Michael Jai White Family, Wife, Divorce, Children, Net Worth

Michael Jai White Family, Wife, Divorce, Children, Net Worth
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If you have watched the 1995 HBO television movie Tyson then Michael Jai White needs no introduction. He is an American actor director and martial artist known for playing the role of Mike Tyson.

He is also known for his portrayals in Spawn, Why Did I Get Married?, Why Did I Get Married Too?, Black Dynamite, and many more.

Who Is Michael Jai White’s Wife?

Michael Jai White’s wife is Gillian Iliana Waters. His wife Gillian is an American actress known for her roles in Xena: Warrior Princess and on the soap opera Days of Our Lives.

Michael married his beautiful wife Gillian on July 3, 2015, in Thailand at the multi-acre riverfront estate of their good friend and film producer, Michael Selby.

Their close friends, family, and children were present on their big day which was an intimate but extravagant wedding ceremony.

Michael and Gillian have been married for seven years now but they have known each other for more than 25 years. They dated in the past but moved on to other relationships and marriages before tying the knot with each other years later.

The duo first met at a club in 1997 where a friend was having a party.

Michael and Gillian’s relationship has been solid over the years. They are never hesitant in sharing how blessed they are to have each other in their lives. They gush about their relationship in their interviews and also give glimpses of their love life through social media.

Previous Marriage And Divorce

Michael was previously married to Courtenay Chatman from 2005 to 2011. The ex-husband and wife duo met at the gym and eventually began dating. As per Essence, they were dating since 2004 and they decided to get married.

Reportedly, his ex-wife Courtenay proposed to Michael by taking him to his favorite restaurant and getting down on one knee to propose him for marriage. She opened the ring box and asked him to marry her.

Two days after the proposal, the estranged pair got married at the Four Seasons Hotel in Santa Barbara in 2005. They later renewed their vows in front of their closest friends and family.

However, Michael and Courtney’s relationship couldn’t last more than 6 years as they got separated in 2011.

When the couple was married, they became parents to a daughter named Morgan.

Michael Jai White Children

Talking about Michael Jai White’s children, he is said to have five kids among which he has three biological children. The names of his biological kids are said to be Morgan Michelle, Jai Jordan, and Devin.

Michael had the eldest son who died because of COVID. When Michael was just 15 years old, he became a father to his oldest son, whose name hasn’t been revealed yet.

His eldest son died of the virus at the age of 38.

His son Devin is said to be born in 1990 whereas his other son Jai Jordan White is said to be born in 1995.

Similarly, his current wife Gillian has two daughters from her previous relationship whom Michael regards as his own kids. She gave birth to her daughters when she was married to Antonio Brown.

Michael Jai Net Worth

Michael Jai White has been active in his professional career for more than three decades and has worked in several movies, TV series, video games, web series, music videos, and more.

He has amassed decent fame and fortune by the year 2022.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, he has an estimated net worth of $5 million. His net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be in the range of $5 million to $10 million.

His net worth is likely to be increased in the future as he is set to appear in the movies like HeadShop, The Outlaw Johnny Black, Juvenal Llera Gwapo!, and Dead Zone.

He recently worked in the films like Batman: Soul of the Dragon, Take Back, Rogue Hostage, Black Friday! and The Commando.

Short Wiki

  • Michael Jai White was born in the year 1967 and is currently at the age of 54.
  • His birthday is on November 10 and his zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • Michael’s height is 6 feet 1 inch (1. 85 m).
  • Michael, who started training in martial arts at the young age of four, now knows nine different styles.
  • He is known for his roles in Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse (2011-2017), Black Dynamite (2011-2015), and The Family Business (2018-2020).