American actor, Emmanuel Lewis is one of the versatile actors who rose to a frame from the American sitcom, Webster, directed by Joel Zwick and Lee Bernhardi. He has also played the Hollywood movie, Kickin’ It Old Skool in the year 2007. Apart from acting career, he is the head editor of “Webster’s Dictionary”. Also, he is often compared to Gary Wayne Coleman, an American actor from Diff’rent Strokes.
Early Life and Career of Emmanuel Lewis
Born on 9th March 1971, Emmanuel Lewis is the youngest son of Margaret Lewis, a former computer-science professional. He grew up along with three other siblings: Lizziebeth Lewis, Chris Lewis and Roscoe Lewis in the city of Brooklyn, New York.
He attended Midtown High School in 1989 and completed his degree in theater arts from Clark Atlanta University in 1997.
He started his career as an actor from the American sitcom, Webster, which was aired on ABC TV. He was just 12 years old when he was cast in the TV series. His debut TV series Webster made him popular among the viewers and critics. He was also nominated for four Young Artist Awards for the sitcom.
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Later, he appeared on several TV shows including Family Matters, The Surreal Life, My Super Sweet Sixteen and some others. He also got a chance to play Hollywood movie, Kikin’ It Old Skool directed by Harvey Glazer in the year 2007.
Apart from acting career, he is also known as a singer in Japan, He has released two singles and his debut single City Connection reached No. 2 on the Oricon chart in 1981.
He also appeared as a Guidance Counselor Podcast on Ken Reid. The episode was recorded live at the Davis Square Theater in Somerville, MA. He was also ranked #6 in VH1’s list of The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars in 2005.
Emmanuel Lewis's Personal Life
Emmanuel is quiet secretive about his personal life and love affair which made his fan curious about his girlfriend. He might be dating someone but according to the source, he is still single and enjoying his single life.
He was friends with Michael Jackson up until his death, though they rarely saw each other.
Emmanuel has successfully collected an estimated net worth of $600 thousand from his career in acting and singing.