Michael B. Jordan Biography

Updated On Dec 26, 2017 Published On May 24, 2016
Facts of Michael B. Jordan
Date of Birth: 1987 , February-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
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Michael was raised in Santa Ana, California for about two years. At the age of two, he moved to Newark, New Jersey with his parents. There he enrolled at Newark Arts High School. He was active in his high school playing basketball.

He appeared as a model for local companies, Modell's sporting goods and Toys "R" Us for several times before he began his acting career. He made his debut in the entertainment industry in 1999.

In that year, he appeared in an American crime drama television series The Sopranos and an American film Black and White. In 2002, he played the role of Wallace in an American crime drama television series The Wire; he was well appreciated for this role.

In the following year, he starred in an American television soap opera All My Children. He portrayed the role of Reggie Porter Montgomery in this TV series; he was critically acclaimed for this role.

Michael never accepts that he had a girlfriend, but he has spotted hanging around with numerous girls and even attending events and awards show. It seems, he prefers to keep his personal life far from media and web. He is yet to get married, and he doesn't have children.

He has also starred in the movies like Chronicle, Fantastic Four and so on. His nationality is American and he is of black ethnicity. His height is 5.11 ft. His father's name is Michael A. Jordan. His movie, Creed, made over $170 million and from the movie he received around $1.5 million. He is one of the highest paid actor, due to that his present net worth is around $46 million.

Michael B. Jordan

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Born in Santa Ana, California, United States

February 9 , 1987

Known for his talent and good looking body, Michael B. Jordan was born as Michael Bakari Jordan in Santa Ana, California, United States to Donna (née Davis) and Michael A. Jordan. He has two siblings and they are named Khalid Jordan and Jamila Jordan.

Began his acting career

1999

It was in 1999 when he played his first acting role. That year, he appeared in an American crime drama television series. The Sopranos and an American film Black and White. He starred the role of Rideland Kid in The Sopranos. 

Appeared in the television series, All My Children

2003

In 2002, he played the role of Wallace in an American crime drama television series The Wire, he was well appreciated for this role. The following year, he starred in an American television soap opera All My Children. He portrayed the role of Reggie Porter Montgomery in this TV series; he was critically acclaimed for this role. 

Won Black Reel Awards

2016

He has once been honored with Black Reel Awards. He got his first nomination in this award in 2014 and that was for Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture. He won this award in 2016 from the same category. 

Won Image Awards

2016

Till date he has been nominated in Image Awards for six different times but he has been honored with this award only two times. He was honored with this award both times for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture. 

Won Acapulco Black Film Festival

2014

He is also famous for playing the role of Oscar Grant in the movie Fruitvale Station. For this role, he got nominated in Acapulco Black Film Festival in 2014 for Best Actor and Breakthrough Performance of the Year. He won this award from his later nomination. 

Honored by People Magazine

2013

2013 was a year for him. He was honored with several magazines that year. He was honored by People Magazine as they listed him in their lists of annual Sexiest Man Alive issue. That year he was also honored by GQ Magazine as Breakout of the Year.