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Michael Jai White

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10, 1967
Brooklyn, NY
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10, 1967 (age 52)
Brooklyn, NY


He became well-known for his starring roles in Tyler Perry productions. In 1997, he starred in the film Spawn.

Before Fame

He earned black belt status in Tae Kwon Do, Goju Ryu, Tang Soo Do, Shotokan, Wushu, and Kyokushin. He was a history teacher prior to starting his acting career, which was jump-started with his starring role in the 1995 film, Tyson.


He played a mob boss in the widely popular 2008 film, The Dark Knight.

Family Life

In 2015, he married Gillian Iliana White. He was married to Courtney Chatman from 2005 to 2011, He has a daughter named Morgan Michelle and a son named Jai Jordan.

Associated With

He appeared in the music video "Your Love" by Nicki Minaj.