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Net Worth:
$8 Million
Nov 29, 1982 (41 years old)
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Model, Actor
United States of America
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Lucas Black is an American actor who has a net worth of $8 million. Lucas Black is known for starring as Sean Boswell in the film "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" and as Special Agent Christopher LaSalle on the television series "NCIS: New Orleans." He also starred on the short-lived series "American Gothic" in the mid-1990s. Black's other notable credits include the films "Sling Blade," "Friday Night Lights," "Jarhead," "Legion," and "42."

Early Life and Education

Lucas Black was born on November 29, 1982 in Decatur, Alabama to office worker Jan and museum employee Larry. He has two older siblings and was brought up in the Southern Baptist faith. Growing up in Speake, Alabama, Black played high school football for the Speake Bobcats. He graduated in 2001.

Film Career

Black made his feature film debut at the age of 11, playing Ebb Lipnicki in the 1994 drama "The War." Two years after that, he appeared in Billy Bob Thornton's "Sling Blade" and Rob Reiner's "Ghosts of Mississippi." In 1998, Black had a small part in the big-screen adaptation of the television series "The X-Files." He had a bigger role the following year in Antonio Banderas's "Crazy in Alabama," starring as a teenager living in small-town Alabama circa 1965. Black also lent his voice to the direct-to-video animated children's educational film "Our Friend, Martin." Commencing the new millennium, he appeared in Billy Bob Thornton's adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel "All the Pretty Horses." In 2003, Black appeared in the large ensemble cast of Anthony Minghella's epic Civil War drama "Cold Mountain," based on the novel by Charles Frazier. The next year, he starred in two films: "Killer Diller," in which he played an autistic piano player, and "Friday Night Lights," in which he played high school football quarterback Mike Winchell.

In 2005, Black starred in the neo-noir "Deepwater" and the biographical Gulf War drama "Jarhead." The following year, he starred as Sean Boswell in the action film "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift," the third film in the "Fast and the Furious" franchise. Black would later return to the franchise with a cameo appearance in "Furious 7," and subsequently with a more substantial part in "F9." Meanwhile, he starred alongside Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, and Sissy Spacek in the drama "Get Low," and alongside Paul Bettany, Adrianne Palicki, and Dennis Quaid in the action horror film "Legion." In 2011, Black starred as a troubled professional golfer in the Christian sports drama "Seven Days in Utopia." He next had a supporting role in Gus Van Sant's "Promised Land," starring Matt Damon. Among Black's other notable credits is the biographical sports film "42," about legendary professional baseball player Jackie Robinson. Alongside Chadwick Boseman, who portrayed Robinson, Black portrayed Dodgers shortstop Pee Wee Reese.

Lucas Black

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Television Career

On the small screen, Black first appeared on the CBS horror series "American Gothic," starring as orphan Caleb Temple. The show was ultimately short-lived, running for a single season from 1995 to 1996. After that, Black appeared in a 1997 episode of the medical drama series "Chicago Hope." The same year, he starred in the Disney television film "Flash," playing a 14-year-old boy in Georgia who becomes deeply attached to a young horse being put up for sale. Black returned to television in 2000 to appear in another made-for-TV Disney movie, "The Miracle Worker," based on the play by William Gibson. Following a long break from the small screen, he landed the main role of Special Agent Christopher LaSalle on the CBS series "NCIS: New Orleans," which premiered in 2014. Black left the show during the sixth season in 2019 to spend more time with his family.


Beyond film and television, Black has a YouTube channel called Real Life Lucas Black. After he left "NCIS: New Orleans" in 2019, he started uploading videos to his channel focused on his fishing and hunting adventures.

Personal Life

In 2010, Black married lawyer Maggie O'Brien. Together, they have two daughters and a son.

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