Michael Jai White: Net Worth and Amassed Wealth

How Rich is Michael Jai White

What is Michael Jai White’s net worth?

The actor has amassed a net worth of $5 million.

Michael Jai White – Quick Facts
Net Worth: $5 million
Date of birth: November 10, 1967 (56 years old)
Gender: Male
Height: 183
Profession: Actor, Film Producer, Martial Artist, Screenwriter, Stunt Performer, Teacher, Television Producer
Nationality: American

Biography – A Short Wiki

Michael Jai White is an actor, director and martial artist who has a net worth of $5 million. Michael is best known for his performances in such films as “Spawn,” Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married?” and its sequel, and “Black Dynamite.” He also starred on Tyler Perry’s television sitcom “For Better or Worse.” White’s other credits have included the film “Universal Soldier: The Return,” the web series “Mortal Kombat: Legacy,” and the HBO television movie “Tyson.”


Michael Jai White was born on November 10, 1964. At the age of four, he began training in the martial art of Jujutsu, before subsequently taking up Shōtōkan. White went on to practice a number of other martial art styles, including Goju-Ryu, Taekwondo, Wushu, and Kyokushin. Among his other early career endeavors, he was a special education teacher for kids with behavioral issues.

Personal Life

In 2005, White married Courtenay Chatman, with whom he had a daughter named Morgan. He also has two sons from a prior relationship. In 2011, White divorced Chatman. Three years later, he got engaged to actress Gillian Iliana Waters, who he married in 2015.


“There’s people saying that ‘Jackie Brown’ was a blaxploitation movie, when there’s nothing at all blaxploitation about it other than Pam Grier being in it.”

— Michael Jai White

“I take every role seriously. Personally, I never look at any role as Michael White. I’ve done that my entire life.”

— Michael Jai White

“I go to gyms quite a bit, martial arts gyms, MMA gyms. I try to train with the best people, with who’s who in the martial arts, just to keep myself sharp.”

— Michael Jai White

“I don’t cook. I think they named the ‘Mike’-rowave after me.”

— Michael Jai White

“Since I do seven different styles of martial arts, I don’t foresee myself fighting the same in any two movies. I think every fighting style should fit the character that’s doing the fighting.”

— Michael Jai White