Michael Jai White

An American actor and professional martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. White was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved as a teen to Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he graduated from Central High School in 1988. White started martial arts training at the age of seven and is now an accomplished martial artist, holding seven legitimate black belts in Shotokan, Tae Kwon Do, Kobudo, Goju Ryu, Tang Soo Do, Wushu and Kyokushin, with a specific focus in Kyokushin (although his style incorporates aspects of many different martial arts forms). His first major starring role and breakout performance was in the 1995 HBO film Tyson, as heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson. In 1997, he portrayed the eponymous character in the 1997 movie Spawn. His work in Spawn earned him a nomination for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Best Male Newcomer. White starred opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme in Universal Soldier: The Return. In 2001, he also starred opposite fellow martial artist Steven Seagal in Exit Wounds. In 2003, he starred in Busta Rhymes' and Mariah Carey's music video "I Know What You Want". Since 2003, in addition to his on screen roles, White has been doing voice work, including Static Shock, Justice League, and the Spawn animated series. White showcases his martial arts skills in the direct-to-DVD film Undisputed II: Last Man Standing. He also appears in Michelle Yeoh's Silver Hawk in 2004. His film, Why Did I Get Married? opened at number one at the box office on October 12, 2007. White played the role of the mob boss Gambol in the 2008 film The Dark Knight. He also starred in the film Blood and Bone and the Blaxploitation homage Black Dynamite, both released in 2009. White wrote the scripts for both Black Dynamite and his upcoming 3 Bullets in which he stars with Bokeem Woodbine. White will make his directorial debut and star in Never Back Down 2, which is slated for a 2011 release. In August 2005 he wed his girlfriend of two years, Courtenay Chatman. The couple have a daughter named Morgan Michelle who was born on December 24, 2008. Michael has two sons from a previous relationship. He is an avid chess player, as seen in his movie Blood and Bone.

Name Michael Jai White
Age 56 years 3 month 18 days old
Net Worth 3.5 million
Height 1.83 meter
Born Place Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Nationality US
Birthday 1967-11-10

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Michael Jai White Age in 2024 is 56 years 3 month 18 days old

2. What is the birthday of Michael Jai White ?

Birthday of Michael Jai White is 1967-11-10

3. what is the net worth of Michael Jai White in 2024 ?

Michael Jai White net worth in 2024 is 3.5 million

4. what is the height of Michael Jai White ?

Michael Jai White height is 1.83 meter

5. what is the nationality of Michael Jai White ?

Michael Jai White nationality is US

6. What is the Michael Jai White occupation ?

Michael Jai White occupation is actor , martial_artist , screenwriter , television_producer , stunt_performer , film_producer , teacher

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Gender of Michael Jai White is Male

8. Where Michael Jai White was born?

Michael Jai White was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

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