Lance Gross is an American actor who achieved fame as Calvin Payne in 2007 American sitcom TV series House of Payne. His other TV credits include Crisis (2014), Grey's Anatomy (2015), Sleepy Hollow (2015 - 2016), Tales (2017), and MacGyver (2017-2019).
Bio- Age & Height
Lance Gross was born as Lance Darnell Gross on 8 July 1981 in Oakland, California. He stands at an average height of 6 feet (1.83 meters). His birth sign is Cancer.
Married Life; Children
Lance Gross is married to American personal stylist Rebecca Jefferson.
Lance Gross Celebrates Christmas with wife and children (Photo: Lance Gross's Instagram)
Before tying the knot, Lance and his wife had already welcomed their first child daughter, Berkeley Gross—born 20 November 2014.
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Five months after having their first baby, Lance and his girlfriend finally walk down the aisle on 23 May 2015 at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills in the presence of family members and close friends only.
Three years after sharing a blissful married life, Lance and his wife got blessed with their second child Lennon on 10 July 2018.
Past Relationship: Engaged!
The House of Payne star Lance Gross dated the American model and actress Eva Marcille from 2008 to 2010.
The two first met on the set of House of Payne and soon began dating. The couple was serious about their relationship, so they even got engaged on Christmas Eve 2008 while vacationing with their family in the San Bernardino Mountains outside of Los Angeles.
While the pair were planning for their summer wedding in July 2009, the much-loved couple surprised their fans with a joint statement of them moving on from their engagement. It was reported that they mutually decided to end their relationship. Although it was a mutual decision, the duo was on bad terms due to an alleged argument between the two during Super Bowl XLIV weekend in Miami.
Like Lance, Eva is also a married woman and has two children. She has been married to Michael Sterling since 7 October 2018.
Lance Gross began his career as a model for Karl Kani after being discovered by Karl in an elevator at the BET party. Fortunately, he was able to catch the attention of the people and soon began his journey as an artist and started starring in music videos. He even appeared in the music video for artists like Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, and Mariah Carey.
Later, Lance shifted his career to acting. To polish his acting skills, Lance attended Howard University, Washington, Districts of Columbia, United States, and earned a bachelor's degree in theater. Moreover, he also got training from the Ivana Chubbuck Studio and the Tasha Smith Acting Studio.
Initially, he earned small roles in TV series and some short movies. Luckily, he got his first breakthrough role in the 2007 American sitcom television series House of Payne.
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After a successful debut, Lance went on to star in several movies and television series like Eve, Hawaii Five-0, Milk and Honey, Meet the Browns, Our Family Wedding, and a few more.
According to celebritynetworth.com, Lance owns a net worth of $1.5 Million.