Reggie Lee Net Worth 2021 Movies and TV Shows

Reggie Lee net worth

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Reggie Lee is a Philippine-American film and television actor who is also part Chinese. On television, he has played William “Bill” Kim on Prison Break and Sergeant Drew Wu on Grimm. In film, he has played Tai Huang in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, GCPD Officer Ross in The Dark Knight Rises and Lance Nguyen in The Fast and the Furious.

Early life

Reggie Telmo Valdez was born on October 4, 1975 (age 35 years) in Quezon City, the Philippines. His parents are Zenaida Telmo and Jesus Espiritu Valdez. Although fluent in English, he also speaks Tagalog. At the age of five, he moved with his family to the Cleveland, Ohio area, including Parma and Strongsville. While still a student, he performed in shows at the Greenbrier Theatre (now the Cassidy Theatre) in Parma Heights and was an intern at the Cleveland Play House. He graduated from Padua Franciscan High School in Parma.

Although accepted to Harvard, he instead decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue acting. He later changed his last name from Valdez to Lee, stating in a 2001 interview that “they kept calling me in for Hispanic roles, and I’m a far cry from Hispanic”; he took the name Lee from his grandparents.


Reggie Lee net worth
Reggie Lee net worth

In 1992, at the age of 17, Lee moved to Los Angeles, where he joined a national tour of Miss Saigon. He later worked as a dancer for Prince on the MTV Video Music Awards and toured nationally with the musical Heartstrings. He was in the original company of the 1994 Broadway revival of Carousel. In 1997, he received a Drama-Logue Award for his performance in F.O.B. at East West Players, an Asian-American theatre organization in Los Angeles. With his role garnering critical acclaim, he also starred in their production of Carry the Tiger to the Mountain.

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Since starring as Lance Nguyen in The Fast and the Furious, Lee appeared as Tai Huang in the Walt Disney Pictures film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. He has played Secret Service Special Agent Bill Kim in the FOX drama Prison Break, a character he describes as “a guilty pleasure to play, wonderfully complex and devious”. He appeared in Chinaman’s Chance, about which he said “It’s an important story that definitely needs to be told and humanized. Plus I get to play pretend in the Old West. How great is that?”.

In 2010, he guest-starred as Tom in the NBC series Persons Unknown. In 2012, he played Ross, a Gotham City police officer in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises.

From 2011 to 2017, he played Desk Sergeant Drew Wu in the NBC supernatural police drama Grimm. In 2018, for NCIS: New Orleans, he appeared as Assistant Special Agent in Charge Steven Thompson. He previously appeared in an unrelated role in an episode of NCIS. Read: Adam Weitsman and Life story


Lee has two younger brothers, musician Nathan and comic book artist R.V. Valdez.


  • 1999 The Big Blind
  • 2000 Southstreet Lullaby Mahler Greeter
  • 2000 Psycho Beach Party Dancer
  • 2000 Drift Ryan As R.T. Lee
  • 2001 XCU: Extreme Close Up Nuey Phan
  • 2001 The Fast and the Furious Lance Nguyen
  • 2001 The Parlor Slappy Sue short film
  • 2002 Black Hole Justin
  • 2002 Reality School Student
  • 2002 The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest Suit
  • 2003 Masked and Anonymous Armed Man
  • 2003 Net Games Laurence
  • 2004 Frankenfish Anton
  • 2005 Amateur Ron Harper
  • 2006 Dimples Dr. Ross Hammer
  • 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Hadras
  • 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Tai Huang
  • 2008 I Am Somebody: No Chance in Hell Sing Also known as Chinaman’s Chance
  • 2008 Tropic Thunder Byong
  • 2009 Drag Me to Hell Stu Rubin
  • 2009 Star Trek Test Administrator Kobayashi Maru
  • 2010 Life as We Know It Alan Burke
  • 2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love Agent Huang
  • 2012 Safe Quan Chang
  • 2012 Here Comes the Boom Mr. De La Cruz
  • 2012 The Dark Knight Rises GCPD Officer Ross
  • 2019 Disappearance Detective Park
  • 2021 Sweet Girl

Reggie Lee net worth

Reggie Lee net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. His major source of income is generated from his acting career. He has been able to amass a considerable amount of wealth. Reggie Lee success career has earned him a luxurious lifestyle and some of the fancy things in life such as cars, house, and tech gadgets.