Courtney B. Vance Net Worth

Courtney B. Vance Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Courtney Bernard Vance net worth is
$4 Million

Courtney Bernard Vance Wiki Biography

Courtney Bernard Vance was born on the 13th March 1960, in Detroit, Michigan USA, and is an actor perhaps best known for his regular role in the television series “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (2001 – 2011) as NCO Prosecutor Ron Carver. He was also a permanent actor in the television series “FlashForward” (2009 – 2010). In 2011, he was cast in the television series “The Closer” as Police Chief Tommy Delk. Vance is a member of the board of directors of The Actors Center in New York City. Courtney B. Vance has been active in the entertainment industry since 1983.

How much is the wealth of the actor? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of Courtney B. Vance’s net worth is as much as $4 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016.

Courtney B. Vance Net Worth $4 Million

To begin with, Vance was raised in Detroit, was educated at Detroit Country Day School, and later matriculated at Harvard University from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. While still a student, he was also working as an actor at the Boston Shakespeare Company. Later, he graduated from Yale School of Drama with a Master of Fine Arts degree.

Concerning his professional career, Vance has been nominated for a Tony Award three times, winning the Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance as Hap Hairston in “Lucky Guy” directed by Nora Ephron. He was nominated as the Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Corey in August Wilson’s play “Fences”, and for the Best Actor in a Play for his performance as Paul in “Six Degrees of Separation” by John Guare. In 1987, he won a Clarence Derwent Award for his role of Cory Maxson in “Fences”.

The actor made his film debut in the war movie “Hamburger Hill: Hill 937” (1987) directed by John Irvin. Later, he took part in such films as “The Hunt for Red October” (1990), “The Last Supper” (1995), “Dangerous Minds” (1995) and “The Preacher’s Wife” (1996). In addition to films he worked on television, participating as a guest star in several television productions. The role that made him famous was as the assistant District Attorney Ron Carver in “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (2001 – 2011), which added significantly to his net worth.

Courtney also took part in the fifteenth and final season of “ER” in which he played Russell Banfield, the husband of Catherine Banfield. In 2009, he joined the cast of the ABC television series “FlashForward”, in which he created the character of Stanford Wedeck. In 2013, he participated in the pilot episode of the television series “Graceland”, in which he played the role of Agent Sam Campbell. In 2015, he portrayed Miles Dyson in “Terminator Genisys”, and in 2016 the role of Johnnie Cochran in FX’s “American Crime Story”, which tells the story of the murder case of O. J. Simpson; the series received critical acclaim for its writing, directing, and acting, including Vance’s performance. Currently, he is working on the set of the upcoming film “The Mummy” (2017) directed and co-produced by Alex Kurtzman.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, Vance has been married to actress Angela Bassett since 1997, and they have twins.

