Brooklyn born actor Michael Richard Jai White, who is also a martial artist, is well known for his performance in the action and martial art films. He has also worked with Jean-Claude Van Damme in the 1999 sci-fi film Universal Soldier: The Return.
White's martial art collaboration in acting was quite praised by the viewers as well as the critics, and he has been demonstrating his skills in acting since the 1990s. Likewise, the 50-years-old has also accumulated an imposing wealth from his acting career with most of his income coming from his latest appearances on the celluloid. His last notable role was in the third installment of Never Back Down film series alongside, Josh Barnett and Tony Jaa, in 2016.
Michael Jai White
So, how rich is Michael White and what is his net worth? Well, in this section we will be conferring about the former teacher's incomes, salaries, and earnings that he made from the show business along with a brief description of his career.
Michael Jai White: Net Worth and Salary
White recently appeared alongside Scott Adkins and Ashley Greene in the British action thriller Accident Man, which was released in February. The movie achieved 71% audience score at the Rotten Tomatoes. The film was also quite praised by the critics, and White bagged a splendid $380K for the portrayal of the character Mick.
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White's net worth is estimated to be around $3.5 million in 2017, which is expected to get a lift by the end of 2018. He is set to star in The Outlaw Johnny Black which is expected to release this year and will also be appearing with Tony Jaa for the second time in the upcoming action thriller Triple Threat.
Michael Jai White in Never Back Down
White starred in the last two installments of the Never Back Down film series and grabbed almost a million from the two movies as his salary. For the latest part in 2016, he charged around $400K, which was his directorial debut. That year he also starred in the action film Vigilante Diaries.
Moreover, he will be appearing with Mike Starr and Jude Moran in the forthcoming crime drama film Making a Killing that will be releasing next year.
Michael Jai White: Early Life and Career
White is predominantly a martial artist as he got his first training in Japanese martial art Jujutsu when he was seven. He holds seven black belts from seven different martial art styles, which comprise Shotokan, Taekwondo, Kobudo and Goji Ryu.
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White's major breakout performance in his early career was in the HBO's biographical TV film Tyson in 1995. He has also portrayed the superhero Spawn in the 1997 film of the same name, which grossed over $87 million against the budget of $40 million.