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Faizon Love: Comedian and Actor | Know Him Better

aisha Published On Wed May 20 2020   Modified On Wed May 20 2020
Faizon Love: Comedian and Actor | Know Him Better

Faizon Love is an actor and comedian best known for his work in 'Elf' as Gimbel's Manager, 'The Replacements' as Jamal, 'Friday' as Big Worm, and others. 

Love was born on June 14, 1968, in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, and has a sun sign of Gemini. He was born to a U.S. Navy bosun's mate, Richard Santisima, and to Ernestine Santisima, the city's “first woman of color” as a parking meter maid. 

Net Worth: $8 million

Faizon Love has earned a whopping net worth of $8 million from his varied career as an actor, writer, director, and comedian. He has appeared in more than seventy movies, television series, short movies, and voice acting from where he has earned his worth. Love used to earn a whopping salary of $15,000 per episode from the series 'The Parent Hood'.  

Career Of Faizon Love

Love started his career since 1989, in a comedy television series 'L.A. Friday' from 1989 to 1990. Since then he has appeared in various movies and series while he is well-recognized by his act in 'Couples Retreat' as Shane, '3 Strikes' as Tone, 'Ripped' as Reeves, and many more. 

In his career, Love's highest-grossed movie is 'Elf' which grossed over $220 million worldwide while was made on a budget of $33 million.

Faizon Love as Gimbel's Manager in 'Elf'.
Faizon Love as Gimbel's Manager in 'Elf'.
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Done Voice Acting 

Love has contributed his voice to various characters in animated movies, television series, short videos, and video games. He did voice acting for 'Dogstar: High School 2', 'Zookeeper' as Bruce the Bear, 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas', 'Bébé's Kids' as Robin Harris, and others.

Gossip About Private Life

The 'B*A*P*S' actor tends to keep his personal life private as he hasn't revealed anything about his relationship or siblings. Due to his private life, many fans assumed that Love could be gay, and as we know if someone hides about their internal life other people consider them gay. 

Even after these assumptions, Love didn't reveal about his marital status and he could probably be single or married. 

A picture posted by Faizon Love on Instagram Post of his Mrs’s Love.
A picture posted by Faizon Love on Instagram Post of his Mrs’s Love.
Image Source: Instagram

But recently in 2020, he revealed a little about his love life by sharing a picture of a woman captioning 'Look at Mrs’s Love'. Not only his love life, but he also shared some pictures and video of his first baby saying 'Who has a Child at 51 During a Corona Pandemic virus ....she is my first and only miracle baby Archy'. 

Legal Issue

On March 7, 2017, Love was arrested on a charge for assaulting an airport valet at John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. 

The 'Money Talks' actor said he had a heated disagreement over his bill and the boy spat on him. It was then Love lost his cool and grabbed the valet from behind the neck and threw him to the ground in the baggage claim area. At first he denied the accusation and filed a plea of not being guilty and later, the video of him beating the guy came out and he had to admit the assault.

Supported Bill Cosby 

Bill Cosby, an actor and stand-up comedian was accused of rape, sexual assault allegations, child sexual abuse, and sexual misconduct that was taken place in 1960. But in 2014, after a Hannibal Buress's comedy routine went viral Cosby's assaulted victim of a total 60 woman came forward. Then in 2015, Love supported Cosby by sharing an Instagram post by offending the accuser and their supporter.

Some of the Tweets by Faizon Love defending Bill Cosby.
Some of the Tweets by Faizon Love defending Bill Cosby.
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Love also was dragged into many controversies from supporting Cosby but still he chose to stay by his side again by making a series of Tweets about the accuser. Later after strict investigation, Cosby was found guilty and in April 2018, he was sentenced three-to-ten years in prison.

Body Measurement

Love stands 5 feet 9 inches tall (175 cm) while weights around 125 kg (275.58 lbs). In 2011, he was on a journey to get in shape where he hit on the gym and got intense training and guess he surely lost several pounds there. 

Social Media Presence

As for Faizon Love's social media presence, he is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Love has gained 166k followers on Instagram with the username 'faizonlove', 37.9 k on Twitter with the username 'FAIZONLOVE'. 

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