Jharrel Jerome is an actor, musician, and producer. He is popularly known for becoming the first Afro-Latino to win the prestigious Emmy for acting. He received recognition for appearing in the drama film Moonlight, which was critically acclaimed and received an Academy Award for Best picture. He won an Emmy in 2019 for ‘Outstanding Leading Actor’ for the role played in the ‘When they see us’ series.
Jharrel Jerome Biography
Jharrel Jerome was born in New York, US. He is a Dominican-American actor. He is the son of Radoyka Dee Jerome. He was enrolled in the Riverdale Children’s Theatre. He finished his schooling at The Fiorello H. LaGuardia High school of Music, Arts, and Performing Arts. In 2019, he received a diploma in Acting from Ithaca College. He has a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Jharrel Jerome made his debut in the movie Moonlight for which he auditioned when he was an undergraduate. He played the role of Kevin. The movie ‘Moonlight’ received several Oscar nominations.
Jharrel Jerome Career
Jharrel’s mother supported him in pursuing acting since he was in the eighth grade. He got his breakthrough with his debut film “Moonlight”, which was directed by Barry Jenkins. For his role in the movie, he received tremendous appreciation and the success has led him to be cast in movies like ‘Monster’ and shows like ‘Mr.Mercedes’.
Jerome was also part of the Netflix mini-series ‘When they see us’ in which he portrayed the role of Korey Wise. He received the Critics Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a mini series. He also appeared in several films including “Wheel”, “ Her Coloring Book”, “All rise” and “Robu”. He played minor roles in these movies.
Jerome was listed under the 100 rising stars in TIME100 Next. He was also on the Forbes under 30 list.
|Age:||25 years old|
|Birthdate:||October 9, 1997|
|Full name:||Jharrel Jerome|
|Birthplace:||New York, US|
|Mother’s name:||Radoyka Jerome|
|Height:||5ft 9 inches|
|Net worth:||$ 500K|
Jharrel Jerome’s Physical Appearance
|Height:||5ft 9 inches|
Jharrel Jerome Net worth
Jharrel Jerome is a successful and popular actor. He has a net worth of $ 500K which he earns through his movies, television shows, music, and brand endorsements. They add up to the net worth he has built over the years.
Jharrel Jerome Family and Relationships
Jharrel Jerome’s mother, Radoyka Jerome is a Dominican. He identifies himself as Afro-Latino. He is very close to his mother, who used to be very supportive of him during his early career days. The identity of his father who is an African-American has not been revealed yet. He has a sibling- a sister Ciara Jerome. He grew up in a close-bonded family.
Jerome is a very private person. He likes to keep his personal life away from the limelight. The information about his family was gathered from Instagram which he frequently posts about his mother. He is reluctant to share details about his dating life. He was not seen with anyone as well. According to the sources, he is currently single.
Facts about Jharrel Jerome
- He is a rapper and he has a passionate love for Hip-Hop.
- He auditioned for playing young Korey Wise in ‘When they see us’ but got the role of portraying adult Korey Wise.
- Jerome was part of BET’s Future 40 list.
- Jerome’s mother wanted him to pursue acting since eighth grade.
- He won the MTV award for ‘Best Kiss’ in his debut film Moonlight.
Frequently Asked Questions about Jharrel Jerome
How old is Jharrel Jerome?
He is 25 years old.
Who is Jharrel Jerome?
He is an American actor and musician. He was known for his movie ‘Moonlight’ and mini-series ‘When they see us’.
What is the net worth of Jharrel Jerome?
The net worth of Jharrel Jerome is $ 500K.
How many relationships has Jharrel Jerome had before?
He had at least one past relationship before
How tall is Jharrel Jerome?
He is 5ft 9 inches tall.