Jaleel Ahmad White is a famous American actor who is known for his role in the Family Matters which is a sitcom. At first, he appeared as the guest member in the sitcom but later on, his character was loved by people, and he became the regular character on the show. He continued to play his role in the series for total nine seasons up to the year 1997. He has also got the degree in film and television in the year 2001. For checking net worth of Jaleel White in 2020, you can read this article.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 27th November in the year 1976 in California at Culver City. He is the only child of Gail and Michael White. His father is a dentist, and his mother is a homemaker. His mother became the manager of his father later on. He used to go to John Marshall High School and then he has gone to South Pasadena School and then he has completed his graduation from UCLA in the year 2001. He started acting when he was just a child, and on the advice of his school teacher, he began with TV commercials when he was only three years old.
He has one daughter who was born in the year 2009 named Samaya. There were rumours at a time that he had died because of AIDS. He has not told the media about his personal life and has kept everything to himself only. Jaleel has worked hard to become a successful actor.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He started his career at the age of three only, and in the year 1984, he got to work as a guest in The Jefferson’s series. He has also auditioned for The Cosby Show. He kept getting roles in the TV shows and series until the age of 12 when he got the opportunity to become Steve Urkel in the series Family Matters. This role was given to him as a guest appearance, but later on, his role became famous among people, and he remained in the show.
When he got twenty-two years old, he was bored of doing the same role. In the year 1999, he returned to the TV world with acting in Grownups sitcom; he has also given his voice for various animated projects till now. In the year 2010, he wrote and produced a series which was a big hit. He has also appeared in a commercial in the year 2015. In the year 2017, he started working in a comedy series which was premiered in September. Jaleel has won many awards for his work in the Family Matters.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Jaleel White is $11.5 million which he has earned by working as a producer and actor. He is well known for his role in the sitcom, Family Matters. He was encouraged by his school teacher to do acting, and then he started getting roles in TV shows. Later on, he wrote and produced his web series which was a big hit and gained him a lot of recognition and money.
Jaleel White is an American actor who started acting at an early age and didn’t stop working in the entertainment world. He got huge recognition when he worked in the famous series, Family Matters. Jaleel has also won several awards for this series, and he has also produced and wrote a series with wh9ihc he has been able to gain a lot of wealth. Nothing much is known about his personal life.