The topic of death comes up a lot on Days of our Lives, but it's not all dead serious, as shown by a funny blooper clip shared by Lamon Archey (Eli Grant). Getting to Know Days of Our Lives’ Lamon Archey. Born on April 9, 1981, Archey currently aged 36; raised in San Mateo, California he was raised by his grandparents. He did not have any contact with his father other than in a minimal capacity over the course of 20 years until his father’s death. It would be another 8 years before he was given a chance to act professionally. He wasn’t sure what he wanted there, either, but he thought he might find some happiness working in the medical field. He stands at a tall height of 6 Feet and 2 Inches. [60] But Eli is determined to take his relationship with Gabi slowly. "Credit is also due to Lamon Archey, whose soulful portrayal of Eli, a young man whose whole world has been turned upside down by news of his true paternity, has already impressed. Archey was a piece of the CBS daytime show from 2012 – 2014. A rough guess of his annual income would be a few hundred thousand dollars per episode or movie. After becoming a carpenter for a couple of decades, his career began. [50][51] Archey's debut was slated for February 2017. In 2017, Archey joined the cast of Days of Our Lives in the job of Eli Grant. Archey explained, "There's an uncertainty of not knowing if it's ok to go to Julie." He initially began with two under-five jobs on 'Days' before proceeding onward to assume the repetitive job of Mason Wilder on 'The Young and the Restless'. He continued, "Now I'm much more comfortable and much more comfortable with the character. Early Life (Childhood) Born in 1981, Archery is a single child of his parents. He might be someone we love on Days, but he’s only been here since 2017. [37] Lani ask Eli to let her raise the baby with JJ but he is reluctant. However, Eli keeps the information in the back of his mind just in case. "[98], Fictional character from soap opera Days of Out Lives. In 2017, Archey joined the cast of Days of Our Lives in the job of Eli Grant. [87] Ori was also disappointed that the writers didn't incorporate flashbacks. ", "Who is Eli on DAYS OF OUR LIVES? Created by head writers Dena Higley and Ryan Quan, the role was originated by actor Lamon Archey in 2017. [22][23], Later, Eli and Lani arrest Gabi's brother Dario (Jordi Vilasuso) for hacking Countess Wilhelmina Cosmetics and running a counterfeit operation. I was not expecting that. He does have a little bit of hope due to Doctor Kayla Brady's (Mary Beth Evans) positive prognosis. Lani worried about Kristen DiMera (Stacy Haiduk), who was still in custody, and Eli was about to tell Lani the truth about why Kristen confessed when Lani got a call from Shawn Brady (Brandon Beemer). Archey revealed on Instagram that a new member was added to his family. "[61] The fling results in Lani giving birth to a stillborn son. We are almost positive that his best life is lived loving Lani, his fellow officer of the law and the woman who brings out he best in him, but he cannot always see that. "[71] Fortunately for Eli, the Hortons welcome Eli with open arms. [33] When Eli and Valerie are about to move, Eli discovers that Sheila and Russell have started selling drugs. [21] During the party, Eli comforts Lani after she witnesses a close moment between JJ and Gabi. We don’t know how or why — and we don’t know a thing about his mother. When the baby ultimately dies, Eli is "shocked and caught off-guard" because he has already decided "in his mind that everything would turn out okay." Dario convinces Eli to grant him immunity and place him into the Witness Protection Program in exchange for giving up his partner. He continued that "There is this spark in the actor and character that just makes him pop on screen, no matter who his scene partner may be at the time. Later, a guilt riddled Eli tells Gabi about the affair but she agrees to give him another chance, as long as he doesn't keep anymore secrets. "[41], Lani reluctantly tells Eli she is carrying his child in February 2018. And "He really likes Julie too. Tiffany Raiford is a lifelong Floridian, wife to my high school sweetheart and mother of four littles (two girls and boy/girl, they are not identical and yes, I'm sure). "Never underestimate the power of a group scene" she stated. His father whose name is not given died while the star was only 20 years. For a significant number of the top style fashioners, including Macy's, Kohl's, Giorgio Armani, and Dolce and Gabbana, he was a print and runway model. [70] On February 23, 2017, Eli unexpectedly crashes David's funeral and shocks Valerie when he announces: "I came to bury my father." He’s a individual before attaining what he has to start. ", "Susan Seaforth Hayes Is Still in the Game—After 5 Decades on 'Days of our Lives, "Valerie's Son Connected to the Horton Family on 'Days of our Lives, "DAYS casting: Valerie's getting a son with a rumored Horton family connection", "Valerie Has a Son on Days of Our Lives! ", "Ex-Y&R Actor Lamon Archey Cast as Biracial Horton on Days of Our Lives", "DAYS OF OUR LIVES Casts THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS Alum Lamon Archey! [25][26] However, Eli's plan backfires when Dario disappears after a failed attempt on his life that lands Abigail in the hospital and Eli tells his aunt Hope Brady (Kristian Alfonso) that Dario's partner is responsible for Abby's accident. [41] Through their grief, Eli and he falls for her. His second son was born in 2009, and his third child, his first daughter, was born in 2012. Lamon Archey, Producer: No Return Policy. I was really nervous." The casting notice described the character, then known as "Levi" as "funny, quick-witted, protective" and "intelligent." [72], Early reports hinted that Eli would be romantically linked to Gabi Hernandez (Banus). Before that, he was part of Young and the Restless as Mason Wilder, where he began working when he was first given a job as an actor. When Lani is diagnosed with Placenta previa, Eli promises to support her and the baby. [2], Despite his trepidation, Eli forces Valerie to tell Julie the truth or else he will do it himself. For the most part, it is just Eli and his mom—and Terence up until his death. "[61], It was later reported that the character of "Levi" was to be the son of Valerie Grant (Williams). ❤️ @rehbergerspuppyluv. [95] Tony S. from Soap Central however enjoyed Eli's dynamic with both Lani and Gabi. Your email address will not be published. The casting of Lamon Archey was well received and the actor also garnered critical acclaim for his portrayal of Eli. After doing many photo shoots, he started taking acting roles. Using their friendship, Eli brings bust up the drug ring sending Russell and Sheila to prison, where Russell dies. Lamon Archey conceived Lamon Dezjon Archey is an American model and on-screen character most popular for his repetitive job as Mason Wilder on The Young and the Restless. Valerie chooses not tell David she is pregnant and raises Eli as the son of her best friend Terence who passes away when Eli is six years old. So this will help us guess important could be his net worth. Archey was conceived on April 9, 1981, in Daly City, California. Archey likewise has another child from a past relationship, Machiah who was conceived in September 2002. Archey was conceived on April 9, 1981, in Daly City, California. They have a son, Caden (born July 9, 2009) and daughter, Gaia (born May 29, 2012). Lamon Archey conceived Lamon Dezjon Archey is an American model and on-screen character most popular for his repetitive job as Mason Wilder on The Young and the Restless. 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Eli is embraced by the family, particularly his grandmother Julie Olson Williams (Susan Seaforth Hayes) which puts a strain on his budding romance with Gabi Hernandez (Camila Banus). Archey said Eli views their tryst as a "mistake" that occurs "out of anger in the moment.