Michael B. Jordan is an American actor, producer, and director born on February 9, 1987, in Santa Ana, California. He grew up in Newark, New Jersey, and began his career as a child actor, making appearances in television shows such as “The Sopranos,” “All My Children,” and “The Wire.”
Jordan’s breakthrough role came in 2013 when he played the character of Oscar Grant in the film “Fruitvale Station,” which earned him critical acclaim. He continued to gain popularity with his role as Adonis Creed in the “Rocky” spin-off film “Creed” (2015) and its sequel “Creed II” (2018).
Jordan has also gained significant attention for his work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, where he played the villainous Erik Killmonger in the film “Black Panther” (2018). He has also starred in other popular films such as “Chronicle” (2012), “That Awkward Moment” (2014), and “Just Mercy” (2019).
Aside from his work in film, Jordan has also made a name for himself as a producer, founding his own production company, Outlier Society Productions. He has also been involved in various social justice initiatives and philanthropic efforts, such as supporting education and health initiatives for underserved communities.
Michael B. Jordan Net-worth
As of my knowledge cutoff date of September 2021, Michael B. Jordan’s net worth was estimated to be around $25 million. However, his net worth may have fluctuated since then due to various factors such as new projects and investments. Jordan’s wealth primarily comes from his successful acting career, as well as his work as a producer and various endorsements and sponsorships.
Michael B. Jordan Popular Movies
Michael B. Jordan has appeared in several popular movies throughout his career. Some of his most popular movies include:
- Black Panther (2018) – In this Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Jordan played the character of Erik Killmonger, the main antagonist.
- Creed (2015) – In this sports drama film, Jordan played the role of Adonis Creed, the son of the legendary boxer Apollo Creed.
- Creed II (2018) – This sequel to “Creed” continued the story of Adonis Creed, with Jordan reprising his role.
- Fruitvale Station (2013) – In this biographical drama film, Jordan played the role of Oscar Grant, a young man who was fatally shot by a police officer in 2009.
- Fantastic Four (2015) – Jordan played the character of Johnny Storm/The Human Torch in this superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters.
- Just Mercy (2019) – In this legal drama film, Jordan played the role of attorney Bryan Stevenson, who works to defend a wrongfully convicted man on death row.
- Chronicle (2012) – In this found footage science-fiction film, Jordan played one of three teenagers who gain superpowers after coming into contact with a mysterious substance.
- That Awkward Moment (2014) – In this romantic comedy film, Jordan played the character of Mikey, one of three best friends navigating the ups and downs of modern dating.