Michael Jai White Height Weight Age Net Worth

Michael Jai White

Michael Jai White
Photo: David Shankbone / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 3.0

Birth Date

November 10, 1967


54 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


6 ft 1 in | 185.5 cm

Net Worth

$5 Million


94 kg | 207 lbs


51 in | 129.5 cm

Shoe size

Not available


36 in | 91.5 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

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..

Michael Jai White Height and Weight

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 Age

Michael Jai White is 54 years old.

Michael Jai White Net Worth

Michael Jai White net worth is around 5 million dollars.

Best Movies

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

Best TV Shows

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.

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