Mr. T’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

Source of Wealth: ActingAge: 67Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)Marital Status: Married Phillys Clark (m. 1971)Full Name: Laurence TureaudNationality: AmericanDate of Birth: May 21, 1952Ethnicity: AmericanOccupation: Actor

Mr. T has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. He is most notable for his role as B.A. Baracus on the 1980’s show The A-Team. He was born Laurence Tero Tureaud in Chicago, Illinois, and was the youngest of 12 children. After briefly playing football at Texas A&M Prairie View, he returned to Chicago and became a bouncer. During this time, he adopted his iconic hairstyle and sported gold chains to reflect his reputation as one of the toughest in Chicago security.

Mr. T garnered high profile connections and he was hired as a bodyguard for several celebrities, one of which was Sylvester Stallone. The fortuitous meeting helped Mr. T land a part in Rocky III as Rocky Balboa’s rival. After some brief success and follow-up roles, Mr. T produced his own cartoon series called “Mr. T’s Commandments”, encouraging young people to make positive life choices. His private battle with T-cell lymphoma in 1995 drew him out of the limelight. He still does work as a motivational speaker appearing on the television reality show “I Pity the Fool,” a concept that centres around his desire to help and advise people about how to make positive choices.