Lakeith Stanfield

Inside Biography

Born on San Bernardino, California, Lakeith Stanfield is an American actor as well as a rapper who made his feature film debut in independent drama Short Term 12, for which he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. He is also recognized for his roles, Jimmie Lee Jackson in Selma (2014), Marquis a.k.a. Bug Dope (2014), Snoop Dogg in Straight Outta Compton (2015) and Patrick Haynes in Snowden (2016).           

Early Life Of Lakeith Stanfield 

Lakeith Stanfield was born Lakeith Lee Stanfield on 12 August 1991 in San Bernardino, California. He was raised in Riverside and Victorville, California. Talking about his family, he said that he "grew up very poor in a fractured family that was dysfunctional on both sides".    

Since he was always interested in acting, Stanfield attended the John Casablancas Modeling and Career Center in Los Angeles.   

Lakeith Stanfield's Career

Stanfield started his career in the entertainment industry after getting trained at the Los Angeles' John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center. He first made his first appearance in the short film Short Term 12 in 2009.

A year later, he was seen in the short film Gimme Grace (2010). After that, because of the lack of new work, he started doing gardening, roof work, at AT&T and at a legal marijuana dispensary. Later,  Cretton contacted him to reappear in a feature-length adaption of Short Term 12 (2013) which is his first feature film.   

In 2014, Stanfield appeared in the movies The Purge: Anarchy and Selma. After a year he then appeared in the short film named King Ripple as King Ripple, Tracks as Lawrence. Similarly, in 2015, he appeared in the movies named Miles Ahead, Memoria and in Straight Outta Compton where he portrayed the role of Snoop Dogg.  

Soon after that, he began starring in the series Atlanta. During that time, he also starred in the films Live Cargo and Snowden. He has also appeared in many movies such as Crown Heights, Get Out, The Incredible Jessica James, War Machine, Death Note among others.  

Talking about his awards and achievements, he won Hamptons International Film Festival Award for the Breakthrough Performer for Straight Outta Compton. Similarly, he has been nominated for many prestigious awards including GFCA Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards, Black Reel Awards and many more.          

Lakeith Stanfield's Net Worth             

Stanfield's net worth and salary are not estimated and it is still under review. However, he has done a dozen movies and television series and it is obvious that his net worth is in millions. Some of his high grossing films are listed below:           

Year  Movie  Role  Box Collection  Cast Members
2015 Straight Outta Compton Snoop Dogg  $201.6 million O'Shea Jackson Jr.,
Corey Hawkins,
Jason Mitchell
2017 Get Out  Andre Hayworth / Logan King $255.5 million Caleb Landry Jones,
Stephen Root,
Catherine Keener
2018 Sorry to Bother You  Ca s sius "Cash" Green $17.1 million David Cross, Steven Yuen, Tessa Thompson

Lakeith Stanfield's Personal Life 

American actor Lakeith Stanfield has been in a relationship with American actress Xosha Roquemore since August 2015. The couple lives under a radar and barely talks about their dating life out in the public. 

On International Women's Day in March 2017, the pair announced they were expecting their first child together. They welcomed their first child in June but the name and the gender of the baby are still not revealed.           

CAPTION: Lakeith Stanfield with her girlfriend Xosha Roquemore SOURCE: upi

Taking about his online presence, he is active on Twitter where he normally shares about his work. 

Body Measurements  

  • Height- He stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 m ). 
  • Weight- As of 2018, he weighs 71  kg. 

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by rabina, 09 Sep, 2018

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