Michael Jai White
Michael Jai White
Celebrated Name: Michael Jai White
Real Name/Full Name: Michael Richard Jai White
Gender: Male
Age: 56 years old
Birth Date: 10 November 1967
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 94 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): ‎Gillian Iliana Waters (m. 2015), Courtney Chatham (2005–2011)
Children: Yes ( Jai Jordan White, Morgan Michelle White)
Profession: American actor, director, and martial artist
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Michael Jai White is one of the actors who also practices the martial art from the United States of America. He is considered as one of the first black people to portray a superhero character in movies.

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Early Life

Michael Jai White
Michael Jai White

Michael Richard Jai White was born on November 10, 1967, in the Brooklyn borough in New York City, United States. There’s nothing to mention about his parent’s life. Michael Jai White was mostly grown and raised in his hometown, and then he moved to Bridgeport city in Connecticut during his teenage years. He finished his schooling from Central High School. Michael Jai White also studied at the Brown University and Yale University.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 10 November 1967, Michael Jai White is 56 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. His height is 1.85 m tall, and weight is 94 kg.

Personal Life

Coming to his married life, Michael Jai White was first married to gynecologist Courtenay Chatman; they have one daughter together Morgan Michelle White who was born on December 24, 2008. Michael and Courtenay got married in 2005, and they divorced in 2011.

Michael Jai White married the actress Gillian Iliana Waters in 2015 after one year of engagement. Michael also has two sons; one of them is Jai Jordan White. His previous known relationships were with the actress choreographer and fitness trainer Adrienne Joi Johnson and with actress Sallie Toussaint.


As a martial artist, Michael Jai White began training when he was a child, around seven years old. Now he has black belts in 7 different martial art styles, and he has won more than 20 titles. Michael Jai White taught a few martial art styles when he was young before going into the acting career.

Michael Jai White went to audition for acting roles after working as a junior high school teacher, and he landed a few commercials and theatre roles. He had his breakthrough career success with the 1995 sports drama movie “Tyson”, which was after a few minor and guest acting roles. 2 years later, Michael Jai White became one of the first black people to portray a superhero character for the action movie “Spawn”. Furthermore, he experienced massive success with the comedy-drama movie “Why Did I Get Married Too?”.

In 2018-2019, Michael Jai White movie acting roles including an action crime movie titled “The Family Business,” action thriller “Primer,” comedy “HeadShop,” another action crime drama named “Dragged Across Concrete,” and a mystery crime movie titled “Making a Killing.”

Awards & Achievements

Michael Jai White didn’t win many awards to mention. He was nominated for many awards including 2 Black Reel Awards, 1 Blockbuster Entertainment Award and a couple of Image Awards.

Michael Jai White’s remarkable achievement to mention has seven different martial art styles black belts making him one of the experts in martial art. His martial art black belt styles including Jujutsu following by Shotokan, both which he learnt at the beginning of his training, Kobudo, Taekwondo and others.

Net Worth & Salary of Michael Jai White in 2024

Michael Jai White Net Worth
Michael Jai White Net Worth

As of May 2024, The actor and martial artist Michael Jai White net worth is $10 million. He earned his millions from his work in movies and series, as he’s an actor, writer, and producer. Michael Jai White highest-grossing films including “Spawn” which grossed $87.8 million, and “The Dark Knight” where he played Gambol, and it grossed over $1 billion at the box office.

Michael Jai White is one of the few talented personalities in the TV industry, who is an actor, writer, and producer as well as a martial artist. He has black belts in 7 different styles with more than 20 titles. Michael Jai White is married to Gillian Iliana Waters, and they seem happy together.



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