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Lyriq Bent: “The Book of Negroes” & “She’s Gotta Have It” Actor | Know Him Better

aisha Published On Thu Jun 11 2020   Modified On Thu Jun 11 2020
Lyriq Bent: “The Book of Negroes” & “She’s Gotta Have It” Actor | Know Him Better

Lyriq Bent is an actor best known for his roles in 'Acrimony' as Robert, 'She's Gotta Have It' as Jamie Overstreet, 'The Book of Negroes' as Chekura Tiano, and 'Saw IV' as Lt. Daniel Rigg. 

Bent was born on July 15, 1979, in Kingston, Jamaica, and has a star sign of Cancer. At the age of six, he moved to Toronto, Ontario, and later grew up there. Here are some more interesting facts about Bent: 

Net Worth: $6 million 

'Love Jacked' Actor Lyriq Bent has earned an estimated net worth of $6 million from his career as an actor, producer, and writer. He has acted in more than sixty movies, television series, short movies, and TV movies. Bent has also signed a movie named 'Last Chance' for his upcoming project. 

A picture of Lyriq Bent who is worth $6 million.
A picture of Lyriq Bent who is worth $6 million.
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Education & Alma Maters

Raised in Toronto, Bent received his education on The Boutique at Seneca College it is well known for its career-focused programs, expert faculty. It's Canada's most vibrant college located in Ontario, Canada, and it consists of four main campuses. He then began his professional career as a computer graphic technician. 

Started His Career In 2000 

Bent has appeared in numerous roles as lead and supporting roles in many films and television series as he began his career in the early 2000s. He was even listed as one of Canada's top rising actors by Playback Magazines. 

Bent made more people curious and attracted to him when he first starred in the horror movie 'Saw II' and 'Saw III' as Daniel Rigg and in Saw IV as one of the central characters. 

Lyriq Bent in 'Nappily Ever After' as Will.
Lyriq Bent in 'Nappily Ever After' as Will.
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Some of his best works are in 'Nappily Ever After' as Will, 'Rookie Blue' (TV Series) as Frank Best, 'Defendor' as Wayne, 'Honey' as Barber, and so on. 

His Produced and Written Works 

Dunston Williams from 'Home Again' has produced two movies, one short video, and one TV movie. He is an executive producer of 'Last Chance', 'Astronaut', and producer of the short movie 'The Choir' and TV movie 'Group Home'. Bent is also the writer of a short movie 'Perception'. 


Bent has been nominated for Golden Maple Awards in 2015 for 'The Book of Negroes' which is a mini TV series with the genre Drama, History, War. He is also the winner of a Canadian Screen Awards, CA in 2016 and also for The Book of The Negroes. 

Lyriq Bent showing his Canadian Screen Awards.
Lyriq Bent showing his Canadian Screen Awards.
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Loves Games 

Bent is very fond of video games and loves playing video games whenever he can and he has also done the voice acting of a character in the game 'Mafia III' where he has given his voice to the character named Emmanuel Lazare. This game was released on October 7, 2016, where the game roughly sold 4.5 million copies shipped to retailers. 

A picture of Lyriq Bent.
A picture of Lyriq Bent who is fan of games.
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Not only playing video games, but Bent also loves to watch numerous football, basketball, and soccer games live in the stadium. By stalking at his Insta he has gone to watch various games in Hollywood Boulevard and other places. 

Social Media Presence 

As for his social media presence, Bent is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has gained 50.7k followers on Insta with the username 'lyriqbent' and 9,998 followers on Twitter with the username 'lyriqbent'.

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