- Name: Mr. T
- Age: 66 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $1.5 Million
- Status: Alive
Mr. T is an American actor, television personality and retired professional wrestler. He held prominent role in the series ‘The A-Team’ and is best known for his “tough-guy” persona. Mr. T was born Lawrence Tureaud on May 21, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois. He was raised by his mother. He has eleven siblings. Mr. T excelled at sports while attending Dunbar Vocational High School. He was competitive in football, wrestling and martial arts. He enrolled at Prairie View A&M University to study mathematics but was expelled after his freshman year. He later served as a military policeman in the United States Army.
Mr. T began working as a bouncer in the mid 1970s and later as a bodyguard. He worked at many high profile nightclubs where became acquainted with different celebrities. He served as bodyguard for Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Muhammad Ali, Steve McQueen and many others.
In 1982, Mr. T was cast as “Clubber Lang” in Sylvester Stallone‘s Rocky III. He followed up with a lead role in the film ‘D.C. Cab (1983)’ and his own television series ‘Mister T (1983)’. Mr. T continued his success with the role of “B. A. Baracus” in NBC’s The A-Team. The show ran from 1983 to 1987 for a total of five seasons. He created and starred in the 2006 reality series, I Pity the Fool. Other notable television series include T. and T. (1988-90) and World’s Craziest Fools (2011-13). He also had cameo appearance in the films, Not Another Teen Movie (2001) with Chyler Leigh, and Apocalypse IV: Judgment (2000) with Corbin Bernsen.
Mr. T made his debut as a professional wrestler in March 1985. He partnered with Hulk Hogan in Wrestlemania I and later became a “WWF boxer”. He retired from wrestling in 1994 and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2014. He’s also starred in numerous commercials and in 1984 released a rap EP titled “Mr. T’s Commandments”. Mr. T is a contestant on season 24 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. He’s partnered with professional dancer Kym Johnson-Herjavec.
Mr. T is 5ft 10in tall and is known for his signature Mohawk and gold chains. He has a net worth of $1.5 million. Mr. T married Phyllis Clark in 1971 and they have three children, Lesa, Erika, and Laurence Jr. They’ve since been divorced. He was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoma in 1995 but has since made a full recovery.
Mr. T Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Lawrence Tureaud
- Birthday: May 21, 1952
- How Old : Age: 66 years old
- Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Wrestler, Television Personality
- Years Active: 1980-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $1.5 Million
- Marriage(s): Phillys Clark
- Death-O-Meter: Alive