Michael Ealy Biography

Michael Ealy is an American actor who has appeared both in movies and on television. He has gained his popularity by having various kinds of roles. He was particularly good in comedy and action roles and usually appears in such moves. But he is no stranger to dramas and his acting versatility has helped him gain many different roles.

Michael Ealy started his career first in theater. During the 90s he appeared in many off-Broadway stage production. But he caught his big break with an appearance in “Barbershop” (2002) where he played Ricky Nash. He would also reprise the same role in the 2004 sequel “Barbershop 2: Back in Business.” After that he stared appearing in some action movies so he was cast in “2 Fast 2 Furious” (2003) and “Never Die Alone” (2004) alongside DMX, but also “Seven Pounds” (2008) with Will Smith. Michael also started to appear on television more and did television movies and appeared in independent films. But his role in the Showtime’s mini-series “Sleeper Cell” and “Sleeper Cell: American Terror,” earned him a Golden Globe nomination.


Michael Ealy and Joy Bryant in “About Last Night”

Since the 2010s, Michael has mostly turned to TV and has had both main roles, recurring and guest star roles in various series. You could see him in the second season of “The Good Wife,” “Common Law,” “The Following,” “Secrets and Lies,” and most recently “Being Mary Jane.” But Michael has also appeared in a few recent movies which are maintaining his popularity with “Think Like a Man” (2012), “Think Like a Man Too” (2014), and “About Last Night” (2014). He is currently appearing as an android Dorian on “Almost Human” on Fox.

Michael Ealy Net Worth 2019 and Salary

Michael Ealy is advancing his acting career recently and has been getting better and more prolific roles. He is probably in his best acting age and is trying to cash in on it by banking as many roles as possible. Thanks to his recent repertoire and set of roles, his net worth has risen to 3 million dollars.


Michael Ealy and Taraji P. Henson in “Think Like a Man”

Michael Ealy Wife and Kids

Michael Ealy is a happily married man and has been so for quite time. He’s wife is actress Khatira Rafiqzada. They married in 2012. They have been friends from before and they actually started dating in 2008 and after four years of dating Michael worked up the courage to ask her hand in marriage. Khatira and Michael have a son together, named Elijah, who was born in 2014. Before that Michael used to date none other than Halle Barry and their relationship lasted for a year between 2004 and 2005. They met after doing a film together. Michael was also in a relationship with rap singer Eve, but this has never been confirmed officially. There are also rumors that Michael had an affair with co-actress Taraji P. Henson after doing “Think Like a Man” together. But these too remain rumors and have not been confirmed officially.


Michael Ealy and his wife Khatira Rafiqzada

Michael Ealy Age

Michael Ealy was born in Washington and his birthday is on August 3, 1973. Currently he is 44 years old. He was raised and spent most of his childhood in Silver Spring, Maryland and he also graduated from Springbrook High School. He later attended and graduated from the University of Maryland in College Park. He was born from a mixed marriage and his mother worked for IBM and his father had a grocery business.

Michael Ealy  Height and Weight

Michael Ealy is quite a handsome man and has attracted the attention of many women in his career. He owes this to his god given charm and good looks. He has black hair and blue eyes which certainly make him distinctive among other men. He is very muscular and athletic and you can tell this based on his roles and appearances in movies. His height is 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm and he weighs 76 kg or 167.5 pounds.


Michael Ealya naked

Is Michael Ealy Gay?

Michael Ealy is not gay. His past relationships are there to confirm his sexual orientation and also the fact that he has a wife and a child are also there. There are no rumors in the past which might have indicated this sort of a thig and he was not seen in the company of other men. He also did not play a gay role which could justify the suspicion of him being gay.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Michael Ealy was born in American and it ultimately makes him an American citizen. But while his nationality is easy to asses it is also noticeable that he is of mix race. His is multiethnic as he comes from a mixed marriage between an African American and a Caucasian couple.

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Born:,August 3 1973
Ethnicity:,Multiethnic (African American / Caucasian)
Net Worth:,$ 3 million
Hair Color:,Black
Eye Color:,Blue
Height:,5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
Weight:,76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Married to:,Khatira Rafiqzada
Affair with:,N/A
Children:,1 (Elijah)
Birth Sign:,Leo
Education:,University of Maryland – College Park – Springbrook High School

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