DeRon Horton is an American actor who came in the limelight following his role of Lionel Higgins in the Netflix original series Dear White People. He also worked on an original film for the streaming platform called Burning Sands. He gained further attention for his work in an independent movie called Dirt. Moreover, he is also credited for his performance in Dirty Grandpa, Lions And Lambs, and many more.
Early Life, Bio, And Family
DeRon Horton was born on November 25, 1992, in Houston, Texas, United States of America. He is an American as per his nationality and belongs to Afrom-American ethnicity. He spent his later childhood days in Saudi Arabia due to his father's job requirements. His family moved there when he was 10.
After his schooling, Horton relocated to the United States and enrolled at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia and graduated in Performing Arts.
Professional Career And Wiki
DeRon Horton initiated his acting career with a 2014 short film Consultation. The same year, the actor also played a role in another short movie Lions and Lamb. After a couple of years, he was a cast in comedy Dirty Grandpa.
DeRon landed his first TV role in Lethal Weapon sharing the screen alongside Damon Wayans, Keesha Sharp, Kevin Rahm, and more. In the year 2017, he appeared in the drama Buring Sands along with Trevor Jackson, Alfre Woodard, Steve Harris, and Tosin Cole as well.
After his breakthrough in the movie, the actor portrayed another major role of a black gay teenager, Lionel Higgins in Netflix's comedy series, Dear White People. He subsequently worked in Roman J. Israel, Esq (2017), and many others. A year after, he featured in the independent movie, Dirt.
In addition to his acting, Horton is also a talented musician.
Net Worth And Earnings
DeRon Horton has collected a good amount of money from his career. His net worth as of 2019 is around $1 million, according to some online sources. His major source of income is his work in movies and TV series.
The actor owns a house in Los Angeles, California.
Personal Life; Gay, Dating, Girlfriend, And Relationship
DeRon Horton is not married yet. Likewise, the actor is also not dating anyone at present. Horton was once rumored to be gay. After his portrayal of the black gay student in the series Dear White People, rumors about his sexuality emerged. The speculations remained unsubstantiated as the actor yet to be revealed his sexual orientation in real life.
Other than that, Horton has remained tight-lipped regarding his love life, relationship, and dating life.
He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Age And Height
- DeRon Horton's age as of 2019 is 26 years.
- Height: He has a tall height.
by ab-sagar, 28 Jul, 2019