Jamie Hector Biography

Updated On Jul 14, 2019 Published On Jul 11, 2019
Facts of Jamie Hector
Date of Birth: 1975 , October-7
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Name Jaimie Hector
Birth Name Jaimie Hector
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Ethnicity African American
Profession Actor
Net Worth $2 million
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Famous for The Wire
Married to Jennifer Amelia
Children 2
Online Presence Twitter
Movies Paid in Full, Taking Chance, Five Deep Breaths
TV Show Bosch. The Wire
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Jamie Hector is an actor best known for his role of Mario Stanfield in the HBO drama series The Wire. In the series, he plays the role of a drug lord. He is also known for his work in the show Bosch as Detective Jerry Edgar.

Early Life of Jaime Hector

Jaime Hector was born on October 7, 1975, in Brooklyn, New York. He was born in a family of Haitian descendants.  

Jaimie CAPTION: Jaime Hector SOURCE: Instagram

Hector has not revealed much information about his parents, as of 2019. He has also not disclosed information on his siblings, however, it is known that he is the eldest in the family.

How old is Jamie Hector?

Jaimie Hector’s age is 44, as of 2019.

Personal Life: Marriage, Wife, Kids

Jamie Hector is married to Jennifer Amelia and has two beautiful daughters.

In her elder daughter’s baby showers’ celebration, a gatecrasher open-fired with around 50 rounds at guests.

The 2009 incident that occurred in Brooklyn left a teen dead and two wounded. 

Other than through this incident, details about his family have not been revealed. In spite of being a celebrity, the Bosch actor has managed to keep his personal life quite private and is committed to continuing doing so.

Jaimie CAPTION: Jamie Hector with actor, Michael Jordan. SOURCE: Instagram

Hector is also good friends with celebrities like Michael Jordan and is an admirer of musicians like Jay Z and Sean Combs.

Jamie Hector ‘s Career

Jamie began acting at a young age. He auditioned for a community theatre company as soon as he graduated from high school. While in college, he played minor roles in famous shows like New York Undercover, Third Watch, Law and Order and The Beat.

His debut onscreen was in the movie, He Got Game, in 1998. In 2002, he acted in the movie Paid in Full which he followed up with, Five Deep Breaths in 2003.

Jaimie CAPTION: Jamie Hector SOURCE: Instagram

He got his big break in the HBO drama series, The Wire, where he played the iconic role of drug kingpin Marlo Stanfield in 2004. He was also ranked at #2 in Rolling Stone’s ’40 Greatest TV Villains of All Time” in 2016. He played Marlo for four years till 2008.

In 2014, he joined Amazon Studios’ TV show, Bosch alongside actors like Titus Welliver, Lance Reddick, and Sarah Clarke. He played the character, Detective Jerry Edgar in the series.

As of 2019, Jaime has been in been more than 50 projects.

Net Worth of Jamie Hector

Jaimie has been in innumerable shows and movies as both lead actor and a minor one.

After his role in HBO show The Wire, Jaimee cashed major wealth. According to sources, a regular actor in HBO series earns an average of $57,644 annually.

Jaimie CAPTION: Jamie Hector SOURCE: Instagram

Jamie also earned from the show Bosch as the second lead character. His 2002 movie Paid in Full earned 3.1 million in the box office.

Corresponding to all his projects, actor Jamie Hector has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

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Born in Brooklyn, New York

October 7 , 1975

Jaimie Hector was born on October 7, 1975, in Brooklyn, New York, New York CIty into a family of Haitian descendants. 

Debuted in movie, He Got Game


Jaimie Hector's debut as an actor was in the movie, He Got Game, in 1998. He began acting as soon as he graduated from high school. 

Joined the show The Wire


In 2004, Hector got his big break in the HBO drama series, The Wire, with the iconic role of drug kingpin Marlo Stanfield.

A gatecrasher open-fired at his daughter's baby shower


In 2009, a gatecrasher open-fired with around 50 rounds at guests in Jaimie's elder daughter’s baby showers’ celebration.


Net worth estimated to be $2 million


Actor Jaimie Hector has an estimated net worth of $2 million through his involvement in more than 50 projects.