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Michael B. Jordan
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Jordan in July 2017
Born
Michael Bakari Jordan

February 9, 1987 (1987-02-09) (age 34)
Occupation Actor, producer
Years active 1999–present

Michael Bakari Jordan (/bɒkɒr/; born February 9, 1987) is an American actor and producer. He is known for his movie roles as shooting victim Oscar Grant in the drama Fruitvale Station (2013), boxer Adonis "Donnie" Creed in the Rocky sequel movie Creed (2015), and Erik Killmonger in Black Panther (2018).

Early life

Michael Bakari Jordan was born on February 9, 1987, in Santa Ana, California, to Donna and Michael A. Jordan. He has a sister, Jamila, and a younger brother, Khalid, who in 2010 signed to be a football player at Howard University. Jordan's family spent two years in California before moving to Newark, New Jersey. He attended Newark Arts High School, where his mother works, and where he played basketball.

Personal life

Jordan has resided in Los Angeles since 2006. He grew up in a religious household and considers himself to be spiritual. As of 2018, he lives with his parents in a Sherman Oaks home that he purchased. Jordan is also a fan of anime, particularly Naruto: Shippuden and the Dragon Ball franchise.

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