When life shows mercy on you, it can make you rack to riches in no time. Similar is the case with American actor Lloyd Lee who made his journey from acting in children’s theatre to the award-nominated gay role on HBO series, Entourage. He is the two times recipient of Asian Excellence Awards for his work on the series. He is also known for his eye-catching performances in ABC’s Young & Hungry and Suburgatory.
Openly Gay Rex Is Comfortable To Play Diverse Roles
The ABC star, Rex Lee came out as gay to the whole student body of Suburgatory members in the cafeteria during their lunchtime in January 2012. He portrayed the role of gay character Mr. Wolfe in the series Suburgatory. In an interview with Gay Star News, Rex said that he had no qualms about playing another gay role. He explained,
When I was first coming out, all my friends told me I couldn't pass for straight or bi so I shouldn't even bother trying. So I didn't bother trying.
The American actor also added he had no fear in portraying the character of diverse sexuality. Before that, he depicted the gay role of Lloyd in the HBO series Entourage. Rex was seen as the abusive assistant of Ari Gold in that series. He even had the onscreen relationship with Tom.
What Is Rex's Relationship Status?
The Suburgatory star was spotted having lunch with his rumored boyfriend in West Hollywood in 2008. He has not opened up about his relationship with the mystery man who is speculated to be his love interest. Rex was dwarfed by the stunning height of his so-called boyfriend in the picture that surfaced on the internet.
Rex Lee spotted with his rumored boyfriend in November 2008 (Photo: alamy.com)
The television star then revealed about his relationship in an interview with Advocate in April 2013. He said that he was single and looking forward to being in a relationship any time soon. He previously mentioned that it was extensively challenging to have a genuine relationship in the artificial community of Hollywood. But after the undergone therapy, he is more hopeful to find a partner soon.
What Is Rex Lee’s Net Worth?
Rex Lee has accumulated the jaw-dropping net worth of $3 million. He has derived the eminent part of his wealth from his acting career. The American actor has collected a hefty salary by starring in a television series Entourage for six years from 2005.
He initially worked in a children’s theatre company before facing the limelight. He was also a casting assistant in his early career. He debuted his first role in the television series Dave’s World in 1994. He got his breakthrough in the profession with the role of Lloyd Lee in the popular television series Entourage in 2005. He worked in that series for six more years until 2011.
The Korean Descent Rex Lee also portrayed the prolific role of gay character Mr. Wolfe in the American sitcom Suburgatory for three years from 2011 to 2013. Apart from that, he also has acting credits on Young & Hungry, Shades of Ray, Someone I used to Know, Zoey 101, and Son of the Beach. Rex has also been nominated for three Silver Actors Guild Awards and Teen Choice Award for his performance in Entourage.
Born in 1969 in Warren, Ohio, Rex Lee celebrates his birthday on 7 January. As per wiki, he was born to Korean immigrant parents and has a sister named Jane. He holds an American nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity (Korean). He stands tall at the height of 1.7 m(5’ 7’’). The American actor graduated from Oberlin College in 1990.