Roger Guenveur Smith Net Worth

Are you interested in the total net worth of Roger Guenveur Smith? Famous actors around the world earn huge amounts of money. Roger Guenveur Smith is no exception from this rule. You should know that Roger Guenveur Smith is a Hollywood star, born on unknown in Berkeley, California, USA. Having starred and featured on many hit Hollywood movies and popular TV shows, this actor has amassed a fortune under his belt! His parents are Helen Guenveur, Sherman Smith and he also has a sibling unknown. As a kid and later as an adult, Roger Guenveur Smith attended Loyola high school in Los Angeles, Occidental College (American Studies) in Los Angeles, Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, Drama School, Keskidee Arts Centre in London, England. Born in the American Roger Guenveur Smith is a very talented actor who is also known of having the aliases or nicknames of unknown. He is 6′ 2″ (1.88 m) tall. The total net worth of Roger Guenveur Smith is quite a lot – $1 Million.

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To begin with, the boy was raised in Berkeley, California, and educated at Loyola High school.

Concerning his professional career, Smith began acting in a private school, reading the first fifteen pages of the work “Tom Sawyer’s Adventures” by Mark Twain for a speech contest, continuing to high school and college. Smith studied at Los Angeles College Los Angeles, and at Yale University in New Haven where he got his doctorate in American Studies. He was admitted after having an audition for the Yale Drama School. Among his companions were future actors Angela Bassett and John Turturro.

As previously mentioned, Smith received an Obie Award for his performance in “A Huey P. Newton Story”, and then collaborated with Spike Lee in several works. He appeared in movies such as the comedy drama films “School Daze” (1988) and “Do the Right Thing” (1989), the epic biographical drama film “Malcolm X” (1992), as well as the drama film “Get on the Bus” (1996) all the films written, produced and directed by Spike Lee. In addition, the actor participated in other films such as the sports drama film “He Got Game” (1998) and the crime thriller film “Summer of Sam” (1999) which were also directed, written and produced by Spike Lee.

In addition to the above mentioned performances, Smith worked on independent films including “King of New York” (1990) by Abel Ferrara, “Deep Cover” (1992) by Bill Duke and “Final Destination” (2000) by James Wong. He was in the main cast alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Lynn Whitfield and Debbi Morgan in the drama film “Eve’s Bayou” in 1997, and starred with Ice Cube in the Kevin Bray film “All About the Benjamins” (2002). The actor was seen in the biographical crime film “American Gansgster” (2007) directed by Ridley Scott, which grossed $266.5 million at the box office as well as collecting a number of awards. Recently, he appeared in the drama film “The Birth of a Nation” (2016) by Nate Parker.

Moreover, the actor starred in the television series “K-Street” (2003), and has participated in several television films and been dubbed Bao-Dur, a character seen in the Star Wars video game: “Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords”.

Finally, in the personal life of Roger Guenveur Smith, he is divorced from Carolina Smith, with whom he has a son. He has three children with his partner LaTania Kirkland.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Roger Guenveur Smith
  • Net Worth: $1 Million
  • Date Of Birth: July 27, 1959
  • Place Of Birth: Berkeley, California, USA
  • Height: 6′ 2″ (1.88 m)
  • Profession: Actor, Filmmaker, Writer
  • Education: Loyola high school in Los Angeles, Occidental College (American Studies) in Los Angeles, Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, Drama School, Keskidee Arts Centre in London, England
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Carolina Smith (divorced)
  • Children: Zora Pearl (born 2015), Zollie, Cy
  • Parents: Helen Guenveur, Sherman Smith
  • Partner: LeTania Kirkland
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  • Awards: Obie Award for Special Citations (1997), Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Visiting Production (1997)
  • Nominations: NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance
  • Movies: Malcolm X (1992), Get on the Bus (1996), He Got Game (1998), Summer of Sam (1999), Shade (2003), God’s Waiting List (2006), Confessions of a Call Girl (2006), American Gangster (2007)
  • TV Shows: Eagleheart (2011), Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008), K Street (2003), All My Children (1997-1998), A Different World (1990)


  • In Detroit, Michigan producing Extra Film Productions’ Joy Road (2004), with actors N’Bushe Wright, Wood Harris, Sam Logan Khaleghi, D.B. Dickerson and ‘Krishna Dave’. [October 2002]
  • Portrayed the character, “Charles Blocker”, in Extra Film Production’s Joy Road (2004).
  • Grew up and resides in Los Angeles. After studying for a doctorate in American studies, he attended Yale Drama School.


