Short Biography: Russell Hornsby

Russell Hornsby was born on 15 May 1974 in Oakland, California, the United States. He holds a degree in performance from the College of Fine Arts at Boston University. After graduation, he joined the British American Drama Academy and continued his studies in theatre.

As of 2019, Hornsby is 45 years old. He holds an American nationality and belongs to an Afro-American ethnic background.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Russell Hornsby?

Russell Hornsby is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million as of 2021, while many other reliable sources also claim his riches to be around $2.5 million.

He mainly earns from his career as an eminent American actor.

Hornsby started off his professional career in 1993 through TV series documentary Bill Nye, the Science Guy as the Food Truck Assistant. So far, he has appeared in more than 50 movies and TV series.

Hornsby has appeared in films and TV shows like Fences, The Hate U Give, After the Sunset, Meet the Parents, Seven Seconds, Gideon’s Crossing, The Affair, Law & Order, and many others.

Russell Hornsby In TV serie GrimmImage Source: Nerd Span
Russell Hornsby In TV series Grimm

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Though performed in lots of popular TV series and movies, he is famous for portraying the role of Eddie Sutton on ABC’s TV series Lincoln Height, Detective Hank Griffin on NBC’s TV series Grimm and HBO’s In Treatment.

As per a verified site, he is set to be appearing in 2020, releasing NBC’s TV series Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector.

Besides that, he has also lent his voice in video games such as Terminator Salvation and Army of Two.

For his outstanding performances, The Hate U Give actor has won four awards, namely African American Film Critics Association Award, Jury Prize, Black Reel Award for Television, and Utah Film Critics Association Awards. Moreover, he has been nominated in the other 13 awards.

Trivia: Russell Hornsby actually made his theatrical debut in 1992 and has been cast in plays like To Kill a Mockingbird, Six Degrees of Separation.

Other Income Sources: Social Media Earnings And Endorsements Deals

Besides his collection from appearing in movies and Tv series, he also adds a reasonable sum of money from his Instagram profile.

According to a source, Influencer Marketing Hub, Russell Hornsby earns $38.25 to $63.75 per sponsored post with an engagement rate of 11.83%.

As of December 2019, he has around 2 thousand followers only.

On the other hand, the Lincoln Height cast boosts his net worth by endorsing brands and appearing in commercials like Voting Anthem, Digital Literacy, Carpool, One voice, to name a few.

How Is Russell Hornsby’s Lifestyle? House And Charity Works

With the net worth of around $4 million, he lives quite a decent lifestyle. He is reported to live in an apartment in Los Angeles, California.

In Los Angeles, the average price of an apartment is reported to be at the price range of $700 to $2,000.

Russell Hornsby CharityImage Source: Go Fund Me
Russell Hornsby Charity

Image Source: Go Fund Me

Living a decent lifestyle, Hornsby has also been active in a number of charity works. On 6 June 2019, he organized a fundraiser through a fundraiser site, Go Fund Me. He created the fundraiser with the goal of feeding, clothing, and nursing of orphanage children.

His goal is to collect around $200 thousand.

Russell Hornsby Behind The Curtains

The 45 years old Hornsby is a married man. He exchanged his marital vows with Denise Walker on 1 August 2008 at the Verandah Resort & Spa in Antigua.

His wife, Denise Walker, is an accounting consultant. The couple is blessed with a child, son Walker Reed Hornsby.