Jordan Peele Biography, Net Worth, Age, Movies and TV Shows

Jordan Peele biography and net worth

Jordan Peele Haworth is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is best known for making movies and television shows centered on the comedy and horror genres which include Us and Get Out and Nope.

Jordan Peele Biography

Jordan Peele was born on February 21, 1979, in New York City. His parents are Lucinda Williams, a white woman from Maryland, with origins in the Colonial United States, and Hayward Peele, Jr. an African American, originally from North Carolina. Peele was solely raised by his mother on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and he last saw his father when he was seven years old.

He studied at the Computer School in Manhattan. In 1997 Peele graduated from The Calhoun School on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. He received a scholarship to study at a private school, he then went on to Sarah Lawrence College, however, Peele dropped out two years later to form a comedy duo with Sarah Lawrence classmate and future Key & Peele writer Rebecca Drysdale.

Jordan Peele Career

Peele’s breakthrough happened in 2003 when he joined the cast of the Fox sketch comedy series Mad TV. He was with them for five seasons and left in 2008. Subsequently, Peele and his regular Mad TV collaborator, Keegan-Michael Key, built and starred in their own Comedy Central sketch comedy series Key & Peele. After five seasons on Mad TV, Peele left the cast at the end of the 13th season.

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In 2016, Peele and Key wrote, produced, and starred in Keanu. He voice acted in Storks, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Big Mouth, and Toy Story 4. In 2017, Peele made his directorial debut, in the horror film Get Out. Peele also co-produced the Spike Lee film, BlacKkKlansman. His second directorial work was in the 2019 film Us, a horror-thriller film that he also wrote and produced. He also co-produced and co-wrote the 2021 sequel to Candyman. On July 22, 2022, his film Nope was released; an American science fiction horror film.

Peele has been featured in several movies and TV shows as an actor, writer, producer, and director.

Jordan Peele Movies and TV Shows

Peele has worked in the following movies either as an actor, director, producer, or writer, and most times he had two or more role of these roles in the movie production;

2003–08: Mad TV
2008: Chocolate News
2008: Boner Boyz!
2009: Reno 911!
2009–10: SuperNews!
2010: 3B
2010: Little Fockers
2010–15: Childrens Hospital
2011: Love Bites
2012–15: Key & Peele
2012: Wanderlust
2013: The Sidekick
2013: The Mindy Project
2013: Workaholics
2013: Comedy Bang! Bang!
2013: Modern Family
2013: Axe Cop
2013–14: Kroll Show
2014: Fargo
2014: Drunk History
2014: Robot Chicken
2014: Rick and Morty
2014–16: Bob’s Burgers
2015: Life in Pieces
2015: Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
2015: TripTank
2015–18: SuperMansion
2016: The Muppets
2016: Storks
2016: American Dad!
2016: Keanu
2017: Get Out
2017: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
2017–present: Big Mouth
2018: The Shivering Truth
2018–21: The Last O.G.
2019: Weird City
2019: Lorena
2019: Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
2019: Toy Story 4
2019–20: The Twilight Zone
2020–present: Hunters
2020: Lovecraft Country
2018: BlacKkKlansman
2019: Us
2021: Candyman
2022: Nope
2022: Wendell & Wild
2022: Abruptio
2022: Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul

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Jordan Peele Awards/Nominations

Jordan Peele has received 8 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, which includes 7 for the Comedy Central sketch series Key and Peele which aired from 2012-2015. In 2016, Peele alongside Keegan-Michael Key won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series. He also won critical acclaim for his directorial film debut, a satirical horror film, Get Out in 2017, which earned him 3 Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay, which he won the latter. Peele also received the British Academy Film Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. He also won a Writers Guild Award, a Directors Guild Award, a BET Award, Saturn Award amongst others.

Personal Life

In 2013, Peele started dating actress and comedian Chelsea Peretti. They got engaged in November 2015 and walked down the aisle in April 2016. A year later, the couple gave birth to their son Beaumont.

Jordan Peele Net Worth

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Jordan Peele’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at $50 million.

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