  • Often won’t blink when he talks


Title Year Status Character
Dr. Brinks & Dr. Brinks 2017 post-production Paul Sydney
Exhortation 2017 Short post-production Todd Birnie
No More Mr Nice Guy 2017 post-production El Gato
The Choir Director 2017 post-production Trustee Jonathan Smith
The Clapper 2017 post-production Dr. Rogers B. Hay
The Other Side 2017/II post-production Martin
The Queen of Hollywood Blvd 2017 post-production Duke
Bitch 2017
Why Lie? Beer, Woman, Chicken Wings 2016 Dubs Miguel
Dirty 2016/I Detective Berg
The Birth of a Nation 2016 Isaiah
Supermodel 2016 Max
Chi-Raq 2015 Red, White, and Blue Insurance Salesman
But Not for Me 2015 Raymond Little
Dutch Book 2015 Cornelius Parks
Dope 2015 Austin Jacoby
They Die by Dawn 2013 Jourdon Anderson
Water & Power 2013 Turnvill
Empire State 2013 Agent Marichal
Promesas 2012 Short Victor
In the Hive 2012 Paris
Missed 2012 Short
In Sickness and in Health 2012 TV Movie Calvin
Syndicate 2012 Video Game Additional Voices (voice)
Lost Revolution 2011 Cesar
The Whole Truth 2011 TV Series
Abduction 2011/I Mr. Miles
CornerStore 2011 Earl
Eagleheart 2011 TV Series Vargas
The Son of No One 2011 Hanky
Better Mus’ Come 2010 Prime Minister
Page 36 2010 Short Avoe Vullaley
Salvation Road 2010/I Short The Man
Mooz-Lum 2010 Hassan Mahdi
Napoleonic 2010 Short James Kingston
Caller ID 2010 Blake
The Rothstein Diamond 2009 Walter
Applause for Miss E 2009 TV Movie Buddy
Kings 2009 TV Series Belial
Fighting 2009 Jack Dancing
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles 2008 TV Series Sac Federici
Cover 2007 Kevin Wilson
American Gangster 2007 Nate
The Take 2007 Dr. Phineas
I Believe in America 2007 Cesar
Fist of the Warrior 2007 Det. Craig Barnes
Confessions 2006/I Father Jeffrey
Mercenary for Justice 2006 Video Anthony Chapel
Fatwa 2006 Samir Al-Faied
God’s Waiting List 2006 Solomon Corbin
Third Watch 2005 TV Series Off. Ty Davis Sr.
Joy Road 2004 Charles Blocker
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords 2004 Video Game Bao-Dur (voice)
Justice 2004 Carter
K Street 2003 TV Series Francisco Dupré
Shade 2003 Marlo (as Roger G. Smith)
The Guardian 2002 TV Series Reginald Harris
All About the Benjamins 2002 Julian Ramose
The Warden 2001 TV Movie Napoliano
Hamlet 2000/II TV Movie Laertes
City of Angels 2000 TV Series Terry Pennington
Final Destination 2000 Agent Schreck
Incognito 1999 TV Movie Quinn Mathis
Facade 1999 Henson
Summer of Sam 1999 Detective Curt Atwater
The Color of Courage 1998 TV Movie Mac McGhee
He Got Game 1998 Big Time Willie
All My Children 1997-1998 TV Series Miles Christopher
Eve’s Bayou 1997 Lenny Mereaux
Oz 1997 TV Series Huseni Mershah
New York Undercover 1997 TV Series Forbes
Get on the Bus 1996 Gary
Tales from the Hood 1995 Rhodie
Panther 1995/I Pruitt
The O.J. Simpson Story 1995 TV Movie Professor Ford (as Roger Smith)
Poetic Justice 1993 Heywood
Malcolm X 1992 Rudy
Deep Cover 1992 Eddie
Murphy Brown 1991 TV Series Man in Gallery
A Different World 1990 TV Series Prof. Howard Randolph
King of New York 1990 Tanner (as Roger Smith)
Do the Right Thing 1989 Smiley
School Daze 1988 Yoda (as Roger Smith)
Title Year Status Character
A Huey P. Newton Story 2001 TV Movie documentary play
Title Year Status Character
A Huey P. Newton Story 2001 TV Movie documentary performer: “Tighten Up”, “Juicy”, “Where is the Love”
Title Year Status Character
Real Husbands of Hollywood 2016 TV Series Himself
Rise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself – Host
Where Is Rocky II? 2016 Documentary Museum Director (segment: “Monument One”)
Tavis Smiley 2016 TV Series Himself
Absolutely Jason Stuart 2015 TV Series Himself
Here’s a Thought with Charles Shaughnessy 2014 TV Series Himself – Guest
Fallen Empire: Making ‘American Gangster’ 2008 Video documentary Himself
Making ‘Mercenary for Justice’ 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Birth of a Nation: The Making of ‘School Daze’ 2005 Video documentary short Himself
College Daze 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Making a Mark 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003 Documentary Reader
33rd NAACP Image Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
Independent View 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
A Huey P. Newton Story 2001 TV Movie documentary Huey P. Newton


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