Geoffrey Owens is an American actor best known for his role as Elvin Tibideaux on “The Cosby Show”. Geoffrey Owens net worth as reported by Celebrity Net Worth is estimated to be $300,000.
Owens was born on March 18, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York. His father Major Owens was a music and literature teacher who later went on to serve in the New York State Senate and United States House of Representatives. He went to High School of Performing Arts and then graduated cum laude from Yale University in 1983.
He developed an interest in acting by playing in a local theater at Arcata High School where he played the role of Peter Pan. However, his professional acting came in 1985 when he made his television debut on the second season of “The Cosby Show” as Elvin Tibideaus. He became a regular character in 1987 and appeared on the series till 1992.
Other than that, he has also appeared on several television series like It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Las Vegas, That’s So Raven, Play The Game, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Julius Caesar, The Slap and Lucifer.
He is also the founder and artistic director of the Brooklyn Shakespeare Company. He has also worked as a guest teacher at Universities, theaters, studios and high schools in New York area.
Recently, he was found working as a cash register at a Trader Joe’s. The customer snapped picture of Owens working and sent them to Daily Mail. He responded the person criticizing his job saying that his job like all others is important and every job has dignity and worth. He also said that due to negative attention, he is no longer with Trader Joe’s.
Regarding his personal life, he married his wife Josette in 1995 and together they have one son.