Khary Payton Bio, Age, Wife, Cyborg, Walking Dead, Super Mario Movie, Invincible, Net Worth

Khary Payton
Khary Payton

Khary Payton Biography

Khary Payton is an American actor who rose to fame for playing the role of King Ezekiel on CW’s horror series, The Walking Dead. He also gained more fame and popularity for playing Terrel Jackson’s role on ABC’s General Hospital. Khary even voiced Cyborg’s character in all seasons of DC’s Teen Titans Go! animated series and other characters in animated series like Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!, Young Justice, Sofia the First, Ben 10: Omniverse, Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered and many more.

Payton was born and raised by a working-class family living in Augusta, Georgia, USA. He grew up as an active and talented kid who participated in various talent shows. Payton won the Showtime annual Kid talent Quest at the age of fourteen. He became the first kid to win the award and introduced an animated film called Sherlock Homes one year after the win. Khary also attended and finished his high school and middle school studies in his hometown. He then graduated with a degree in theatre arts from Southern Methodist University.

Payton then made his move in the film industry by playing his first major role Terrell Jackson on ABC’s soap opera General Hospital. The success of Terrel Jackson earned him the Cyborg role on Teen Titans where he began doing his voice-over work. Payton then voiced other characters in Metal Gear Solid 4 Guns, Grim Lock, and Transformers before joining AMC’s The Walking Dead.

Khary Payton Age

How old is Khary Payton? Payton is 51 years old as of 2023. He was born on May 16, 1972, in Augusta, Georgia, United States. In addition, Khary celebrates his birthday on May 16th every year. His zodiac birth sign is Taurus.

Khary Payton Family

Payton is the son of Victor Payton, his father, and Gwendolyn Middleton Payton, his mother of African-American descent. He grew up in a supportive environment. Khary’s parents were present through all of his talent shows until he went to college. Khary also grew up as an only child. Therefore, he does not have any siblings and now shares a close relationship with his parents.

Khary Payton Height

Khary stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.70 m). He also weighs around 78 kilograms. Additionally, Payton’s hair is black and he has dark brown eyes.

Khary Payton Wife

Khary is currently a single and divorced life away from the public. He was happily married to his second wife, Stacey Reed whom he met in 2010 until their divorce in 2019. Previously, he was married to his first ex-wife, Linda Braddock from early 2001 until their divorce in 2009. More information regarding his dating life will be updated once it is available.

Khary Payton Kids

Payton is the proud father of two children with his second ex-wife Stacey Reed. His first daughter s an 11-year-old girl who was born female but she currently identifies herself as male. Payton’s daughter goes by the name Karter. This news was revealed on social media by Payton where he detailed how proud he s that hsi son Karter gets to live his true identity. Payton has another daughter named Maya.

Khary Payton Super Mario Movie

The Super Mario Bros. Movie is a famous upcoming 2023 animated film based on a famous Nintendo video game of the same name. The movie is also a collaboration between Illumination and Nintendo. The storyline of the movie follows Mario as the main character who gets ready to square off and fight against a very powerful Bowster in order to put an end to his crazy plans to take over the world. Super Mario is set to be released on April 5, 2023. Payton voices the Penguin King character alongside Keegan-Michael Key who voices the Toad, Fred Armisen, and an ensemble cast.

Khary Payton’s Net Worth

Khary has an estimated net worth of around $4 million dollars as of 2022. His main source of income is his career as a Hollywood actor.

Khary Payton Movies and TV Shows

  • 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy
  • 2018 Teen Titans Go! To the Movies
  • 2019 Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure
  • 2020 Bobbleheads: The Movie
  • 2021 Invincible
  • 2021 Teen Titans Go! See Space Jam
  • 2022 The Legend of Vox Machina
  • 2022–present The Loud House
  • 2022 Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls
  • 2023 The Super Mario Bros. Movie