Jaleel White is a popular American producer and actor who has a net worth of over $12 million. He is also known for doing voice-overs of popular series like ‘Sonic Underground’, ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ and ‘Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog’. He is best recognized for his role in ‘Family Matters’ on ABC. He has also worked on UPN’s series called ‘Grown Ups’.
Jaleel White Biography
Jaleel Ahmad White was born in 1976 on 27th November to a dentist, Michael White and a homemaker mother named Gail, who now serves as White’s manager. He was born and brought up in Culver City in California. He is the only child in the family, and he was raised like a true star.
He completed his schooling from John Marshall Fundamental and South Pasadena High School. Later he went to UCLA for graduation, taking a risk with his career as he was already getting famous in Hollywood.
Jaleel White started acting from an early age, with the motivation of his preschool teacher. He starred in his first commercial when he was only 3 years old.
White also has a daughter named, Samaya, whom he had with his former girlfriend Bridget Hardy.
He started off his career as a child artist at the age of 3, starring in commercials. One of his most popular works includes an advertisement for Jell-O, in which stars alongside Bill Cosby.
He made his official Hollywood debut with a voice role in 1998 with ‘Quest for Camelot’. However, White got his initial breakthrough in 2006 with ‘Puff, Puff, Pass’ and ‘Who Made the Potatoe Salad’. Some of his other movies include ‘Dreamgirls’, ‘Kissing Cousins’, ‘Road to the Altar’, ‘Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer’, ‘Rhymes with Banana’, ‘Santa Con’, ‘Dumbbells’, ‘The Wrong Women’ and ‘Mommy I Didn’t Do It’.
He made his first television appearance in 1984 with ‘The Jeffersons’. However, he got his big break in 1985 with ‘Charlie & Co’, in which he appeared in 18 episodes. Later he was a part of 9 seasons in ‘Family Matters’. Some of his other Television shows include ‘Sonic Underground’, ‘Fake it Till You Make It’, ‘Total Blackout’, ‘Drunk History’, ‘Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog’, ‘Camp Cucamonga’, ‘Step by Step’, and ‘Full House’.
He has given his voice to the ‘Classic Sonic’ in the Sonic series.
White has won multiple nominations and awards for his work in the American film industry. In 1991 he won Young Artist Award for ‘Family Matters’. He has also won NAACP’s Image Awards twice for ‘Family Matters’ in 1994 and 1995. In 1997 he again was awarded NAACP award for his humor and comic timing in ‘Family Matters’.
Jaleel White Net Worth & Income profile in 2017
Jaleel White has an estimated net worth of over $12 million US dollars as of 2017. Unlike any other normal child, Jaleel started earning at the age of mere 3, in the entertainment industry. He has made most of his income by starring in hit Television shows and movies that have helped him in creating this $12 million empire. He also makes extra income through his voice over roles and commercial acts.
Jaleel White is unarguably the best comedy actor in Hollywood. His humor and comic timing is just splendid. He can make any one crack within seconds. The actor is loved by millions of his fans world. His movies and other works are cherished and loved by people of all age groups. People still like watch his first hit Television series ‘Family Matters’. He is a man of many talents and is loved for his animation series ‘Sonic’. We as his fans just hope to see more of his work in the coming future.