Lamon Archey Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Education, Family, Marriage, Children, Career, Net worth, Salary, Social Media

Lamon Archey
Lamon Archey

Lamon Archey biography

Renowned for portraying Eli Grant on the soap opera “Days of Our Lives,” Lamon Archey is an American actor. Before his acting career, he engaged in professional football. He goes by the nickname “Lamon Dezjon Archey.”

Lamon Archey Age and birthday

Born on October 9, 1981, in San Mateo, California, USA, Lamon Archey marks his birthday annually on the 9th of October. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Lamon Archey Height and weight

Lamon Archey stands tall at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) and weighs 70 kilograms. Notably, he boasts a total of 12 tattoos.

Lamon Archey’s Educational background

 Archey participated in both baseball and football during the initial two years of high school.

Lamon Archey
Lamon Archey

Lamon Archey Family

Archey’s cousin, Robert J. Poole, authored the movie “The Mack” in 1973. Born in Daly City, California, Lamon was raised in San Mateo by his grandparents. He had limited contact with his father, who unfortunately passed away when Lamon was 20 years old.

Lamon Archey Marriage and children

Lamon Archey is happily married to Mercedes Cornett. Their journey began with an engagement in 2016, leading to a beautiful wedding ceremony. The couple has three children together: Caden, born on July 9, 2009; Gaia, born on May 29, 2012; and Machiah, born on September 8, 2002. Lamon and Mercedes initiated their relationship in February 2006, and after getting engaged in 2010, they officially tied the knot in a small ceremony held in February 2019.


After completing high school, Lamon spent two years working as a carpenter, specializing in floor installation. Following this, he relocated to Los Angeles and took on the role of an emergency medical technician. It was during his time in Los Angeles that he was scouted for modeling at a job fair. Modeling proved to be a transformative experience, helping him overcome shyness. Encouraged by his manager, Michael Bruno, Lamon decided to delve into acting by taking acting classes.

Archey, an accomplished American actor, writer, and producer hailing from San Mateo, California, achieved fame through his portrayal of “Principal Carter” on the CW hit TV series “All American.” Noteworthy long-running roles include “Mason Wilder” on “The Young and The Restless” (2012-2014) and “Eli Grant” on “Days of Our Lives” (2011-2021). Beginning his career with success in modeling, Archey even featured as Beyoncé’s love interest in Destiny’s Child’s “Cater To You” music video. His acting journey expanded with roles in diverse shows and films such as “Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life,” “Roadies,” “2 Broke Girls,” “Dope Boys,” “Can’t Buy Love,” and “The Woman in the Red Dress.”

Beyond acting, Lamon serves as an Executive Producer and writer, actively engaged in various projects under his company, Disrupt Media. This includes the lead role in the short film “Nutcase” and his upcoming feature film debut in the drama, “Draw.” Before entering the entertainment industry, he worked as a Veterinarian Technician for over a decade. Recognizing his talent and contributions, Lamon received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in 2018.

Archey’s Net worth and salary

His net worth is $5 Million.

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