Quick Facts Gavin Houston

  • NameGavin Houston
  • Birth NameGavin Alexander Houston
  • Nick NameGavin
  • FatherLloyd Houston
  • MotherColette Houston
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityAfrican-American
  • ProfessionActor and model
  • Working ForCBS
  • Net Worth$750 thousand
  • Famous ForHaves and the Have Nots
  • EducationUniversity of Florida
  • SiblingsTonza Houston

Gavin Houston is an American actor as well as a producer. Houston is best known for his outstanding roles in the movies like The Singles Table, General Hospital, The Bay, etc. Currently, Houston appears in the regular television soap opera The Haves and the Have Nots as Jeffrey Harrington since 2013. He currently lives with his daughter in New York City.

Gavin Houston Early life and Education

Gavin Houston was born on December 10, 1977, in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. He is the son of Colette Houston and Lloyd Houston. Houston grew up along with his sibling sister Tonza Houston. 

Houston completed attended the local school for his primary education. He completed his graduation from the University of Florida. After the graduation, Houston attended Manhattan Theatre Club for studying the acting. 

Gavin Houston Career

Since his childhood, Gavin Houston developed a deep interest towards acting. At the age of 15, Houston pursued his acting career appearing in different commercials. He made his first acting debut in 1992 through the television series The Cosby Show as Paul on NBC. Houston appeared in regular eight seasons of the following series.

Youtube: The Cosby Show

Later in 2002, for the first time, Houston appeared on the television soap opera Guiding Light as Remy Boudreau. Furthermore, he has also starred in the popular ABC soap opera General Hospital as Sly Thomas. The show was the third longest-running drama and has won 13 Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series which is the highest till now. 


Besides this, Houston has also appeared on several television talk shows such as Singles Table as Rick, The Bay as Tony Foster, Minkow as Hulking Jock, etc. Well, his other movies include:

  • The Singles Table-2007
  • Wizards of Waverly Place-2008
  • Without a Trace-2008
  • The Bay-2011
  • Minkow-2011
  • Spy-2011
  • The Rum Diary-2011
  • Presumed Dead in Paradise-2014
  • Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart-2016
  • The Secret She Kept-2016

These days Gavin Houston appears on the regular series The Haves and the Have Nots as Jeffrey Harrington since 2013.

Twitter: The Haves and the Have Nots 

Gavin Houston Personal life

A well-known and skilled actor Gavin Houston is able to collect huge fans from his incredible actings and stunning looks. However, talking about his personal life, Houston mostly keeps his personal details out of reach the people. It is still unknown, whether he is married or not.

But some of the social media mentioned that he lives along with his daughter in New York City. And it is said that he has a strong bond with his daughter. Furthermore, in an interview, he mentioned that his daughter is his inspiration and has always motivated him regarding his professional life. But yet, Houston hasn’t revealed any information his daughter’s mother. 

Gavin Houston Net worth

Gavin Houston earns a good amount of money from his acting career. Till the date, he has starred in several movies and television series. According to the recent data, Gavin Houston’s estimated net worth is $750 thousand which is totally worthy. His net worth is sure to be increased in upcoming days.