Full NameCourtney B. Vance
Net Worth$4 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 12, 1960
Place Of BirthDetroit, Michigan, U.S.
Height5' 11" (1.8 m)
ProfessionActor, Producer
EducationDetroit Country Day School, Harvard University, Yale School of Drama
SpouseAngela Bassett (m.1997-)
ChildrenBronwyn Vance, Slater Vance
ParentsLeslie Vance, Conroy Vance
SiblingsCecilie Vance, Cecilie Vance
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (2016), Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play (2013), Obie Award for Performance (1990)
NominationsIndependent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead (1998), CableACE Award for Best Actor in a Movie or Miniseries (1995), NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, BET Award for Best Actor on Television,Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Drama (2016)
Movies“Hamburger Hill: Hill 937” (1987), “The Hunt for Red October” (1990), “The Last Supper” (1995), “Dangerous Minds” (1995), “The Preacher's Wife” (1996), “The Mummy” (2017)
TV Shows"Lucky Guy" (2013), “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (2001 – 2011), “FlashForward” (2009 – 2010), “The Closer”, “ER” (2009), “FlashForward” (2009), “Graceland” (2013), “Terminator Genisys” (2015), “American Crime Story” (2016)
1I've done a lot of theater, and I know that it's a different audience each time who doesn't know the story, and we have to tell it.
2The life of an editor is not a glamorous one. You're a fixer; you make things better.
3When I got out of Yale Drama School, I was completely broke.
4I've done a lot of movies, but my favorite was 'Blind Faith.'
5I've done a lot of Shakespeare as a young man; I was involved with Shakespeare and Company.
1Release of the book, "Friends: A Love Story" by Courtney and his wife, Angela Bassett. [December 2006]
2In 1987, he competed with fellow "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" actor, Jamey Sheridan, for the same Supporting Actor Tony Award, which neither of them won. Sheridan's nomination that year was for playing the "All My Sons" role of "Chris Keller," which happened to be the character name of Christopher Meloni (another "Law & Order" actor) in the HBO series "Oz." The following year (1988) the same Tony Award for supporting actor was awarded to B. D. Wong, a featured actor on both "Law & Order" and "Oz.".
3Received a Tony Award (his first win after three nominations) for the Broadway play "Lucky Guy," in which he co-starred with Tom Hanks and Richard Masur.
4He and his wife, Angela Bassett, became the parents of twins a daughter Bronwyn Golden and son Slater Josiah, who were born on January 27, 2006, in California through a surrogate.
5It was at Harvard that he first became interested in theater, appearing in several college productions and becoming a member of the Boston Shakespeare Company.
6Won an off-Broadway Obie award in 1990 for his theater work in "My Children! My Africa!"
7Attended Detroit Country Day School in Birmingham, Michigan; graduated 1978.
8Was twice nominated for Broadway's Tony Award: in 1987 as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for August Wilson's "Fences;" and in 1991 as Best Actor (Play) for John Guare's "Six Degrees of Separation."
9A 1986 graduate of Yale Drama school.
10Graduated from Harvard University.


Boston Public2000TV SeriesWalter Harrelson
Space Cowboys2000Roger Hines
Love and Action in Chicago1999Eddie Jones
Cookie's Fortune1999Otis Tucker
Naked City: A Killer Christmas1998TV MovieOfficer James Halloran
The Wild Thornberrys1998TV SeriesMakai
Naked City: Justice with a Bullet1998TV MovieOfficer James Halloran
Any Day Now1998TV SeriesMr. James Jackson
Ambushed1998Jerry Robinson
Blind Faith1998John Williams
12 Angry Men1997TV MovieForeman
The Preacher's Wife1996Reverend Henry Biggs
The Boys Next Door1996TV MovieLucien P. Singer
The Affair1995TV MovieTravis Holloway
The Last Supper1995/ILuke
The Tuskegee Airmen1995TV MovieLt. Glenn (as Courtney Vance)
Dangerous Minds1995Mr. George Grandey
Panther1995/IBobby Seale
Picket Fences1995TV SeriesWarren Grier
The Piano Lesson1995TV MovieLymon
Law & Order1990-1995TV SeriesBenjamin 'Bud' Greer / Mayor's Assistant
Holy Matrimony1994Cooper
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad1994TV MovieThomas
Percy & Thunder1993TV MovieThunder
Beyond the Law1993Conroy Price
The Adventures of Huck Finn1993Jim
Nonesense and Lullabyes: Poems1992Video
In the Line of Duty: Street War1992TV MovieJustice Butler
Nonesense and Lullabyes: Nursery Rhymes1992Video
The Emperor's New Clothes1991TV ShortScribe (voice, as Courtney Vance)
The Hunt for Red October1990Seaman Jones
Thirtysomething1989TV SeriesCurtis
Hamburger Hill1987Spc. Abraham 'Doc' Johnson
First Affair1983TV MovieMale Student
The Mummy2017post-productionColonel Gideon Forster
Civil2017TV Movie pre-productionJohn Thorne
Office Christmas Party2016post-productionWalter
American Crime Story2016TV SeriesJohnnie Cochran
Terminator Genisys2015Miles Dyson
Scandal2015TV SeriesClarence Parker
State of Affairs2014-2015TV SeriesMarshall Payton
Masters of Sex2014TV SeriesDr. Charles Hendricks
Graceland2013TV SeriesSam Campbell
Let It Shine2012TV MoviePastor Jacob DeBarge
Revenge2012TV SeriesBenjamin Brooks
Joyful Noise2012Pastor Dale
Final Destination 52011Agent Block
The Closer2010-2011TV SeriesChief Tommy Delk
The Divide2011Delvin
Flashforward2009-2010TV SeriesStanford Wedeck / Narrator
Extraordinary Measures2010Marcus Temple
Hurricane Season2009Mr. Randolph
ER2008-2009TV SeriesRussell Banfield
The Spectacular Spider-Man2009TV SeriesRoderick Kingsley
Nothing But the Truth2008/IAgent O'Hara
State of Mind2007TV SeriesWilliam Banks
Nova2007TV Series documentaryNarrator
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2001-2006TV SeriesRon Carver
American Experience2002-2004TV Series documentaryNarrator / Dr. Vivien Thomas
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story2002TV MovieClarence Brandley
Eye See You2002Reverend Jones


