Jordan Peele Net Worth $12 million
Jordan Peele salary $1,500,000
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Jordan Peele is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer and his current net worth is $12 million.
Born and raised in New York City by his single mother, Lucinda Williams.
He dropped out of Sarah Lawrence College to pursue a career in sketch comedy. His love for comedy drove him to join the improve comedy success, The Second City in Chicago.
Jordan also performed in Amsterdam for Boom Chicago. These brought him to the attention of MADtv producers, hiring him in 2003.
How did Jordan Peele get famous?
Keegan-Michael Key got cast as well around that time, the two of them showing great comedic chemistry.
Jordan has great, diverse celebrity improvisation skills which include Ja Rule, Flavor Flav, Forest Whitaker and Morgan Freeman.
He received an Emmy Nomination in 2008 for his music video parody ‘Sad Fitty Cent’. The song parodies the rapper 50 Cent and his rivalry with Kanye West.
In 2009 he appeared in Little Fockers, a comedy movie starring Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller.
Jordan left MADtv on its 13th season. He went on to appearing in the Adult Swim series, Children Hospital in a recurring role, the movie Wanderlust and others.
He formed the Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele together with Keegan-Michael Key.
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The critically acclaimed series dealt with American pop culture, race, and ethnic stereotypes and relations. Airing a number of 53 episodes and one special, the show won a Peabody Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards.
The show even received praise from then-president Barack Obama.
Him and Keegan-Michael made the cut for Time Magazine’s 2014 list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.
Jordan married comedian and actress Chelsea Peretti and the two of them have a child.
He lent his voice to a couple of animated characters such as in Storks and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.
And in February 2017, Get Out, the horror film he wrote, directed and produced came into theaters. The movie earned extremely positive reviews with a score of 99% on Rotten Tomatoes.
In addition, Get Out ended up as the most profitable film of 2017, grossing $252 million on a $4.5 million budget.
The success of the movie pushed it and Jordan to make headlines and break records.
In addition, he became the first black writer-director with a $100 million film debut in march of 2017. The movie surpassed The Blair Witch Project as the highest grossing original debut film from a writer-director.