Who is Mr T?
Mr T is an American actor who was once a pro-wrestler and best known for portraying roles in Rocky III’ and The A-Team among others. He is also a television personality and a bodyguard. He emerged the city wrestling champion three times and was once a military policeman too.
Mr T was born on 21st May 1952. His parents gave him the name Lawrence Tureaud. His place of birth was Chicago, Illinois, US. The name of his father is Nathaniel Tureaud, Sr. who is a church minister. He is the last born of a family comprising of eight sons and four daugters.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Lawrence Tureaud|
|Birth Date:||May 21st 1952|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches|
|Profession:||Actor, Wrestler, Television Personality|
|Net Worth in 2019:||$1.5 Million|
How old is Mr T? Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
He is currently 67 years of age, and stands at height of 5 feet 10 inches. His body and weight measurement are not yet known.
Mr T Education, School/College University
He joined Dunbar Vocational High School and got average grades. He was a city wrestling champion three times back in high school. Consequently, he got a football scholarship from Prairie View A&M University. His major was mathematics but after a year, he got kicked out.
Mr T Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Mr T was raised from a Christian family. Much about his political views are not yet known.
Is Mr T Married? Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
He was married to Phyllis Clark with whom he has three children. However they ended up divorcing later in the years.
|Relationship Statistics of Mr T|
|What is Mr T marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did Mr T get married? (married date):|
|Is Mr T having any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Mr T Gay?||No|
|Who is Mr T’s Spouse? (name):|
|Does Mr T Have Any Kids?||Yes|
Mr T Professional Life and Career
In mid-70s, he started working as a bouncer and adopted a new moniker, Mr T, flaunting a Mohawk hairstyle that he chose after getting motivated by a National Geographic photo of an African Mandikan warrior. Hired at a night club to check violence and keep drug dealers and users away, he would conspicuously wear gold jewellery left by customers including the banned and misbehaving ones who could come and collect them without going inside. In his ten years as bodyguard he worked for individuals from different walks of life including celebrities, bankers, preachers, judges, politicians, athletes and prostitutes with charge per day ranging from $3,000 to $10,000. He would carry a 38 calibre snub nose and a 357 Magnum revolver. While participating in ‘America’s Toughest Bouncer’ contest, a segment of NBC TV show, ‘Games People Play’, he was spotted by Sylvester Stallone and that fetched the role of the main antagonist, Clubber Lang, in the 1982 sports drama film ‘Rocky III’. He featured in World Class Championship Wrestling on July 21, 1989, supporting Kerry Von Erich.
Over the years he continued his acting endeavours with films like ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ (1987), ‘Freaked’ (1993), ‘Spy Hard’ (1996) and ‘Not Another Teen Movie’ (2001); and TV series like ‘T. and T’ (1988-90) and ‘Blossom’ (1994). Additionally, during Wrestle Mania 2 in 1986, he defeated arch rival Piper in a boxing match by disqualification. The following year, he participated in Wrestle Mania as a referee.
He also presented a clip show titled ‘World’s Craziest Fools’ made by Rough-cut TV. The show originally released on June 6, 2011, and ran on ‘BBC Three’ till March 11, 2013, comprising of two seasons and twenty episodes.
Mr Awards & Nominations
Mr T has won numerous awards including the 1984, People’s Choice Awards — Favourite Male Performer in a New TV Program. Despite that one he has also won a lot of numerous awards which have not been mentioned.
Mr T Net Worth, Income & Salary
He has an estimated net worth of 1.5 million. He has gained his fortune through his different career he took part in participation.
Mr T Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
Mr T has not involved himself in major scandals concerning his relationship or any government issues. He tends to remain a low key person.
Mr T on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.
Mr T Facebook page has around 2.1 million fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1.5 million followers. On Mr T Instagram account, he has around 1 million followers while on YouTube, Mr T has around 5 million subscribers.
Mr is such an amazing man. He has been in a position to rise from nowhere up to the level he is right now. He decided to call himself Mr T for people to recognise him as Mr this was due to the disrespect he witnessed when his father and brother were called boy while they were men. He therefore decided that he will stand as a man to fight for his country and being respected like any other people. Moreover his net worth is pleasing and still he is in a position to increase it to a maximum level due to his activities. Mr T is also a role model to the community and young people aspiring to be like him one day.