Michael Jai White
November 10, 1967
54 years old
6 ft 1 in | 185.5 cm
94 kg | 207 lbs
51 in | 129.5 cm
36 in | 91.5 cm
Michael Jai White was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, United States, on November 10, 1967, is an American actor.
Young Michael Jai White first started his career as a martial artist.
He made big screen debut in superhero black comedy film The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989) in role as Apocalypse Inc. Executive.
He got his television debut in NBC sitcom Saved by the Bell (1992) in episode "Wrestling with the Future", in role as Military Police Man #2.
Michael's breakthrough performance came as Mike "Iron Mike" Tyson in HBO sport drama movie Tyson (1995).
He landed his directorial debut with martial arts film Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011), also starred in role as Casey "Case" Walker Jr..
How tall is Michael Jai White and what is his weight? Michael Jai White's height is 6' 1" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 185.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 207 іn pоunds or 94 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Michael Jai White is 54 years old.
Michael Jai White net worth is around 5 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Male Newcomer for his role as CIA Agent Al Simmons / Spawn in superhero film Spawn (1997).
He was nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for his role as Derrick in drama movie One Angry Juror (2010).
He played Marcus in comedy drama films:
Why Did I Get Married (2007)
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Television or Mini-Series Performance, Male and a Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for his role as Douglas in drama movie Somebody's Child (2012).
City of Industry (1997) neo-noir crime thrille with Harvey Keitel and Stephen Dorff
Black Dynamite (2009) blaxploitation action comedy opposite Tommy Davidson and Salli Richardson
Exit Wounds (2001) action thriller with Steven Seagal and DMX
Universal Soldier: The Return (1999) science fiction action opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme and Heidi Schanz
Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (2010) short fan film in role as Captain Jackson "Jax" Briggs
Undisputed II: Last Man Standing (2006) martial arts with Scott Adkins and Eli Danker
Blood and Bone (2009) martial arts opposite Eamonn Walker and Nona Gaye
Dragged Across Concrete (2018) neo-noir crime thriller with Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn
Triple Threat (2019) action opposite Tony Jaa and Iko Uwais
Rogue Hostage (2021) action thriller with John Malkovich and Holly Taylor
Black Friday (2021) horror comedy opposite Ivana Baquero and Bruce Campbell
He voiced Bronze Tiger in animated superhero film Batman: Soul of the Dragon (2021).
The Commando (2022) crime thriller with Mickey Rourke and Aris Mejias
NYPD Blue (1995) ABC police procedural drama series in role as Officer Reggie Fancy
Wonderland (2000) ABC medical drama series in role as Dr. Derrick Hatcher
He had recurring role as Ellis Hayes in CBS drama television series Clubhouse (2004-2005).
Tyler Perry's House of Payne (2008) TBS sitcom in role as Bryan
Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse (2011-2017) TBS sitcom in role as Marcus Williams
He voiced Black Dynamite / Jim Kelly / CIA Member in Cartoon Network' animated television series Black Dynamite (2011-2015).
Arrow (2013–2014, 2018–2019) The CW superhero series in role as Ben Turner / Bronze Tiger
Insecure (2017) HBO comedy drama series in role as Zeke
The Family Business (2018-2020) BET crime family drama in role as Vegas Duncan
Attended Central High School and University of Connecticut.
Studied at Southern Connecticut State University.
Has African-American ancestry.
He started learning martial arts at the age of seven.
Has black belts in seven different martial arts disciplines: Taekwondo, Tang Soo Do, Wushu, Kobudo, Kyokushin, Shotokan and Goju Ryu.
Inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.
He voiced John Stewart / Green Lantern in video game Justice League Heroes (2006).
He voiced Hatch in video game The Underground Bounty Hunter (2007).
Featured in music videos for:
Busta Rhymes and Mariah Carey featuring The Flipmode Squad "I Know What You Want" (2003)
Nicki Minaj "Your Love" (2010)
Toni Braxton "Hands Tied" (2010)
Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo "Let's Go" (2012)
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
He dated A.J. Johnson (2004).
He was married to Courtenay Chatman (2005-2011), they have one daughter, Morgan.
He started dating Gillian Waters in 2013, the couple got married in 2015.