Keith Powers Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Aashita Dhingra
Feb 08, 2024 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on Oct 06, 2022
Edited by Shadiya Ahammad
Fact-checked by Pratiti Nath
Keith Powers was a runway model before he became a Hollywood star.
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About Keith Powers

Keith Tyree Powers is an American actor and fashion model.

He was born in Sacramento, California in the United States of America. The actor Keith Powers currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

He became famous after landing a lead role in BET's mini-series 'The New Edition Story'. The model had to learn how to sing and dance to pull off the role. Before he became famous, Keith Powers was well-known for his appearance in fashion editorials and television commercials. He landed his first television commercial ad in 2013, appearing in nationally aired commercials for the clothing store, Ross.

Keith Powers' acting career started off by starring in a single episode of 'Pretty Little Liars'. After this, the model-turned-actor secured more roles, starting with a recurring role in the MTV series 'Faking It'. Keith Powers became a household name after landing the role of Tyree Crayton in the biographical film 'Straight Outta Compton'. To date, Keith Powers has been cast in biopic films such as 'The New Edition Story'.

Keith Powers is currently single. He was in a four-year relationship with Ryan Destiny before they split in early 2022. Keith Powers is an advocate for mental health. The actor often uses his social media platforms to create a space to speak about social anxiety and the pressures young actors and models face in the movie industry. In his spare time, Keith Powers enjoys spending time with his family and friends in his home in Los Angeles.

Keith Powers Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Keith Powers' net worth?

Keith Powell has a net worth of $1 million.

How much does Keith Powers earn per year?

A majority of Keith Power's net worth comes from modeling contracts such as Calvin Klein, and Aeropostale. On average he makes $32,000 – $48,000 a month.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Keith Powers?

Keith Powers is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.

How old is Keith Powers?

Keith Power was born on August 22, 1992, which makes him 30 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Keith Powers was born and raised in Sacramento, California in the United States of America. He shares his parents, Jennifer Clark and Keith Powers Snr, with two siblings - Kevin O'Shea Powers and Kaylan Powers.

Accompanied by his father, Keith Powers moved to Los Angeles in 2010 to pursue a career in modeling. He first got in front of a camera when he was nine years old when he did an ad campaign for Look Agency.

When he became a teenager, Keith developed a passion for sports and dreamt of having a career as a pro footballer. He went to Sheldon High School where he played football as a wide receiver for the Sheldon High School football team and was in talks with prestigious college programs. However, Keith did not pursue a career in sports after his high school graduation.

Encouraged by his mother, Jennifer Clark, in 2010 Keith moved from California to Los Angeles where he was recruited by JE Model Agency, which later led to him signing with Wilhemina Modeling Agency. By 2014, Keith Powers was a runway model for Calvin Klein during Milan Fashion Week.

Being a model contributed enormously to his current net worth after he became the face of household brands like K- Mart and Target. Keith Powers discovered his love for acting while on-set shooting ad campaigns, he then took acting classes to pursue a career in the movie industry.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who are Keith Powers' parents?

Keith Powers is the son of Jennifer Clark and Keith Powers Sr. Keith's parents divorced when he was five years old.

Who is Keith Powers dating?

Keith Powers is in a relationship with ex-girlfriend American rapper, Saweetie Harper. Previously, he was in a four-year relationship with an American singer and actress, Ryan Destiny.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Keith Powers is best known for his role in BET's mini-series 'The New Edition Story'. The biopic broke the network's records and had 28 million viewers on its premiere week. Keith became a household name after being cast as Dr. Dre's little brother Tyree Crayton in the biographical film 'Straight Outta Compton'.

Keith made his first big screen appearance in 2013 when he starred in the movie 'House Party: Tonight's The Night', a direct-to-video comedy film released under the Warner Brothers. Keith Powers was seen in the Netflix film titled 'Reality High' as Cameron Drake. He was also seen in the BET hip-hop series 'Tales' as Gutta.

Keith Powers made his television debut in the popular series, 'Pretty Little Liars' in 2013. After his television debut he did a couple of MTV series like 'Recovery Road' and 'Faking It' which made him famous amongst the youth. Finally, in 2015 he had a lead role in 'Sin City Saints'.

In 2019, Keith Powers was seen in the Netflix film 'What/If'. In the same year, he was also seen on Freeform for the film titled 'Famous In Love'. In 2020, Keith Powers had his first drama role, portraying Calvin in 'Fear of the Walking Dead'.

Before becoming a famous actor, Keith Powers was a runway model and had appeared in television commercials. He was also the face of big retail chains such as K-Mart, Target, Sears, and Kohls.

He appeared in GQ fashion editorials and ad campaigns for brands like Guess and Calvin Klein alongside ex-girlfriend Ryan Destiny. All these bookings contributed to his current net worth.

Keith Powers’ Hobbies And Interests

Keith enjoys journaling, listening to podcasts about mental health, watching football, and spending time with friends and family.

Other Interesting Keith Powers Facts And Trivia

Keith Powers is a cousin of police brutality victim, Rodney Glen King of Sacramento and Los Angeles.
 

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Keith Powers Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Keith Powers

Date of Birth

1992-08-22

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Sacramento

Age

Height

188 cm

Occupation

Actor

Net Worth

1000000

Partner

Saweetie Harper

Parents

Keith Powers Sr., Jennifer Clark

Siblings

Kevin O'Shea Powers, Kaylan Powers

Annual Earnings

48000
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