An actor, producer, comedian and even a director Jordan Haworth Peele or Jordan Peele is a well-known face in the American film industry. Peele was a part of the Mad TV and later in the series Key & Peele. In the year 2017 Peele directed his debut horror film ‘Get Out’ which won critical acclaims and even a positive response in the box office. Now, let us quickly go through the early life, biography, personal life, career, awards, nominations, net worth and earnings of Jordan Peele in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jordan Peele was born on 21st February in the year 1979 in New York City, United States of America. Jordan’s father expired when Jordan was just six years old, and since then his mother Lucinda Williams raised him. Initially, Jordan went to the Computer School in Manhattan and later at The Calhoun School. Peele attended Sarah Lawrence College but left to form a comedy duo.
In the year 2013, Jordan Peele went into a relationship with Chelsea Peretti. The couple got engaged in the year 2015. Jordan was blessed with a baby boy on 1st July in the year 2017. They have named him Beaumont Gino. Till date, there is no news of their separation, and so it can be taken into consideration that he is living a happy and prosperous life with his family.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the initial stage of his career, Jordan used to perform at Boom Chicago on a regular basis. He also uses to host a show Comedy Weekend on MTV in the year 2002. The following year he became a part of the Mad TV for its 9th season. After their performance in Mad TV Peele and Keegan Michael Key formed Key & Peele, a comedy sketch series on Comedy Central. Jordan was getting popular with time, and there came many more offers. He played an FBI agent in Fargo and did his first feature film Keanu.
In the year 2017, Peele made his directorial debut with the film ‘Get Out’. Some of the other films were Jordan played a prominent role are Boner Boyz, Sidekick, Wanderlust, Abruptio. He also appeared in few television shows like Chocolate News, Childrens Hospital, The Daily Show and The Last OG.
Jordan Peele has got nominations in 32 awards amongst which he has bagged 14 awards the names of which are Peabody Awards (2013), American Comedy Awards for the Best Alternative Comedy Series (2014), Primetime Emmy Awards (2016), Gotham Independent Film Awards (2017), Critics Choice Awards (2017), Writers Guild of America Awards (2018) and several others.
Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth of Jordan Peele is $14 million. It is in the news that Peele leads a simple life with family. Even though he is an affluent personality, but he prefers to lead a simple life with his family. Jordan started his career at a very young age, and with the time given his audiences some of the biggest hit.
Peele became popular soon after performing in The Mad Show, and undoubtedly he has given his best performance. The best part about Peele which impressed his viewers is his versatility. He is an actor, a comedian and even a successful director. Peele was passionate about art from the initial days in college.
As we know, his first break was as a comedian, and since then his performance made his fan go crazy. In the contemporary time, Peele’s work is the most accomplished one among other performers in America. So if you still haven’t seen his work then make sure you do after reading this write up.