Top headlines :

home Biography Andre Royo

Andre Royo


Facts of Andre Royo

Full NameAndre Royo
First NameAndre
Last NameRoyo
ProfessionAmerican actor, producer, and writer
Birth CityThe Bronx, New York
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJane Choi
No Of Children1
FilmographyThe Wire,Empire,The Spectacular Now
Height170 cm
Networth$2 M
Date of BirthJuly 18,1968
Age55 years
Married DateNovember 21,1997

Andre Royo is an American writer, actor, and producer

He came to prominence after appearing in the role of Reginald Cousins in the crime drama series 'The Wire.' 

His Married Life And Wife

He is a married man. His wife's name is Jane Choi. She is the owner of a restaurant in Los Angeles named Canele

The couple got married on 21 November 1997. They invited their close friends and family on their wedding day. 

His wife prefers to keep her personal life private, so she doesn't appear that much publicly.

They are still together and spending blissful married life together. There are no rumors of their disputes to date.

They have one daughter together.

His Parents

His parent's name is not available on his wiki sites. His father is of Cuban descent, and his mother is African-American. 

He has shared a photo of his parents in his Instagram account with a lovely caption on 2 January 2019. The caption is 

'Spent New years…' 

his parents
his parents. Source: Instagram 

His Moment With His Daughter

He has one daughter, and her name is Stella Royo. They have exceptional bonding with each other. 

He has shared several photos of them in his Instagram account.

He posted a picture in his Instagram account with his daughter with a unique expression of him, and his daughter looks so pretty in that photo.  

The caption of that photo is 

'What do you mean….'

with his daughter
with his daughter. Source: Instagram

Last Day Of 'The Wire.'

HBO's series 'The Wire' premiered on 2 June 2002, and the final episode of that series was shown on 9 March 2008

That series has 60 episodes

In an interview, Andre Royo told that all-star casts were teary-eyed after filming the last episodes. 

The series was underrated and never watched that much and even didn't get nominated at that time.

But former President Barack Obama was a fan of that show he told that in an interview. At that time, he was President of America. 

Andre Royo with 'The Wire' cast crew
Andre Royo with 'The Wire' cast crew. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Net Worth

He has a huge amount of salary and net worth. He has a net worth of 2 million dollars

He manages to earn that sum of money from his long acting career.

He began his acting career from a minor role in film 'L.A. Without a Map' in 1998. 

He has appeared in several movies and television series so far, such as 'August,' 'Super,' 'Criminal Minds,' 'Empire' and many more.

He won a special jury award at the SXSW Film Festival for his role in Hunter-Gatherer in 2016.

Some of his television series with their IMDb ratings and Rotten Tomatoes ratings are as follows. 

He has appeared in the role of Reginald Cousins in the crime drama series 'The Wire.' 

It has got 9.3 IMDb ratings and 94% Rotten Tomatoes ratings.

He has appeared in the role of Barry in a satirical comedy-drama 'Happyish.' 

It has got 7.3 IMDb ratings and 30% Rotten Tomatoes ratings. 

He played the role of Thirsty Rawlings in a musical drama television series 'Empire.' 

It has got 7.4 IMDb ratings and 84% Rotten Tomatoes ratings.

Name of the television seriesRoleIMDb ratings
The WireReginald Cousins9.3
EmpireThirsty Rawlings7.4

He is active in social media accounts such as Instagram and Twitter. He has a huge fan following in his social media account. 

He has 34.4k followers in his twitter and 12.8k followers in his Instagram account.


  1. He was born on 18 July 1968 in The Bronx, New York, United States.
  2. He is American by nationality.
  3. He has two siblings, a brother, and a sister.
  4. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.
  5. He has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

For Amazing Biographies Of Your Favorite Celebrities, 
Stay Tuned To vergewiki

Updated On Tue Apr 04 2023 Published On Fri Apr 24 2020 By shaumya

Related Article View all

Michael Lomenda

Michael Lomenda

  • Published Tue Sep 10 2019
Eugene Levy

Eugene Levy

  • Published Wed Sep 04 2019
Conner Floyd

Conner Floyd

  • Published Sat Apr 20 2024
Damon Wayans Jr.

Damon Wayans Jr.

  • Published Fri Oct 16 2020
Damon Wayans

Damon Wayans

  • Published Wed Oct 14 2020
Wil Willis

Wil Willis

  • Published Thu Oct 31 2019
Anne Stringfield

Anne Stringfield

  • Published Sun Nov 03 2019
Sal Governale

Sal Governale

  • Published Thu Sep 12 2019
Louis Fasanaro

Louis Fasanaro

  • Published Mon Nov 18 2019
Rob McElhenney

Rob McElhenney

  • Published Thu Jun 27 2019
Matthew Nable

Matthew Nable

  • Published Fri Apr 26 2019
Robert Maaser

Robert Maaser

  • Published Fri Nov 22 2019