Dennis Haysbert Net Worth
Dennis Haysbert is an American film and television actor who has recently become even more popular because of his appearances in the Allstate commercials. Haysbert also made his name by portraying baseball player, Pedro Cerrano, in the film trilogy, Major League. The estimated net worth of Dennis Haysbert is $14 million.
Dennis Dexter Haysbert was born on June 2, 1954, in San Mateo, California, to his mother, Gladys, a homemaker and house cleaner and Charles Whitney Haysbert Sr., a deputy sheriff and airline security guard. He is the eighth of nine children and his parents came from Louisiana. Haysbert attended San Mateo High School and graduated in 1972. He was offered several athletic scholarships because of his 6’5 frame, but instead he went on to study acting at American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Dennis Haysbert started his career in acting in 1978, when he took on a role in the television show, Lou Grant. The next year, he took roles in television shows, Laverne & Shirley and The White Shadow as well as a film role in Scoring. After his appearances in these roles, he went on to play in several more minor roles, until 1989, when he joined the sports comedy film, Major League. He reprised his role in the sequels in 1994 and 1998, and later picked up roles in the films, Heat and Absolute Power. Years later in 2002, Haysbert gave a powerful performance in the film, Far From Heaven, in which earned him several awards. He has portrayed several characters in animated films. In the early 2000’s, Haysbert took on several roles in television, including his role in, 24, as David Palmer, from 2001 to 2006. Afterwards, he went on to play the character, Jonas Blue, in the television show, The Unit, from 2006 to 2009. He has also had roles in the films, Waiting to Exhale, Jarhead, Love & Basketball, and Thirteenth Floor. Most recently, Haysbert replaced, deceased actor Michael Clark Duncan in the film, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. He also played the character, Dean Fairbanks, in Dear White People.
Net Worth of Dennis Haysbert
Dennis Haysbert has become known as the very handsome actor who has played various roles over the years. His talent has reached far beyond film and television. Many fans have been very critical over the years, because of his choice of acting in the Allstate commercials, but he has been a consistently great actor even with all of the criticism. He has also done voice work for various video games, including, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow and 24: The Game. The net worth of Dennis Haysbert is $14 million, and he owes much of his success to his acting career as well as to his owning his own film, T.V., and production company.
Dennis Haysbert has been a well known actor since his start of acting in the late 70’s. He has not slowed down with his talent and has taken on the role of being a heartthrob for women as well as many other roles in the entertainment world. He will always be known as the actor who stands out, not just because of his tall frame, but also because of his voice.