LaRoyce Hawkins Biography

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LaRoyce Hawkins

Quick Facts Of LaRoyce Hawkins

Celebrated Name LaRoyce Hawkins
Age 30 Years
Nick Name LaRoyce
Birth Name LaRoyce Hawkins
Birth Date 1988-04-04
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Harvey, Illinois
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Father Leonard Hawkins
Mother Leah Bradley
Siblings 1
Brothers Lamar Hawkins
Horoscope Taurus
Ethnicity African-American
Famous For role of Kevin Atwater on NBC series, Chicago P.D.
High School Thornton High School
University Illinois State University
Education Major in Theatre Arts
Career Best Win 2008
Debut Movie The Express
First Telefilm Detroit 1-8-7
Marital Status Unmarried
Children 1
Current City Chicago
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 176 lbs (80 kg)
Chest Size 39 inches
Bicep Size 14 inches
Body Build/Type Athletic
Eye Color black
Hair Color Black
Net Worth $1 million

LaRoyce Hawkins is an American actor, stand-up comic, spoken word artist, and musician. He is best known for his role of Officer Kevin Atwater on NBC's police drama, Chicago P.D. He has also appeared in the recurring role of Officer Kevin Atwater in Chicago Fire in 2013. He has over 236k followers on Instagram and over 62.9 followers on his Twitter account. He has an upcoming movie, Canal Street, scheduled to release on 18 January 2019.

Canal Street releases on 18 January

LaRoyce starring in the role of Amari Crawford in the drama/thriller film, Canal Street is set to release next week, on 18 January 2019. The movie is directed by Ryan LaMarr. Michael Beach, Lance Reddick, Will Yun Lee, Mykelti Williamson, Jon Seda, Mekhi Phifer, Jamie Hector, Harry Lenix, and Nora Dunn are some of the main casts in the film.

Famous For

  • His role of officer Kevin Atwater on the NBC series, Chicago P.D.

Early Life of LaRoyce Hawkins

LaRoyce Hawkins was born on 4 May 1988. He was born to a father, Leonard Hawkins and a mother, Leah Bradley. His birth place is in Harvey, Illinois in the United States. He holds American nationality. He has a younger brother named Lamar Hawkins. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He belongs to African-American ethnicity. He attended Thornton High School, where he was recruited to play basketball. Later, he left the basketball team and joined the speech team. He went on winning state champion in comedy speech writing twice. He won an award from the Illinois High School Association for "original comedy" in his junior year. He also won another award from the High School for "humorous acting duet" in his senior year.

He attended Illinois State University where he majored in theatre arts.

Career of LaRoyce Hawkins

He played the role of Toledo from the August Wilson production Ma Rainey's Black Bottom in his first college play.

He started doing standups and perform at open mic nights.

In 2008, he landed his first major motion picture role of Art Baker in the feature film, the biopic of Ernie Davis titled The Express. 

He has also appeared in short films, Reflection in 2011 and Google Me Love in 2013.

He made appearances in various television series including Ballers, House of Payne, Underemployed, and Detroit 1-8-7.

He appeared in the recurring role of Officer Kevin Atwater in Chicago Fire in 2013.

He appeared in the main role of Officier Kevin Atwater on the NBC police drama, Chicago P.D. in 2014. He has appeared in the five seasons of the show so far and its sixth season is running.

He has also released in 2018 comedy-drama film Hope Strings Eternal. 

Besides television series and films, he has also pursued his career as a stand-up comic and spoken-word poet

He will appear in the thriller-drama film, Canal Street. The film is scheduled to release on 18 January 2019.

Personal Life

The 30-years old actor is unmarried. He is reportedly single or he has managed to maintain his personal life private. No rumors regarding his past or current affairs have surfaced yet. However, he has a son. He posts pictures with him on social media accounts. The identity of the kid's mother is not revealed yet.

He lives in Chicago at present. 

Body measurements

The Chicago P.D. star stands at a height of 1.9 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of 176 lbs i.e. 80 kg. He has aches size of 39 inches and biceps size of 14 inches. He has an athletic body build. He has maintained his body well. He has black eyes and his hair color is also black. 

Net Worth

As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at around $1 million. He has earned his fortune working in the films and television shows. He is popular for his role in Chicago P.D. 

Did You Know?

  • He credits his grandparents with shaping his life.
  • He enrolled at Illinois State University on a full tuition scholastic scholarship.

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