What is Romany Malco's Net Worth?
Romany Malco is an American actor, rapper, and music producer who has a net worth of $4 million. Romany Malco is best known for his roles on the television series "Weeds" and "A Million Little Things." He has also appeared in numerous films, including "Urban Menace," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Blades of Glory," "A Little Bit of Heaven," "Think Like a Man," and "Night School." As a recording artist, Malco was part of the hip hop group College Boyz in the early 90s.
- Richest Celebrities › Actors
- Net Worth:
- $4 Million
- Date of Birth:
- Nov 18, 1968 (54 years old)
- Place of Birth:
- 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
- Actor, Musician, Rapper, Screenwriter, Television producer
- United States of America
Romany Malco was born on November 18, 1968 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City to Trinidadian parents. He grew up in Baytown, Texas, and went to Ross S. Sterling High School. From 1987 to 1991, Malco served in the United States Marine Corps.
Career Beginnings in Music
Following his graduation from high school, Malco formed the hip hop group R.M.G.; calling himself R.O.M., he was joined by members Squeak, B. Selector, and DJ Cue. The group eventually moved to Los Angeles, changed its name to College Boyz, and signed a recording contract with Virgin Records in 1991. College Boyz released their debut studio album, "Radio Fusion Radio," in 1992. Although it was not a huge success overall, the album did spawn the hit single "Victim of the Ghetto," which made it to number 68 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Hot Rap Singles chart. College Boyz released their second and final album, "Nuttin' Less Nuttin' Mo'," in 1994.
While working as a music producer on the 1997 film "The Pest," Malco was encouraged by the film's star John Leguizamo to pursue acting. He went on to make his film acting debut in the low-budget 1999 horror film "Urban Menace," starring fellow rappers Snoop Dogg, Big Pun, Fat Joe, and Ice-T. Malco reunited with Ice-T in "Corrupt," released the same year, and with both Ice-T and Snoop Dogg in "The Wrecking Crew," released in 2000. He subsequently appeared in "The Prime Gig," "Ticker," "White Boy," "The Tuxedo," "True Vinyl," and "Churchill: The Hollywood Years," in which he played a parody of the 34th US president named Denzil Eisenhower.
Malco had one of his most memorable film roles in 2005, when he played Jay in Judd Apatow's hit romantic comedy "The 40-Year-Old Virgin." He continued to appear in many high-profile comedies over the ensuing years, such as "The Ex," "Blades of Glory," "Baby Mama," and "The Love Guru." In 2010, Malco starred alongside Steve Buscemi and Sarah Silverman in the dramedy "Saint John of Las Vegas." His subsequent credits were "Gulliver's Travels" and "A Little Bit of Heaven." In 2012, Malco played "player" Zeke Freeman in the romantic comedy "Think Like a Man"; a major commercial success, it spawned the sequel "Think Like a Man Too," in which Malco reprised his role. His other credits have included the comedies "Last Vegas," "Top Five," "The DUFF," "Almost Christmas," "Night School," and "Holiday Rush," and the psychological thriller "When the Bough Breaks," starring Regina Hall and Morris Chestnut.
In 1998, Malco made his television debut in an episode of the CBS fantasy drama series "Touched by an Angel." Also that year, he appeared in an episode of the sitcom "For Your Love." Malco had his first main role on a series from 2000 to 2001, when he played Jerry Hooten on the short-lived science-fiction show "Level 9." He landed his next role as a series regular in 2005, when he began playing wholesale marijuana dealer Conrad Shepard on the Showtime series "Weeds." Malco was a main cast member for the first three seasons of the show, and returned as a guest for the final season in 2012. During this time, he made appearances on the shows "Bored to Death" and "The Good Wife," and had a main role as an assistant district attorney and comic book nerd on the short-lived ABC series "No Ordinary Family." Additionally, he voiced the character of Darius on the short-lived FX animated sitcom "Unsupervised," and played the character Tijuana Jackson on the sketch comedy show "Funny or Die Presents."
From 2015 to 2016, Malco had a recurring role on the Starz sitcom "Blunt Talk," playing the boss of Patrick Stewart's main character. During this same period, he starred alongside Ben Chaplin, Steve Zahn, and Michael Imperioli on the Amazon streaming crime series "Mad Dogs." Malco landed one of his biggest roles in 2018, when he began starring as aspiring filmmaker Rome Howard on the ABC family drama series "A Million Little Things."
Other Media Appearances
Beyond film and television, Malco has made guest appearances on numerous podcasts. He has guest-starred on "NSFW Show," "The Nerdist," "Equals Three," "Sklarbro Country," "WTF with Marc Maron," and "Night Attack," among others.
In 2008, Malco wed former ice skater Taryn Dakha; they later divorced in 2016. At the age of 52 in 2012, Malco had his first child, a son named Brave. Before this, he had raised two stepchildren. Intensely private about his personal life, Malco has not disclosed the identity of Brave's mother.