Y’lan Noel is an American actor most known for playing Daniel King in the HBO comedy-drama series Insecure, and Kutta in the short-lived Fuse comedy-drama series, The Hustle. He also starred in the 2018 dystopian action horror, The First Purge, set in The Purge movie franchise.

The 34-year-old is estimated to have a net worth of around $2 million, owing to his career as an actor. In this article, we chronicle the career of Y’lan Noel and breakdown his net worth.

Net Worth Breakdown: Earnings & Salary

According to multiple sources, Y’lan Noel is estimated to be worth $1.5 million. The primary source of his wealth is his career as an actor.

His on-screen career began in 2012 with a role in the romance-drama short, The Spartan.

The following year, he made his television debut as the rapper Kutta in the short-lived Fuse comedy-drama series, The Hustle. The series revolved around the aspiring rap-duo, “Brooklyn’s Finest“, comprising of Noel’s Kutta and D (played by London Brown). The series wrapped after six episodes.

The same year, he also made his feature film debut, starring as Henry Gibson in the drama thriller, House of Another, opposite Madeleine James.

Y'lan Noel and Issa Rae in HBO's Insecure
Y’lan Noel and Issa Rae in HBO’s Insecure
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He gained widespread recognition when he joined the cast of the HBO comedy-drama series, Insecure, in 2016. The series stars Issa Rae and is based on her web-series Awkward Black Girl. Noel starred as Daniel King in the first three seasons of the series.

Y’lan Noel starred in three movies in 2018.

First, Yoel starred as Dmitri Cimber in the dystopian action horror movie, The First Purge. Set in The Purge movie universe, the movie is the fourth in the franchise and serves as the prequel to the happenings of the first Purge movie. While the movie received mixed reviews from critics, it went on to gross $137 million against a $13 million budget.

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Later that same year, he starred as the drug dealer Big Cheese in the horror-comedy movie Slice, starring, among others, Zazie Beetz, Chance Bennett, Hannibal Buress, and Joe Keery.

His final movie role in 2018 came in the comedy movie, The Weekend.

Y'lan Noel in The Photograph
Y’lan Noel in The Photograph
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In 2020, Noel shared the screen once more with his Insecure co-star, Issa Rae, in the romantic drama, The Photograph.    

Y’lan Noel: Short Biography

Y’lan Noel was born on May 21, 1988, in Brooklyn New York. He is of Panamanian descent from his mother’s side.

He was raised in Southside, Jamaica, Queens, New York, and later Stone Mountain, Georgia, where he studied at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

He transferred to New York University’s Tisch School of Arts, but quit altogether to pursue his acting career.