Trai Byers
Trai Byers
Celebrated Name: Trai Byers
Real Name/Full Name: Trai Byers
Gender: Male
Age: 40 years old
Birth Date: 19th July 1983
Birth Place: Kansas City
Nationality: American
Height: 6ft 2in
Weight: 80kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Grace Gealey
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Profession: Actor, Writer and Producer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth: $2 million
Last Updated: 2022

Trai is an American actor he is best known for portraying the role of Andre Lyon in the Fox musical prime time soap opera, Byers made his debut in television in 2011 playing the recurring role of Mookie on the ABC daytime soap opera, All My Children. He was also part of The CW series 90210.

Early Life & Biography

Trai Byers was born in Kansas City Kansas. He was raised alongside one sister Brandy Byers. Trai father was in the United States Air force, they moved from one country to another due to the nature of his father’s work, there is a time in his life that his family lived in the Philippines.

He went to school in Kansas City after he completed his high-school education, Trai then graduated from Adrew College with an associate degree in Theatre and graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in communication.

Buyers believes education is the key to success, he did not stop there Trai attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles, and the Yale School of Drama.

Born on 19 July 1983, Trai Byers is 40 years old. His height is 6ft 2inch tall, and weight is 80kg.

Personal Life: wife, kids

Trai Byers With Wife Grace Gealey
Trai Byers With Wife Grace Gealey

Byers is a happy married man to his love Grace Gealey, the couple got married on April 14th 2016 on Grand Cayman Island. The couple first met on the set of the hit Lee Daniel’s Fox series and formed a friendship that blossomed into a bond that let their happily ever after.

Byers said there’s no greater feeling than knowing you’ve found the love of your life, they always celebrates their anniversaries, sharing a heartfelt story of their journey to love, Byers is very a loving husband to his queen God remains the tether that binds them together. The couple are grateful to be parents of one healthy child.


Trai Byers made his debut in the soap opera All My Children, he was acting as Mookie’ who was an abusive ex-boyfriend. Trai starred in the popular teen soap, where he starred as a businessman. He started becoming popular with the public so he moved to the big screens.

Byers starred in the sports film Jay Hawkers’ he portrayed the real-life story of racism, discrimination and basketball at the University of Kansas. He starred in the film alongside Justin Wesley, In 2004 Trai played civil rights activist, James Forman in Selma he acted alongside David Oyelowo who played the character of Martin Luther in the film.

The director of the film was Ava DuVernay, in the same year the drama series Empire premiered. Byers was given the role Andre Lyon ‘who is the eldest son of Lucious Lyon. Trai has a passion in his career he enjoyed every role he played. Byers got fame from playing a role in different dramas.

Byers was given a difficult role of a character who suffers from bipolar disorder , this was not easy for him he didn’t know how a person suffering from bipolar behaved, he learned with a relative who was suffering from the same and he watched carefully. Trai has a continuous character in the series Empire as it is in its third season.

Awards & Achievements

Trai is a performer he was an exemplary student in school, he was in love with his performance, and Byers was so much into performing that he got a chance to attend American Musical and Drama. This star had a character where every horrible thing happens to him.

Byers has been nominated and awarded he was nominated 17th Teen Choice Awards, Choice TV Scene Stealer, In 2017 he was nominated 1st Black Reel Awards for Television, Outstanding Supporting Actor, Drama Series.

Net Worth & Salary of Trai Byers

Trai Byers Net Worth
Trai Byers Net Worth

Byer is a very successful actor and is one of the biggest stars on Empire. He is popular known for playing the role of Andre Lyon in the Fox television series Empire he is passionate about his career, his earning mostly comes from being a well known actor, his estimated net worth is around $2 million as of 2022.

Byers almost chose another career path, he thought about becoming a pastor instead of an actor. Trai is very passionate about God, so he thought it would be a good choice. Byers shares his spiritual priorities on social media, he portrays as a calm person who mostly keeps to himself.


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