Actor and producer Jordan Peele have accumulated a net worth of $50 million after appearing in Comedy Central’s Key & Peele as well as independent films such as The Hunt for Red October. Jordan Peele Net Worth
Early Life and Bio
Full Name Jordan Haworth Peele
Birth Date / Age February 21, 1979 / 43 Years Old
Birth Place New York City, New York, USA
Source of Wealth Acting / Filmmaking
Relationship Status Married To Chelsea Peretti
Height 5 ft. 9 in. / 175 cm.
Net Worth $50 Million
Jordan Haworth Peele was born in New York City to parents Hayward and Luciece Williams. Raised by his mother who lived on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, he went to school for computers until he graduated from The Calhoun School and then enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College but dropped out after just two years in pursuit of comedy success.
In 2003, Peele met Keegan-Michael Key while auditioning for an opening slot on Mad TV – and it didn’t take long before the two hit it off with their shared sense of humor.
Jordan Peele’s Net Worth and Career
After five successful seasons on Mad TV, Peele moved on to pursue other opportunities such as starring in the shows The Station and Children’s Hospital. In 2012, he created his own show titled Key & Peele with his friend Keegan-Michael Key which debuted on Comedy Central.
The show had such a viral success over the course of five seasons that it led to Peele’s breakthrough.
It took Jordan Peele six years before he finally got his first chance to direct with Get Out. Incredibly, the film grossed $255 million against a budget of just $4.5 million according to Box Office Mojo—a phenomenal return for such little expense!
His second attempt was another hit: Us raked in an astounding $256 million at the box office despite only costing 20! And if that wasn’t enough…he also wrote it!
By this point, we all knew Jordan Peele had what it takes to make movies – and so did Universal Studios. In 2019 he signed a 9-figure contract with them over 5 years, cementing himself as one of Hollywood’s go-to directors.
Jordan topped off his year when he was included on TIME Magazine’s annual 100 Most Influential People List (2017), landing at number 76 out of 100 prestigious honorees.
Jordan Peele’s Instagram and Twitter
Currently, the filmmaker has 1.3 million Instagram followers and another 1.9 million Twitter followers as of July 2023.
He first met comedian and actress Chelsea Peretti in 2013. Two years later, the couple wed after getting engaged. Today, they share a one-year-old son together named Beaumont; Peele also cites Martin Lawrence, Steve Martin, Dave Chappelle, Richard Pryor, and In Living Color as some of his main influences.
Jordan Peele Net Worth
At just 30 years old, Jordan Peele has amassed a staggering fortune of $50 million through his acting in both Comedy Central’s Key & Peele and his own horror movies such as Get Out, Us, and the soon-to-be-released Nope.
To this day he still continues to rake in the money thanks to his multi-million dollar contract with Universal Studios which shows no signs of slowing down any time soon.
Jordan Peele FAQ
Who is Jordan Peele married to?
Peele has been happily married to comedian and actress Chelsea Peretti since 2016. In addition to her recent marriage, she is best known for portraying Gina Linetti in the comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine
How old is Jordan Peele?
Jordan Peele celebrated his birthday for the 27th time this year on February 21st. This year he turns 44 years old which means he’ll be 45 in 2023.