Orlando is a renowned TV actor who is famous for his performances in ‘That’s So Raven’, ‘Sister, Sister’, Lizzie McGuire’ and ‘Family Matters’ by Disney.
He has performed in the series for a long time and his fans love him for that. He is also skilled in rapping, singing, and voice acting.
Real Name: Orlando Brown
Celebrated Name: Orlando Brown
Date of Birth: December 4, 1987
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, United States
Weight: 78 kg
Height: 1.7 m
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Not married
Source of Wealth: Actor, rapper, singer
Orlando Brown Net Worth: $250 thousand
Orlando Brown was born on December 4, 1987, in California. He was raised in California as well. Orlando has American and African ancestry. The name of his father is Jammal Brown. His family encouraged his passion for acting. They also found him an agent as well. While he was a child, he found a role in movies namely Big Move, Major Payne, and Max Keeble.
Orlando Brown had a relationship with Omena Alexandria and Anneliese Van Der Pol. Together with Omena in December 2006, he welcomed a baby boy who was named Hunter Duke Brown. He was famous for singing and acting. Orlando Brown also had multiple run-ins with the law.
He was arrested multiple times on several charges. In 2007, the police took him into custody for possession of marijuana. He was once again arrested in 2011 for driving while he was under the influence of marijuana. His next encounter with the police was in 2016 when he was charged with possession of drugs and domestic battery.
His legal issues didn’t end on that. Once again in January 2018, he was arrested and charged with battery of a spouse. Other charges included resistance against a police officer and drug possession.
His legal troubles didn’t end at all these arrests and charges. In September 2018, he was arrested for the fifth time when he was arrested for breaking into an LA restaurant that his former friend Danny Boy owned. TMZ broke the story and revealed that Danny Boy got the alert for a break-in through a text issued by the security service.
He failed to appear against a warrant. Danny Boy pressed the charges in the hope that Orlando Brown would beg for help. However, he didn’t. Orlando Brown was put behind the bars and the bail was set at $13,000.
In Major Payne, he co-starred with another actor. However, he got steady work in TV shows namely ‘Sister, Sister’, ‘Two of a kind’, and ‘Waynehead.’ He didn’t restrict himself only to acting and flexed his muscles in the field of voice over. He gave voice over to several animated series such as The Proud Family. He also gained fame for his television movies namely Eddie’s Million Dollar Cook-Out and Maniac Magee.
In 2012, he made his appearance at Christmas in Compton and We the Party movies. In 2015, he made a name for himself by appearing in Straight Outta Comptom and American Bad Boy. He started rapping in 2006 with the release of his album Trade It All. His single F**k My Fame of 2016 added to his fame and popularity.
He started appearing on Dr. Phil Show
Orlando Brown made an appearance in Dr. Phil Show in December 2018. Hollywoodlife blog claimed that Orlando Brown was delusional on the sets and he claimed that Michael Jackson was his father. He claimed that he was not on drugs anymore.
Dr. Phil offered him mental help and counseling to which he repeatedly refused.
Will he make a comeback soon?
The chances of his making a comeback don’t appear to be good. His Barron says that Orlando Brown had already burned bridges with former friends, family members, and coworkers due to his deteriorating delusions and mental conditions. He was on the way to isolating himself from his family and friends.
Several child stars start well but cannot cope with the unpredictable Hollywood life as they grow in extreme fame and money. Orlando Brown’s fall is linked to his drug abuse and consistent mental illness.
Awards and nominations
In 2000, Orlando Brown won the nomination for Safe Harbor and Young Artist Award. In 2005, Orlando Brown won the Young Artist Award.
Orlando Brown’s Net Worth
Orlando Brown made most of his wealth through acting, singing, and rapping. His current net worth is $250, 000. Orlando Brown often makes headlines by getting involved in different types of scandals such as possessing drugs like methamphetamine.
Once he was accused of abusing his girlfriend and also obstructing justice. His scandals and uncertain career affected the flow of his wealth. The low net worth is due to his involvement in these scandals. However, his scandals brought consistently brought and kept him into the news but for all the wrong reasons.
Earnings from sitcom That’s So Raven
That’s So Raven was a sitcom series that was telecast on the Disney channel between 2003 and 2007. Orlando Brown acted in the series as Eddie Thomas. The character was the best friend of another leading character, Raven Baxter. Orlando Brown worked in 99 episodes of that show. He made his appearance in all the seasons of the show and earned about 1,000 per episode. So, his total earning from the sitcom was about $100,000.
Earnings from Family Matters
Family Matters was one of the first shows in which Orlando Brown acted. He was a child actor at that time. The show ran for 9 seasons between 1989 and 1997. His total earnings from the show were $50,000
Earnings from Two of a Kind
Orlando Brown also acted in the American sitcom namely Two of a Kind. The show ran from 1998 to 1999. Orlando Brown earned about $10,000 by acting the sitcom as Max. He acted in eight episodes of the show.