Love and Action in Chicago1999co-producer


Flashforward2010TV Series special thanks - 1 episode


Extra2016TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2016TV SeriesHimself
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards2016TV SpecialHimself
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors2016TV SeriesHimself
Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson, American Crime Story2016TV Mini-Series documentaryJohnnie Cochran
The Talk2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Larry King Now2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Wendy Williams Show2016TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The View2007-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.2014TV Series documentaryHimself
The Show2013TV SeriesHimself
The 67th Annual Tony Awards2013TV Movie documentaryHimself - Winner: Best Featured Actor in a Play
Charlie Rose2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2011TV SeriesHimself
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots2010TV Movie documentary voice
Live from Studio Five2009TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2007TV SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2007TV SeriesHimself
In the Cutz2006TV SeriesGuest
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2004TV SpecialHimself
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson2004DocumentaryOther Voices (voice)
4th Annual BET Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
Criminal Intent: The Beginning2003Video shortHimself
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives2003DocumentaryReader
8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
American Experience2001TV Series documentaryHimself - Reader
Jazz2001TV Mini-Series documentary
The Acting Class2000Himself
Born to Trouble: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn2000TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Culture Shock2000TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996TV SeriesHimself
The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The 45th Annual Tony Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Leading Actor in a Play
Working in the Theatre1987TV Series documentaryHimself
The 41st Annual Tony Awards1987TV SpecialHimself - Performer & Nominee: Best Featured Actor in a Play

Archive Footage

Extra2016TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHimself
The Comix Scrutinizer2015TV SeriesJim
Revenge: The First Chapter2012TV MovieBenjamin Brooks
The Closer2011TV SeriesChief Tommy Delk
Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits2000Video documentaryReverend Henry Biggs (segment "Step by Step")

Won Awards

2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a MovieAmerican Crime Story (2016)
2016Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsTV Movie/Mini Lead ActorAmerican Crime Story (2016)
2016OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited SeriesAmerican Crime Story (2016)
2013Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsNetwork/Cable - Best Supporting ActorLet It Shine (2012)
2001Video Premiere AwardDVD Exclusive AwardsBest ActorLove and Action in Chicago (1999)

Nominated Awards

2016BET AwardBET AwardsBest ActorAmerican Crime Story (2016)
2016TCA AwardTelevision Critics Association AwardsIndividual Achievement in DramaAmerican Crime Story (2016)
2015Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesMasters of Sex (2013)
2008Vision AwardNAMIC Vision AwardsBest Performance - DramaState of Mind (2007)
2003Vision AwardNAMIC Vision AwardsBest Dramatic PerformanceWhitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
2002Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesLaw & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
1999Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Male LeadBlind Faith (1998)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actor in a Cable SeriesAny Day Now (1998)
1998OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries12 Angry Men (1997)
1996CableACECableACE AwardsActor in a Movie or MiniseriesThe Affair (1995)

Known for movies

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