Russell Hornsby - Biography

Last Modified: Jan 13, 2020

Russell Hornsby
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Lincoln Heights, Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : May 15, 1974 (age 47)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Russell Hornsby
Birth Place: Oakland, California, USA
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
High School: Saint Mary's College High School
University: Boston University, British American Drama Academy, University of Oxford
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: August 1, 2008
Wife's Name: Denise Walker
Children: 1

son

Body Measurements

Height: 1.88 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
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Who is Russell Hornsby?

Russell Hornsby is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is best known for starring in Lincoln Heights, In Treatment, Grimm, Fences, Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector.

Russell Hornsby (Image: Parade)

Russell Hornsby – Age, Parents, Siblings, Education, Ethnicity

Russell Hornsby’s birth took place on May 15, 1974, in Oakland, California, USA. He was born to parents of African-American ethnicity. Other details of his early life including that of his mother, father, siblings, childhood and rest of the family are kept a secret.

For education, Russell Hornsby attended Saint Mary's College High School, where he played football. After graduation, he went on to study theater at Boston University. He graduated from the same with a degree in performance. Hornsby continued his studies at the British American Drama Academy and then at the University of Oxford. 

Russell Hornsby – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Russell Hornsby married his longtime girlfriend Denise Walker on 1 August 2008. He and his wife have a child together- a son who was born in 2017.

Currently, the couple is in a blissful marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

Russell Hornsby, Denise Walker on December 2016 (Image: Getty Images)

Russell Hornsby – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated at around $4 million while the figure on his annual salary/income is yet to be publicized.

Russell Hornsby – Career

Theatre

Hornsby’s interest in acting started when he auditioned for a spring musical and landed the role in The Wiz as the Scarecrow. After completing his education he was cast in Off-Broadway productions of To Kill a Mockingbird as the leading role Atticus Finch as well as Joe Louis Blues, and Six Degrees of Separation

Films, Series

In the late 1990s, he moved to Los Angeles to transition to TV and films. Since then Russell Hornsby has starred in films Meet the Parents (2000), Big Fat Liar (2002), Something New (2006), LUV (2016), Creed II (2018), etc.

In TV series Hornsby has had appearances in Girlfriends (2001), Playmakers (2003), Grey's Anatomy  (2005), The Good Wife (2010), Grimm (2011-2017), Seven Seconds (2018). Russell Hornsby portrayed lead characters Eddie Sutton in Lincoln Heights (2007-2009), Lincoln Rhyme in Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020).

Lincoln Heights cast (International Business Times)

Co-stars

On Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector, Russell Hornsby starred alongside Arielle Kebbel, Brooke Lyons, Claire Coffee, Michael Imperioli, Brían F. O'Byrne.

Russell Hornsby – Awards, Nominations

Hornsby has been nominated for 2016’s Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and has won 2018’s Black Reel Award - Outstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie or Limited Series.

Russell Hornsby – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Russell Hornsby is active with thousands of followers and counting. 

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