Being a celebrity isn’t an easy job. The media and paparazzi follow each of your actions, and every information from the relationship issues to legal battles reaches to the public. Similar is the story of Jaleel White who never ceases to appear in headlines with his personal matters and legal problems with his former girlfriend. Jaleel White is an American voice actor and actor, famous for the portrayal of Steve Urkel on the television series, ‘Family Matters’ and Talent Booker in ‘Dreamgirls.'
Career and Progression:
Jaleel White grabbed the first television role in ‘The Jeffersons’ as Van Van Morris in 1984. White later auditioned for the character of Rudy Huxtable on ‘The Cosby Show’ but was replaced by Keshia Knight Pulliam. After that, he appeared in minor roles in the series such as, ‘Silence of the Heart,' ‘Mr. Belvedere’, ‘Good Morning, Miss Bliss’ and ‘Cadets.' The actor rose to prominence after appearing in ‘Family Matters’ where he played roles of multiple members of Urkel family.
Moreover, Jaleel’s performance in ‘Family Matters’ opened the doors of various producers for him. He has become part of several favorite shows since then, such as, ‘Full House,' ‘Step by Step,' ‘Sonic Christmas Blast!’, ‘Boston Legal,' ‘Total Blackout,' ‘Drunk History’ and ‘Me, Myself & I.'
White has also embraced his acting abilities in several acclaimed movies such as ‘Quest for Camelot,' ‘Who Made the Potatoe Salad?’, ‘Dream Girls,' ‘Green Flash,' ‘Sonic’ and ‘Mommy I Didn’t Do It.'
How much is Jaleel’s worth?
The outstanding actor, Jaleel White has reportedly garnered a massive net worth of $10 million dollars. The star accumulated the amount from his significant works in several television series and movies, more importantly in ‘Family Matters’ and ‘Dreamgirls’ and ‘Me, Myself and I.' White’s earnings from the photo shoots, modeling assignments, and commercials have also enhanced his total revenue.
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Jaleel White previously shared a relationship with Bridget Hardy, the former Family Matters actress. Jaleel and his previous girlfriend haven’t disclosed the exact duration of their relationship, but some sources claim they embarked dating each other in 2006 and separated between 2009 and 2011. The couple also shares an adorable daughter, Samaya White who was born in 2009.
Back on March 12, 2012, while the actor was in a relationship with Hardy, she accused him of cheating and domestic violence. She claimed Jaleel of being an abusive cheater in Star Magazine which he later denied in meeting with Entertainment Tonight in April 2012. He claimed in the meeting that there was zero violence and Hardy’s action was a ploy to receive money from him.
The actor, who once faced a fake suicide rumors, currently lives with his daughter now. Moreover, he was seen with a beautiful lady who seems to be his new love interest in a YouTube video shared by paparazzi. The video was captured on August 2013 while he was celebrating a family birthday. However, it's yet to see whether or not the actor will get married and enjoy husband wife relationship with the new love interest.
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Jaleel's Short Bio:
Jaleel Ahmad White was born on November 27, 1976, in Pasadena, California, US. He is the son of Michael White, a dentist and Gail White, a manager. He studied at John Marshall Fundamental High School and the South Pasadena High School. He completed his graduation from the University of California in 2001. He belongs to African- American ethnicity and has an attractive height of 5 feet 11 inches.