LisaGay Hamilton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 06 Aug, 2020
Facts of LisaGay Hamilton
Date of Birth: 1964 , March-25
Age: 57 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name LisaGay Hamilton
Father Ira Winslow Hamilton, Jr.
Mother Eleanor Albertine Blackwell
Nationality Afro-American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California, USA
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Weight in KG 56
Married to Robin Kelley
Education Juilliard School
Movies Krush Groove
TV Show Homicide: Life On The Street, The Practice
Sisters Heidi Hamilton
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LisaGay Hamilton is an American actress known for her outstanding portrayal in movies and TV series like True Crime, The Practice, Jackie Brown, House of Cards, The Sum of All Fears, Men of a Certain Age, and others.   

Afro-American Actress LisaGay Hamilton   

Born on 25 March 1964, LisaGay Hamilton is 56 years old. She was born to Ira Winslow Hamilton, Jr. and Eleanor Albertine Blackwell in Los Angeles, California, the United States. She grew up in  Stony Brook, New York, Long Island with her sister Heidi Hamilton. 

She holds an American Nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic background. She has a height of 5 feet 2 inches (157 cm) and weighs around 62 kg (136.6 pounds). 

Regarding her education, she is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. She has a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and a graduate diploma from the Juilliard School. 

Journey From Theatres To Movie Industry

LisaGay Hamilton started her career in 1985 through a minor role in the movie Krush Groover. As of 2020, she has over 65 acting credits and 2 directing credits.

She is popular for her roles as Rebecca Washington in ABC’s The Practice, as Melissa Thoreau in Men of a Certain Age, as Celia Jones in Netflix’s House Of Cards and many others.

CAPTION: LisaGay Hamilton in House Of Cards SOURCE: LisaGay Hamilton in House Of Cards

For her outstanding portrayal, she has received the 2005 Locarno International Film Festival Award for Best Actress, 2003 AFI Fest, and 2 more. Moreover, she has been nominated for 16 prestigious awards as Image Award and Black Reel Award.

Before she debuted in the movie industry, LisaGay was active in classical theatre. She has performed in plays like Measure for Measure, Reckless, Tartuffe, and Much Ado About Nothing to name a few.

Net Worth From Her Decades-Long Career???

With over 3 decades in the film industry, LisaGay Hamilton is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million as of 2020. The primary source of her income is salaries from movies, profits from movies, sponsorships, and endorsements deals. 

As per several sources, she gets a salary of around $60 thousand to $320 thousand per role. The same site cited that she charges between $40 thousand to $60 thousand per episode for her role in TV series and shows.

LisaGay Hamilton Husband

LisaGay Hamilton is married to Robin Davis Gibran Kelley. They exchanged their marital vows on 23 August 2009 in a lavish wedding ceremony.

CAPTION: LisaGay Hamilton and her husband Robin Davis Gibran Kelley SOURCE: LisaGay Hamilton and her husband

Her husband is an American historian and writer. Kelley is also a professor of American History at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

The couple resides in the View Park-Windsor Hills near Los Angeles California.