Laz Alonso - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Laz Alonso
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: The Boys (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $2.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : March 25, 1974 (age 49)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Lazaro Alonso
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., USA
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
University: Howard University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (African, Cuban)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: N/A
Eye Color: N/A
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Laz Alonso?

Laz Alonso, full name Lazaro Alonso, is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in the films Avatar as Tsu'tey, Fast and Furious, Detroit, and TV series The Boys as Marvin T. Milk / Mother's Milk.

Laz Alonso – Age, Parents, Siblings

Laz Alonso’s birth took place on March 25, 1974, in Washington, D.C., USA. His full name is Lazaro Alonso and was born to Afro-Cuban parents. His single mother, with the help of his three aunts, and grandparents, raised him. 

Not much is known about his biological father and siblings.

young Laz Alonso with his grandparents, mother, and aunts (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Following graduation from high school, Alonso went on to study at Howard University. He graduated from the same with a BBA in Marketing.

His ethnicity is African and Cuban.

Laz Alonso – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Laz Alonso is currently believed to be single. Previously, he has been in several high-profile relationships. He dated Luz Whitney from 1999 to 2000, Missy Elliott from 2000 to 2007, Teairra Mari in 2009, Olivia Longott in 2010, and Bria Myles in 2011.

More secretive about his personal life, he is believed to be sans wife or children and has never been divorced.

Laz Alonso – Career

Early Days

Laz Alonso worked for years as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch on Wall Street. Unsatisfied with his work, he joined the entertainment industry as an actor. His debut role was in the 2000 TV movie Disappearing Acts. He went on to portray characters in the TV series Providence (2002), One on One (2003-2004), NCIS (2004), CSI: Miami (2004), Entourage (2005), and films Down to Earth (2001), Constantine (2005).

He landed the role of LCpl Ramon Escobar in the 2005 film Jarhead, which gained him much recognition.

Laz Alonso in Jarhead (Image: MovieStillsDB)

Films, Series

Over the years Laz Alonso has starred in the films Stomp the Yard (2007), This Christmas (2007), Miracle at St. Anna (2008), Fast & Furious (2009), Avatar (2009), Detroit (2017), Wrath of Man (2021), etc.

He has also worked in the TV series Eyes (2005-2007), The Unit (2007), Southland (2010-2011),  Breakout Kings (2011-2012), Deception (2012-2013), The Mysteries of Laura (2014-2016), The Boys (2019 – present) as Marvin T. Milk / Mother's Milk, Power Book II: Ghost (2020), among others.


On the set of Wrath of Man, Laz Alonso has worked with Niamh Algar, Jeffrey Donovan, Darrell D'Silva, Montana Manning, and Alessandro Babalola.

Laz Alonso – Awards, Nominations

Alonso has been awarded 2012’s NAACP IMAGE AWARD for Outstanding Actor In A Motion Picture for his role in the film Jumping the Broom. He has also earned a nomination for a BET Best Actor Award.

Laz Alonso in The Boys (Image: Looper)

Laz Alonso – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Alonso is estimated at around $2.5 Million while the figure on his annual income/salary is under review.

Laz Alonso – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Laz Alonso is followed by over a million followers and counting. He also has an official website-

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