LeVar Burton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 30 Mar, 2016
Facts of LeVar Burton
Date of Birth: 1957 , February-16
Age: 64 years old
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name LeVar Burton
Birth Name Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr.
Nick Name Burton
Father Levardis Robert Martyn Burton
Mother Erma Jean Burton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Landstuhl
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Working For Movies, TV Shows
Net Worth $ 6 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Dark brown
Famous for Presenter, Producer, Director
Married Yes
Married to Stephanie Cozart Burton (m. 1992)
Children 2
Divorce Not Yet
Education University of Southern California
Movies Practice Makes Perfect
TV Show Transformers: Rescue Bots
Books The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm
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LeVar Burton was born with his birth name as Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. who was born in February 16, 1957. LeVar was born in Landstuhl of West Germany and belonging with his identity he is working as a director and author in the television industry with high rank. Mostly, Burton is remembered with his character in Kunta Kinte within the popular miniseries Roots. This miniseries was awarded in the year 1977 that provided him to gain opportunities in high success within the field. Burton activeness started in the year 1976 due to his hard work and interest in his work he is able to reach top position by now. Burton holds American nationality with African- American ethnicity background. Burton mother name is Erma Jean who was working as an educator and administration as well as she was a renounced social worker. Burton father was official photographer whose name is Levardis Robert Martyn.

Burton got associated with St. Plus X seminary at the early age of 13 and started pursuing his further education to become a priest as he was belonging from typical Christian family. But at the age of 17 he moved to University of Southern California to grab his education on drama as because he got the scholarship within the very time over there. His interest in studying theatre made him to graduate in the very major subject. In the very start he started working with his minor roles in the very time as well as he also got appeared as a guest artist in many series which took him to the top position in later.

Burton is a married man who is very stable and committed in his relationship. The name of his spouse is Stephaine Cozart Burton with whom he started his affair in the beginning of the 1991. After one year of dating stating as her girlfriend he got married with her in `1992. Burton and Stephaine is the father of 2 children whose names are Eian Burton and Michaela jean Burton. Burton has never been a part of rumors and no extra girlfriend are listed in his bio. It seems he is totally committed with his spouse and he is very romantic in his love life. Burton is responsible in taking care of his children and he has managed his career by side. Burton loves travelling with his family in his free time. Burton according to his wife sometimes gets angry for unwanted reasons.

Burton height is 5 feet 7 inches in tall and his body has lost much weight looking and comparing to the picture from last year. Burton is also amazing with his salary that was quite low in 2015 but in 2016 his net worth is comparatively attractive and eye cashing which is listed to be around 6 million American dollars.