Jeffrey Wright-Net Worth, Movies, Bio, Wife, Children, Award, Height

Quick Facts

  • Full NameJeffrey Wright
  • First NameJeffrey
  • Last NameWright
  • Birth nameJeffrey Wright
  • AKA[]
  • DOBY1965
  • DOBM11
  • DOBD7
  • ProfessionActor
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityBlack
  • Birth CityWashington, District of Columbia
  • Birth CountryUnited States
  • HoroscopeSagittarius
  • Fact TitleJeffrey Wright
  • SpouseCarmen Ejogo (2000- 2013)
  • Height180
  • Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/jfreewright/
  • Twitterhttps://twitter.com/jfreewright
  • Awards["Emmy Award","Golden Globe Award"]
  • Filmography["The Hunger Games","Quantum of Solace","Casino Royale","No Time To Die","The Batman"]
  • EducationSt. Albans School, Amherst College, New York University (dropped)

The 2004 Golden Globe Award winner Jeffrey Wright gained a career breakthrough after playing Belize in the HBO miniseries Angels in America (2003). Having appeared as Felix Leiter in the James Bond films Casino Royale (2006) and Quantum of Solace (2008), Wright will star alongside Daniel Craig in the Bond 25 movie No Time to Die (2020).

The American actor played Beetee in 3 of The Hunger Games movies (2013, 2014 & 2015), which grossed $2.273 billion collectively. Currently, Jeffrey plays the main role of Bernard Lowe in the sci-fi series Westworld (2016- Present).

How Much Net Worth Jeffrey Wright Has?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jeffrey Wright has a net worth of $8 million as of December 2020. Professional since 1990, the 54-year-old actor records 64 acting credits that earned him wide fame & fortune.

As per The Richest, Wright had a net worth of $5 million in the early 2010s.

The James Bond actor works in the sci-fiction series Westworld since 2016 alongside Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, and Tessa Thompson; he earns $250,000 per episode from Westworld.

American actor Jeffrey Wright is professional since 1990 & record 64 acting credits, owns $8 million net worth
American actor Jeffrey Wright is professional since 1990 & record 64 acting credits, owns $8 million net worthSource: Hollywood Reporter

Having appeared in Angels in America(2003) and Boardwalk Empire (2013- 2014), the Emmy Award winner will voice The Watcher in the animated series What If…? (2021), based on the Marvel Comics.

Appearance In Commercial-Hits

Jeffrey began his career from off-Broadway and later made the movie debut through the hit-movie Presumed Innocent (1991) starring Harrison Ford; the film grossed $221.3 million over the budget of $20 million.

In 2000, Wright again made highlight with the critically acclaimed movie Shaft, working alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Vanessa Williams.

Later, the American actor won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award, for playing Belize in the HBO adaptation of Angels in America in 2003.

Jeffrey Wright won Emmy Award for his work in HBO miniseries Angels in America
Jeffrey Wright won Emmy Award for his work in HBO miniseries Angels in America

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The Washington D.C-born acting figure appeared in the geopolitical thriller film Syriana (2005) and gained further fame for playing the role of Felix Leiter, a friend of James Bond, in the 007 movies Casino Royale (2006) and Quantum of Solace (2008).

In 2011, Jeffrey Wright appeared in the critically acclaimed movies: The Ideals of March (rated 7.4/10 by Rotten Tomatoes) featuring Ryan Gosling and George Clooney and then in Source Code (was rated 7.5/10).

Consecutively in 2013, 2014, and 2015, he worked in The Hunger Games movies: Catching Fire, Mockingjay- Part 1, and Mockingjay- Part 2, featuring Jennifer Lawrence.

Moreover, the actor voiced Poppa Henry in the animated drama film The Good Dinosaur (2015).

Box Office Collection

Films Budget Gross Collection
Presumed Innocent (1990) $20 million $221.3 million
Shaft (2000) $46 million $107.2 million
Syriana (2005) $50 million $94 million
Casino Royale (2006) $150 million $599 million
Quantum of Solace (2008) $230 million $586.1 million
Source Code (2011) $39.1 million $147.3 million
The Ides of March (2011) $12.5 million $76 million
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) $130- $140 million $865 million
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1 (2014) $125- $140 million $755.4 million
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2 (2015) $160 million $653.4 million
The Good Dinosaur (2015, voice-over) $175 million $332.2 million

What Are Jeffrey Wright’s Upcoming Movies?

In 2019, Wright appeared in the movies The Goldfinch and The Laundromat and is busy with his works for the upcoming projects.

Jeffrey will play Felix Leiter in the 2020 movie No Time to Die, the 25th installation of the James Bond franchise, and will appear as Roebuck Wright in The French Dispatch (2020).

Jeffrey will play Commissioner Gordon in The Batman (2021)
Jeffrey will play Commissioner Gordon in The Batman (2021)

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Moreover, Jeffrey Wright will be playing Commissioner Gordon for the 2021 film The Batman starring Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/Batman. His other upcoming projects Honest Thief and All Day and a Night are under post-production.

How Lavish Is Jeffrey’s Lifestyle, His Assets?

Despite the fact that the American actor owns a lump of fortune, he seems to avoid the flashy lifestyle. In his Instagram where his followers count 71K, Jeffrey often posts about his travels and upcoming projects rather than the display of luxury.

Even if The Hunger Games actor is low-key about his assets, sources cite that he owns many properties in New York and lives there.

The median house price in New York is $671,700.

Left New York University To Pursue Acting

Jeffrey Wright was born on December 7, 1965, in Washington D.C., the USA to a mother who worked as a customs lawyer. Jeff’s father died when he was a child.

The St. Albans School attendant went to Amherst College in Massachusetts and studied Political Science and graduated in 1987. Moreover, he enrolled at New York University on a theatre scholarship, however, he dropped out to pursue an acting career full-time.

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Father Of 2 Children: Divorced Wife Of 13 Years

Wright was once in a martial relationship with British actress Carmen Ejogo. The duo exchanged vows on October 18, 2001, after 7 months of dating.

However, after 13 years of marriage, they divorced in 2013 and has kept the reason for the split a secret.

Jeffrey Wright shares 2 children with his ex-wife Carmen Ejogo
Jeffrey Wright shares 2 children with his ex-wife Carmen Ejogo

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While together, Jeffrey and Carmen became parents to 2 children: son Elijah and daughter Juno. The family of 4 formerly lived in Brooklyn, New York.

Ever since his divorce with Carmen Ejogo, the American actor never made his relationship status public. No reports on his current dating life or girlfriend are out, and, is allegedly single.

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