No other celebrity has been as successful as American actor Allen Payne in guarding their personal life against the piercing eyes of the media. In the 20 odd years of his fame, the secret of whether Allen is gay or not has sparked the curiosity of many fans and continues to do so.

The New York Native is famously known for his portrayal of  Alfred Pierre in 2000's thriller The Perfect Storm. His fame enriched after he played C.J. Payne on Tyler Perry's Television serial House of Payne from 2007 to 2012. 

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His role of C.J. Payne brought barrels of laughs to the people and his relationship with his on-screen wife Janine made people wish for the relationship like that.

Allen Payne's Bio: From Rooftops To The Paynes

Allen was born on 7 July 1968 to parents Barbara Reeves and Allen Roberts.

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With a budding passion for acting, Allen initiated his career by starring in the 1989's movie Rooftops. He debuted in the television show, The Cosby Show as Lance Rodman in 1990. The television series ended up being one of the biggest hit of Television in 1980's and gave Allen a big break.

Soon after that, Allen landed in several series and movies. He starred in the spin-off of The Cosby Show, A Different World and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Marcus in 1992. After a year, he featured in the movie CB4 and also acted in the film The Walking Dead in 1995.

In 2007, Allen landed in a significant role of Clarence James Payne in American sitcom Tyler Perry's House of Payne. He portrayed his character, C.J. in all the series of the sitcom and earned huge acclamation. 

After the end of the series, he halted his acting career after being struck hard with the loss of his mother until he made his return in 2018's series The Paynes, a spin-off from the House of Payne.

Reviving C.J. On The Paynes

After six years of hiatus from acting Allen Payne is back on his famous role of Clarence James (C.J.) Payne, Jr. Airing in the Oprah Winfrey Network, The Paynes, the sequel to the TBC's popular sitcom Tyler Perry's House of Payne, featured Allen's only acting appearance in years. Although the audience didn't see him as the series regular like in the original, he was a recurring cast (at least during the first few episodes) and one of the audience's favorite.

His Networth In Millions

The Paynes star has gathered his prominent part of net worth from his productive acting career. With his recurring role in the series The Paynes, the star has bee able to garner a whopping salary of $5 million.

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This shows how far Allen has come in his life despite the loss of his mother.

Allen Payne Has 'Wife': Father Of Two Children

Allen has been in a married relationship with a wife, but it happens to be true in his professional career only. In the House of Payne. Allen portrayed the role of C.J. Payne, husband of Janine Payne, and father of two children Malik & Jazmine Payne.

In the story, his wife Janine Payne suffers from drug addiction, but she overcomes al the problem and changes her life. The pair remarries again at the Calvin and Miranda's wedding and stays in love.

Allen Faces Gay Rumor Despite Being 'Married'

Though Allen has been in the relationship in on-screen, he seems to be single in real life, or so it appears in the public. He has not been romantically linked with any women till date. The absence of a girlfriend in his life brought up the gay rumors in the media.

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But Allen himself has not uttered any word in the matter. Moreover, there is also no evidence to prove that speculations. So, it would be inappropriate to call someone gay without the authentic data.