Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs Net Worth
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, known for his roles in Claudine (1974), Cooley High (1975) and Roots (1977), as well as other popular TV series like Roseanne, Moesha Welcome Back Kotter among many others, is also an accomplished singer having participated in several musical projects as well as commercial work.
He has been acting professionally since 1974. To date he has appeared in over 90 films and TV shows, been nominated for various awards, and earned himself a net worth estimated at approximately $1 Million through his acting career.
Hilton-Jacobs was born in New York City, United States to Hilton Jacobs (deceased 2000) and Clothilda Jacobs (deceased 2008), one of nine children in his family. After briefly attending Wilkes University in Pennsylvania but dropping out shortly after in order to pursue acting full time and back-up singing full time (performing for famous musicians such as Rick James). Furthermore, he also contributed his voice for several movies such as Indecent Behavior and 30 Miles as soundtrack singer.
Hilton-Jacobs first made an impressionful TV debut during the early 1970s. He portrayed Freddie Washington on ABC’s smash comedy Welcome Back Kotter and later played Cochise in Cooley High – two popular sports comedy teen movies of that era. From 1989-1990 he also played Sergeant Dobbs from Alien Nation television sci-fi series.
He has appeared in some critically-acclaimed movies such as The Jacksons: An American Dream and Bangers and Mash; these have gained him many fans as well as awards in recognition of his performance.
He’s kept his personal life under wraps and doesn’t give interviews often about it. He has two daughters whom he doesn’t share much information with the media about them.
He may not have won any major awards yet, but has been nominated for several. Additionally, he has collected smaller honors. An exceptional and gifted artist with more than 50 years of experience, this actor serves as an example for all aspiring actors to follow and inspires all with whom he interacts – with an extremely pleasant personality as well as being exceptionally humble he remains one of our heroes and we wish him nothing but success for future endeavors!