Meshach Taylor net worth: Meshach Taylor is an American actor with an estimated net worth of $500 thousand dollars. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Meshach Taylor graduated from Florida A&M University. He began his professional career onstage, touring with the national company of "Hair", and performing as part of the ensemble company at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. After relocating to Los Angeles in the late 70s, he went on to appear in multiple film and television productions. He is most widely recognized for his work on the television series, "Designing Women". He received an Emmy nomination for his performance. In addition to his work on "Designing Women", he also played guest starring or recurring roles on such shows as, "Hill Street Blues", "What's Happening Now", "Dave's World", and "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide". He also won an Emmy for his performance in the television movie, "Huckleberry Finn". He has also appeared in the films, "Explorers", "Mannequin", and "Jacks or Better", and starred as Lumiere in the Broadway production of "Beauty and the Beast".