Positive thinking is a great motivation towards achieving greatness. Quinton Aaron is a survivor who despite the struggles he had to face while growing up and even as an adult, turn out to be a success story today. With his determination, hard work and God-given talent, he was able to face all that came his way and not only made a name for him in the movie industry but also gained recognition that endeared him to lots of people.
He is a great actor, whose calm nature and humanitarian acts has endeared him to many. He has been in lots of films and shows and has also played a lead role in a very important movie that has won awards and thought lessons.
Quinton Aaron’s Bio
Quinton Aaron was born in The Bronx, in New York City on August 15, 1984. After his elementary school, his family moved to Augusta, Georgia, where he continued his education. He is an African-American actor who had always had the desire to be an entertainer. He was involved in several Christmas plays while growing up, and was also a mute singer in the choir.
Before pursuing a career in acting, he had worked as a security guard. His acting career started in 2006, where he made appearances for little roles; his popularity began to grow when he played the role of Q in a 2008 comedy film Be Kind Rekindled. He also appeared in some episodes of season seven of Law and Order.
His career got to a peak when he was chosen to play the role of Michael Oher, the lead actor in the 2009 sports movie The Blind Side, which he acted alongside some famous faces in the industry such as Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw. This movie was such a hit and gained wide acceptance in the industry. It was a turning point for his career, as his role in the film did not just fetch him fame but also nominations for some awards, and also opened doors for him for other major roles.
In 2010, he made an appearance in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. He also starred in several other films and series such as; One Tree Hill, Harry’s Law, Mothers and Daughter, Its Not My Fault and I Don’t Care Anyway, and so many others. 2016 and 2017 was such a busy year for the actor as he had lots of work that he was involved in, and he did an awesome work in all.
Apart from acting, he is also a great humanitarian who founded The Quinton Aaron Foundation, the sole aim of this foundation was to help, encourage and reach out to children who have and are being bullied, and they have been able to reach out to over three hundred children so far. According to Aaron, he had a tough life while growing up and knew what it was like to be bullied, and he wants to help children that have gone through that, and help them have a voice.
Quinton’s appearance in the lead role of the movie The Blind Side didn’t just create awareness and better opportunity for himself, he has also made a fortune from the movie. For someone who was lost and almost homeless before getting that role, to come from all that to amass a whopping sum of $3 million as his estimated net worth is such a great achievement. We are so proud at how far he has come and we know his career is progressional and so can say he will be making more money in the future.
Family Life – Parents
Much isn’t known of the actor’s family life, except for the fact that he didn’t have such a pleasant childhood, as he had to struggle as a growing child; both financially and learning how to cope with certain challenges that came while growing up.
Concerning his parents, we are not aware of who his father is as nothing is said about him, but Laura Aaron, his mother is an author, who wrote the book Leave Me Alone. She was the one that told Quinton about the audition for the movie The Blind Side where he was eventually cast as Michael Oher. However, she was not alive to see him clinch the role as she died before he got the role.
Is Quinton Aaron Married? Wife
Lots of persons want to know everything concerning this Quinton Aaron, most especially his personal life; if he has any woman in his wife and if yes, who, but if no when is he going to? That’s what fans are like.
The Blind Side actor is quite active on social media and is constantly seen with ladies on his photos but according to him, those ladies are either friends or colleagues. There hasn’t been any news of him being involved with any lady in the past and there is none now, but it is not impossible that he might have someone and doesn’t want it to be made public yet, but if there is we are sure to hear of it very soon.
Body Measurement – Height, Weight
One of the challenges Quinton Aaron always encounter is his big size, but that has also been the source of one of his greatest achievement – a role as Michael Oher in The Blind Side as they needed someone of such size to play the role in the movie. But he also had to lose some pounds in order to play the role.
For a man that weighs 105 kg, Quinton Aaron has made up his mind to shed most of it off as even though it has blessed him, he has also had to face embarrassments as a result of his size. He is not just fat but is also a tall guy with a height of 6 feet 8 inches.