Rhett Lindsey was born and raised in Atlanta, GA to parents Alyce Pruitt and Frederick Lindsey. At a very young age, Rhett was blessed with the talent to entertain. Growing up around the acting world, he was able to get an in-depth understanding and passion for the craft of the business. At age seven, he was discovered by world renowned talent agent Joy Pervis and was signed to Hot Shot Kids Talent Agency. Soon after, he booked roles in several commercials, radio spots and theater productions.
With bookings under his belt from years of hard work, he landed the role of "TJ" in the 20th Century Fox film "Big Momma's: Like Father Like Son" starring Martin Lawrence and Brandon T. Jackson. In the spring of 2013, he landed the role of Jah "Babycake" Johnson in the 1 hour BET drama "Being Mary Jane," starring Gabrielle Union. Rhett is a graduate from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Social Work. Currently, he lives in Los Angeles, CA with his husband Michael, pursuing his graduate degree in Creative Writing at Harvard, and is the Founder/CEO of The Diverse Perspective.
Los Angeles, CA