Corey Hawkins Bio: Age, Height, Movies, Wife, Net Worth
- Name: Corey Hawkins
- Year of Birth: 1988
- Birthplace: Washington D.C. USA
- Age: 33
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Actor
- Marital status: Single
Corey Hawkins is an American actor and singer, known for the roles he played in “The Walking Dead,” “24: Legacy,” and also “Straight Outta Compton,” where he played the role of Dr. Dre.
Corey Hawkins age – How old is Corey Hawkins.
Corey Antonio Hawkins was born October 22, 1988, in Washington, D.C. As of the year 2021, Hawkins is 33 years old.
He was raised by his police officer mother and attended Duke Ellington School of Arts. He graduated from Juilliard School, New York City, as a Drama Divisions Group 40.
Corey received the John Houseman Award for excellence in classical theatre while still at Juilliard.
He was also known to sing Gospel music in his earlier years.
Upon his graduation, Corey began guest starring on television. He was given a brief role in “Iron Man 3” and also starred in the action-thriller “Non-Stop” by Universal Pictures.
He made his debut on Broadway as Tybalt in “Romeo and Juliet” in 2013.
1n 2015, he was announced as a cast in “The Walking Dead,” playing the role of Heath, an essential character from the Robert Kirkman comic series.
Subsequently, Corey landed the role of Dr. Drew in “Straight Outta Compton,” a movie by Universal Pictures which grossed $201 million in the box office upon its release in August 2015.
After that, he was given the male lead role in “24: Legacy”, in 2017 and that same year, he co-starred in “Kong: Skull Island.”
He was also a cast in “6 Underground”, a 2019 action thriller movie.
In addition, Corey received a Tony Award nomination as Best Actor in a Broadway Play.
In 2017, he performed God Bless America for the Men’s Singles Final at the U.S. Open.
Corey won Hollywood Breakout Ensemble Award in 2015 for his role in Straight Outta Compton.
In addition, he was nominated NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in Motion Picture.
He was also nominated for Black Reel Award in 2016 for the Best Supporting Actor and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
Corey Hawkins wife
Corey Hawkins, for one who is always in the spotlight, keeps a very private life.
The actor is secretive about information relating to his personal life, so he can’t say what goes on with him outside his movies.
Corey’s role in “Kong: Skull” Island made him famous, as not only did the movie gross millions in the box office, its success and the success of other films he has acted in have helped boost his net worth significantly.
Corey has a net worth of $5 million.