Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs is an actor and singer from the United States. Claudine, Cooley High, Roots, Welcome Back, Kotter, Bangers and Mash, and The Jacksons: An American Dream is among the most famous films and television shows he appeared in.

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Background and Age

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs was born on September 4, 1953, in New York, NY. His parents, Hilton and Clothilda Jacobs struggled hard to raise their nine children. After his college graduation, Lawrence tried his luck with acting by performing in stage plays. After getting a positive response for his acting in stage plays, his confidence grew, and he wanted to become a professional actor.

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs did several odd jobs in the initial days of his acting career. He worked in a warehouse and also as a freelance artist. In his early acting career, he acted in uncredited roles in films like Death Wish.

Career and Net Worth

By the late 1970s, people started to recognize Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, and he became a famous actor by the end of the 1980s. From the starting days of his career, he balanced T.V. shows and films well. He is also an outstanding stage actor, but after getting busy in T.V. shows and movies, he gave less preference to stage dramas. He always strives for perfection for every role he plays and does not get distracted by external factors.

His role in the T.V. show, Welcome Back, Kotter in the late 1970s gave him strong recognition. He played mainly detective roles in his career, and the role of LAPD Detective in Alien Nation is considered the best of his career. He played the character of Det. Jon Chance in L.A. Heat, Angels of the City, L.A. Vice, and also in Chance. He acted in successful box office movies like Indecent Behavior, 30 Miles, and Nocturnal Agony.

If one plays detective characters continuously, audience expectations rise exponentially, and it is tough to reach those expectations, and many renowned actors failed to do so. But Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs successfully surpassed the expectations of his fans and got appraisals from critics for most of the roles he had played. Even during the twilight of his career, he is still active in his profession and gives tough competition to youngsters.

His acting skills helped him become wealthy, but he never revealed his complete public wealth. His net worth is close to one million dollars, and he is delighted with his earnings. If he had invested the money in any productive business, he would be more prosperous than he is till now. But as he came from a middle-class background, he feels satisfied with what he has.

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs is a good singer, but his acting talent overlaps his singing talent, and even though he composed few songs, he didn't concentrate on a singing career.

Marriage, Wife, and Kids

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs has two daughters, but the identity of their mother is unknown. He has not revealed public information about his personal and private relationships.

Estimated Net Worth

According to credible sources, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs' net worth has been projected to be around $1 million. It mainly was obtained over his 45-year professional acting career, which began in 1974 and has spanned 45 years.

Music Career

He has built a name for himself in the music world in addition to being a renowned actor. He obtained a record deal with ABC Records in 1978, and his debut album, "Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs S/T," was released soon after, with three singles: "Fly Away," "Love and Understanding," and "What Kind of Man." Despite its lack of financial success, the album became a desirable collection in the years that followed. Lawrence's album "All The Way... Love" was released in March 1979. He was included on Rick James' studio album "Street Songs" in 1981. He released the E.P. "I Never Been Here Before" in 1984.

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: Feb 19 2023
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