Robert Townsend Net Worth

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Robert Townsend Net Worth
Net Worth:
$2 Million
Date of Birth
February 6, 1957
Place of Birth
Film Producer, Actor, Screenwriter, Film director, Comedian, Television producer, Television Director, Writer

Robert Townsend net worth: Robert Townsend is an American actor, comedian, film director, and writer who has a net worth of $2 million. Robert Townsend has earned his net worth from the following films, Hollywood Shuffle (1987), The Mighty Quinn (1989), The Five Heartbeats (1991), and The Meteor Man (1993). Townsend was born on February 6, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois, his parents Shirley Jenkins and Ed Townsend. He was raised by his single mother with three other children. He has three children, two daughters Sierra and Skylar who are both in the entertainment business and one son named Isiah. Robert has appeared in the 2000 film Holiday Heart, the 2001 film Carmen: A Hip Hopera. He performed in local plays while studying with the famed Second City comedy workshop for improvisation. He attended Illinois State University, but only for one year. Townsend wrote, directed, produced the 1987 film Hollywood Shuffle, which was a movies based on the hardships and obstacles of black actors in film industry. His film The Five Heartbeats was a musical produced in 1991. It was a movie about R&B male groups and the tribulations of the music industry in the 1960's.

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Robert Townsend

Robert Townsend

Robert Townsend is an American actor, comedian, film director, and writer. He is best known for directing the film Meteor Man. and various stand up specials on HBO.
Film Producer / Actor / Screenwriter / Film director / Comedian / Television producer / Television Director / Writer
Date of Birth
  • February 6, 1957
  • African American
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • The Five Heartbeats
  • The Mighty Quinn
  • Up, Up and Away
  • Hollywood Shuffle
    Bobby Taylor
  • Odd Jobs
  • Ratboy
  • A Soldier's Story
    Corporal Ellis
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