Larenz Tate is an American Film and television actor, he has a net worth of $4.5 million. Larenz Tate has earned his net worth as an actor on such popular TV series as The Cosby Show, 21 Jump Street, The Royal Family and The Wonder Years. Larenz was born on September 8, 1975 on the west side of Chicago, Illinois, his parents were Peggy and Larry Tate, he is the youngest of three children and he has two brothers Larrom and Lahnard who are also actors the family moved to California when Larenz was only nine years old. His parents convinced him to pursue a career in drama by attending a program at the Inner City Cultural Center. In 1985 Larenz made his television debut in an episode of The New Twilight Zone. After this role Tate was cast in the television movie The Women of Brewster Place and later he received the recurring role of Steve Urkel's nemesis, Willie Fuffner, in the American sitcom about a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, Illinois, known as Family Matters. He also appeared on the CBS series The Royal Family which starred Redd Foxx and Della Reese. The show ended when Foxx passed away in 1991. Tate was also featured in the video game 187 Ride or Die in which Tate was the voice for the male character Buck.