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Age and background of Michael Jai White

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Age and background of Michael Jai White

Popular American actor, director, and martial artist Michael Jai White is also well-known. He is well known for playing the primary comic book superhero Al Simmons in the 1997 Image Comics film Spawn, which made him the first African American to do so. His height is 6 feet 1 inch.

Age and background of Michael Jai White

Michael Jai White was born in New York City on November 10, 1967.

White began studying martial arts at the age of four and is now well-known for holding a black belt in nine different martial arts disciplines, including Shtkan, Goju-Ryu, Taekwondo, Kobudo, Tang Soo Do, Wushu, Jiu Jitsu, Kyokushin, and Boxing.

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He was a former special education teacher who specialized in working with students who had behavioral issues.

White and Courtenay Chatman were wed from 2005 to 2011, and their daughter, Morgan Michelle White, is their only child. Additionally, he has two boys from past relationships. White publicized his engagement to actress Gillian Iliana Waters in February 2014. White and Waters got married in Thailand in July 2015. The duo appeared together in the martial arts thriller Take Back in 2021.

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Career of Michael Jai White

White began acting in 1989 and was given a number of small parts up until 1995, when he was cast as Mike Tyson, a heavyweight boxer, in the HBO film Tyson. He also portrayed the title role in the superhero movie Spawn from 1997, making him the first African American to play the lead superhero in a significant motion picture.

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White starred in Universal Soldier: The Return alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme in 1999. He was also chosen to play Steven Seagal’s opposite in Exit Wounds in 2001. In many of his performances, including The Legend of Bruce Lee and Undisputed II: Last Man Standing, he constantly displays his martial arts prowess. In 2004, White was also cast in Silver Hawk. On October 12, 2007, White released Why Did I Get Married, which debuted at the top of the box office.

Then its follow-up, Why Did I Get Married Too?

In 2011, he made his debut as a director and appeared in Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown. In the video game Justice League Heroes, White provided Green Lantern’s voice.

Welcome to Sudden Death, a movie by White that premiered on Netflix in October 2020, soon rose to the top of the service’s most-watched list.

White discussed his plans to open “Jaigantic Studios” in New Haven, Connecticut, in 2021. He will play Johnny Black, the main character, in the 2023 movie The Outlaw Johnny Black.

Triple Threat, Concrete, The Hard Way, The Hard Way, The Hard Way, Batman: Soul of the Dragon Attack on VA-33 Send It Back, Please! Black Friday (2021), The Commando, Rogue Hostage, and As Good As Dead (2022),
Oakland’s Outlaw Johnny Black on a Snowy Day (2023).

He was featured in music videos by artists such as Busta Rhymes, Calvin Harris, Toni Braxton, and Nicki Minaj.

White also voiced characters in video games; Justice League Heroes, The Underground Bounty Hunter, and Marvel’s Midnight Suns.

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Michael Jai White Awards/Nominations

White was a 1998 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards nominee for Favorite Male Newcomer. He was nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic Special at the Image Awards (NAACP) in 2011 and 2013.

He was honored the Black Reel Awards in 2010 and 2013 for Outstanding Male Performance in a Television or Miniseries and Best Original or Adapted Screenplay.

 

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