Lawrence Hilton

Lawrence Hilton, also known as Lawrence Hilton Jacobs, is a singer and actor. Lawrence Hilton was born on 4th September 1953, which makes him 62 years at the time of publishing this article. The famous performer was born in New York City, USA. This American actor is one of children in a family of nine. His parents’ names are Hilton and Clothilda Jacobs. Both of the parents are dead. Hilton-Jacobs is African American, and his skin tone is black. He is very tall, I.87 meters, which is equivalent to 6 feet and 2 inches. Many describe Him as a humble person. He is always wearing a smile.

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Hilton-Jacobs attended Wilkes University. Shortly after completing college, his acting and performing career kicked off. His career began in 1969; though he only graduated from the High School of Art and Design in 1971. Hilton-Jacobs also studied acting.


Jacobs has had a very successful career. He has starred in a series of TV shows, movies as well as many shirtless scenes. His acting and singing career has earned him fans all over the world. In 1974, Hilton-Jacobs played the role of Charles in the film ‘Claudine’. A year later, Jacobs was Cochise in a movie titled ‘Cooley high’. Jacobs rose to fame in his role as Freddie “Boom Boom” Washington in an ABC hit sitcom that was known as Welcome Back Kotter. He also featured in the hit film The Jacksons: The American Dream, as Joe Jackson. This movie is one of the highest rated films of ABC-TV.

During the years of the production of Welcome Back Kotter, Hilton-Jacobs announced his intentions of becoming a musician. In one of the episodes of Welcome Back Kotter, Jacobs is seen singing and doing excellent work on the piano. Later, ABC Studios offered him a recording deal, and he did not disappoint. His first album, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, was produced in 1978. The first album appeared in the bottom half of Soul LP Chart; the album was not a story of success. However, the album would later become a collectible owing to its high quality and the magnificence of the vocals.

Personal life

Hilton-Jacobs is reserved man. Little is known about his personal life. Such information is also not available on social media sites as he is not active on any social media platform. There have never been claims that he is gay; neither is there proof that he is married or has a wife or girlfriend. No one has ever claimed that Hilton-Jacobs is his/her father. What is clear is that he has kept a low profile of his personal life. No one even seems to know his sexuality.

Net worth

Hilton-Jacobs is rich, owing to his successful career. Jacobs lives a life many people can envy. He has poured dedication and hard work in all his works. The result has been good money. His estimated net worth is around one million American dollars, which is a reflection of his success. His videos on YouTube have an impressive number of views.

Lawrence Hilton is an example of successful African Americans. Biography websites such as Wikipedia have additional information about him.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 4 Sep, 1953
Age: 66 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Television actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: New York City
Education: High School of Art and Design
Gender: Male
Description: American Actor
Net Worth 2021: 1 million
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Last Modified: Jun 26 2020
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