Geoffrey Owens Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career

Geoffrey Owens Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career

Geoffrey Owens Net Worth 2020 – Owens is best known for playing the Huxtables’ son-in-law, Elvin Tibideaux, in the popular sitcom from 1985 to 1992. In August 2018, a customer shopping at a Trader Joe’s in New Jersey recognized him working there and took pictures of him weighing potatoes and bagging groceries.

Geoffrey Owens Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career


Geoffrey Owens was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 18, 1961. Geoffrey is the son of former United States Congressman Major Owens. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.

In 1995, Owens married his wife, Josette. Together they have one son. Owens attended the High School of Performing Arts for a year and graduated cum laude from Yale University in 1983

He studied with the renowned acting teacher Uta Hagen and also taught at Hagen and Herbert Berghof’s famous HB Studio in New York City.


He began his acting career as a professional theatre performer, appearing in several Williamstown Theatre Festival productions during the summer months of 1981.

Geoffrey Owens currently teaches acting classes in New York City at HB Studio. From 1985 to 1992 he starred as Elvin Tibideaux on the television series The Cosby Show.

In 1997 Owens starred as Robert Watkins in the TV series Built to Last. He has starred in the movies The Paper, Stonebrook, The Cross, Play the Game, Dreams, and Romeo and Juliet.

Owens has also appeared in episodes of the TV series Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, That’s So Raven, Boston Legal, Las Vegas, Medium, Without a Trace, Flashforward, The Secret Life of the American Teenager,

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and The Affair. Owens won a Young Artist Award in 1989 and a TV Land Award in 2011 for The Cosby Show.

In 2010, he appeared on ABC Family’s The Secret Life of the American Teenager as a court-appointed mediator. He also appeared on the ABC show FlashForward in the episode “The Garden of Forking Paths”, playing a researcher.

In 2011, Owens portrayed the role of Casca at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in its Free-For-All production of Julius Caesar.

In 2015, he portrayed an obstetrician on the NBC drama series The Slap, in an episode entitled “Ritchie”

In 2017, he portrayed an assistant dean on the FOX drama series Lucifer, in an episode entitled “Deceptive Little Parasite”.

In 2018, photos of Owens working in a Trader Joe’s were published by The Daily Mail, which many had characterized as “job shaming.” Owens agreed with the “job shaming” characterization, and due to the unwanted attention severed his employment at Trader Joe’s.

The story led producer Tyler Perry to offer Owens a ten-episode role in The Haves and the Have Nots.

Owens also booked a guest-starring role on NCIS: New Orleans and supporting roles in the films Fatale and Hide and Seek’

Owens is the founder and artistic director of The Brooklyn Shakespeare Company. He has taught acting and Shakespeare at Columbia University, Yale, the Adult School of Montclair and Pace University.

Net Worth

Geoffrey Owens’s 2020 estimated net worth is $300 Thousand. In addition to developing his own private Shakespeare workshop, he has been a guest teacher at universities, theaters, studios and high schools in the New York metropolitan area.

He has also served as a judge for the National Shakespeare Competition semi-finals at Lincoln Center for at least twenty-five years.

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