Michael Jordan is one of the famous personalities in the American film and television industry. His full name is Michael Bakari Jordan. Besides being an actor Jordan is also a well known producer. Apart from acting in films Jordan is also an acclaimed television personality having acted in many television series.
Michael B. Jordan Early Life And Career Details
Michael B Jordan was born on 9 February 1987 in Santa Ana under Orange County in California. Both his parents were employed. His father’s name is Michael A. Jordan who was a caterer while his mother Donna Davis Jordan was an artist and also worked as a career councilor at high school. He had one sister and one younger brother whose names were Jamila and Khalid respectively. Santa Ana was where this celebrated American actor spent the first 2 years of his life. Later he relocated to Newark, New Jersey with his parents. Here he was enrolled into Newark Arts High School. This was also the same school where his mother was employed. Jordan did very well in sports. He was especially good at basketball. According to Jordan he faced difficult times growing up in Newark as he had to deal with a lot of his friends who were into drug peddling etc. However, support from his parents did make him resolute to be on the right path always. At a very early age in his life when Jordan was 10 years old he featured in commercial ads in the print media. He had great success in this. Next he was invited to feature in advertisements by many well known companies. These ads were essentially meant for digital media. Jordan appeared in ads for well known companies like Toys “R” Us and Modell’s Sporting Goods.
Jordan plunged into the world of acting in the year 1999. ‘Black and White’ was the first film where Jordan made his debut in the silver screen. Here he did a cameo role of a teenager. In the very same year he also made his first appearance in the television screen in ‘Sopranos’ and ‘Cosby’, only in one episode of both the series. He next appeared in the film named Hardball where he acted as ‘Jamal’ in 2001. Here he shared space with silver screen greats like Keanu Reeves and Diane Lane. 2002 saw Jordan appearing in the famed HB series ‘The Wire’ where he acted as Wallace. His performance was critically acclaimed. Although he only appeared in just 13 episodes of the inaugural session, his good performance attracted many work related offers to him. In the period from 2003-2006 Jordan starred in 59 episodes of NBC’s ‘All My Children’ where he appeared as Reggie Porter Montgomery. From 2006 to 2009 Jordan acted in TV series CSI: ‘Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘Burn Notice’, ‘Bones’, ‘Without a Trace, and ‘Cold Case’. 2009 saw Jordan featuring in Emmy award winning NBC series, ‘Friday Night Lights’. In 2012 Jordan appeared in the film of acclaimed director George Luca’s ‘Red Tails’. He next appeared in the sci-fi thriller film ‘Chronicle’. 20112 was indeed a path breaking year for Jordan. This year saw Jordan appearing in the biopic ‘Fruitvale Station’ in the lead role of Oscar Grant. His exemplary performance in this film earned him 11 nominations and 5 awards. Some film critics even referred to him as one of the upcoming actors to watch for. Jordan appeared in ‘Fantastic Four’ the super hero movie in 2015. It was a box office hit. His next big hit was the movie “Creed’. This cemented his position in the film industry as an accomplished actor. Jordan’s next super hero movie was ‘Black Panther’ released in the year 2018. Ray Bradbury’s much acclaimed telefilm Fahrenheit 451 also featured Jordan in the role of ‘Guy Montag’. 2019 saw Jordan starring in a biopic ‘Just Mercy’ where he appeared in the role of Bryan Stevenson.
Is Michael B. Jordan Married To Wife Or Dating Girlfriend?
Michael B Jordan has not married till date. He has settled in Los Angeles. He is known to be very religious. He is also a very private person. He is a person who also believes in philanthropy and has been greatly involved in philanthropy.
Michael B. Jordan Net Worth
Jordan has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Michael B. Jordan Body Measurements
Jordan’s height and weight are 5 ft 11½ in and 69 kg respectively. His sun sign is Aquarius. His hair color and eye color are black and dark brown respectively. His middle name is Bakari which in Swahili means noble promise.