which include, Michael Jackson, Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Diana Rose, Steve McQueen and Leon Spinks. After Stallone saw him on the TV bouncer competition show, he gave him a character in Rocky III which became the major breakthrough in his livelihood. Since then he’s done many TV shows and movies which has made him an infamous personality.
Mr. T. started his career in playing in the year from the movie “Rocky III”. After having a successful appearance in the picture Mr. did “Penitentiary 2”, a boxing picture. He also did a character in the TV series, “Twilight Theatre” in the exact same year. In the year 1983 Mr. did TV series like “Mister T”, “Diff’rent Strokes”, “The A-Team” and also made an apperarence in the movie “Alvin and the Chipmunks”. In the year 1984, Mr. did two TV shows which are, “The Toughest Man in the World” and “Dean Martin Celebrity Roast”. He recently did World’s Craziest Fools on BBC Three.
In the year 1985, he started his career in the field of wrestling. He became among the significant and successful WWF boxers.
PRIVATE LIFE AND HEALTH
During the early 1990s, Mr. T’s name and recognition found a downfall because of health problems. Mr. T. was diagnosed with cancer during those years. Though Mr. T. fought it, but he did not do movies and wrestling and limited his TV appearances to advertisements. Soon after recuperating completely Mr. started working in the movies. Mr. T. did roles in distinct TV series including, “Not another Teen Movie, “The Proud Family” and “Inspector Gadget”. Mr. T. was married to Philys Clark and has three kids with her. Mr. T. continues to work as an actor, but he’s left his livelihood in the wrestling field.
Working in distinct professions, Mr. T. managed to make a net worth of 1.5 million US dollars. He likes to dwell in a lavish manner, studded with gold jewellery. Mr. T. has a successful career in many fields which has made him so affluent. Apart from earning as a bodyguard he also made money through working in different movies and also through his career as a wrestler. The gold jewellery the actor possesses is worth around $300,000.