Allen Payne Biography

Allen Payne is a notable American actor who appears both on TV and in movies. The character which would defy his career is that of C.J. Payne in “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” which he held between 2006 and 2012. He also has several notable roles on TV with the most famous one being in “New Jack City” (1991) alongside Wesley Snipes.

Allen Payne was actually born as Allen Roberts, but changed his name for his acting persona. His first role was in the “Cosby Show” where he appeared as the character of Lance Rodman, who was the boyfriend of Charmaine. Besides this show, he also made guest appearances in “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and also on “Malcolm & Eddie” and even make an appearance as Lance in “A Different World” in one episode. After establishing himself Allen started appearing more in movies where he landed some bigger roles. One of the first main roles was in a rap-parody movie where he played the main role of Dead Mike in the Chris Rock written “CB4.” Probably his most actorially acclaimed award is that of Gee Money in “New Jack City” (1991), where he acted alongside Wesley Snipes. Then came other notable moments in his career like “Jason Lyric’s” with Jada Pinkett Smith and various other notable projects. His most memorable film roles include appearances in “The Tuskagee Airman” (1995), “Vampire in Brooklyn” (1995), “Double Platinum” (1999), “The Perfect Storm” (2000). His most famous role was being cast in “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” as C.J. Payne and is the role he will most notably be remembered for.


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Allen Payne Net Worth and Salary

Allen Payne is still a working actor and even though he has not appeared much in recent years, he does have some shows lined up for him in the future. But his net worth is still pretty astounding. He is worth quite a bit as he is valued at a net worth of 5 million dollars now.


Allen Payne and Robin Givens in “House of Payne”

Partner and Family

Allen Payne is supposedly not romantically involved with anyone. There have been some rumors about him dating his past costars. But this has never officially been confirmed and he made sure everything was done under the radar. His past endeavors are a bit unclear to us but we do know that he did not marry and thus never divorced and also does not have any children to his name from his past relationships. We can only assume that he is single now and he does not divulge information about his current affairs so easily.

Allen Payne Age

Allen Payne was born as Allen Roberts toto his partents Allen Roberts (father) and mother Barbara Roberts. He changed his name to Payne once he started acting and chose this for his acting pseudonym. His birthplace is Harlem, New York City and he was born there on July 7, 1968. This makes him 49 years old as of now. He also has a brother but all the information about his family and siblings are not available currently.


Allen Payne today

Height and Weight

Allen Payne is quite tall and has a height of 6 feet and 1 inch. He actually appears much younger than he is and his good looks and charming personality have managed to get him in much better places in life than he had been.

Is Allen Payne Gay?

Although his dating and relationships are kept a secret, this does not mean that Allen Payne is gay. There have been some rumors which state him being a homosexual and it is mostly credited to his low key life. Because he is not dating anybody now and because of his past secrets about his partners it is hard to say whether he is gay or not. He is either very good at keeping his lovers a secret or he may still be secretly gay. Whatever the reason for this is, we are not really sure about Allen Payne’s sexuality.


Allen Payne

Nationality and Ethnicity

Allen Payne was born to an African American family in America. His nationality is American and his ethnic group is African American.

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Born:,July 7 1968
Ethnicity:,African American
Net Worth:,$ 5 million
Hair Color:,Black
Eye Color:,Brown
Height:,6 feet and 1 inch
Married to:,N/A
Affair with:,N/A
Birth Sign:,Cancer

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