Ernest Lee Thomas is an American actor who has a net worth of $500 thousand dollars. Ernest Lee Thomas was born in Gary, Indiana, and began his professional acting career in the theater. He first made a name for himself appearing in back-to-back Broadway revivals in the mid-70s, “Love for Love” and “Member of the Wedding”.
He then relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a film and television career. After appearing in a guest-starring role on “The Jeffersons”, he was cast in the part that would make him a household name, as Roger “Raj” Thomas on a new sitcom called, “What’s Happening”. He appeared on the show for all three of its successful seasons, and reprised the role on “What’s Happening Now”, in the mid-80s. In addition to his work on “What’s Happening”, he has also appeared in such projects as “Roots”, “The Brady Bunch Hour”, “A Piece of Action”, “In the Heat of the Night”, “The Parent ‘Hood”, “Soul Food”, and “Malcolm X”. Most recently, he recurred as Mr. Omar on “Everybody Hates Chris”.
|Net Worth:||$500 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 26, 1949 (73 years old)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|