What Is Michael Blackson’s Net Worth?
Michael Blackson has a net worth of $2 million and is a Liberian/Ghanaian actor and comedian. Michael Blackson is a successful stand-up comedian with a faint Ghanaian accent who uses his African and American life experiences in his stand-up acts. In 1992, Blackson honed his comedic skills in the unforgiving comedy clubs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
All owing to his great performances and comedy specials, which helped him establish himself as one of Hollywood’s most prominent performers. With his jokes and performances, the comedian has won millions of hearts.
Michael Blackson was born Jafari Ferguson in Ghana on November 28, 1972, and came to the United States in 1987. He hasn’t revealed anything about his siblings or parents. His father, who used to work at the theater, died in 2008. Michale spent his early years in Monrovia and Ghana before moving to the United States.
Michale moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when he was 15 years old, after living in Newark, New Jersey, since he was 13 years old. In 1992, Blackson pursued his passion for comedy and began performing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s comedy clubs.
Michael Blackson began his career as a standup comedian after being inspired by one of his friends. He then began performing in Philadelphia’s well-known comedy clubs. He was heavily influenced by Eddie Murphy, the king of humor at the time, and appeared in various comedy shows, including the 1992 USA Comedy Central Tour in Philadelphia, the 1993 Schlitz Malt Liquor Comedy Tour in Valley Forge, and the 1996 Urban Comedy Festival in New York.
Following that, in 2000, he competed in local comedy competitions such as Atlanta’s ‘Laffapolooza Comedy Festival’ and Oakland’s ‘Bay Area Black Comedy Competition.’ In the comedy film Next Friday, created by Ice Cube’s production firm Cubevision, Michael Blackson played the prominent role of ‘Angry African Man.’
Michael released his best-selling comedy CD, Modasucka: Welcome to America, in 2005. In the same year, he appeared in 30 Rock, P Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy, and a commercial for the Dave Chappelle Show. He starred in the TBS sitcom Are We There Yet? in 2011. Repos (2007) and One Night in Vegas (2013) are Michael Blackson’s highest-grossing films.
Apart from that, the comedian-actor has appeared in various music videos, including Akon’s Wakonda and The MoNique Show on BET. He appeared on seasons 8, 10, 12, and 15 of one of the most popular comedy shows, Wild ‘n Out.
When it comes to Michael Blackson’s girlfriend, he has had numerous relationships over the years. GeorgiaReign, a Grammy-nominated vocalist, was his first love interest. The couple met on one of his shows and began dating, but they eventually split up. Then Blackson went on to date Victoria Kimani, a musician. They had a fantastic time together but eventually separated up.
Despite this, Michael Blackson is currently dating Miss Rada, a social media sensation. Thursday Blackson proposed to his fiancée Miss Rada during an interview at The Breakfast Club.
The actor is also very active on social media, with over 5 million Instagram followers alone.