Tim Reid

Timothy Lee Reid is a well-cherished actor and movie director who is healthily known as Tim Reid. He is an extensively talented guy who has worked hard to achieve all heights of success. He is extremely popular for his characters in television shows like “WKRP in Cincinnati” and “Simon & Simon.” He is also a founder of a non-profit organization called Legacy Media Institute, which aims at gathering all professionals of the television and movie industry and incredible actors who wish to form their career in the Entertainment Industry.

Well, how well do you know about Tim Reid? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tim Reid’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tim Reid to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tim Reid was born on 19th December 1944 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, and grew up in the Crestwood area of Chesapeake by father- William Lee and mother- Augustine Reid.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tim Reid in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tim Reid’s age is 76 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 19 December 1944. Though, he is 6’ 1’’ in feet and inches and 187 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 169.7 lbs in Pound and 77 kg in Kilograms.


He completed his graduation in a Bachelor of Business Administration from Norfolk State College in the year 1968. He has also served as a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. After graduation, he worked for three years at Dupont Corporation.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Tim Reid tied a holy knot with Rita Ann Sykes in the year 1966. Unfortunately, they couldn’t flourish their marriage and divorced after 14 years in 1980. The couples are parents of two kids Timothy ll (b. 1968) and Tori (b. 1971). He then wedded to trendy actress Daphne Maxwell Reid in 1982. The couple is leading a happy life ever since.

Is Tim Reid Gay?

Tim Reid was married to an incredible actor Daphne Maxwell Reid and currently adoring their bond. He is also a proud father of his two lovely kids. Hence, he isn’t gay.

Professional Career

He started his career in the year 1968 in the entertainment industry. He collaborated with Tom Dreesen, who is an insurance salesman, to promote an anti-drug program in the local schools and later formed a comedy team titled “Tim and Tom,” and it was the first comedy duo that was interracial. Later he wrote a book along with Dreesen called “Tim and Tom: An America Comedy in Black and White” in the year 2008.

He started a show called “The Richard Pryor Show,” which is short-lived. He was featured in a sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati” as a DJ Venus Flytrap, and it was his best television role. He was also featured in “Simon & Simon” sitcom, which is a CBS detective series as Lieutenant Marcel Proust Downtown Brown. He was also a part of the movie version of the horror novel “It” by a fantastic author Stephen King.

He was starred in the “Highlander: The Series” in the first season episodes. Ray Bennett of the police department. He was also starred in the “Sister Sister” series for all six seasons as Ray Campbell. He was featured as a Mr. Daniels in the short lived series “Roommates,” in which he was starred opposite Tamera Mowry. He has a role as a William Barnett on “That ‘70s Show”.

He had also served as a director for several programs like “Once Upon a Time…When We Were Coloured”, “Bobobobs,” and “Stop the Madness.” He has worked really hard in his career to achieve all his goals and inspire many people across the world.


He is an astounding performer whose splendid performance is always appreciated. He holds several accommodations over the years. He won the Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in 1990 for his outstanding performance in the “Frank’s Place” series launched in 1987.

He also has won the PGA Oscar Micheaux Award in the year 1999.

In 1995, he was the winner of the Audience Choice Award in the International Film Festival for “Once Upon a Time…When We Were Coloured”.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tim Reid in 2021

As of 2021, Tim Reid has an estimated net worth of approximately $4 million. He has accumulated most of his wealth from acting and directory. He initiated his career by joining the team with Tom Dreesen entitled “Tim and Tom.” He is also a proud founder and president of Legacy Media institute, which adds to his wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In 2011, he was christened to the board of directors of the American Civil War Centre.
  • In 2014, on the 10th of May, he achieved an honor VCU doctorate. He has received this accommodation for his several marvelous and well appreciable contributions over the years.

Tim Reid is a marvelous performer, and his world-wide appreciation suggests that. He also has a gentle heart, which is involved in multiple noble works. He has released an anti-drug music video-, “Stop the Madness,” in order to raise his voice against drugs. He is a star and inspires loads and loads of people. His upcoming endeavors will surely stand out in the near future.


Facts of Timothy Lee Reid

  • Gender Male
  • full nameTimothy Lee Reid
  • birthplaceNorfolk, Virginia, United States
  • Date of Birth December 19, 1944
  • Age 77 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionAmerican Actor and Movie Director
  • weightIn Kilograms –77 kg, In Pounds –169.7 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –187 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6’ 1’’
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolN/A

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