Michael Bakari Jordan is an American actor. He is known for his film roles as shooting victim Oscar Grant in the drama Fruitvale Station, boxer Adonis Creed in the Rocky sequel film Creed and main antagonist Erik Killmonger in Black Panther, all three of which were directed by Ryan Coogler.

Birth Name

Michael Bakari Jordan

Nickname

Michael

Profession

Actor

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Michael B. Jordan was born on February 09, 1987, in Santa Ana, California, U.S.

Age

He’s currently 31 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Black

Education

Jordan attended Newark Arts High School in Newark, New Jersey. He was home schooled later on.

Family Details

  • Father – Michael A. Jordan (Caterer)

  • Mother – Donna (née Davis) (Works at Arts High)
  • Siblings – Jamila Jordan (Older Sister) (Producer), Khalid (Younger Brother) (Howard University Footballer)
Marital Status

Unmarried

Girlfriend / Spouse

Michael B. Jordan dated –

  • Ashlyn Castro (2017-Present) – Michael is dating a girl name Ashlyn Castro for some time now. They also spent New Year 2017 eve together. This news hit the tabloids nearing the release of his film Black Panther in January 2018.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 11½ inches
  • In centimeters – 182 cm
  • In meters – 1.82 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 69 kg
  • In Pounds – 152 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 42-14-34
  • Chest – 42 inches
  • Biceps – 14 inches
  • Waist – 34 inches

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing drug dealer Wallace in the HBO’s crime drama television series The Wire in 2002, as Reggie Porter Montgomery in All My Children from 2003 to 2006, as Vince Howard in the Friday Night Lights from 2009 to 2011 and as Alex in the Parenthood.

Film Debut

In 1999, Michael appeared in the Black and White for his role as Teen #2. Robert Downey, Jr., Jared Leto, and others are in the lead roles in the film.

Television Debut

In 1999, Michael played the role as a rideland kid in HBO’s The Sopranos.

Brand Endorsements

Michael has done modeling for Modell’s sporting goods and Toys “R” Us in the past. In January 2019, he became the global face of Coach. He was the first male personality to be chosen as the face of Coach.

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2005 Soap Opera Digest Award Favorite Teen All My Children Nominated
NAACP Image Award Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series Nominated
NAACP Image Award Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series Nominated
NAACP Image Award Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series Nominated
NAACP Image Award Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author Homeroom Heroes Nominated
2011 EWwy Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Friday Night Lights Nominated
2013 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Breakthrough Fruitvale Station Nominated
Hollywood Spotlight Award Won
Breakthrough Actor Won
Breakthrough Actor Won
Phoenix Film Critics Society Breakthrough Performance on Camera Nominated
Satellite Awards Breakthrough Award Performance Won
Santa Barbara International Film Festival Virtuoso Award Won
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Best Actor Nominated
2014 Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead Nominated
Black Reel Awards Outstanding Actor Nominated
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
2015 Golden Raspberry Awards Worst Screen Combo (shared with Kate Mara, Miles Teller, and Jamie Bell) Fantastic Four Nominated
African-American Film Critics Association Breakout Performance Creed Won
Boston Online Film Critics Association Best Actor Won
Online Film Critics Society Best Actor Nominated
Austin Film Critics Association Best Actor Nominated
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Best Actor Nominated
NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Won
Black Reel Awards Best Actor Won
National Society of Film Critics Best Actor Won
Empire Awards Best Actor Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance Nominated
2016 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Drama Nominated
2018 Saturn Awards Best Supporting Actor Black Panther Nominated
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Villain Won
BET Awards Best Actor Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actor Nominated
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Best Supporting Actor Won
Seattle Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Villain of the Year Won
St. Louis Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Choice Villain Won
Toronto Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Runner-up
Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2019 Alliance of Women Film Journalists Best Actor in a Supporting Role Pending
Santa Barbara International Film Festival Cinema Vanguard Award Honoree
Austin Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actor Pending
Black Reel Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor Pending
Critics’ Choice Awards Best Supporting Actor Pending
Best Supporting Actor Pending
Best Supporting Actor of the Year Pending
Online Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actor Pending
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Won

Michael B. Jordan Favorites

  • Favorite Actress – Meryl Streep
  • Favorite Movie – Jaws (1975)
  • Favorite Books – Harry Potter

Michael B. Jordan Net Worth

Michael B. Jordan’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Michael B. Jordan

  • Michael started acting at the age of 12 (in 1999).
  • He was active in basketball during school time.
  • Michael’s middle name “Bakari” is in Swahili for the noble promise.
  • Michael is good friends with Zac Efron, Miles Teller and Slater Trout.
  • In his childhood, he never planned or thought of becoming an actor.
  • He used to do tap dancing in the childhood. He has done a lot many things.
  • In 2013, he was able to make his name into Variety’s “Top 10 Actors To Watch”.
  • Jordan was ranked at #21 in GQ magazine’s “25 Most Stylish Men of 2013”.
  • Again, in 2013, Michael appeared on the list of “30 People Under 30 Changing the World” by Time magazine.
  • In 2015, he starred as Johnny Storm, the Human Torch, in Fantastic Four. The film was universally panned by critics, holding a 9% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and was a bust at the box office.
  • In 2018, Michael along with Selena Gomez partnered with fashion brand ‘Coach’ for their ‘Dream It Real’ initiative. According to this, Selena and Michael would visit the partner schools for a year for turning the dreams of youngsters to reality.

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