Michael B. Jordan Net Worth & More!
Michael B. Jordan is a $25 million dollar net worth American actor. Jordan is most known for his roles in the films “Fruitvale Station” (2013), “Creed” (2015), and “Black Panther” (2018), as well as the television series “The Wire” (2002), “All My Children” (2003-2006), “Friday Night Lights” (2009-2011), and “Parenthood“.
Michael has received several acting honors, including three BET Awards, five NAACP Image Awards, and a National Society of Film Critics Award. Jordan has starred in music videos for Pleasure P, Jay-Z, and Snoh Aalegra, and his voice can be heard in the video games “Gears of War 3,” “NBA 2K17,” Wilson’s Heart,” and “Creed: Rise to Glory.”
Michael Bakari Jordan was born on February 9, 1987, in Santa Ana, California. He grew up in Newark, New Jersey, with his mother, Donna, a high school career counselor, his father, Michael, a caterer, his older sister, Jamila, and his younger brother, Khalid. Michael attended Newark Arts High School, where he studied acting and basketball and graduated in 2005. Jordan undertook modeling work for Toys “R” Us, Modell’s Sporting Goods, and numerous other firms during his childhood and booked his first acting part when he was 12 years old.
Jordan made his acting debut in an episode of HBO’s “The Sopranos” in 1999, and he also starred in the CBS comedy “Cosby” and the film “Black and White” same year. In 2001, he co-starred in “Hardball” alongside Keanu Reeves and Diane Lane. Michael featured in 12 episodes of the highly acclaimed HBO series “The Wire” the following year, and in 2003, he replaced future “Black Panther” co-star on ABC serial opera “All My Children.” Jordan remained on the show until June 2006, starring in 59 episodes and receiving nominations for “Soap Opera Digest” and NAACP Image Awards.
He appeared as a guest star on the crime dramas “Without a Trace,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” and “Cold Case” before becoming the lead in the 2007 film.
In 2018, Michael starred as the villain Erik “Killmonger” Stevens in “Black Panther,” which received seven Academy Award nominations and grossed $1.347 billion at the box office, making it the year’s second highest-grossing picture. A sequel is in the works, with a 2022 release date. Jordan also appeared in and produced HBO’s “Fahrenheit 451,” and was an executive producer on the 2019 animated web series “Gen Lock” and Netflix’s “Raising Dion.” In 2019, he won an NAACP Image Award for his work as defense attorney Bryan Stevenson in “Just Mercy,” which portrays the actual story of a man wrongfully convicted of murder. In 2018, Michael was cast in “Without Remorse,” a film based on a Tom Clancy novel, as former Navy SEAL John Clark; the movie was scheduled to be released in 2020 but has been delayed until February 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Michael is said to have had relationships with singer Iggy Azalea, actor and model Catherine Paiz, model Ashlyn Castro, and actress Kiki Layne. Jordan has been an anime lover since infancy, and he created a range of anime-inspired items for Coach in 2019.
Awards and Nominations
For his portrayal in “Fruitvale Station,” Jordan received a Hollywood Film Award, a Gotham Award, a National Board of Review of Motion Pictures award, a Satellite Award, and a Santa Barbara International Film Festival award in 2013.
In 2015, he received prizes from the African American Film Critics Association, the Boston Online Film Critics Association, the Black Reel Awards, and the National Society of Film Critics for “Creed,” and Newark mayor Ras Baraka honored Michael with a key to the city in November of same year.
Jordan received the Best Villain MTV Movie & TV Award, the San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award, the Seattle Film Critics Society Award, the Teen Choice Award, and the Online Film Critics Society Award for “Black Panther” in 2018 and 2019, and he shared a Screen Actors Guild Award with his castmates. Michael was also honored with the Cinema Vanguard Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in 2019 for his work on “Black Panther” and “Creed II.” The Acapulco Black Film Festival (2014), the BET Awards (2016, 2019, and 2020), the Black Film Critics Circle Awards (2015), and the Black Reel Awards have also recognized him (2016 and 2019).
In 2016, Jordan paid $1.7 million for a 4,627 square foot house in Sherman Oaks, California, and lived there with his parents. He still owns this property.
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