Wallace Langham is an American actor well known in the world for his roles in films like Weird Science, Thunder Run, War Dogs, and AJ’s Infinite Summer. Similarly, he is also known for his work on TV on shows like CBS Schoolbreak Special, The Best Times, 21 Jump Street among others. The actor started his career back in 1985.
Wallace Langham was born James Wallace Langham II on March 11, 1965, in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S. He is a Pisces as per his birth sign. He was born to mother Sunni Langham and father James Langham. His father worked as an elevator repairman and his mother was a costume designer.
He is White by ethnicity and is American by nationality. After studying at his local school and High School he then joined California State University, Northridge and Los Angeles City College.
As of March 2019, Langham is married to Melissa Voyagis, the couple got married in 2015 after dating for a while. The couple does not have any children together. Before this, he was married to Karey Richard. They dated for a while and eventually tied the knot in 2002. Their relationship started strong but gradually ran into problems which led to their divorce in 2012.
Similarly, he was married to Laura Langham before Voyagis and Richard. The couple got married in 1986 and their marriage blessed them with 2 kids, Chloe Langham, and Alex Langham. He divorced Langham in 1998
It is almost normal for celebs to be involved in some kind of controversy, Langham was also the center of a controversy when he attacked a gay reporter who allegedly said bad things about his girlfriends’ tattoos.
While beating the reporter he also shouted gay slurs against the reporter. The reporter filed charges against Langham after the incident. The court gave him 3 years’ probation, 450 hours of community service for gay and lesbian charities and to donate $10,000 to the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center.
He pleaded no contest to the charges. Due to this, the court dismissed a hate crime charge filed against him. After the dust settled he spoke out that he supported gay rights and was not homophobic. He also added that he would not have attacked the reporter if he had not been provoked first.
Langham’s net worth is around $11.9 million as of March 2019. The actor was able to amass the multimillion-dollar net worth from his extensively excellent career in acting.
In similar fashion, he also earns a salary of around $1.4 million which helped him massively in gathering the net worth.
Stepping into the industry in 1985 on both the big and small screens, he slowly worked his way up the stardom ladder and is now a very well regarded actor. He debuted on the big screen with the film Weird Science. He used an alias at the time.
In fact, companies credited him as Wally Ward during the initial stages of his career. After his debut, he worked in notable films like Little Miss Sunshine, AJ’s Infinite Summer, War Dogs among others.
Likewise, he debuted on TV with the show CBS Schoolbreak Special as Babe, then the same year he worked in shows like Children of the Night, and The Best Times.
After this, he played memorable roles in shows like Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, The Twilight Zone etc.