How much is Mr. T worth? $1.5 Million
How did Mr. T earn his money and wealth?
Mr. T is also known as Laurence Tureaud and was born on May 21, 1952, in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up with his parents and 12 siblings. While he was studying in Dunbar Vocational High School he took part in wrestling, football and martial arts and he the wrestling champion citywide for two years in a row. He joined Prairie View A&M University when he won a football scholarship but was expelled after his first year.
Mr. T enlisted in the Army where he served in the Military Police Corps. He did very well in the Army and was promoted to a squad leader. He got discharged from the Army and he tried to get back to football through Green Bay Packers of the National Football League but failed due to a knee injury. He worked as a bouncer and then as a bodyguard for well-known personalities who were models, fashion designers, politicians, judges, millionaires, and athletes. As of 2018, Mr. T’s net worth is $1.5 million.
Mr. T ventured into acting when he was spotted by Sylvester Stallone when he took part in “America’s Toughest Bouncer” (1980) on NBC. This lead to his portrayal as Clubber Lang in “Rocky III” (1982). He continued to act in films such as “Penitentiary 2” (1982), “Bizarre” and “The A-Team” (1983-87) where he played Sergeant Bosco “B.A.” Baracus, an ex-Army commando who is on the run from the US government with three others. He also appeared in the sixth season of “Diff’rent Strokes” (1983).
Mr. T appeared as himself in “Mister T” (1983) where he was the owner of a gym which was frequented by gymnasts. During the same year, he appeared in “DC Cab” (1983). “Be Somebody…or Be Somebody’s Fool” (1984) was a motivational video made by Mr. T for young children. He also starred in the TV series “T and T” (1988) and gave his voice for Officer Earl Devereaux in “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” (2009). Mr. T participated in “Dancing with the Stars” (2107) in its 24th season where he was paired with Kym Herjavec, a professional dancer.
Mr. T was a professional wrestler from 1985 to 89. He started his career by being the tag-partner for Hulk Hogan at the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). He has appeared as a referee at WCW’s “Halloween Havoc” (1994). He was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame’s celebrity wing on April 15, 2014, by Gene Okerlund. Mr. T sang and released two albums in life and titled them “Mr. T’s Commandments” (1984) and “Mr. T’s Be Somebody…or Be Somebody’s Fool” (1984).
What are the highest rated TV shows of Mr. T?
- The A-Team: Deadly Maneuvers (1984) 8.0
- The A-Team: Black day at Bad Rock (1983) 7.9
- Late Night with Conan O’Brien (2006) 7.8
- The A-Team: A Nice to Visit (1983) 7.7
- The A-Team: A Small and Deadly War (1983) 7.7
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