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Lanier McKinney is from Huntsville, Alabama. He is a multi-talented professional dancer, choreographer, model and has credits as an actor in numerous films. Although he enjoyed dancing his whole life he began his professional career in Atlanta, Georgia in 2010. He went from being a freelance artist to a globally booked professional dancer. His most notable highlight and the longest-lasting opportunity was a lead dancer for the legendary superstar recording artist Mariah Carey. He also assisted with choreography on her Asia tour in 2018, and performed as her solo disco roller skater. He also assisted with choreography on her most recent Caution World Tour in 2019 as well. His other following accomplishments include Beyonce Knowles in “Black is King,” Rita Ora featured on the Boy Band and Teen Choice Awards; Mary J Blige and ASAP Rocky BET Experience; P. Diddy on the BET Hip Hop Awards; Isabella Moner “Papi”, Katy Perry; Betty Who; and Wiz Khalifa. His acting career can be seen in the award winning films; Black Panther; Hunger Games; Bessie featuring Queen Latifa; Bolden; TV shows and commercials such as the Netflix series Marlon; Drunk History; Crazy Ex Girlfriend. Modeling accomplishments includes Ralph Lauren, New Balance, Macy’s, and Nappy Styles. With over 10 years of experience in the entertainment industry. Lanier has officially started his own company, “LM3” which focuses on developing and mentoring up and coming talent seeking training and guidance the industry. He also volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club for “Peace 4 Kids” in Compton, California witch mentors the youth in foster care.

Additional Info

Gender: male

Ethnicity: Multiracial

Height: 6'1"

Body Type: Athletic

Weight: 192.00 lbs

Talent Agency: Clear Talent Agency (Dancer) & Naturally Fit Agency (Fitness)

Interests: TV & Video, Film, Commercials, Modeling, Entertainment jobs & Crew, Voiceover

Credits

Black Panther

Ryan Coogler


Model

Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special

Hamish Hamilton


Other

Black Is King

Beyoncé


Other

Marlon

Marlon Wayans


Other

Bessie

Dee Reese


Other

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Steven Tsuchida


Other

Teen Choice Awards

Rita Ora


Other

Boy Band

Rita Ora


Other

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

Gray Ross


Extra

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Gray Ross


Extra

The Hunger Games

Gray Ross


Extra

Bolden

Dan Pritzker


Other

BET Awards

Mary J Blige ft. ASAP Rocky


Actor

The Voice

Halsey ft. Big Sean


Other

BET Hip Hop Awards

P. Diddy


Other

Sunday Best

Kiki Sheard


Other

Drunk History

Jeremy Konner


Other

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