- Name: Michael Blackson
- Age: 45 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $2 Million
- Status: Alive
Michael Blackson is a West African-born American actor, stand-up comedian and writer. The self-proclaimed “African King of Comedy” is known for his comedy CD, Modasucka: Welcome to America (2005). His film credits include Next Friday (2000), The Savages (2007) and Meet the Blacks (2016). Blackson was born on November 28, 1972 in Ghana. He immigrated to the United States in the mid 1980s. He spent a few years in New Jersey before moving to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Blackson began his stand-up comedy career in the early 1990s. He started out performing at various open mic comedy clubs throughout Philadelphia. His comedic influences include Eddie Murphy, Bernie Mac and Chris Rock. Blackson participated in numerous comedy shows, including the USA Comedy Central Tour (1992), the Schlitz Malt Liquor Comedy Tour (1993), and NYC’s Urban Comedy Festival (1996). He’s known for his work on BET’s “ComicView” and on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam”. His best-selling sketch comedy CD ‘Modasucka: Welcome to America’ was released in 2005. He also starred in a 2005 commercial for the Chappelle Show on Comedy Central.
Blackson made his big screen debut in the comedy film, Next Friday (2000). He was cast as an “angry African customer”. The film was directed by Steve Carr and stars Ice Cube and Mike Epps. He starred as “Chuks” in Banana Leaves (2007), as “Mohammed” in The Mail Man (2009), and as “Mutumbo” in Mutumbo the Lost Prince (2013). Other notable films include The Last Stand (2006) with Anthony Anderson, The Savages (2007) with Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Meet the Blacks (2016) with Mike Epps. Blackson’s television credits include 30 Rock, Are We There Yet?, Living With Funny, and Wild ‘N Out. He was a panelist on the VH1 game show Hip Hop Squares (2017).
Michael Blackson has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He stands 5ft 10in tall and he’s of Ghanaian descent. He has four children including sons Michael Jr., Niko and Noah. He’s currently dating R&B singer/songwriter Georgia Reign.
Michael Blackson Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Michael Blackson
- Birthday: November 28, 1972
- How Old : Age: 45 years old
- Place of Birth: Ghana
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Comedian
- Years Active: 1993-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $2 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive