Eriq La Salle
Eriq La Salle
Celebrated Name: Eriq La Salle
Real Name/Full Name: Erik Ki La Salle
Gender: Male
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 23 July 1962
Birth Place: Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
Weight: N/A
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Eriq La Salle Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, director, writer, producer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $30 million
Last Updated: April 2024

The popular American actor Eriq La Salle is majorly known for his performances in the 1988 movies titled coming to America. On the other hand, Eriq is also a director, a writer as well as a producer. Additionally, Eriq is popular for his role in the NBC medical drama ER as Dr. Peter Benton. Furthermore, the popular actor has received three NAACP Image Awards as well as three Primetime Emmy Awards.

Maybe you know about Eriq La Salle very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Eriq La Salle’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Eriq La Salle, whose birth name is Erik Ki La Salle, was born on the 23rd of July 1962 in Hartford, Connecticut, in the United States. He was born by his mother, Ada Haynes, but his father is unknown. His nationality is American, whereas his ethnicity is African-American.

Eriq attended the New York University at the Tisch School of Arts. While here, he sharpened his acting skills and obtained a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree. Furthermore, Eriq gradated in an Acting Program.

Personal Life

Eriq has kept most of his information away from the public. However, he presently is not married and does not have any kids according to the available information.

Eriq has previously involved himself in a relationship with Angela Johnson, and soon enough, they got engaged only to get separated later.

On the other hand, he is not gay; thus, he is expected to be in a relationship soon.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 23 July 1962, Eriq La Salle is 61 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024. His height is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m) tall, and his weight is 00000 kg.


After finishing his schooling, Eriq went straight to his acting career where he appeared on the cast of Henry V. Since then, Eriq was involved in many other films, especially in Broadway, while off-Broadway, he got high appreciation for his performances.

Further on, Eriq played the role of Mike Rivers in the TV drama One Life to Live. Later on, in 1988, Eriq got the chance to appear in the movie coming to America where he starred alongside Eddie Murphy with the role of Darryl Jenks. Since the movie got huge viewership, this shot him to stardom.

Furthermore, in 1994, Eriq was involved in the medical drama titled ER on NBC on the role of Dr. Peter Benton. From the first season to the eighth, Eriq was the starring. Later on, in its 15 seasons, Eriq returned as it was the final season.

Eriq has had various roles in different films, as well as movies. He was involved in the film Johnny with the role of a Jamaican gangster. Additionally, Eriq made a name having premiered his own film at the American Black Film Festival in Miami.

Additionally, Eriq appeared on the Relative movie Stranger as well as on the television show 24 playing the role of United Nations Secretary. Furthermore, he appeared as a guest in the film Covert affairs as well as on the Film How to Make it in America.

Besides, Eriq is a director who has directed movies such as Crazy as Hell, Law and Order, Gifted Man in addition to The Twilight Zone. He has further directed and appeared on the Series Under the Dome in addition to appearing and directing CSI: Cyber. He also co-starred with Will Munson in the superhero film Logan in 2017.

Additionally, Eriq is an author of several books such as Laws of Depravity: revised edition as well as the Laws of Wrath E-book.

Awards & Achievements

Erick La Salle has been a recipient of many awards as well as nominations throughput his career. To start with, he has received three NAACP Image Awards as well as three Primetime Emmy Awards. On the other hand, he has received nominations for Golden Globes Awards, Black Reel Awards, Online Film & Television Association Screen Actors Guild Awards, Viewers for Quality Television Awards, as well as a winner for the Shanghai International TV Festival. All these awards, as well as nominations, have been through his involvement in various films in his life.

Net Worth & Salary of Eriq La Salle in 2024

Eriq La Salle Net Worth
Eriq La Salle Net Worth

Through his acting career, Eriq La Salle has managed to scoop a tonne of wealth for himself. Altogether, he has an estimated net worth of about $30 million as of April 2024. It has been through hard work as well as determination to reach this mark. On the other hand, his salary is not yet revealed.

Eriq is a go-getter who has leveled every ground when it comes to making sure that his career progresses. As such, he has earned big from his resilience and dedication. On the other hand, he leads a quiet personal life away from the public. He is currently single and concentrates mainly on his work.


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