How much is Jordan Peele worth? $50 million
How did Jordan Peele earn his money and wealth?
Jordan Peele was in 1979 on 21 February. Peele rose to fame by featuring in the Comedy Central sketch series, Key & Peele. He is best known for directing movies and acting in Television shows and movies. Peele has also sung some songs and done shows as a comedian. Jordan’s real acting career began in 2003 when he joined the cast of the Mad TV for its 9th season. He got recognition from this series. The ultimate comedic chemistry between Peele and Keegan-Michael Key was highly appreciated on the show. He left the show after its 13th season.
Peele is also great at singing and was nominated for his song “Sad Fitty Cent” in 2008 for Emmy Awards. The lyrics of the song was written and arranged by the Peele himself. During the American elections, Peele appeared in a video named “Hillary vs Obama” where he can be seen arguing with the Hillary supporter played by Lisa Donavan, over who would make a better president- Obama or Hillary Clinton. The video got viral and has 5 million views. Peele was also auditioned for Saturday Night Live, where he was supposed to play the character of Barack Obama but he was committed to Mad TV and the role went to Fred Armison.
In 2010, Jordan appeared in the comedy series The Station and cast in the Adult Swim series Children’s Hospital. In 2012, he was cast in a comedy movie, Wanderlust directed by David Wain. He had a supporting role in a movie. From 2012-2015, Peele reunited with his co-star in the Mad TV to appear in their own comedy central sketch series, Key & Peele. The series became successful with million viewers and its videos went viral online.
In 2014, Peele played the role of FBI agent in the 1st season of the FX anthology series Fargo. The series was based on the movie released in 1996 by the same name. Again in 2016, Peele and Key reunited but this time to do a movie together. Both acted in a movie, Keanu. The movie was a commercial success at the box office and gained lots of appreciation from the audience.
In 2017, Jordan Peele put the first step in the field of direction and directed the horror flick, Get Out. As a director, it is his highest grossing movie till date. Peele married Chelsea Peretti in 2016. Both of them started dating in 2013 and got married in April 2016. The couple gave birth to the son, Beaumont Gino Peele, in 2017.
What are the highest grossing movies of Jordan Peele?
- Get Out (2017): $255 million
- Storks (2016) : $183.4 million
- Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) : $125.4 million
- Keanu (2016) : $20.6 million