Jordan Haworth Peele was born on 21February 1979, in New York City USA, of American mixed race parentage. Peele is a popular comedian, actor and voice actor, best known for his comedy sketch television show “Key & Peele”, which has been on air since 2012, the title referring to its creators, Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key. “MADtv”, a comedy television series created by William Gaines and based on “Mad” magazine, is another show for which Jordan Peele is known by many television fans.
So just how rich is Jordan Peele? Jordan’s net worth has been increasing since his professional debut in 2002, and is currently estimated by sources to be $2 million.
Jordan Peele Net Worth $2 Million
As a comedian, Jordan Peele started his career with the improvisational comedy groups and enterprises “Boom Chicago” and “Second City”. The former was founded in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and the latter in Chicago. Both contributed considerable incomes to Jordan Peele’s net worth. What is important is that in “Boom Chicago” Jordan Peele performed some musical duets along with the famous American singer and actress Nicole Ari Parker. In “Boom Chicago”, Jordan performed as “Danish Supermodel Ute”. Peele was also a host of “MADtv”`s Comedy Weekend which took place in 2002. This definitely lead to Jordan earning a great amount of money and so to increasing his net worth.
For some time, Jordan appeared on a weekly comedy audio podcast “Comedy Bang! Bang!”, which first went to air on May 1, 2009, and which is hosted by Scott Aukerman, another famous comedian.
“MADtv” was very successful because of talented actors. Jordan Peele managed to perfectly impersonate such known personas as Barack Obama, Ja Rule, Morgan Freeman and Justin Guarini. “MADtv” was also the place where Jordan met his future professional comedy partner Keegan-Michael Key.
Jordan Peele’s net worth has been boosted by many other television appearances. Jordan performed in “Chocolate News” (2008) wherein he had a recurring role. Jordan was also a star of “Reno 911!” (2009), the American comedy television series “Childrens Hospital” (2010 – 2013) created and directed by Rob Corddry, “Love Bites” (2011), “The Mindy Project” (2013), “Modern Family” (2013), “Bob`s Burgers” (2013), “Fargo” (2014) and “Drunk History” (2014). “Childrens Hospital” received two Emmy Awards.
During his successful career, Jordan Peele has also starred in several movies, including “Little Fockers” (2010) and “Twisted Fortune” (2007), plus in “Wanderlust” (2012) along with Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd and Kathryn Hahn. Jordan is very likely to increase his net worth with voicing “Captain Underpants”, an adaption of the children`s novel series upcoming in 2017.
When “Saturday Night Live” was looking for somebody to play the character of Barack Obama, Peele`s position was discussed. However, Jordan decided to remain on “MADtv”, but Peele actually left “MADtv” at the end of its 13th season.
For his song “Sad Fitty Cent”, Jordan was nominated for an Emmy Award. It was a musical parody about 50 Cent and Kanye West. Peele wrote the lyrics and co-composed the music. In 2014, Peele won an American Comedy Award for Alternative Comedy Series.
In his personal life, Jordan has been dating actress Chelsea Peretti since 2013.
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