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Jason Weaver

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Full Name:Jason Weaver
Birth Date:July 18, 1979
Age:41 years
Gender:Male
Profession:Actor, Singer
Country:United States
Horoscope:Cancer
Height: 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)
WifeMyra Weaver
Net Worth$4 Million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityBlack
EducationThornwood High School
FatherRobert Weaver
MotherKitty Haywood
KidsJaylen Zylus
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American actor, Jason Weaver is popular for his roles as Marcus Henderson on The WB sitcom Smart Guy. Also, he is known as Jerome Turrell on the short-lived ABC sitcom Thea from 1993–1994. Weaver is the original singing voice of The Lion King.

How old is Jason Weaver?

The 41 years-old actor/ singer Jason born July 18, 1979, as Jason Michael Weaver in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He was raised by his single mother Kitty Haywood. His father’s name is Robert Weaver. Well, his mother Kitty is a member of the Chicago-based female vocal group Kitty & the Haywoods.

Jason Weaver's childhood picture
Caption: Jason Weaver’s childhood picture (Photo: Sheen Magazine)

But details of his siblings and early still under review. Having American nationality, Jason is of black ethnicity. He enrolled at Thornwood High School located in South Holland, Illinois. While he stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches i.e 1.8m. He has dark brown eyes color with black hair color.

Is Jason Weaver Still Married with His Wife?

According to reports, Jason Weaver is a happily married man. But details of his love life & relationship is still under review. Jason exchanged the wedding vows with his wife Myra Weaver. Before their marriage, the couple dated for a long period of time before their marriage. His wife is also the finest member of the female vocal band, Kitty & the Haywoods.

Jason Weaver with his co-actor
Caption: Jason Weaver with his co-actor (Photo: Fandango)

Also, their marriage date and venue info also missing. From their married life, he became the father of two kids. However, only one of his son’s names is revealed i.e Jaylen Zylus but another son’s name is still under the review. Jason is still happily married to his wife. The family of 4 lives in a peaceful environment and husband and wife having a blissful married life.

What is the Net Worth of Jason Weaver?

Weaver has earned most of his worth bу реrfоrmіng in the entertainment industry. Jason Weaver has an estimated net worth of $4 million according to celebrity net worth. Also, he collected a major part of his wealth by his muѕісаl саrееr as well.

Jason Weaver posing for photo sitting inside the car
Caption: Jason Weaver posing for photo sitting inside the car (Photo: Twitter)

He has worked as a voice artist in the 1994 animated musical drama movie The Lion King, made in the production budget of $45 million, and had a box office collection worldwide of $968.5 million.

Earning from “The Lion King”

Jason revealed that he turned down a $2 million flat fee for his role in The Lion King in an October 2019 interview with VladTV. After adjusting for inflation that’s around $3.5 million in today’s dollars. The singer opted for $100,000 plus a share of future royalties from the songs and movies.

Jason Weaver working in the Lion King
Caption: Jason Weaver working in “The Lion King” (Photo: Daily Mail)

He claimed in the interview that over the ensuing decades, this turned out to be a very wise choice because he still earns checks to this day and his earnings topped the original $2 million offer. Jason’s counter-argument would be that $1 million in 1994 (after paying taxes) invested in the S&P 500 with dividend reinvestment, would conservatively be $9 million today.

Acting Career

In the year 1990, Jason’s acting career started after he featured in the drama series Brewster Place. Then he played a young Michael Jackson in the 1992 miniseries The Jacksons: An American Dream. Also, he starring in the television sitcoms Thea from 1993 to 1994.

Jason Weaver posing for a picture
Caption: Jason Weaver posing for a picture (Photo: Celebrity Net Worth)

From the year 1997 to 1999, he featured in the role of Marcus Henderson on The WB sitcom Smart Guy. Also, he was the singing voice of young Simba in Walt Disney Feature Animation’s 1994 film The Lion King. In the year 2004, he featured as the artist in the song One Call Away.

Jason Weaver posing for a picture
Caption: Jason Weaver posing for a picture (Photo: Gossip On This)

He appeared in a supporting role in the film ATL starring rappers Big Boi from OutKast and T.I in 2006. In the year 2011, he appeared in the film He’s Mine Not Yours.

His Music career

Also, Jason is popular as a singer or a recording artist. He has given his vocals for his role as Michael Jackson in The Jacksons the American Dream. Also, he sang son for the cub Simba in Walt Disney Feature Animation’s 1994 film The Lion King.

Jason Weaver with his parents
Caption: Jason Weaver with his parents (Photo: SwagHer Magazine)

He has released his debut album, Love Ambition, on Motown Records which was released on June 27, 1995. Also, he released two versions of the song “stay with me”. In the year 2003, he collaborated with rapper Chingy on the track “One Call Away” in 2003.