Roman Walker Zelman

Daniel Zelman's son

Facts of Roman Walker Zelman

Name Roman Walker Zelman
Date of Birth April 7, 2004
Zodiac Sign Aries
Gender Male
Birth Country Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Jewish
Profession Actor
Net worth $28 million
Marital Status Single
Hair Color Browm
Eye Color Blue
Father Daniel Zelman
Mother Debra Messing
Grandfater Brian Messing
Grandmother Sandra Simons

NBC’s sitcom, ‘Will & Grace’, is one of the most successful television series of all time. Among the leading actors in the show, actress Debra Messing won the 2013 Prime-time Emmy Award for her role as Grace Adler. She is known for her professional as well as personal life. Messing has only one son named Roman Walker Zelman, who makes a frequent appearance with his mother.

Roman was born on April 7, 2004, to Debra and her ex-husband, Daniel Zelman. Roman is 16 years old and is pursuing his academics. His father is also an actor besides being a producer, screenwriter, and director.

An insight into Roman’s parents’ Married Life

Roman’s parents, Debra and Daniel first met at New York University in 1990 as graduate students. Upon knowing each other, the couple married on September 3, 2000. They exchanged their wedding vows at a private house in Santa Barbara, California. Among the 150 relatives and friends, Messing’s co-star, Eric McCormack, and Sean Hayes were also present at her nuptials. Actor Sean who is gay is married to Scott Icenogle.

For their wedding, Daniel gave her a 1920s diamond-and-platinum ring. The couple started living in Manhattan and, after a few years, became parents to Roman. However, after 11 years of marriage, Debra and her husband separated. In an interview, the actress said: “We both wanted it to last forever, and it’s a sad thing that it wasn’t able to go the course.”

Roman’s Parents co-parented him

The Women actress filed for divorce on June 5, 2012, citing irreconcilable differences. As per her divorce petition in Los Angeles Superior Court, Messing asked for joint custody. The spouses jointly agreed to co-parent their son, and to date, they are good friends.

As per the court papers, Roman’s parents separated in 2010. Their divorce was finalized on March 1, 2016. During late 2011, Messing started dating her Smash co-actor, Will Chase. They split in December 2014, after over two years of romance.

Will Roman follow the footsteps of his parents?

At just 16, the celebrity son is starting to look at his mom. Besides, Debra brings her son to red carpet events, premieres, and parties. Roman, who has seen the glamour since his childhood, might pursue acting in the future.

Roman Walker Zelman Parents Debra and Daniel Zelman
Roman Walker Zelman Parents Debra and Daniel Zelman
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While receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Roman stood by her side as a proud son. Further, his father has worked as executive producer on the FX drama, Damages. He earned an Emmy Award nomination for his work on the show. Also read about Justice Mellencamp‘s Biography.

Net Worth

Roman Walker Zelman enjoys his parents’ combined net worth of $28 million. His mother, Debra, has a net worth of $20 million, while his father, Daniel, has a net worth of $8 million. The former spouses has been active in the entertainment industry for a long time.

Roman Walker Zelman enjoying vacation with His Mother
Roman Walker Zelman enjoying vacation with His Mother
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As a leading actress of the hit sitcom, Messing earned $125,000 per episode from 1998–2006. Upon the revival of the show in 2017, her salary was $250,000. Therefore, Roman enjoys having richer parents.

A look into Debra’s House

The Brooklyn-born actress purchased a home in Manhattan for $5.45 million. The house consists of a library with custom built-ins, a fire pit, a master suite, and a lovely kitchen.

Apart from the New York apartment, Messing used to own a house with her ex-husband. At present, she resides with her son happily.

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