Roy Black’s Net Worth & Bio – Real Housewives of Miami


Roy Black is an American civil and criminal defense attorney. He is also well-known as the husband of reality TV star, Lea Black, who is a cast member of the “Real Housewives of Miami.”

He is also widely recognized for two high profile cases in which he was the defense lawyer for William Kennedy Smith and Rush Limbaugh, respectively. Roy also appeared on several television shows such as “The Law Firm,” “The Today Show” and more.

Roy Black's Net Worth

In 2022, Roy Black’s net worth is estimated to be $85 million. His career as an attorney is his main source of income.

Black’s wealth is also increasing from his real estate endeavors. It includes listing their waterfront home on the market.

Roy Black's Early Life

Roy Black is 77 years old. He was born on February 17, 1945. Roy was born in New York City, New York, United States and was raised by his parents.

The famed lawyer’s parents separated soon after his birth. In 1951, his mother remarried to an auto executive. The family moved to Connecticut and then to Jamaica.

Roy Black's Education

Roy Black attended University of Miami and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1967. Later, he earned a Juris Doctor at the University Of Miami School Of Law in 1970.

He also joined the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, Zeta Epsilon chapter, when he was a UM student. When Black took the Florida Bar Exam, he earned the highest possible score, and he spent five years working as a public defender before entering private practice.

Roy Black's Wife, Family Life, and Dating History

Roy Black has been married three times. He married his second wife, Naomi Morris, in 1984. He has a daughter with Naomi named Nora Black, who is a psychotherapist in San Francisco.

In 1994, Black married Lea Black, who was a juror in the William Kennedy Smith trial. She was also a cast member of the well-known reality television show, Real Housewives of Miami.

Lea and Roy started dating several months after the trial. Reportedly, Lea broke up with her boyfriend and began a relationship with Roy Black.

Roy and Lea has a son, RJ Black. Like his father, he occasionally appears on the reality TV show. For instance, they appeared in episode 2.7, “Bras and Brawls, Part I,” in which the three discuss one of Black’s cases.

Roy Black's Career

There’s no doubt that Roy Black is an excellent lawyer. He has represented celebrities such as Cheers and Frasier star Kelsey Grammer, including singer Justin Bieber. Roy also represented for billionaire/sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, artist Peter Max, Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis, and auto racing driver Helio Castroneves.

Aside from that, Roy participated on the reality series “The Law Firm.” He is also married to Lea Black, who appeared on the Real Housewives of Miami from 2011 to 2013.

Since 1987, Black has been featured in “The Best Lawyers in America” every year. He has participated on The Today Show as NBC’s legal analyst. He published the book “Black’s Law” in 1999. Roy earned the nickname “The Professor” for his “erudition and dedication to education.”

As mentioned earlier, Roy Black was involved in the acquittal of William Kennedy Smith on charges of rape and of Helio Castroneves on income tax evasion charges. Besides, he has received numerous awards such as William R. Butler Community Service Award (University of Miami, 2005), Criminal Justice Award (Dade County Bar Association, 1991), and Person of the Year (“Daily Business Review,” 2014.

In addition, Black received a Lifetime Achievement Award from “Daily Business Review,” in 2015, and he is a member of the Miami-Dade County Bar Association, American Bar Association, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Today, Roy Black is a partner at Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf, “a premier criminal defense and civil trial law firm” based in Miami. He’s also a loving husband to, Lea Black, a cast member of the Real Housewives franchise.

Roy Black's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height6 ft 1 in
WeightNot identified
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorNot identified
Body TypeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Facts About Roy Black

Estimate Net Worth$85 million
ReligionNot identified
Zodiac SignAquarius
BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States
BirthdayFebruary 17, 1945

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