Who is Tyler Lepley?
Tyler Lepley is an American actor. He is best known for playing the role of Benjamin “Benny” Young on the prime-time soap opera, ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ which was produced by Tyler Perry.
He secured the role in 2013 after a long casting session. Lepley was quite shocked when Tyler showed up for the audition dressed in his famous Madea character because he was in the midst of filming a movie at the moment.
Tyler Lepley Age
Lepley is 35 years old as of 2022. He was born on March 24, 1987, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA.
Tyler Lepley Height
Lepley stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).
Tyler Lepley Parents
Lepley was raised by his mother, Jennifer. Growing up, he has known his stepfather since he was 6 years old. In 2011, Lepley agreed to move to Los Angeles after a friend’s proposal and that was how he landed a job as a personal trainer at the Iron Fitness Gym in Santa Monica.
Tyler Lepley Wife | Children
Lepley is not a married man. However, he was previously in a relationship with April King with whom she has two children. Lepley and April separated under unclear circumstances.
Tyler Lepley Education
Lepley graduated from Central Bucks High School West in Doylestown. He attended Kutztown University on a football scholarship and graduated with a degree in criminal justice.
Tyler Lepley Ethnicity
Lepley is from a mixed ethnic background. He is Italian from his mother’s side and Jamaican on his biological father’s side.
Tyler Lepley Net Worth
Lepley has a net worth that ranges between $2 million and $5 million. He has generated his wealth from his career as an actor.
Tyler Lepley Career As an Actor
While talking about Tyler’s parents, we mentioned how he accepted a friend’s proposal of relocating to Los Angeles. So, three months after moving to Los Angeles, a producer noticed him at a boxing gym and informed him about an audition for which he accepted.
From that encounter, he was cast as the lead in the independent horror film Slumber Party Slaughter. Lepley hesitantly followed his agent’s advice to take acting classes seriously and soon made his acting debut in a 90210 episode on The CW.
After the Tyler Perry surprise that we mentioned at the start of this article, Lepley started taking his career seriously. It was from that moment that he landed several roles in different movies including ‘Ringside’, ‘About The People’ and ‘Tales among others.
Tyler Lepley P-Valley
P-Valley is an American drama television series. It was released on July 12, 2020, and two weeks later, the series was renewed for a second season.
The plot revolves around the daily lives of staff members working at a strip club called The Pynk in the fictional city of Chucalissa, Mississippi. Lepley was chosen to play the role of Diamond, The Pynk’s bouncer, and an Iraq War veteran.
Tyler Lepley April King
Lepley and his ex-partner, April King have two children together. It was not long enough until the couple separated in 2016.
Tyler Lepley and Miracle Watts
Lepley is currently in a relationship with Miracle Watts. The two are deep in love as evident in their matching tattoos. They made their relationship public in August 2021 on their respective Instagram accounts and in May 2022, they announced that they are expecting a child together.
- The Haves and The Have Nots
- Three’s Complicated
- Baggage Claim
- Hollywood Chaos
- Salumber Party Slaughter
- Dirty People
How many Children Does Tyler Lepley Have?
Tyler has two kids with April King and he is expecting another bundle of joy with Miracle Watts.