Early Life: Jaleel White was born Jaleel Ahmad White on November 27, 1976, in Culver City, California. His mother, Gail, was a homemaker, and his father, Michael, was a dentist; after Jaleel got involved in acting, Gail became his manager. White studied at John Marshall Fundamental High School and South Pasadena High School and graduated from UCLA with a film and television degree in 2001.
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What’s Jaleel White's net worth? How wealthy is he? Below are all stats like net worth, salary, profession, and more!
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Date of Birth||November 27, 1976 (age 46 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.79 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Screenwriter, Television producer, Voice Actor|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Net Worth of Jaleel White
Jaleel White Net Worth: Jaleel White is an American actor and screenwriter who has a net worth of $8 million. White is most widely recognized for the role of Steve Urkel on the hit sitcom, “Family Matters,” which ran from 1989 to 1998. Originally meant to be a one-time appearance, Steve Urkel became a cultural phenomenon and spawned the popular catch phrase “Did I do that?”. He went on to appear in 204 of the show’s 215 episodes. At his peak of the show, Jaleel earned $180,000 per episode, roughly $4 million per season. After adjusting for inflation, that’s the same as earning $300,000 per episode today, roughly $7 million per season today.
Jaleel White Quotes
How is it that Jaleel White has a net worth of $8 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to his financial situation:
The nature of television is that it's a beast with a lot of opinions. I don't consider myself typecast any more than Neil Patrick Harris was as Doogie Howser or James Gandolifini is as Tony Soprano.Jaleel White
You have to be respectful of pop culture, because people interpret it in the way they want.Jaleel White
I will get in my car and get a chocolate souffle at midnight, and a glass of wine, and remind myself that most of my troubles are just in my mind.Jaleel White
You need fans in high places, I always tell people. I don't care how talented you are.Jaleel White
I learned to be on time because, otherwise, you could miss a major opportunity. Also, it's important to live a balanced life, stay healthy, and not waste your money on things like $8 lattes.Jaleel White