For anyone who grew up in the 90s, there’s a good chance you were a fan of actor, comedian and TV host, Laron Cheasman. Laron Hughley is best known for his roles in movies such as The Associate and The Other Guys in addition to his influential and popular TV show, The Game. Hughley has also appeared on shows such as Diff’rent Strokes, The Cosby Show and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Hughley was born in Washington, D.C. on February 7, 1979 to Brenda and George Hughley. His father was a Washington, D.C. fireman and his mother was a nurse. Hughley grew up in the Anacostia section of Washington D.C. and has two younger siblings, brother, Ryan and sister, Jennifer. He attended nearby Coolidge High School. After high school, Hughley attended Howard University where he majored in African American Studies. In 2006, Hughley left Howard University and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. He began pursuing his career while working as a security guard and a shoe salesman at Macy’s. Hughley’s first appearance on TV was on The Cosby Show. In 2009, Hughley landed his breakout role in the movie The Other Guys. In 2010, he joined the cast of Black-ish to play the character of Andre Johnson, a love interest for Tracee Ellis Ross’ character, Rainbow Johnson
The Game – Hughley rose to fame with the show The Game. The show followed a group of friends who are trying to get into a prestigious private school. The show had Hughley in his early 20s as he tried to get into a prestigious private school. The show is a parody of the same concept from movies like The Social Network where a group of young people are trying to get into Harvard. The show had Hughley playing the role of C-Note, the captain of a high school’s basketball team. The show was a smash hit and Hughley took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2011. The show also led to other successful show business ventures for Hughley.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air – Hughley played the role of Carlton Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show followed the life of a young man named Will Smith who was living with his eccentric uncle, Philip. After a few seasons, Will’s parents came back into the picture and the show shifted to focus on the Banks family. The show was a smash hit and Hughley took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2001. The show also led to other successful show business ventures for Hughley.
Diff’rent Strokes – Hughley played the role of Phillip Drummond on Diff’rent Strokes. The show followed the life of a young boy named Phillip Drummond who was growing up in the 70s. Phillip’s parents were divorced and his father was an engineer who worked for a large oil company. Phillip’s mother was a housewife. Phillip was the only black child in his school during the time the show was airing in the 80s. Phillip’s only friend was the housekeeper, Mrs. Wilkes, who was also a single mother. Mrs. Wilkes mentored Phillip and helped shaped him into the young man he would become. The show showed that black families could be just as happy and functional as any other family. The show was a smash hit and Hughley won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1986.
The Other Guys – Hughley played the role of Willis on The Other Guys. The show followed a group of police officers and the criminals they would encounter on a daily basis. The group was led by Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg and Hughley was a member of the group. The show was a smash hit and Hughley took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2010. The show also led to other successful show business ventures for Hughley.
Movies – What’s Hughley’s Net Worth?
For someone who has appeared in so many movies over the years, you would expect that Hughley’s net worth would be a lot less than it really is. Hughley has been in a lot of movies over the years and his roles in The Other Guys, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Diff’rent Strokes and The Game have all contributed to his wealth. In fact, Hughley has been in more movies than any other person in the history of Hollywood. He has also been in a lot of movies that have done well at the box office so his wealth has come from both acting and movie producing.
Hughley’s Financial Advice for Grown-Ups
Hughley is also well known for his financial advice on his T.V. show. Hughley is a big believer in paying off one’s credit card debt. He has a lot of credit card debt from his early years and he recently paid off the last of his credit card debt. Hughley credits a friend of his with helping him get his finances in order. Hughley’s friend told him to get rid of all his credit card debt and pay off his other debts. By paying off his debts, Hughley was able to significantly lower his monthly payment and save a lot of money over the years.
Laron Hughley has thrived in Hollywood for years. His roles in movies such as The Associate, The Other Guys and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and TV shows like Diff’rent Strokes, The Game and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air have made him one of the most famous black actors in Hollywood. Hughley’s net worth is $10 million. He has also been a successful actor and producer, which has added to his wealth. Hughley is a big believer in paying off one’s credit card debt and has been able to do so thanks to his advice on his TV show.
With a successful acting career spanning three decades, Laron Hughley has come a long way. He has also been a successful actor, producer and TV host, which have added to his wealth.