Michael Jai White Height Weight Age Net Worth

Michael Jai White was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, United States, on November 10, 1967, is an American actor. Young Michael Jai White first started his career as a martial artist. He made big screen debut in superhero black comedy film The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989) in role as Apocalypse Inc. Executive. He got his television debut in NBC sitcom Saved by the Bell (1992) in episode "Wrestling with the Future", in role as Military Police Man #2. Michael's breakthrough performance came as Mike "Iron Mike" Tyson in HBO sport drama movie Tyson (1995). He landed his directorial debut with martial arts film Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011), also starred as Casey "Case" Walker Jr..

How tall is Michael Jai White and what is his weight? Michael Jai White's height is 6' 1" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 185.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 207 іn pоunds or 94 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. He is 56 years old. His net worth is around 5 million dollars.

Michael Jai White

Michael Jai White
Photo: David Shankbone / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 3.0

Birth Date

November 10, 1967


56 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


6 ft 1 in | 185.5 cm

Net Worth

$5 Million


94 kg | 207 lbs


51 in | 129.5 cm

Shoe size

Not available


36 in | 91.5 cm

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Male Newcomer for his role as CIA Agent Al Simmons / Spawn in superhero film Spawn (1997).

He was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for his role as Derrick in drama movie One Angry Juror (2010).

He played Marcus in comedy drama films:

Why Did I Get Married (2007)

Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)

He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Television or Mini-Series Performance, Male and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for his role as Douglas in drama movie Somebody's Child (2012).

City of Industry (1997) neo-noir crime thrille as Odell Williams

Black Dynamite (2009) blaxploitation action comedy as Black Dynamite

Exit Wounds (2001) action thriller as Sergeant Lewis Strutt

Universal Soldier: The Return (1999) science fiction action as S.E.T.H. Super UniSol

Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (2010) short fan film as Captain Jackson "Jax" Briggs

Undisputed II: Last Man Standing (2006) martial arts as George "The Iceman" Chambers

Blood and Bone (2009) martial arts as Isaiah Bone

Dragged Across Concrete (2018) neo-noir crime thriller as "Biscuit"

Triple Threat (2019) action as Devereaux

Rogue Hostage (2021) action thriller as Sparks

Black Friday (2021) horror comedy as Archie

He voiced Bronze Tiger in animated superhero film Batman: Soul of the Dragon (2021).

The Commando (2022) crime thriller as James Baker

Best TV Shows

NYPD Blue (1995) ABC police procedural drama series as Officer Reggie Fancy

Wonderland (2000) ABC medical drama series as Dr. Derrick Hatcher

He had recurring role as Ellis Hayes in CBS drama series Clubhouse (2004-2005).

Tyler Perry's House of Payne (2008) TBS sitcom as Bryan

Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse (2011-2017) TBS sitcom as Marcus Williams

He voiced Black Dynamite / Jim Kelly / CIA Member in Cartoon Network' animated series Black Dynamite (2011-2015).

Arrow (2013–2014, 2018–2019) The CW superhero series as Ben Turner / Bronze Tiger

Insecure (2017) HBO comedy drama series as Zeke

The Family Business (2018-2020) BET crime family drama series as Vegas Duncan


Attended Central High School and University of Connecticut.

Studied at Southern Connecticut State University.

Has African-American ancestry.

He started learning martial arts at the age of seven.

Has black belts in seven different martial arts disciplines: Taekwondo, Tang Soo Do, Wushu, Kobudo, Kyokushin, Shotokan and Goju Ryu.

Inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.

He voiced John Stewart / Green Lantern in video game Justice League Heroes (2006).

He voiced Hatch in video game The Underground Bounty Hunter (2007).

Featured in music videos for:

Busta Rhymes and Mariah Carey featuring The Flipmode Squad "I Know What You Want" (2003)

Nicki Minaj "Your Love" (2010)

Toni Braxton "Hands Tied" (2010)

Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo "Let's Go" (2012)

Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.


He dated A.J. Johnson (2004).

He was married to Courtenay Chatman (2005-2011), they have one daughter, Morgan.

He started dating Gillian Waters in 2013, the couple got married in 2015.