Michael Bakari Jordan is actor from America. His name may bring to mind the image of a basketball player, but he is not all related to the player. Many people know him because of his splendid roles in most famous films. Some of the well known movies that he has done includes ‘The Wire,’ ‘That Awkward Moment,’ ‘The Fruitvale Station,’ and many others. Today, let us learn more about the career, biography and net worth of Michael B. Jordan in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
He is a son of Donna and Michael A. Jordan and was born in the year 1987 in the city of Santa Ana, California. He has a brother and a sister, namely Khalid and Jamila respectively. His sister in production and his brother was a football player.
His family later migrated to New Jersey, where was enrolled at the New Arts High School where his mother is the school guidance counselor.
Michael B. Jordan likes to keep his private life away from the public and therefore there is no information about his relationships. However, he considers himself as a very spiritual person since he was raised in a religious family and since then he has not shifted from it. Jordan became a resident in Los Angeles since 2006.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Before he fully embarked on his career as an actor, he worked as a child model for different companies and brands dealing in sporting goods and other baby products like toys, clothing, video games, and others. Such firms include the Toys “R” us, and Modell’s sporting goods.
He commenced to become an actor in 1999 after the role he briefly played in the Tv series ‘Cosby.’ His love for acting grew and he continued to display his talent on different other films. One of the principal films he did was in the year 2001 in the movie ‘Hardball,’ which he did with Keanu Reeves.
His acting career blossomed and he appeared in other recognized films like ‘Cold Case,’ ‘Without a Trace,’ ‘CSI,’ among others. In 2009, he starred in the movie ‘Burn Notice’ that he played the role of a high school football player. From 2009- 2011 Jordan starred in the drama ‘Friday Night Lights.’
In 2013, was the year of breakthrough for Michael Bakari Jordan as he landed an opportunity to be the star in the film ‘Fruitvale Station.’ Through his role in the movie, he was named as the actor to watch by the weekly American magazine called Variety.
He has acted with many other prominent actors like Sylvester Stallone, Michael Shannon, Sofia Boutella, Miles Teller, Zac Efron, and many others.
His talent as an actor has earned him a lot of accolades and nominations. He has been nominated four times for the NAACP Image Award for the years 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008. He has won several awards like the 2011 Hollywood Film Award, Gotham Awards for the Breakthrough Actor in 2011, 2013 Satellite Awards, and many others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Michael B. Jordan has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He is among the celebrities who have made more money than many other old heads in the same industry. He bought a mansion for his parents at an estimated cost of $1.7 million. The actor has made a lot in his career to be able to live a comfortable life.
Michael Bakari Jordan has become so popular all the world. His middle name ‘Bakari’ comes from the Swahili language, which means noble promise. He is a humble celebrity who loves his parents and works hard to achieve his dream.