Carl Anthony Payne II Biography: Movies, TV Shows, Age & Net Worth
Popular for his roles as Walter “Cockroach: Bradley in “The Cosby Show” and as Cole Brown in the FOX sitcom “Martin”, Carl Anthony Payne is a famous producer, actor, and director in the United States. He was born II was born on the 24th of May, 1969.
Carl Anthony Payne II went to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York. He also attended Howard University
The South Carolina born entertainer has played quite a lot of roles in various television programs and in return he has been able to amass some money. The actor currently has a net worth of $1 million. In addition to acing on television, Carl Anthony also acts on stage, is a standup comedian.
Payne came into limelight after taking part in the Fox series “Martin”. This series was on television from 1992 to 1997. Although he was a part of “the Cosby Show” between the years of 1986 to 1987, he only attained real fame after taking part in “Martin”.
After being a part of the Cosby Show, Carl went on to become a part of the show “The Game”. In this show, he played the role of Reynaldo St. James.
Carl Anthony Payne was able to successfully mix being an actor and a music producer and director. He went to the extent of featuring in music videos such as “Girl Next Door” by Bobby Brown, and “Walk On” by Mint Condition. In addition to being an actor and producer, Carl also went round the United States as a standup comedian.
Carl Anthony Payne got married to Melika Payne in 1992 and has been married to her ever since. Although the couple have successfully kept the happenings in their marriage truly private, there are rumors that the couple will be getting divorced soon.
Although Payne II has had a very successful career in the entertainment industry, this has not stopped him from doing other things that are way out of the entertainment sector. In addition to a very busy schedule, Carl is involved in charity projects, and outreaches. He has taken it upon himself to be of help to individuals that are depressed, as well as those that are homeless. In as much as the average person might not see a link between comedy and trying to make people feel better. Carl Antony Payne II made it known that one of the reasons he is involved in standup comedy is he loves comforting people that are passing through tough times.
Some of Carl’s television appearances in movies are in “Sweet Wife”, “Good Night”, “Dewayne”, “A murder in Boston”. Also, a couple of the television series that he has appeared in are “The Cosby Show”, “Hull High”, “Martin”, “Cle Brown”, “Fox”, “Rock me Baby”, etc.
Some of his awards and nominations are National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Image Award nomination, outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series.
Carl Anthony Payne II Net Worth
It is estimated that his wealth has surpassed $1 million.