Mike Epps

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  • Birth Name: Michael Elliot Epps
  • Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian
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  • Was first inspired to pursue comedy when he heard a tape of Richard Pryor that his cellmate was listening to in a juvenile detention center.
  • Began his stand-up career in Indianapolis in 1992.
  • Performed at Atlanta's Comedy Act Theater before relocating to New York City and joining the Def Comedy Jam tour in 1995.
  • Appeared in a 1999 episode of The Sopranos.
  • Breakthrough performance was playing opposite Ice Cube in the 2000 comedy Next Friday.
  • In 2009, released Funny Bidness: Da Album, which featured comedy and rap.
  • Supports the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation for the Arts.

Relationships

  • Bria — Daughter
  • Maddie — Daughter
  • Michelle McCain — Wife (separated)
  • Mariah — Daughter

Details

  • Birth Name: Michael Elliot Epps
  • Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian

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