Michael Ealy, who is currently married to his wife Khatira Rafiqzada, has a net worth of $3 million. He is best known for his roles in the 2012 film, Think Like a Man and its sequel in 2014. He earns in millions from his roles in the movie. Moreover, in 2014, his annual income was over $610K.
The American actor was also nominated for a Golden Globe Awards in 2006 for his performance in the mini-series, Sleeper Cell. Besides, he has also appeared in the music video "Halo", by Beyonce.
Ealy also starred in the 2015 romantic thriller film, The Perfect Guy as Carter Duncan. For the movie, he had a remuneration of over half a million. The film grossed over $60 million and its budget was around $12 million.
The 44 years old actor started his career by performing in various off-Broadway stage productions and later landed up doing films like Bad Company and Kissing Jessica Stein. His net worth was over $2 million in 2014 which crossed over $2.5 million a year later. As of 2017, his income is estimated to be around $500K.
His first recognized work on big screen was the 2002 film Barbershop starring Ice Cube. Ealy played the character named Ricky Nash in the film. The film grossed over $70 million worldwide. Later, he also featured in the sequel of the Fast and Furious in 2003 and after a year, he starred in Ernest R. Dickerson's crime thriller film, Never Die Alone.
After the huge success of Barbershop, the sequel to the movie was released in 2004, which was also able to collect over $66 million at the box office.
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Ealy also appeared in the remake of the 1986 film About Last Night with a black cast in 2014 including the famous comedian Kevin Hart. For his role in the movie, he got a check of $350K.
The same year, Ealy worked with Kevin Hart in the sequel to the 2012 movie, Think Like a Man for which he took home almost half a million as his salary was $426K.
His other work as an actor includes his roles in Last Vegas, and Unconditional. Besides, he has also starred in 2005 television film Their Eyes Were Watching God alongside Halle Berry. Moreover, he also appeared in the music video of Mariah Carey's hit single, Get Your Number.
Well, his appearances in all these movies have paid him a lot of money. Besides, his earnings also include his income from his endorsements and sponsorship's which is around $80K.
Likewise, Ealy starred as Dorian in Fox's television series Almost Human that aired in 2013. However, the series lasted only one season. Later in 2015, Ealy was cast in the 3rd season of Fox's TV series, The Following and later in the ABC's Secret and Lies.
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Early won the Black Reel Awards for best actor in 2005 for his role in Their Eyes Were Watching God. He also achieved the best supporting actor title for the movie For Colored Girls in the African American Film Critics Association. Likewise, he was also nominated for the Golden Globe Awards as we mentioned earlier.
Well, the actor is definitely successful. We wish him best of luck further in his life as well.