Facts of Leslie Odom Jr.
Leslie Odom Jr. is an American actor and singer known for his role as Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical, Hamilton. For his role in Hamilton, Odon won a Tony Awards for Best Actor and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album
Leslie Odom Jr. earns a decent amount of money as his salary and has gathered net worth in millions. Presently, Odom is married to an actress, Nicolette Kloe Robinson and has a daughter.
How Much Net worth Does Leslie Odom Jr. Have? Salary and house?
Leslie Odom Jr. has come a long way with hardwork and dedication to make it easy for him to amass a great fortune through an acting career. Even though the exact net worth of Odom is still under review, we can assume it to be in millions.
Odom starring 2017 movie, Murder on the Orient Express directed by Kenneth Branagh was prepared on a budget of $55 million and overall collected $352.8 million in the box office. After working along with the famous award-winning actors like Willem Dafoe and many more, his career took a great acceleration. Johnny Depp, a versatile actor who has a net worth around $400 million also appeared as a guest in the movie.
Since the age of 17, Leslie is engaged in the field of acting and is considered as one of the highest earning actor. Throughout his acting career, he has earned relishing amount as his salary which has assisted him to amass a net worth in millions.
Moreover, Leslie recently bought a lavish mansion which covers an area of 1,800 square feet having a market value of around $1.75 million.
Is Leslie Odom Jr. Married? If yes then does he have children?
The multiple award-winning actor, Leslie Odom Jr. married his girlfriend Nicolette Kloe Robinson, an actress after dating for a few years. The couple exchanged their vows on 1st December 2012, in Los Angeles.
CAPTION: Leslie and Nicolette celebrated their 6th Wedding Anniversary
The couple first met in 2008 while auditioning for a role in the musical, Once on This Island in Los Angeles. Odom was serving as assistant director at that moment and quickly hired Robinson after a cast member who left unexpectedly. They began dating eventually after the show ended. According to the statement given by Leslie, they remained as best friends for quite a long time while working on the same hood.
The husband and wife are blessed with a daughter named Lucille Ruby born on 23rd April 2017. Odom is living a blissful life with his wife and daughter without signs of divorce and affairs. Apart from just being husband and wife, they have also worked together at various workshops and music.
Leslie Odom Jr. Early Life and Education
Leslie Odom Jr. was born on 6th August 1981, in Queens, New York but raised in East Oak Lane, Philadelphia. As per his nationality, he holds an American citizen. His parents were of African descent so he belongs to African-American ethnicity. Further, his star sign is Leo.
However, the details of his parents are not disclosed. He grew up along with his sister but her identity is still not revealed. Odom attended Julia R. Masterman School for middle school and completed his high school from the Philadelphia High School in Creative and Performing Arts.
After high school graduation, he joined Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from where earned his bachelor degree.
Leslie Odom Jr. Career and Profession
Adom manifested his talent by attending Canaan Baptist Church with his family where he sang solos in the church choir. At his teen stage, Odom started singing and studied musical theatre in college.
Odom debuted his first musical at the age of 17 by making his first Boardway appearance as Paul in Rent. In 2000, Odom appeared in Dreamgirls one-night Broadway concert version. He portrayed several theatre roles in various musical with music and lyrics and nominated for Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical.
Leslie won the Grammy Award for the cast album in 2016 and the Tony Award for a best musical actor.
Odom played a repetitive role in CSI: Miami, which was first broadcasted in 2003. He appeared in nine episodes as Joseph Kayle before leaving in 2006. In the Smash music TV series, Odom played a recurring role as Sam Strickland in 2012 and was promoted to a leading role in the final season of the show in 2013.
Leslie also worked along with Connor Paolo in the American police procedural, legal, crime drama TV series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. On 4th February 2018, during the NBC broadcast of Super Bowl LII, Odom sang "America the Beautiful".
Despite his television series appearance, Odom has also worked in short films including, Red Tails and Murder on the Orient Express.
Apart from his career in acting, he is also a singer and released several albums. Odom is also a writer and wrote books miscellaneously in order to inspire younger readers. Some of the books written by Odom are Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning.
Leslie Odom Jr. Facts and Body Stats
- Profession: Actor, Singer, and Author
- Years active: 1998-present
- Height: 5 feet 8 inch / 1.71 m
- Weight: 73 kg
- Instagram followers: 460K