Larenz Tate Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Larenz Tate

Biography / Wiki

An American actor Larenz Tate has become a popular face in the glittery world of entertainment by playing the role of O-Dog in the teen drama film ‘Menace II Society’. At the age of 10, she made her on-screen debut in ‘The Twilight Zone’ in a minor role.

Soon, other guest roles followed his side, and he appeared in various TV series, including ‘Hunter’, ‘Amen’, and ’21 Jump Street’. For his lead role in ‘The Royal Family’, he has received a nomination for the Young Artist Award. In 1993, he received his major breakthrough with the hit teen drama ‘Menace II Society’.

Later, he appeared in a variety of blockbuster movies like, ‘Dead Presidents’, ‘Crash’, ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love’, and ‘Ray’. Recently he was cast in the crime series ‘Power’ as Rashad Tate along with Omari Hardwick and 50 Cent.

Height / Weight / Age

Larenz Tate is a brilliant actor with a height of 170 cm and 5’7” in feet and inches. He weighs 66 kg and 145 lbs in pounds. He has turned 47 years old. He has a healthy personality with 43 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 36 inches hips. His biceps size is 16 inches and wears a 7(UK) shoe size.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Larenz Tate is $4.5 USD approximately.

Education / Family

Born on September 8, 1975, Larenz Tate is the son of Peggy and Larry Tate. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois along with his two brothers, Larron and Lahmard, who are also actors. He has pursued his elementary education at Palmdale High School. He did not pursue higher studies and is a high-school graduate.


Larenz Tate

Nickname Larenz
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date Of Birth September 8, 1975
Age 48 Years
Height In Centimetres – 170 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’7’’

Weight In Kilograms – 66 Kgs
In Pounds – 145 Pounds
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Actor
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Palmdale High School
College None
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Chicago, Illinois
Fathers Name Larry Tate
Mothers Name Peggy Tate


Larenz Tate with her parents
Larenz Tate with her parents

Brothers Lahmard Tate

Larron Tate

Larenz Tate with her brothers
Larenz Tate with her brothers

Sister Not known

Career / Fashion And Style

Larenz Tate got inclined towards acting when his classmate appeared on ‘The Cosby Show’. In 1985, he had made his debut on TV in ‘The Twilight Zone’ 1985 when he was 10. In 1989, he was cast as Sammy in the TV movie ‘The Women of Brewster Place’, which also featured Oprah Winfrey and Robin Givens.

He had appeared as Willie Fuffner in the family comedy ‘Family Matters’, for two episodes. For his appearance in ‘The Royal Family’ as Curtis Royal, he had received a nomination for the Young Artist Award. In 1993, he became worldwide famous when he was featured in ‘Menace II Society’, a teen drama film, as ‘O-Dog’ who was a happy teenager.

In the comedy series ‘South Central’, he had appeared for 10 episodes as Andrew Mosely. He became everyone’s favorite for his lead role of Anthony Curtis in the Hughes Brothers film ‘Dead Presidents’. The movie became a commercial hit at the box office and received positive critical reviews from the audience.

He took a little break from acting and made comeback in 2003 from the movies ‘Biker Boyz’ as Wood and in ‘A Man Apart’ as Demetrius Hicks. In 2004, he appeared as Peter Waters in the award-winning drama ‘Crash’ which received critical acclaim. In 2006, he was featured in the series ‘Love Monkey’ as Shooter Cooper and as Marcus in ‘Waterfront’.

In 2006, he was engaged playing the role of Bart Johnston for 45 episodes in the TV series ‘Rescue Me’. From 2013 to 2015, he appeared as Malcolm Kaan in the TV series ‘House of Lies’. He portrayed the role of Shawn in the series ‘Game of Silence’.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

In the year 2006, Larenz Tate married his long-time girlfriend Tomasina Parrott who is an actress, dancer, and choreographer. The couple is blessed with two sons: Miles Xavier and Zander Tate.

Girlfriend Not known
Marital Status Married
Wife Tomasina Parrott


Larenz Tate with her wife
Larenz Tate with her wife

Children Son – Zander, Miles Xavier, Zion Tate


Larenz Tate with her wife & sons
Larenz Tate with her wife & sons

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Larenz Tate’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Denzel Washington
Favorite Actress Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Colour Navy Blue
Favorite Holiday Destinations Greece
Favorite Food Mexican cuisine

Larenz Tate

Some Interesting Facts About Larenz Tate

  • Larenz Tate’s brother has established the production company Tate Men Entertainment, Inc.
  • His hobbies are reading, theatre play, travel & artwork.
  • In 2003, he has appeared in the music video of Ashanti’s “Rain on me”.
  • Along with his brother, he had founded a non-profit organization that focused on providing funds for children with sickle-cell anemia.
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