Jason Mitchell Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Affairs, Girlfriend, Height
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|Full Name:||Jason Mitchell|
|Birth Date:||January 5, 1987|
|Height:||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Dating||Mary J. Blige (2017)|
|Birth Place||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Education||the Alcee Fortier High School, DeVry University|
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Jason Mitchell is an American film and television actor who came to the media spotlight for portraying rapper Eazy-E in the biopic Straight Outta Compton in the year 2015.
Early Life of Jason Mitchell
Jason Mitchell was born on 5th January 1987, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States of America. Currently, he is 32 years old and his horoscope is Capricorn. According to some online resources, it is known that his mother was an Army veteran.
Jason holds an American nationality and belongs to a black ethnical background. He graduated from the Alcee Fortier High School and later, joined DeVry University.
What is Jason Mitchell’s Net Worth and Salary?
Jason Mitchell has earned a good amount of money from his career as a film and TV series actor. The actual amount of his net worth and salary is missing at the moment. His cast movie, Contraband made the box office of around $90.3 million while its budget was only $25 million.
Being a successful actor, Jason has earned some amount of money from some brands, deals, advertisements. and endorsements. Also, he is a proud owner of Land Rover which is worth around $47k.
What is the Relationship Status of Jason Mitchell?
Jason Mitchell is currently in a romantic relationship with Mary J. Blige. His girlfriend is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. The couple started dating in the year 2017. The couple first met during the filming of MudBound, in May 2016. Also, they have two daughters but their names are still under the wrap. As of now, they have a strong bond in their relationship and living happily without any sign of breakup or separation.
Previously, his girlfriend, Mary was married to Kendu Isaacs. Later, she filed the divorce from her husband in July 2016, however, the divorce has not been finalized yet. However, there is no information on Mitchell’s past affairs and relationships.
Rumors and Controversies
In August 2016, Jason was accused of assaulting an 18-year-old girl, Emily Marquez. She told that Mitchell tried to kiss her neck and when she refused, he got angry and grabbed her wrist. Emily further added:
“He grabbed my wrist really hard, really tight, I got scared … so I smacked him,” she said. “I was walking the other way so he grabbed my hair and dragged me down to the floor.”
She even threatened Jason to take legal action against him. She said:
“I’m definitely getting a lawyer. I want the truth to be out there.”
On the other hand, Jason did not comment on the incident directly but tweeted several times hinting at the incident.
Awards and Achievements
Jason received a number of prestigious awards and nominations in various categories for his incredible performance in the 2015 movie Straight Outta Compton, including the African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor and the African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble.
In the year 2017, he earned accolades including Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor and Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Performance for his iconic character Ronsel Jackson in the film Mudbound.
How tall is Jason Mitchell?
Mitchell stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and his body weight is around 78 kg. Jason’s hair and eyes are black in color. His dres’ size and shoe sizes are 4 (US) and 8 (US) respectively.
- Jason Mitchell started his acting career portraying a minor role in a 2011 crime movie Texas Killing Fields.
- In the following year, he grabbed the role of Walter in the movie Contraband which became a commercially hit. Also, he featured in Dragon Eyes and Broken City.
- His breakthrough performance was in the year 2015 when he portrayed the role of The Godfather of Gangsta rap, Eazy-E, in an American biographical film Straight Outta Compton which made a whopping box office collection also.
- His other work includes Kong: Skull Island, The Disaster Artist, Detroit, and Tyrel.
- Further, he also played the character of Eddie in an action film, SuperFly directed by Director X. Jason landed on his first TV role in 2015 playing in an American television police procedural series Major Crimes.
- Later, he featured in Freedom Fighters: The Ray. He has been portraying Brandon in the drama series The Chi since the year 2018.