Tye White is an American actor. In 2016, he began starring as Kevin Satterlee in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf. Tye always wanted to be an actor, at his college days he enrolled in a drama class as an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. But his dad didn’t find this new so he didn’t let him and suggested finding another club to join.
Tye White Career Details
After graduating from college, White took a job at Chase Bank. But apparently, this was not his dream job at all. He finds this job hard to stand and decided to take a step because of a sentence his friend said to him: “Man, only 40 more years until we retire.” These words showed him the truth and a month later he quit this job at the bank.
In an interview, he mentioned that situation and said:” I was never happy with my 9-to-5, but being the corporate-life-chasing person was ingrained in me as a kid”
It’s been almost a decade now since the actor quit his day job in Michigan and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. Tye booked his first show in 2011 as a jock on Freeform’s TV series Pretty Little Liars. Perhaps you’ve seen him as Aiden Hanna in NCIS: Los Angeles, with LL Cool J playing his on-screen father. Or as Jason Simpson in the FX series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. Or maybe in the 2014 movie Drumline: A New Beat, the sequel to 2002’s Drumline, where he played Armondi Mason.
His latest venture is Greenleaf, an OWN television drama series that follows a loving Memphis, Tennessee, megachurch family as they are repeatedly faced with scandals, in which he plays the role of Kevin Satterlee.
Even though his dad didn’t support his acting career at the first time, he pursued his success over the years. Actually, his whole family pursued his career even his brother JC White is also in the entertainment world as an Instagram personality and a body trainer.
Tye White Dating history And Marriage Details
Because of the role he plays many people think that Tye is gay. But it’s not true because he’s married to Rania Nasreen. Tye and Rania’s relationship started in 2013. Year by year, their relationship got serious. Their love is clear enough to see because Tye shares lovely pictures about his marriage.
Tye White Net Worth
As an actor who plays in TV series, life is busy for Tye. Tye racks up a salary of over $50K per year. The actor’s growing net worth can be reflected in his glowing resume. Besides working in the critically acclaimed The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Greenleaf, he has also worked in Life of the Party: Vol. II. Also, he appeared in Hallmark Channel’s 2012 talk show titled Home & Family.