How much is Andre Royo net worth? Andre is an American writer, director and most importantly, an excellent actor known globally for his great acting skills. His net worth is approximately 2 million dollars. Other things might interest you to know about Andre, come take this work with us through to the end.
Andre’s Family, Early Days, and Private Life
Andre is of Cuban and African-American heritage, born on the 18th of July 1968 in New York City and born to Arne Naess Jr. and Diana Ross who raised him together with his brother Thomas Rothman in New York.
Andre attended the Mount Saint Michael Academy in 1982 in the Bronx where he graduated in 1986. Andre got married to Jane Choi and their union is blessed with a daughter whom they named Stella Royo.
Andre lives with his family in a 600-square-foot Highland Park apartment. He described the apartment to be of a modest size having three windows with a view of palm trees which reminds him of his Bronx background although the view is purely Los Angeles.
Andre Royo’s Acting Career Journey
His debut acting was in the L.A. Without a Map film in 1998 where he took a minor role. He further made guest appearances in different TV series like Third Watch and Law & Order in 1999. He took up another minor role in the remake of the Shaft film in 2000.
In 2002, he played a role in the ‘G’ film which was based on ‘The Great Gatsby’. He further appeared in the series ‘The Wire playing a drug addict and confidential informant role in the series. Due to how well he portrayed his part, a Baltimore resident approached him and handed him a package of heroin telling Andre that he needed the drug more than he did.
Between 2002 and 2008, He made appearances in a total of 40 episodes, together with other actors (Michael K. Williams and Sonja Sohn) from the movie ‘The Wire’, Andre was featured in a panel discussion at Harvard University where they discussed the value of the series as an avenue for youths who were at risk would learn from.
He briefly appeared in the film ‘Terminator’ in 2008, the third season of the TV series ‘Heroes’. He appeared in Criminal Minds, and in 2010, he starred in the Starz original series ‘Party Down’. He appeared as a guest star in the third, seventh, and eighth season premiere of the Fox television series ‘Fringe’.
Fast forward to 2012, Andre made an appearance in the ‘Prime Suspect’ NBC police drama and in the film ‘Red Tails’. A year later, he played the Geometry teacher role in the film ‘The Spectacular Now’ as well as a guest in the ‘Trading Faces’ episode of the ‘NTSF:SD:SUV series.
After making an appearance in the ‘Hand of God’ series in 2014 where he successfully made about appearances in about 20 episodes from 2014 to 2017. He further played a role in the ‘Lila & Eve’ drama and the Show time’s ‘Happyish’ in 2015.
He appeared in 53 episodes of the ‘Empire’ series from 2015 to 2019. He was then a cast in the film ‘To Leslie’ where he played the role of Royal character. Furthermore, Andre won the Best Actor award under the narrative feature category in 2016.
Andre’s Detailed Film Appearances
Below is a summary of Andre’s Film appearances with his roles in each of the films, and the years of appearances.
L.A. Without a Map as Music Store Clerk in 1998
Shaft as Tattoo in 2000
Perfume as Posse Member in 2001
G as Tre in 2002
Planet Brooklyn as Junie in 2004
All the Invisible as Sammy in 2005
August as Dylan Gottschalk in 2008
21 and a Wake-Up as Dr. Jim West in 2009
Super as Hamilton in 2010
Freelancers as Daniel Maldonado in 2012
Hellbenders as Stephen in 2012
The Collection as Wally in 2012
The Spectacular Now as Mr. Aster in 2013
Aftermath as Rob in 2014
Lila & Eve as Detective Skaketti in 2015
Hunter Gatherer as Ashley Douglas in 2016
Billy Boy as Mr. Adams in 2017
Beautiful Boy as Spencer in 2018
Prospect as Oruf in 2018
To Leslie as Royal in 2022
In conclusion, Andre has featured in a total of 36 series over the years. As he is still topping his acting game, it is expected that his net worth will increase, however, his net worth is 2 million dollars as of 2023.