Kelvin Harrison Jr. Bio, Age, Elvis Movies, Net Worth, Wife, Euphoria, Songs, TV Shows

Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Biography

Kelvin Harrison Jr. is an award-winning American actor who rose to fame for his roles in Ender’s Game and 12 Years a Slave. He also gained more fame for playing other roles in The High Note (2020), The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020), It Comes at Night (2017), Elvis (2022) and Cyrano (2021). Harrison has received the Screen Actors Guild Award and various British Academy Film Award nominations.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Education

Born and raised in a small African-American suburb in New Orleans, Louisiana, Harrison grew up in the Garden District. Afterwards, he moved to The Westbank where he studied engineering and marketing immediately before relocating to Los Angeles California with his family.

Harrison then attended and graduated from Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, Louisiana where he struggled as one of two African-American students studying there but managed to earn good grades. Originally, Kelvin then graduated with a Bachelor’s degree at Loyola University New Orleans but he transferred to the University of New Orleans to major in writing and directing his films.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Career

Harrison’s career began in roles like the 2013 films Ender’s Game and 12 Years a Slave. Harrison made his acting debut official by starring in the film adaptation of a 1985 novel called Ender’s Game alongside Viola Davis, Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley. He then bagged another major acting role by appearing as a guest character in one episode on WGN America’s Underground and the remake of Roots.

Harrison then landed his first major small role on 12 Years a Slave which became his breakout role as an upcoming actor He went on to appear in other projects like Netflix’s Dee Ree’s Mudbound and a Psychological thriller called It Comes at Night (2017). Harrison’s most recent films and TV projects are The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020), The Photograph (2020) and The Wolf Hour(2019).

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Age

How old is Kelvin Harrison? Kelvin Harrison Jr. is 29 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 23, 1994, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. In addition, Kelvin celebrates his birthday on July 23rd every year. His zodiac birth sign is Leo.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Height | Weight

Harrison stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m). He also weighs approximately 65 kilograms (143 Ibs). Additionally, Kelvin’s hair colour is dark brown and his hair colour is black. Harrioson’s other body measurements are 39-30-10 inches respectively.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Family

Kelvin was born to his loving parents Kelvin Harrison Sr. (father) and Shirlita Harrison (mother). His parents are both Musicians who moved across the United States performing in different venues like Garden District, New Orleans, and finally settling in Los Angeles, California.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Wife | Partner

Is Kelvin Harrison Jr. Married? No, Kevin is not married and he is also not dating. He is an individual, currently unattached, enjoying single life, and is not romantically involved or dating anyone at the moment. Therefore, if he updates his relationship status we will surely keep you informed.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Euphoria

Euphoria is a famous American fictional drama that follows the life of a 17-year-old troubled kid who is a drug addict named Rue. She is fresh from Rehab but she has no plans of remaining clean. Eventually, Rue meets a transgender girl named Jules who is also trying to figure out her life in school. Kelvin was set to appear in season two of Euphoria but his role was taken off the show. Therefore, he never appeared on Euphoria.

During the brief period when he was still attached to the show, Kelvin was pretty secretive but excited about his planned role in Season 2. He only said things like he’s “never seen a character like this” when asked about the character. However, does anyone else think that Kelvin was the original actor to play the new character Elliot instead of Dominick Fike?

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Net Worth

Harrison has an estimated net worth of around $ 1 million. His primary source of income is his career as a Film and Television actor.

Kelvin Harrison Upcoming Films

Back in August 2021, it was announced that Harrison will star in Mufasa: The Lion King, Barry Jenkin’s follow-up to The Lion King. He plays the voice of young Scar. However, it was reported in January 2022 that Kelvin will portray the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat in Samo Lives.

Kelvin Harrison Awards and Recognition | Honors

In 2017, Kelvin was a nominee for the Gotham Film Independent Award in the breakthrough actor category in the film, It Comes At Night. The same year, he bagged the Hollywood Critics Association Film Awards for the best breakthrough performance in the film, Waves. Nonetheless, Harrison was also a nominee of the 2019 British Academy Film Awards and the Independent Spirit Awards. 2021 was when he won the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in motion picture in the film, The Trial of Chcago 7.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Movies | Films

  • 2013 12 Years a Slave
  • 2015 A Sort of Homecoming
  • 2018 Assassination Nation
  • 2019 Bolden
  • 2022 Chevalier
  • 2021 Cyrano
  • 2015 Dancer and the Dame
  • 2014 Deluge
  • 2022 Elvis
  • 2013 Ender’s Game
  • 2019 Gully Jesse
  • 2017 It Comes at Night
  • 2018 Jinn
  • 2018 JT LeRoy
  • 2019 Luce
  • 2018 Monster
  • 2018 Monsters and Men
  • 2017 Mudbound
  • 2024 Mufasa: The Lion King
  • 2016 The Birth of a Nation
  • 2014 The Flight of the Bumblebee
  • 2020 The High Note
  • 2020 The Photograph
  • 2020 The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • 2019 The Wolf Hour
  • 2019 Waves

Kelvin Harrison Jr. TV Shows

  • 2015 Into the Badlands
  • 2016 Underground
  • 2016 Chicago P.D.
  • 2016 Roots
  • 2016 Shots Fired
  • 2016–2017 StartUp Touie Dacey
  • 2017 NCIS: New Orleans
  • 2019 Godfather of Harlem