Who is Malcolm-Jamal Warner and what is his net worth 2018? American actor, director, musician, writer, producer and consultant, Malcolm-Jamal Warner is most popularly known for portraying the characters of Malcolm McGee on UPN’s Malcolm & Eddie, Theodore Huxtable in NBC’s The Cosby Show as well as that of Dr. Alex Reed on Reed Between the Lines. Warner was born on August 18, 1970 in Jersey City, New Jersey. His single mother, Pamela raised him in his childhood. She now serves as his manager.
Show business piqued his interest as a child because of which he was admitted to several acting schools to develop his talents. He attended The Professional Children’s School in New York.
Warner started his career with the 1986 movie Show Off! How to Be Cool at Parties, where he played himself. On TV, he started off with the role of Johnny Randolph on the 1982 show, Mat Houston. However, his most successful and proliferous role was as Theo Huxtable on NBC’s sitcom, The Cosby Show. The show ran for almost ten years from 1984-1992.
His other TV appearances include Kurdy Malloy in Jeremiah, the voice of The Producer on The Magic School Bus as well as Malcolm McGee on Malcolm & Eddie. He appeared on the sitcom, listen Up! As Bernie Widmer for 22 episodes. He has hosted the 1985 show CBS Storybreak. He has also made a guest appearance on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air as Eric, Hilary’s boyfriend. Other guest appearances include HawthoRNe, Community and more.
He has been a director of a variety of music videos like 1994’s I love You For Sentimental Reasons for the Five Star. He has directed various episodes for several sitcoms like The Cosby Show, Malcolm & Eddie, Kenan & Kel and All That. He has directed the critically acclaimed public health video of 1992 titled, Time Out: The Truth About HIV, AIDS, and You.
He appeared in 1988’s Heartbreak music video. His debut EP, The Miles Long Mixtape was released in 2003, followed by the release of Love & Other Social Issues in 2007. He plays the bass guitar and is popular as a performance poet. He has hosted the National Black Theatre Festival’s Poetry Jam in 2003 in addition to performing in the same.
He then starred in Reed Between the Lines as an English professor part of a blended family facing up’s and down’s together. For this role, he was nominated for the NAACP Image awards for Outstanding Actor in a comedy series.
He is a recurring character in several TV shows such as Suits, Major Crimes and Sneaky Pete.
Malcolm-Jamal Warner Net Worth
Active since 1982, Warner has 14 movies and 48 TV shows to his name. He has also released two albums and has an estimated worth of $15 million.
Warner is a powerhouse of talent which is evident from the many awards that he has won. He has won three Young Artist Awards for his role in The Cosby Show and was additionally nominated for one category. He was also nominated for the TV Land Award and the Primetime Emmy Awards for the role.
He has also been nominated for the Image Awards for his roles in Touched by an Angel and Malcolm & Eddie as well as won an Image Award for Reed Between the Lines. He was also nominated for the BET Comedy Awards for Listen Up! He also has an MD Theatre Guide Readers’ Choice Award as well as a Grammy Award.