LeVar Burton
LeVar Burton
Celebrated Name: LeVar Burton
Real Name/Full Name: Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr
Gender: Male
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: 16 February 1957
Birth Place: Landstuhl, Germany
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Stephanie Cozart Burton (m. 1992)
Children: Yes (Michaela Jean Burton, Eian Burton)
Profession: American actor, presenter, director and author
Net Worth in 2024: $8 million
Last Updated: June 2024

LeVar Burton is a writer, artist, director, and presenter, who is best known for being a host for the Reading Rainbow. You may have seen him in the movie, Star Trek, as Geordi La Forge. He is a known personality and done several roles in movies and television.

Maybe you know about LeVar Burton 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 LeVar Burton’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

Levar belongs to a U.S. Army Family. Levar’s mother was a social activist and educationalist. His dad worked as a photographer. It is such a privilege that he worked for U.S. Army Signal Corps. He and his sisters were raised in Sacramento by their mother.

He went to school and wanted to be a priest. He graduated at the age of 17 and went to the University of Southern California. He had a scholarship in drama.

Personal Life

He is married to Stephanie Cozart, and they are happy in their union. He has two children and lives a happy life! The son is from the previous relationship he had. They are currently residing in California.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 16 February 1957, LeVar Burton is 67 years old as of today’s date 16th June 2024. His height is 1.7 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


Levar wrote a book in the year 1997. It was called ‘Aftermath.’ He acted in movies such as The Hunter, Booker, The Midnight Hour, Liberty, The Supernaturals, Blizzard, Rise of the Zombies, Star Trek Generations, Star Trek – First Contact, Our Friend, Martin, Ali, Dancing in September and the list goes on.

You would find him in the following television shows/series –

Reading Rainbow
Deadly Games
Family Guy
The Big Bang Theory
Hell’s Kitchen
That’s not all! The list is never-ending.

Yes, he has appeared in the most famous TV shows. In a nutshell, he has a flourishing TV and filming profession.
As a director, Burton has worked on the following movies and series –

Charmed (3 eps)
Perception (2 eps)
The Tiger Woods Story
Soul Food
Smart House
Star Trek – Voyager and many more.

The list is never-ending! He has acted in many movies and TV shows. He has directed some series and films. LeVar Burton is unstoppable!

Awards & Achievements

LeVar Burton is a popular name in the film industry. He has acted in movies and shows, as well as directed films. Since he has a flourishing career, he has been nominated in various award functions.

He won the Peabody Award in the year 1992 for Reading Rainbow. For 5 years, he won the Image award for outstanding performance in the Reading Rainbow.

Levar won the Grammy Award for the Best Spoken World album. In a nutshell, he has been honored with many awards and nominations.

Net Worth & Salary of LeVar Burton in 2024

LeVar Burton Net Worth
LeVar Burton Net Worth

As of June 2024, LeVar Burton has earned $8 million through his acting and directing career. He also wrote a book called, ‘Aftermath.’ He is a popular personality and has garnered a lot of recognition for his works! He is truly a fantastic actor and has won several awards.

Levar is known for his role in the Reading Rainbow. The show won more than 2000 awards. Did you know that there was a campaign for bringing back the show? The American actor is a popular celebrity, and everyone respects him in the industry. Will we see more of him? Only time can tell! He has several followers on his Twitter as well as the Instagram handle.

There were rumors about him being gay, but nothing has been official. He has been married for many years and had a daughter as well as a son. His son is from his previous relationship. Little did he know that he would become a star in the industry! He was about to become a priest before he joined the industry. Life throws surprises, isn’t it?


  1. You need to revise this. He was in Star Trek Next Generation for all 7 seasons and only guested on Voyager once. Georgi LaForge on Next Gen is his most famous role by far.


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