Reggie Hayes Biography, Age, Net Worth, Career & More

Biography Reggie Hayes

Reggie Hayes is an actor, screenwriter, and director with a net worth of $4 million as of 2022.

Reggie Hayes is widely known for his role in the T.V. show Girlfriend. He has won many awards and starred in numerous shows throughout his career.

He is also known for his philanthropy work throughout his career.

Reggie’s real name is Reginald C. Hayes, and he was born in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. His birth date is July 15, 1969, and currently, he is 53 years old.

His parents are natives of Chicago, too, and Reggie has three other siblings.

He went to the St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy. He later pursued a bachelor’s degree in Theater from Illinois State University.

Reggie Hayes Biography

Reggie dreamed of becoming an actor since childhood; thus, he went for a bachelor’s in theater as the first step toward that dream.

He began acting at the young age of 17, where he used to do many theater performances and improv in and around Chicago. After the shows, he would also participate in late-night shows, which were similar to improv shows with his group Bang Bang.

Their group later moved into Los Angeles to work on a show called ‘Healthcare’ which was eventually made into a movie.

Hayes then became a part of the popular show ‘Girlfriends’ where he played the role of William Dent. The show was top-rated and aired for almost eight consecutive years.

It was focused on the lives of four women and talked about various topics. It was a comedy as well, due to which it became trendy.

Due to his role in the show, Hayes won the ‘Best Supporting Actor in a comedy series award’ three times. 

Hayes has also worked on various other television series, mostly comedy series. He appeared in ‘Getting Personal’ and ‘Grown Ups.’ He also did multiple guest roles in series like ‘Will and Grace, ‘Party of five,’ ‘Married with children, ‘Then came you, and ‘Twilight zone’ among others. Ever since his childhood, Hayes has been a funny kid, he was someone who often cracked jokes, and he said in an interview that he inherited this from his father.

Hayes accumulated a good amount of money through his role in Girlfriends and the parts he did in other series.

His roles in ‘Being John Malkovich’ alongside John Malkovich, Cameron Diaz, and John Cusack and ‘A Family thing’ with James Earl Jones and Robert Duval are critically acclaimed; he was praised for his talent.

Hayes expressed in an interview that he is hugely a shopaholic. He loves to have all the classic stuff and owns a 1963 Cadillac DeVille convertible. He loves cars and has a vast car collection as well.

Apart from starring in T.V. shows, Reggie has also worked in movies. He has 33 credits as an actor (combined from Tv series, films, and shorts).

He also tried his hand at writing when he wrote a complete episode of Femme Fatales, which aired from 2011 through 2012.

Although most people know him as William Dent from Girlfriends, he has had a successful career post the show.

He was in nine episodes of the show Hart of Dixie, which aired from 2011 to 2015. He has also been a part of N.C.I.S. as well as Criminal Minds.

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Due to his extensive experience in theater, Hayes has become a seasoned actor and has played various roles so far.

In the past, he has performed in ‘Bang the drum slowly, Othello, Richard II, Chicago Conspiracy Trial, and Hellcab Does Criminal’, among numerous other stage productions.

He was a member of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival; thus, he got a chance to perform in multiple productions of Bard’s works. He was awarded the ‘Outstanding Young Alumni Award’ in 2004.

Hayes is well known for his charity work as well. Reggie has been a part of various charity events with his sister and has always strived to support his community.

Reggie’s older sister Jacki Hayes established the Reginald and Frances Hayes H.O.P.E. scholarship award in the name of their parents. It was created in 2000.

He gave the H.O.P.E. scholarships to numerous students at the University of Illinois. He was named one of the ‘Notable Men of the Academy’ by St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy because of his successful career and charity work.

Little is known about his personal life as he keeps his matters private. Reggie went on hiatus for a while but is back to work now.

His recent works include Black Lightning – a Tv series wherein he played the role of Mayor Billy Black. The series aired in 2021.

In 2022, he also did the part of Superintendent Collins in the T.V. series Abbott Elementary. The actor also has multiple projects signed up for the future and is currently filming them.

Reggie Hayes has made a name for himself in the industry, and we all remember him as Willam Dent from Girlfriends.

He has played various roles in films, shorts, and Television series. He also does a lot of charity work with his sister.

As of 2022, Reggie Hayes has a net worth of $4 million and is said to have an exclusive car collection as the actor is very fond of the classic, vintage stuff.

Frequently Asked Question

Q.1 Who is Reggie Hayes?

Ans: Reggie Hayes is an actor, screenwriter, and director, widely known for his role as William Dent’ in the T.V. show Girlfriend.

Q.2 What is the net worth of Reggie Hayes?

Ans: As of 2022, Reggie Hayes has a net worth of $4 million.