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Michael Jai White Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Has a black belt in eight different styles of martial arts
  • Was a junior high school teacher for three years
  • Gained his first major starring role as Mike Tyson in Tyson in 1995
  • Was the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture with his role in Spawn
  • Joined the Kyokushin Karate School as a spiritual partner


  • Alaia Ahnjahni Waters -- Daughter
  • Morgan Michelle White -- Daughter
  • Niahla Waters -- Daughter
  • Courtenay Chatman -- Ex-wife
  • Jai Jordan White -- Son
  • Gillian White -- Wife