Tequan Richmond Biography: Height, Wife, Age, Movies, Net Worth, Instagram, Kids, TV Shows

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Tequan Richmond, also addressed as T-Rich, is a renowned American actor and rapper. He gained recognition for portraying Drew Rock on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris

Additionally, he showcased his talents in movies like RayBlue CapriceHouse Party: Tonight’s the Night, and Ride Along 2

Furthermore, Tequan Richmond has appeared on various television shows, including General HospitalBoomerang, and Mr. Box Office.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Tequan Richmond
Stage Name: T-Rich
Born: 30 October 1992 (age 31 years old)
Place of Birth: Burlington, North Carolina, United States
Nationality: American
Education: Oxford Brookes University
Height: N/A
Parents: Temple Poteat, Anthony Richmond
Siblings: 1.71 m
Spouse: Tetona Jackson
Boyfriend • Partner: Paige Hurd (2011-2013), Montana Tucker
Children: Harlie Giselle Richmond
Occupation: Actor • TV Personality
Net Worth: $500,000

Early Life & Education

Tequan Richmond, a talented American actor and rapper, was born on October 30, 1992, in Burlington, in the heart of North Carolina. 

Born to proud parents Temple Poteat and Anthony RichmondTequan grew up in a loving household without any siblings to share his adventures with. 

As he embarked on his educational journey, Tequan Richmond sought knowledge at prestigious institutions such as Brooklyn College in the bustling city of New York. He even ventured across the pond to study at Oxford Brookes University in the historic town of Oxford, England.


Tequan Richmond‘s acting career began with a prominent role in the 2004 historical picture Ray, in which he played Ray Charles Jr. Following this accomplishment, he was recognized for his depiction of Drew RockChris Rock‘s best buddy, in the famous sitcom Everybody Hates Chris. The show received both critical and commercial praise. 

In 2012, Richmond joined the cast of General Hospital, where he plays T.J. Ashford. He continued to appear on the program until 2018, and his outstanding performance earned him three Daytime.

Tequan Richmond‘s acting career extends beyond television, as he has also made appearances in various films such as Blue Caprice (2013), House Party: Tonight’s the Night (2013), and Thriller (2018). Additionally, he has been featured as a guest star on multiple television shows, including Cold CaseCSI: Crime Scene InvestigationPrivate PracticeDetroit 1-8-7Memphis Beat, and Love That Girl.

Tequan Richmond has been actively involved in both acting and producing. One of his notable productions is the BET+ series Boomerang, where he has served as the executive producer since its premiere in 2019. He is also gearing up to showcase his acting skills in the upcoming film Blood on Her Badge.

Awards & Nominations

Black Reel Awards

  • 2014: Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture – Blue Caprice

Daytime Emmy Awards

  • 2016: Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series – General Hospital
  • 2017: Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series – General Hospital

NAACP Image Awards

  • 2016: Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series – General Hospital

Social Media

  • Twitter handle: @TdashRich
  • Instagram handle: @tdashrich

Personal Life

Tequan Richmond, 31, a private individual, keeps his personal life under wraps, leaving little information available. 

Nevertheless, it is known that Tequan Richmond is engaged to Tetona Jackson, an actress whom he has been in a long-term relationship with.

The couple welcomed their daughter, Harlie Giselle Richmond, into the world in 2021. He is a father of two kids.

Additionally, Tequan Richmond has had previous relationships with Paige Hurd from 2011 to 2013 and Montana Tucker.


TV Shows

  • 2005–2009: Everybody Hates Chris (Drew Rock)
  • 2006: Cold Case (Young Michael)
  • 2006: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Young Kenny)
  • 2007: Private Practice (Young Raymond)
  • 2009: Detroit 1-8-7 (Young David)
  • 2010: Memphis Beat (Jesse)
  • 2010: Love That Girl! (Gilbert)
  • 2011: Numb3rs (Marcus)
  • 2012–2018: General Hospital (T.J. Ashford)
  • 2019: The Unsettling (Connor)
  • 2019–2020: Boomerang (Bryson Broyer)
  • 2020: Blood on Her Badge (Marcus)


  • 2004: Ray (Ray Charles Jr.)
  • 2006: The Celestine Prophecy (Young Carl)
  • 2013: Blue Caprice (Lee)
  • 2013: House Party: Tonight’s the Night (Chris Johnson)
  • 2017: Nowhere, Michigan (David)
  • 2018: Savage Youth (Gabe)
  • 2018: All Night (Christian Fulner)
  • 2018: Thriller (Andre Dixon)

Net Worth

Tequan Richmond, a well-known American actor and musician, has accumulated a net worth of $500,000. 

His notable contributions include portraying the character of Drew Rock in the famous sitcom Everybody Hates Chris and acting as Ray Charles Jr. in the acclaimed film Ray. Additionally, he is currently portraying T.J. Ashford on the long-standing ABC soap opera General Hospital.

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