Biography / Wiki
Well known for comedy, Jordan Peele is a popular actor, director, and writer. He rose to fame for his work on Comedy Central’s ‘Key & Peele’ and horror film ‘Get Out’ which was a blockbuster hit. He was born as Jordan Haworth Peele on February 21, 1979. As an introverted and quiet child, he turned into a comedian and later to a movie director.
Though he made his office in 2003 he appeared on ABC News special called President Clinton Answering Children’s Questions. He has won numerous accolades along with nominations for Best Picture and Best Director.
Height / Weight / Age
Jordan Peele weighs 75 kg in kilograms and 165 lbs in pounds. He is 178 cm or 5’10” in feet inches tall. He has turned 41 years old in February 2020. Both his eye color is and the hair color is black. He has 42 inches of the chest, 34 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps. His films comprise of psychological horror and often take place in the suburbs.
Jordan Peele’s net worth is estimated to be $12 million approximately.
Education / Family
Jordan Peele was born to black father Hayward Peele and white mother Lucinda Williams. When he was six, his father passed away and was raised by his single mother. He attended Calhoun School, Manhattan, New York for his elementary education. For further studies, he was enrolled in Sarah Lawrence which dropped in two years with the aim of forming a comedy duo with Rebecca Drysdale.
|Real name||Jordan Haworth Peele|
|Birth Place||New York City|
|Date Of Birth||February 21, 1979|
|Height||In centimeters – 178 cm
In feet inches – 5’10”
|Weight||In kilograms – 75 kg
In pounds – 165 lbs
|Profession||Actor, writer, director, producer, comedian|
|School||Calhoun School, Manhattan, New York|
|College||Sarah Lawrence College, Yonkers, New York|
|Home Town||New York City|
|Debut||Film director – Get out (2017)
Film Actor – Little Fockers (2010)
TV – Mad TV (2003-2008)
|Fathers Name||Hayward Peele (died in 2000)|
|Mothers Name||Lucinda Williams|
Career / Fashion And Style
Jordan began his career as a comedian and performed regularly at Boom Chicago in Amsterdam and The Second City in Chicago. In 2003, he was cast in MAD TV for its ninth season in which he performed celebrity impersonations.
He auditioned for the role of Barack Obama for the show Saturday Night Live. In 2010, he appeared in the Adult Swim series Children’s Hospital with a recurring role. In 2014, he was featured in the FX anthology series Fargo where he played the role of FBI agent.
In 2016, along with Keegan-Michael Key, he produced his first feature film ‘Keanu’. He made his debut as a director in 2017, from the movie ‘Get Out’. At the 2017 Gotham Independent Film Awards, he was honored with Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
Jordan married Chelsea Peretti in April 2016 and in 2017 his son was born who was named Beaumont.
|Wife||Chelsea Peretti (actress)
|Children||Son – Beaumont Gino Peele|
The list of Jordan’s favourite things as follows
|Favourite Film||A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)|
|Favourite Politician||Barack Obama|
Some Interesting Facts About Jordan Peele
- Jordan’s father is black whereas the mother is white and he was raised by a single mother.
- Since childhood, he was inclined towards horror films and decided to become the director of horror films.
- He attended the Liberal Arts College Sarah Lawrence in New York to study puppeteering.
- To form a comedy duo with Rebecca Drysdale, he left his college after two years. Rebecca was his college roommate and future Key & Peele comedy writer.
- He also hosted MTV’s Comedy Weekend in 2002.
- He joined MAD TV in 2003, for its 9th season and left it in 13th
- For his song ‘Sad Fitty Cent’, he earned a nomination for an Emmy Award in 2008.
- He appeared in a viral video titled ‘Hillary vs Obama’, where he and supporters of Hillary Clinton were debating over whether Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton would make a better President.
- He is the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for ‘Get Out’ in 2018.
- He released and appeared in his own sketch series ‘Key & Peele’ along with Keegan-Michael Key from 2012 to 2015.
- His hobbies are writing, reading, and listening to music.
- In 2014, his name appeared on the list of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.
- Along with Keegan-Michael Key, he appeared as a ‘gangstas’ in the music video for Weird Al’ Yankovic’s parody ‘White & Nerdy’.