Jeffrey Wright who is best known for his role in TV shows and films like “Angels in America”, “Boardwalk Empire”, “Quantum Solace”  and “Casino Royale” is an American actor who has been active in the industry since 1990.

Quick Info 
Full NameJeffrey Wright
Date of Birth December 7, 1965
Birth PlaceWashington, D.C., United States
ParentsBarbara Evon
James Charles White
ProfessionActor
SpouseCarmen Ejogo (2000-2014)
Age55 years
Height1.8 m
Weight79 kg
Children2
ZodiacSagittarius
EthnicityUnknown
NationalityAmerican
Net WorthUS $8 million

He is to appear as Jim Gordon in the upcoming “The Batman” film in which Batman is portrayed by Robert Pattinson.

Jeffrey Wright

Where was Jeffrey Wright born and raised?

Jeffrey Wright was born to parents Barbara Evon and James Charles White on December 7 of 1965 in Washington which is located in D.C., USA. His mother worked as a customs lawyer. His father passed away when he was a child. He completed his schooling at St. Albans School. After this, he went to Amherst College. He got enrolled into Tisch School of the Arts where he studied Master of Fine Arts in acting. He studied there for two months. He then transferred to Huntington Theater Company.

 

Body Measurement

Jeffrey Wright stands 1.8 meters tall and weighs approximately 79 kg. As of January of 2021, he is 58 years old.

 

Who is the wife of Wright?

Jeffrey Wright is married to Carmen Ejogo. Carmen is an actress. They got married in August of 2000. Together, they have two children, namely, Elijah and Juno. He received an honorary degree from Amherst College in 2004. 

 

Social Media

Jeffrey Wright is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. He has 96.8k followers on Instagram and 291k followers on Twitter as of January of 2021.

 

How did Jeffrey start his Career?

Jeffrey Wright made his film debut in 1990 with the film titled “Presumed Innocent” in which he played the role of a Prosecuting Attorney. 1992 saw him act in the film titled “Jumpin’ at the Boneyard” in which he played the role of Derek. In 1996, he appeared in the film titled “Faithful Young Man”. The same year, Jeffrey Wright appeared in the film titled “Basquiat” in which he portrayed the character of Jean-Michel Basquiat.

 

Movies

In 1997, he appeared in the film called “Critical Care” in which he appeared in the role of Bed Two. 1998 saw him act in the film titled “Too Tired to Die” in which he played the role of Balzac Man. The same year, he appeared in the film “Celebrity” in which he played the role of Greg, in the film “Meschugge Win Blossoms and Veils” in which he played the role of Ben. In 1999, he appeared in the film titled “Cement” in the role of Ninny and in the film titled “Ride with the Devil” in which he portrayed the role of Daniel Holt. He started the 2000s with the film titled “Hamlet” in which he portrayed the character of Gravedigger.

The same year, in 2000, he appeared in the film titled “Crime and Punishment in Suburbia” in which he acted as Chris, and in the film titled “Shaft” in which he appeared as Peoples Hernandez. 2001 saw him act in the film titled “Ali” in which he played the role of Howard Bingham. In 2002, Jeffrey Wright appeared in the film “D-Tox” in which he acted in the role of Jaworski. 2004 saw him appear in the film “Sin’s Kitchen” in which he played the role of Rex. The same year, he acted in the film titled “The Manchurian Candidate” in which he acted in the role of Al Melvin.

Jeffrey Wright

2005 saw him portray the role of Winston in the film titled “Broken Flowers” and the film titled “Syriana” in which he acted in the role of Bennett Holiday. 2006 saw him act in the film titled “Lady in the Water” in which he played the role of Mr. Dury. The same year, he appeared as Felix Leiter in the film titled “Casino Royale”. In 2007, he acted in the film titled “The Invasion” in which he played the role of Dr. Stephen Galeano and in the film titled “Blackout” in which he played the role of Nelson.

2008 saw him act in the film titled “W.” in which he played the role of Colin Powell. The same year, he reprised his role as Felix Leiter in the film “Quantum of Solace” and appeared in “Cadillac Records”. 2009 saw him appear in the film titled “One Blood” in which he acted in the role of Dan Clark. He was also the producer of the film. 2011 saw him act in the film titled “Source Code” in which he played the role of Dr. Rutledge. The same year, he appeared in the film “The Ides of March” as Senator Thompson and in the film “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” as William Black.

In 2013, Jeffrey Wright acted in the film titled “Broken City” in the role of Carl Fairbanks, in the film “A Single Shot ” In which he appeared as Simon and in the film “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” in which he portrayed the role of Beetee. 2014 saw him act in the film titled “Ernest & Celestine” in the voice role of Grizzly Judge. He reprised his role as Beetee in the film “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”.  In 2015, he appeared in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” as Beetee. 2018 saw him appear in the film titled “Monster” in the role of Mr. Harmon.

In 2019, he acted in the film called “The Laundromat” as Malchus Irvin Boncamper. 2020 saw him act in the film titled “All Day and a Night” as J.D. He is to appear in the Bond film “No Time to Die” in the role of Felix Leiter in 2021. In 2022, Jeffrey Wright 2ill appear in the film “The Batman” as James Gordon. He is to appear in “The French Dispatch” as Roebuck Wright Shortly.

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 Net Worth

Jeffrey Wright’s net worth is estimated to be around US$ 8 million as of January of 2021.

 

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