Jason Mitchell

Updated on 10.Apr.2018
10.Apr.2018 by Priya-karmacharya
Facts of Current
Date of Birth: 1 , January-5
Age: 18 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Jason Mitchell
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Ethnicity Black American
Profession Acting
Net Worth $1 million
Famous for Major Crimes, The Chi, and Straight Outta Compton,  
Affair with Mary J. Blige
Girlfriend Mary J. Blige
Awards African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor and African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble.
Movies Kong: Skull Island and The Disaster Artist
TV Show Major Crimes and The Chi  
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A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Jason Mitchell was born on 5th January 1987. By nationality, he is an American and belongs to white ethnicity. 

Mitchell got celebrity recognition through his debut role as '7-Eleven Cashier' in the movie Texas Killing Fields, at the age of twenty-four. The following year, he starred in two movies: Contraband and Dragon Eyes.

After two years in Hollywood, Mitchell got his breakthrough role as Eazy-E in an American biographical film Straight Outta Compton, directed by F. Gary Gray. His role in the movie was much praised by critics as well as earned numerous prestigious awards.

He also got several awards nominations such as Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor and Best Breakthrough Performance, Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer, Washington D.C Area Film Critics Association Award, San Diego Film Critics Society Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble and Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture respectively.

The same year, Mitchell made his TV debut in the TV series Major Crimes.

Additionally, he once again ruled the Hollywood with his role as Ronsel Jackson in the movie Mudbound. For his work, he was awarded and nominated for the following awards.

Awards

Category

Black Reel Award

Best Supporting Actor and Best Ensemble

Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award

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Gotham Award

Best Ensemble Performance

Hollywood Film Award

Breakout Ensemble

 

Nominations

Category

Critics’ Choice Movie Award

Best Acting Ensemble

Jason Mitchell

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Born in United States

1987

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Jason Mitchell was born on 5th January 1987 By nationality, he is an American and belongs to white ethnicity.

Hollywood Debut

2011

At the age of twenty-four, Mitchell made his debut in Hollywood as 7-Eleven Cashier in the movie Texas Killing Fields. The following year, he starred in two movies: Contraband and Dragon Eyes.

Career Breakthrough Role

2015

Mitchell got his breakthrough role, Eazy-E in an American biographical film, Straight Outta Compton directed by F. Gary Gray. His role in the movie was much praised by critics as well as awarded numerous prestigious awards. 

Started Dating

2016

Mitchell is dating his girlfriend, Mary j. Blige, an American renowned singer.  Going deep into their relationship, they first met on the set of film MudBound. 

Current Net Worth

2018

Mitchell has earned his wealth widely through the entertainment industry. As of now, his net worth is estimated to be around $1 million but his exact figure of salary is under review.