Faizon Love is an American actor and comedian, well known for playing the role of Kali Hawk in the comedy film Couples Retreat alongside Vince Vaughn. The talented actor is famous for the portrayal of Wendell Wilcox on ‘The Parent ‘Hood,’ Big Worm on ‘Friday’ and Maurice Starr on BET’s ‘The New Edition Story.’ He was arrested in 2017, in Ohio, on a charge of misdemeanor assault.
Faizon Love was born Langston Fazon Sanstisima on June 14, 1968, in Santiago de Cuba, under the birth sign of Gemini. He holds an American nationality and belongs to a Cuban-African ethnic group.
Faizon grew in San Diego, California, as his father worked in the US Navy. He spent most of his childhood days in California with his parents.
Talking about Love’s education, he attended high school in New Jersey, however, there are no details about his further educational background.
Faizon was arrested in Columbus, Ohio, on March 7, 2017, on a charge of misdemeanor assault. The incident started with a noisy argument with a valet at John Glenn Columbus International Airport, whereby video showed him grabbing the valet behind the neck in the baggage claim area and throwing him onto the ground and into a desk. He filed a plea of not guilty.
The 50-years-old actor, Love is still not married yet and he is possibly single at the moment. He hasn’t revealed any details about his personal life with the media.
Moreover, the actor has never made the headlines of tabloids with the information of his dating and girlfriends. It seems he is contended with his professional success and doesn’t want to involve in a romantic relationship.
He made a series of controversial Twitter comments in the wake of the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, in 2014. Once he again took to Twitter to defend Cosby, dismissing those African Americans who believed the allegations as “spineless monkeys”, in 2015.
According to the Celebritynetworth, the comedian-actor has an estimated net worth of $8 million, as of 2019. Fiazon accumulated the amount from his two-decade-long work in the acting industry. His source of earnings from television series, movies, modeling assignments, photo shoots, and other projects.
According to various sources, the average salary of an actor in the United States of America ranges around $48,000 to $52,000 per year. With an experience of over 2 decades, Love surely generates a nice sum of money from his career.
Faizon started his career as a stand-up comedian and made his acting debut from Off-Broadway. He first grabbed the film role in ‘Bebe’s Kids’ as Robin Harris.
Moreover, he has embraced his acting talents in various movies and television series which includes, ‘Fear of a Black Hat,’ ‘Money Talks,’ ‘The Replacements’, ‘The Fighting Temptations,’ ‘Zookeeper’ and ‘Grow House.’
The actor has also played in many commercials for the pre-paid wireless provider Boost Mobile while promoting its new 4G phones.