Who is Gavin Houston?
Gavin Alexander Houston, born on the 10th of December, 1977, is an American actor who became known through his roles in the series “Guiding Light” on CBS, and “The Haves and the Have Nots” on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Gavin Houston’s Early Life
Houston was born in Brooklyn, New York City, and is the son of Colette and Lloyd Houston. He also has a sister named Tonza, and is of Guyanese and Brazilian ethnicity, and an American citizen. Houston graduated from the University of Florida and also attended Manhattan Theatre Club to hone his skills in acting.
Gavin Houston’s Career
Houston’s career started out accidentally. He was accompanying his older sister when she was auditioning for a well-known agency, but when the staff heard him making jokes they asked him to audition as well. He was signed but not his sister, but there was no bad blood between the two. Houston then started appearing in various commercials as a child actor. His debut on television came in 1992 when he appeared in “The Cosby Show,” with his early years helping to train him as an actor, and also establishing his net worth even at an early age.
After stepping back from the limelight for a number of years, Houston went back to acting in 2002, and joined the long-running series “Guiding Light,” playing the role of Remy Boudreau as a regular cast member from 2002 through 2006. The popularity of the show helped to re-establish him as an actor, and significantly increased his wealth.
— Gavin Houston (@GavinHouston) May 27, 2015
After leaving “Guiding Light”, Houston made guest appearances in a variety of television shows, including “The Singles Table”, “The Wizards of Waverly Place” and “Without a Trace.” He also had a recurring role in “General Hospital” playing the role of Sly Thomas, and appeared in a couple of episodes of “The Bay.” His various appearances in television series also helped in continuously increasing his net worth.
Gavin Houston in “The Haves and the Have Nots”In 2013 Houston scored another regular role, when he became part of the series “The Haves and the Have Nots.” He plays the role of Jeffery Harrington, a counsellor working with Wyatt, one of lead characters in the show, who has a drug problem. Unbeknownst to Wyatt, Jeffery started to have feelings for him while being his counsellor. “The Haves and the Have Nots” became the Oprah Winfrey Network’s highest rated show, and is now on its sixth season, the success of which has certainly helped Houston’s career and net worth tremendously. Today, Houston is still active as an actor, and is still appearing in “The Haves and the Have Nots.”
Gavin Houston’s Body Measurement
In terms of his body measurement, Houston is 6 ft. 1 in. (1.85m) tall, but although details about his weight are not available, his fit physique shows that he takes good care of his body. He also has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Gavin Houston’s Net Worth
As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Houston’s net worth is reported to be over $750,000, acquired from his work as an actor, somewhat intermittently over 25 years.
Gavin Houston’s Personal Life
In terms of his personal life, Houston is single, and doesn’t divulge much information about his dating life, preferring to keep it private. However, Houston once shared in an interview that he has a daughter. He is also straight, even though he currently plays a gay man in “The Haves and the Have Nots.”