If you ever need someone to brighten your light, Faizon Love is the man to turn to. The comedian-turned-actor is known for his witty performances in the Hollywood film industry which has endeared him to many comedy lovers.
Since beginning his Off-Broadway career in the 1990s, the talented actor has done everything he can to prove his abilities in the entertainment field, and he’s fared quite well so far.
Here’s everything you need to know about Love’s Bio, Height, Net worth and Family in this piece.
Who is Faizon Love?
Comedian and actor Faizon Love was given the name Langston Faizon Santisima at birth on June 14, 1968. His birth sign is Gemini and he is an American citizen, but he is of Cuban-African descent. He spent most of his growing up in California, but completed his high school education in New Jersey, which is all that can be gathered about Love’s educational pursuits.
By the time he was fifteen he was known for performing for his classmates; With his teacher’s encouragement, Faizon Love went to New York after graduating from high school to seek further opportunities. When he turned nineteen things began to line up for him not only as a comedian but also as an actor when he had his first acting gig off-Broadway which was followed by a role in the film Beebe’s Children where he played the role of Robin Harris. Shortly after, Love was seen as Maurice in the film The Meteor Man which also played the Robert Townsend.
In 1994 he landed another role in the film Fear of a Black Hat but his big break came in 1995 when he appeared in the film Friday as Big Worm, a notorious drug dealer. He was also in the movies – The Substitutions , The Fighting Temptations, Ride or Die and Money Talks. In 2009, Faizon Love was cast in the hit comedy Couples Retreat As Shane and this further increased his fame in the film industry.
Most recently, the actor has been seen in the 2018 series Dogstar: High School 2 as Al Baker and he is currently starring Step Up: High Water, an American web series.
In addition to his acting and comedy career, Faizon Love has also appeared in several television commercials, most notably for Boost Mobile to promote its 4G mobile phones.
Faizon Love’s Net Worth (Income and Earnings)
For his hard work and over two decades of contributing to the entertainment industry, Faizon Love has proven to be well deserved. The actor, who is known to be playing his ‘A-game’ for a certain role, currently has $8 million to his name.
Moreso, an in-depth investigation also revealed that he should be making between $48,000 and $52,000 a year. This is the average sum estimated to be paid by actors in the United States
family & wife
Sources state that Love’s family was a military man when his father was an officer in the United States Navy, no details have been released about his mother or siblings, that is, if he has any.
The actor’s family life isn’t the only details under wraps as no information is available about Faizon Love’s romantic life. No woman has been linked to him in the past apart from some sources who have speculated about a longtime girlfriend he is likely married to, but such information has not been confirmed by the actor.
When it comes to public strife, Faizon Lovehas revealed that he can voice his opinions anytime, anywhere. The comedian took to Twitter in 2014 to offer his views on the sexual allegations against Bill Cosby. He announced that he supported Cosby as he believed the allegations were unfounded.
Even when Cosby was finally convicted of his sexual crimes, Love adamantly refused to change stance. It is also known that Faizon Love was accused of sexually harassing his personal assistant sometime in 2016 and she sued him over it.
In 2017, the actor was reprimanded and charged by Ohio state authorities for assaulting a worker at John Glenn Columbus International Airport. The incident, caught on camera at the airport, showed Faizon Love physically abusing a man. However, the actor pleaded not guilty.
The talented comedian and actor can’t be described as a short man as he stands at a comfortable height of 5ft 10in. While his height is well known, there is confirmed information about his weight, only speculation. No further details about his body measurements are currently available.