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







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Michael B. Jordan was born on February 09, 1987, in Santa Ana, California, United States.


He’s currently 32 years old.

Sun Sign





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


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


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


  • 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


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color




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

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2005Soap Opera Digest AwardFavorite TeenAll My ChildrenNominated
NAACP Image AwardOutstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama SeriesNominated
NAACP Image AwardOutstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama SeriesNominated
NAACP Image AwardOutstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama SeriesNominated
NAACP Image AwardOutstanding Literary Work – Debut AuthorHomeroom HeroesNominated
2011EWwy AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a DramaFriday Night LightsNominated
2013Detroit Film Critics SocietyBest BreakthroughFruitvale StationNominated
Hollywood Spotlight AwardWon
Breakthrough ActorWon
Breakthrough ActorWon
Phoenix Film Critics SocietyBreakthrough Performance on CameraNominated
Satellite AwardsBreakthrough Award PerformanceWon
Santa Barbara International Film FestivalVirtuoso AwardWon
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics AssociationBest ActorNominated
2014Independent Spirit AwardsBest Male LeadNominated
Black Reel AwardsOutstanding ActorNominated
Outstanding Actor in a Motion PictureNominated
2015Golden Raspberry AwardsWorst Screen ComboFantastic FourNominated
African-American Film Critics AssociationBreakout PerformanceCreedWon
Boston Online Film Critics AssociationBest ActorWon
Online Film Critics SocietyBest ActorNominated
Austin Film Critics AssociationBest ActorNominated
Las Vegas Film Critics SocietyBest ActorNominated
NAACP Image AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Motion PictureWon
Black Reel AwardsBest ActorWon
National Society of Film CriticsBest ActorWon
Empire AwardsBest ActorNominated
MTV Movie AwardsBest Male PerformanceNominated
2016Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: DramaNominated
2018Saturn AwardsBest Supporting ActorBlack PantherNominated
MTV Movie & TV AwardsBest VillainWon
BET AwardsBest ActorNominated
Best Supporting ActorNominated
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActorNominated
San Francisco Film Critics CircleBest Supporting ActorWon
Seattle Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting ActorNominated
Villain of the YearWon
St. Louis Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActorNominated
Choice VillainWon
Toronto Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorRunner-up
Best Supporting ActorNominated
2019Alliance of Women Film JournalistsBest Actor in a Supporting RolePending
Santa Barbara International Film FestivalCinema Vanguard AwardHonoree
Austin Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActorPending
Black Reel AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActorPending
Critics’ Choice AwardsBest Supporting ActorPending
Best Supporting ActorPending
Best Supporting Actor of the YearPending
Online Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting ActorPending
Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureWon

Michael B. Jordan Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio
  • 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 as of 2019.

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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