|Celebrated Name:||Tim Reid|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Timothy Lee Reid|
|Age:||75 years old|
|Birth Date:||19 December 1944|
|Birth Place:||Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Rita Sykes (m, 1966; div, 1980), Daphne Maxwell (m, 1982)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Timothy II and Tori Reid)|
|Is Tim Reid Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Actor and Film Director|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$4 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2020|
Tim Reid is a popular American actor and film director. He is most well-known for his roles in the TV shows, “WKRP in Cincinnati” (1978–82), “Simon & Simon” (1983–87), “Sister, Sister” (1994–99), and “That ’70s Show” (2004–06). He also had a lead role in the comedy-drama TV series, “Frank’s Place” (1987-88). He is the founder and president of Legacy Media Institute, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing film and TV professionals and people inspiring to pursue a career in these sectors together.
Maybe you know about Tim Reid very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Tim Reid’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
Tim Reid, whose full name is Timothy Lee Reid, was born on the 19th of December 1944 in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S. to parents, William Lee Reid and Augustine Reid. Coming to his education, he completed his Bachelor of Business Administration at Norfolk State College in 1968. After completing his education, he went to Dupont Corporation, where he worked for three years.
Tim Reid married Rita Ann Sykes in 1966, but they got divorced 14 years later in 1980. Together, they have two children, Timothy II (b. 1968) and Tori Reid (b. 1971). He then married popular actress Daphne Maxwell Reid in 1980 and has been together ever since.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 19th of December 1944, Tim Reid is 75 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2020. His height is 1.87 M tall, and his weight is 75 Kg.
Tim Reid’s career began when he formed a team with Tom Dreesen named “Tim and Tom,” which was the first interracial comedy duo. They later wrote a book about their experiences with the popular sportswriter, Ron Rapoport which was titled, “Tim & Tom: An American Comedy in Black and White” (2008). His TV acting career began with a role in the comedy show, “The Richard Pryor Show.”
He then starred in the sitcom TV series, “WKRP in Cincinnati” (1978-82), which remains his most popular role of all time. He then worked in the detective television series, “Simon & Simon” (1983-87). For his performance in the comedy-drama series, “Frank’s Place,” he earned an award from Viewers for Quality Television Awards in the category of the Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series. The role also won him the Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
He has worked in three episodes of the sci-fi TV series, “Highlander: The Series.” He starred in the sitcom TV series, “Sister, Sister,” for the entirety of its six-season run. He has also worked in the TV series, “Roommates” and “That ’70s Show”. Tim has also directed the 1996 period drama film, “Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored”. He has also directed the children’s TV show, “Bobobobs,” which aired in the late 1980s.
Tim Reid and Daphne Maxwell Reid built New Millennium Studios back in 1997, which was used in several movie and television productions including, “Hearts in Atlantis” (2001) and “Lincoln” (2012).
However, the property was sold to Four Square Property Management LLC in March of 2015 for $1.475 million. Also, he is the founder and president of Legacy Media Institute, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing film and TV professionals and people inspiring to pursue a career in these sectors together.
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Tim Reid:
- In 1990, he became the winner of the Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for “Frank’s Place” (1987).
- He was the winner of the Oscar Micheaux Award at the 1999 PGA Oscar Micheaux Award.
- He was the winner of the Audience Choice Award at the 1995 St. Louis International Film Festival for “Once Upon a Time… When We Were Colored”.
Net Worth & Salary of Tim Reid in 2020
As of May 2020, Tim Reid has gathered a net worth of $4 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as an actor and director. He began his career when he formed a team with Tom Dreesen named “Tim and Tom.” He has been a part of several TV series including, “WKRP in Cincinnati” (1978-82), which remains his most popular role of all time. For his performance in “Frank’s Place,” he earned an award from Viewers for Quality Television Awards in the category of the Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series. He is the founder and president of Legacy Media Institute as well.
Tim Reid has been a great actor, and his performances prove that. He has been involved in several noble activities, including creating the anti-drug music video, “Stop the Madness,” which was recorded to promote the fight against drugs. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps inspiring and entertaining us like he always has.