Michael Ealy is a renowned American actor who gained much of his popularity through being featured in a movie known as ‘Barbershop’ which was released in the year 2002. In addition to this, he was also featured in other several movies after the increase in his popularity. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Michael Ealy in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Michael Ealy was born on 3rd August in the year 1973 in Washington, D.C. in which Michael Brown though he was later known on his popularity as Michael Ealy. He was born to his mother who was a worker in the International Business Machines Corporation and his father who was a businessman.
He has an African-American ethnicity. He went to schooling at Springbrook High School. On completing his elementary education at Springbrook, he then joined the University of Maryland located in College Park where he pursued a degree in English. After this, it is when he then got to his career of acting.
Michael Ealy tied knots with his longtime girlfriend in the year 2012 who was known as Khatira Rafiqzada at Los Angeles. They have two children which include one daughter and a son known as Elijah Brown.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Michael Ealy commenced his professional career as an actor in the 1990s after he had moved to New York. He was featured in some stage shows such as Joe Fearless and Whoa-Jack and later playing the role of a minor character on a show known as Law and Order aired on NBC in 1990.
Some of the other movies he was featured in his early days include; Bad Company, Soul food, Madigan Men, and Kissing Jessica Stain. He got much of his breakthrough in his career after he made an appearance in a movie known as Barbershop in which he played the role of a street thug who was known as Ricky Nash which got much appreciation from the fans and critics.
After this, he was featured in Barbershop 2: Back in Business after which he was then featured in a movie known as ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’ in 2003 playing the role of Slap Jack. In 2004, he was featured in Barbershop 2nd in November and also in Never Die Alone. He was then featured in other movies such as Their Eyes Were Watching God in 2005, Seven Pounds and Miracle at St. Anna. This was then followed by Flash Forward and then For Colored Girls in 2010. Later he was featured in The Good Wife and Think Like a Man in 2012. He has won several awards due to his success such as the Black Reel Award among many other awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Michael Ealy has an estimated net worth of $4 million. This is from the fortunes he has made from his successful career which he has been featured in several films and movies. His acting career has contributed highly to his net worth through which he has become a very successful actor in the Hollywood industry.
Michael Ealy has gained much success through being featured in very many films in which he has played more than 30 roles in his acting careers through being featured in television movies and films as well as in music videos. This has highly contributed not only to this success but also in his popularity in this field.