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Trai Byers – Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Family, Biography

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Trai Byers was born on the 19th July 1983, in Kansas City, Kansas USA, and is a singer and actor best known to the world for his role of Andre Lyon in the TV series “Empire” (2015-2017), and as James Forman in the film “Selma” (2014), among other differing productions.

Have you ever wondered how rich Trai Byers is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Byers’ net worth is as high as $1.5 million, earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry which began in 2009 .

Trai Byers Net Worth $1.5 Million

Trai grew up in his hometown, but after one year of high school in Kansas City, he moved to Georgia where he continued his high school education. After matriculation, Trai enrolled at the University of Kansas, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communication. After that, he moved to Los Angeles, and entered the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and then Yale School of Drama, certainly getting a good grounding in the acting and singing professions.

His first appearance on screen was in the film “Caesar and Otto’s Summer Camp Massacre” in 2009, in the small role as Chip. Two years later he was selected for the role of Mookie in the soap opera “All My Children”, next to the stars of the show Cameron Mathison, Michael E. Knight and Susan Lucci. He continued with television roles, and the following year appeared as Alec Martin is several episodes of the highly popular TV series “90210”, which also increased his net worth.

Trai then featured in the comedy film “Destination Planet Negro” (2013), with Tosin Morohunfola, Danielle Cooper and Kevin Willmot. In 2014 he made several appearances, including in the highly acclaimed and Oscar Award-winning biographical drama about Martin Luther King, “Selma”, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo and Tim Roth, which did Trai’s net worth and status no harm at all.

In 2015 he played Theo Jones in the film “Americanos”, next to Beay Martin Williams and Matt Funke, while he was also selected for the role of Andre Lyon in the now Golden Globe- winning TV drama series “Empire” (2015-2017), as one of the sons of Lucious Lyon, played by Terrence Howard.

Regarding his personal life, Trai has been married to “Empire” co-star Grace Gealey, who plays Anika Calhoun, since April 2016. The wedding ceremony was held on Grand Cayman Island.



Full Name Trai Byers
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Date Of Birth July 19, 1983
Place Of Birth Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Height 1.87 m
Profession Actor
Education University of Kansas, American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles, Yale School of Drama
Nationality American
Spouse Grace Byers (m. 2016)
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/traibyers
Twitter https://twitter.com/justtrai
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/traibyers/
IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1784293/
Nominations Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Scene Stealer, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Chemistry, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Movies Selma (2014), Jayhawkers, Destination Planet Negro (2013), Caesar and Otto’s Summer Camp Massacre (2009)
TV Shows FABLife (2015), Empire (2015-present), 90210 (2012), Americons (2015)
Fact
1 Engaged to Grace Gealey [July 28, 2015].
2 He received his MFA from the Yale School of Drama.

Actor

Title Year Status Character
Empire 2015-2017 TV Series Andre Lyon
Americons 2015 Theo Jones
Selma 2014 James Forman
Jayhawkers 2014 Nathan Davis
Destination Planet Negro 2013 B-12
90210 2012 TV Series Alec Martin
All My Children 2011 TV Series Mookie
Caesar and Otto’s Summer Camp Massacre 2009 Chip

Soundtrack

Title Year Status Character
Empire 2015 TV Series performer – 1 episode

Self

Title Year Status Character
Masterchef 2017 TV Series Himself
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself
Rachael Ray 2016 TV Series Himself
Harry 2016 TV Series Himself
Dish Nation 2016 TV Series Himself
The 47th NAACP Image Awards 2016 TV Movie Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2015 TV Series Himself
The Meredith Vieira Show 2015 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself
The View 2015 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Title Year Status Character
The Insider 2016 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself
Extra 2015 TV Series Himself

Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2017 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Empire (2015)
2015 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Chemistry Empire (2015)
2015 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Scene Stealer Empire (2015)