Season seven of TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE” premieres with new episodes on BET Wednesday, September 2. Two half-hour episodes will air starting at 8 PM ET/PT. 

is a hilarious comedy about retired fire chief Curtis Payne (LaVan Davis) and his lovely wife Ella (Cassi Davis Patton) that picks up five years later as they continue to navigate the problems of life with their quirky modern-day family. House of Payne is returning for its seventh season on BET. 

“TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE” is executive produced, written, and directed by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed will also serve as Executive Producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios.


LaVan Davis portrays Curtis Payne, the patriarch who is not afraid to speak his mind.  Devoted husband to Ella and stern father to son, Calvin.  He loves his family very much but prefers not to deal with them.   

Cassi Davis Patton portrays Ella Payne the matriarch who has a kind heart and a great sense of humor.  She loves caring for her family and knows how to keep Curtis in line. 

Lance Gross portrays Calvin Payne the only child of Curtis and Ella.  He is a devoted father to Calvin Jr. and Christian.  Calvin has long struggled with finding his place but never lacks for trying.

Demetria McKinney portrays Janine Payne who is married to CJ and is the mother of their four children.  Janine had a past history with drug addiction, but with the support of her family overcame great odds and got the help she needed. 

China Anne McClain portrays Jazmine Payne, the daughter of CJ and Janine.  Jazmine is the apple of her father’s eye.  She has faced the challenges of growing up and going to college.  She was known to have a sarcastic side and to employ sly plans to get what she wanted as a little girl. 

Larramie “Doc” Shaw portrays Malik Payne the eldest son of CJ and Janine.  He is smart but has unknowingly become a smaller version of his great-uncle Curtis. 

Keshia Knight Pulliam portrays Miranda who is married to Calvin, but they have had marriage problems.  She is the stepmom to Calvin Jr. and is the mother of baby Christian.

And Allen Payne as CJ Payne who is the nephew of Curtis and Ella, who raised him.  He married his high school sweetheart, Janine and is the proud father of Malik, Jazmine, and twins Jayden and Hayden.  CJ is the Fire Chief Commissioner. 



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