Mr. T is an American actor who was a professional wrestler but retired on December 27, 1994. Mr. T’s most popular appearances were in the 1982 sports drama film Rocky III, and in the action-adventure series, The A-Team which aired on NBC. Now let’s have a close look at Mr. T’s net worth.
Lawrence Tureaud was born on May 21, 1952, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. His father, Nathaniel Tureaud Sr. was a minister. He grew up in a bad atmosphere where he used to see murder and rape every day.
Mr. T went to Dunbar Vocational High School, he played football for their team. Then he got a mathematics scholarship to Prairie View A&M University but got expelled after 1 year.
Mr. T got married and divorced one time only to Phillis Clark. Mr. T and Phillys are the parents of 2 daughters and 1 son, Erika Tureaud, Lesa Tureaud, and Laurence Tureaud Jr.
Mr. T served for the Military Police Corps where he received a few awards but later got discharged. After that, he tried to play with Green Bay Packers but that didn’t work out, so he got a job as a Bouncer and developed Mr. T’s character. But that days were just not good for him because he considered as a violent person, doing a lot of fights, and got sued several times. So, Mr. T developed his career later to be a bodyguard for celebrities, and that was great for him.
In the 1980s, Mr. T started appearing on TV films and series, he appeared in a drama film called Penitentiary II, sports drama film Rocky III, NBC’s sitcom Silver Spoons, NBC’s animated series Alvin and the Chipmunks, NBC’s sitcom Diff’rent Strokes, comedy-action film D.C. Cab, the family film A Dream of Christmas, the drama-comedy film The Toughest Man in the World, animated film Alice Through the Looking Glass, and others.
Mr. T had his self-titled animated series, Mister T which aired on NBC, he also appeared on WWF Championship Wrestling for 1 the year 1985-1986, WWF Superstars in 1987, drama crime series T and T, and The A-Team.
Mr. T 2000 plus film appearances were in Apocalypse IV: Judgment, Not Another Teen Movie, and an animated comic science fiction film called Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. His 2000 plus series appearances were in House of Mouse, Teamo Supremo, Pecola, The Simpsons, Johnny Bravo, and Finders Keepers. He also worked as a voice actor on a video game called Celebrity Deathmatch.
Awards & Achievements
Mr. T doesn’t have a long list of award winnings and nominations. He was nominated for Razzie Awards for Worst New Star (Rocky III), and TV Land Award for Character You REALLY Don’t Want to Make Angry (The A-Team). Mr. T only won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program in 1984.
Net Worth of Mr. T
Mr. T has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. He made his fortune from being a bodyguard and then from his acting career. When Mr. T was a bodyguard, his salary was around $3 thousand per day. Mr. T’s salary was around $80 thousand a week with The A-Team series.
Mr. T is an American actor that had rough days during his childhood but managed to get himself out of that and be a professional person. His most popular appearances were in The A-Team series and Rocky III film. Mr. T’s most recent work was in animated TV films and series. Mr. T got married and divorced only once to Phillys Clark.