Khary Payton was born in Augusta, Georgia in 1972. He became interested in acting in high school and began doing stand-up comedy as a teenager.
After graduating from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, he performed in many Dallas Theatre Center productions.
- Teen Titans
- Codename: Kids Next Door
- Teen Titans Go!
- Latter Days
- Young Justice
- General Hospital
- Batman: Arkham City
- Transformers: Robots in Disguise
- Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
- Ben 10
- Critical Role
- Walker Texas Ranger
- The Lion Guard
- Big Hero 6: The Series
- The Legend of Vox Machina
- Khary's daughter, Maya Victory Payton, portrays Celeste in Season 11.
- Both Khary and Robbie Daymond (Mitch/Armando/Gad) have appeared on Critical Role, albeit not in the same campaign.