Michael Blackson
Michael Blackson
Celebrated Name: Michael Blackson
Real Name/Full Name: Jafari Ferguson
Gender: Male
Age: 51 years old
Birth Date: 28 November 1972
Birth Place: Ghana
Nationality: American
Height: 1.84 m
Weight: 65 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children: Yes (3 children)
Profession: Ghanaian-Liberian actor and comedian
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Michael Blackson is a Ghanaian-born American based actor as well as a comedian who is best known for appearing on 30 Rock, P Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy, as well as featuring within a commercial made for the Chappelle Shows.

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Early Life

Michael Blackson was born in the year 1972 in Ghana, and later, he relocated towards the USA during the year 1987. He is recognized for his trademark- African based attire, which he dressed while having stand-up. He was brought up in Ghana prior to relocating towards the U.S. when he was a teen.

His passion for acting and working in comedy was from childhood, and he began performing within locally known Philadelphia comedy clubs during the year 1992.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28 November 1972, Michael Blackson is 51 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.84 m tall, and his weight is 65 kg.


Michael Blackson started off his career in adulthood when an associate of him suggested going to stand up. Both of them have written material for Michael in order to appear in locally known comedy clubs in Philadelphia.

Later, he attempted in New York. Being afresh and aspiring comedian, his witty of admiration is known to be Great Eddie Murphy. It is found that he has enhanced his comedic skill within the comedy clubs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, right from the year 1992.

Moreover, he also made performances in several famous comedy contests like 1992 USA Comedy Central Tour held in Philadelphia, 1993 Schlitz Malt Liquor Comedy Tour held in Valley Forge, in Pennsylvania, as well as the 1996 Urban Comedy Festival held within New York.

From 1999 till 2000, he too participated within Laffapolooza Comedy Festival inside Atlanta as well as the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition held in Oakland, situated inside California during the year 2001.

Blackson gradually progressed in acting career through his greatest famous onscreen performance in the form of “Angry African Man” within a comedy based film entitled Next Friday, which was produced by a film production company named Cubevision.

During the year 2005, the comedian has launched his top-selling type comedy outline CD named as Modasucka: Welcome to America. During 2007, he appeared within a film entitled Repos along with Master P.

During the year 2010, he has performed in B.o.B’s “I’ll Be In the Sky” named music video. In the next year, he also performed on BET “The Mo’Nique Show” and also made his appearance featured within TBS Series Are We There Yet.

In the year 2011, he was featured on Starz’s Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-up, and it noted 3 million views overall on youtube as well as Showtime’s Shaquille O’Neal All-Star Comedy Jam; also he is presently presenting Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam Tour.

Awards & Achievements

Michael Blackson got BET Awards in the year 2005.

Net Worth & Salary of Michael Blackson in 2024

Michael Blackson Net Worth
Michael Blackson Net Worth

As of May 2024, Michael Blackson has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He has made most of his fortune with his career as a comedian and actor. He has enhanced his comedic skill in the comedy clubs of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania during the year 1992, and after that, his earnings increased.

His influence in comedy was the comedy style of Eddie Murphy, and he worked to progress through his well-known role as “Angry African” and that he depicted in 2000 comedy film entitled Next Friday.

He earned well by his appearance on P Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy, 30 Rock, and featured within a commercial for the Chappelle Show. Moreover, he, too, got featured in many music videos as well as on the BET series entitled The Mo’Nique Show.

He continued to amuse his followers as the headliner working for live shows held at universities, comedy clubs, as well as special events.

Michael Blackson is one of those personalities who can put a smile on the faces of people in a unique way. He is an effective stand-up comedian who applies African and American life understandings within his stand-up routines in a small Ghanaian based accent. He conveys one-of-a-kind comedy and stand-up type performances to the global audience.


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