An American actor and voice actor popular for his voice characterizations in animated cartoons as well as his acting roles on General Hospital and The Walking Dead, Khary Payton is currently married to an actress Stacy Reed since 2010. He was nominated for BTVA Voice Acting Awards in a category of Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a TV Series. Codename: Kids Next Door – Maurice: Formerly Numbuh 9, Additional Voices is his animated movie.
Payton has portrayed Cyborg in the Teen Titans animated series and Aqualad in Young Justice. Ace Combat: Assault Horizon – Razor Co-Pilot, Fuse – Jacob Kimble is his video game roles. He has worked in many movies. He also provided the voice of Drebin in the game Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.
Early Life Of Khary Payton
Payton was born in Augusta, Georgia on May 16th, 1972. He got interested in acting in high school and as a teenager did stand up. After Payton graduated Southern Methodist University, he acted in some stage shows in Dallas, Texas.
Payton decided in high school that he wanted to be an actor, and he spent a lot of time as a theater student at Southern Methodist University and post-college time doing Shakespeare theater productions.
Khary Payton's Career
Khary Payton is best known for his voice role of the DC Comics character Cyborg across various films, cartoons, and video games. He is also known for his live-action performances on General Hospital and The Walking Dead, as well as roles in Emily's Reasons Why Not, Generator Rex, and Ben 10.
Khary Payton's Personal Life
Khary Payton married twice. He first married an actress Linda Braddock in 2001 and divorced in 2009. He then married his second wife, an actress Stacy Reed Payton in 2010, and they have two children together. Stacy has logged guest roles on a variety of TV shows, including Weeds, Private Practice, My Name Is Earl, The West Wing, and Criminal Minds.
The actor's been able to use his The Walking Dead fame to impress his kids. In one instance, when he took his young children to see the Harlem Globetrotters, they got to go behind the curtain and take pictures with all the team. But the actor doesn’t want his fame to go to his kids’ heads.
Khary Payton's Net Worth
Khary Payton's net worth is estimated to be $4 million. His source of income includes his salary and earnings from his career as an actor.
Since the actor played a renowned character, King Ezekiel, in The Walking Dead, he is expected to earn a handsome amount from each appearance in the series.