For the lovers of Webster, Emmanuel Lewis is a familiar name. His popularity rose high when he was firs featured in the hit 1980’s sitcom. He has also featured in several TV commercials. Read below to learn more about Emmanuel Lewis’ net worth in 2018, his early life and career.
Emmanuel Lewis Early life
Emmanuel Lewis was born on 9th March 1971, in Brooklyn, New York. Lewis is the youngest in their family of four. His older siblings include; sister, brothers Roscoe (b. 1968), Lizziebeth (b. 1964) and Chris (b. 1970). Lewis’ parents dissolved their marriage when he was only 2 years of age.
His mother is known as Margaret Lewis and she is a former computer-science expert. Just like many other kids in his neighbourhood, he attended several private schools. He completed high school graduation in America. After high school, he enrolled to Clark Atlanta University where he graduated with a theatre arts degree in 1997.
Lewis never thought he would take acting as his career. He actually never believed he qualified to be an actor until his friend who was an actor pointed it out to him. Upon his friend’s suggestion, Lewis and his mom got in touch with Shuller Talent Agency. This agency specializes in talented children for TV commercials.
Emmanuel Lewis Career, Awards & Achievement
The first acting job he had that wasn’t a commercial was the part he played in ‘The Changeling Boy’. This was in the Joseph Papp’s Shakespeare Festival Production New York of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. However, his first main role on a TV series was “Webster”.
Besides Webster Lewis has done guest spots on In the House, The Love Boat, Family Matters (as himself), and Moesha (in the episode “The Short Story”Malcolm & Eddie (as himself). He also did a TV movie in 1985 known as Lost in London. In the TV movie Lost in London, it also co-starred Ben Vereen.
Awards and achievements
Emmanuel Lewis has been an active since 1976. He became famous in the acting field in early 1980s when he began starring in Webster which was an American situation comedy. For this role, he was later honored with People’s Choice Awards, (PCA, USA). Lewis was also nominated severally in Young Artist Awards.
Besides being an actor, Lewis Emmanuel is as well known as a singer in Japan. His unveiling single City Connection was released in the early 1980s, and it entered Oricon chart being number 2.
Net worth of Emmanuel Lewis
Emmanuel Lewis’ net worth is estimated at $1 million. Much of Emmanuel Lewis’ net worth was as a result of his participation in the American situation comedy Webster. Although he has not been active in the film industry, he has still remained to be an icon to many.
His absence in Hollywood has brought about many different speculations and phrases like “Is Lewis Dead or Alive?” becoming a frequent search phrase on Google. To put it plainly to clear his fan’s doubts, the truth is Lewis is very much ALIVE. He is currently more active in running his businesses behind the scenes.