Michael B. Jordan is an American actor who attained worldwide fame after portraying antagonist Erik Killmonger in Marvel’s Black Panther. He first gained attention for his roles as Oscar Grant in the drama Fruitvale Station, Adonis Creed in the Rocky sequel film Creed. In television, he played Wallace in the HBO series The Wire, Reggie Montgomery in the ABC soap opera All My Children, and Vince Howard in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights.
Michael Bakari Jordan
Birthday / Date of Birth
Michael B. Jordan was born on February 9, 1987 in Santa Ana, California, USA.
He’s currently 31 years old.
Jordan attended Newark Arts High School in Newark, New Jersey.
- Father – Michael A. Jordan (Caterer)
- Mother – Donna (née Davis) (Works at Arts High)
- Siblings – Jamila Jordan (Older Sister) (Producer), Khalid (Younger Brother) (Howard University Footballer)
Michael has been in a relationship with Ashlyn Castro from 2017.
- In feet – 5 feet 11½ inches
- In centimeters – 182 cm
- In meters – 1.82 m
- In Kilograms – 82 kg
- In Pounds – 180 lbs
Jordan’s first film role was in the 1999 film, Black and White, in which he played a role of a teen #2, starring Robert Downey, Jr., Jared Leto, in the lead roles.
His first credited role was as Jamal in the 2001 American sports comedy drama film, Hardball.
In 1999, Michael made his acting debut in HBO’s The Sopranos for his role as a rideland kid.
His role as shooting victim Oscar Grant in Fruitvale Station earned him lots of fame and a number of awards including a Gotham Awards for Breakthrough Actor, National Board of Review of Motion Pictures for Breakthrough Actor and Satellite Awards for Breakthrough Award Performance.
His major significant role as a drug dealer Wallace in the HBO’s crime drama television series The Wire in 2002 earned him critical acclaim. His other breakout roles are as Adonis “Donnie” Johnson Creed in Creed (2015) and as N’Jadaka / Erik “Killmonger” Stevens in Black Panther (2018).
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Favorite Actress – Meryl Streep
Michael B. Jordan Net worth
He has a net worth of $8 million.
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Michael B. Jordan Facts
His middle name, Bakari, is Swahili and means “of noble promise”.
He studied tap-dancing when he was a child.
He modeled for Modell’s sporting goods and Toys “R” Us as a child and embarked on an acting at age 12 when he appeared briefly in single episodes of the television series Cosby and The Sopranos.
He was voted one of the 55 faces of the future by Nylon Magazine’s Young Hollywood Issue.
In 2013, Jordan was considered one of “The 25 Best Actors in Their 20s” by Complex magazine.
That same year he was included in People Magazine’s annual “Sexiest Man Alive” list and named as GQ Magazine’s “Breakout of the Year” for 2013.
In 2013, Jordan was named one of Time Magazine’s “30 People Under 30 Changing the World.”
Jordan voiced Jace in the Xbox 360 game Gears of War 3.
In 2017, he was the voice of Kurt Mosby in the video game Wilson’s Heart.
He provided voice to the character Julian Chase in an animated web series gen:LOCK, set to release in 2019.