Omari Hardwick is an American actor and poet. He is known for his appearances in movies like Miracle at St. Anna, The A-Team, Kick-Ass, and For Colored Girls. He is also known for his television roles in Saved, Dark Blue, Being Mary Jane, and Power.
We look at Omari Hardwick’s career and his net worth.
What is the Net Worth of Omari Hardwick? Earnings & Salary
As of July 2020, Omari Hardwick has a net worth of $5 million. The primary source of his income is his earnings as a movie and TV actor.
He made his on-screen debut in the early noughties and his earliest role can be traced back to the 2001 romance movie, Circles.
His early career comprised mostly of minor roles in short movies until he found prominence in Spike Lee’s made-for-TV movie, Sucker Free City.
In 2005, he had an appearance in the fifth season of the NBC crime drama series, Crossing Jordan. The following year, he starred in the short-lived TNT medical drama, Saved, but it was canceled after its first season. As preparation for his role, Hardwick underwent fireman and paramedic training for two years.
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He went on to play Free in the 2006 sports drama, Gridiron Gang, starring Dwayne Johnson.
In 2010, Hardwick had three high-profile movie roles: first, he starred in the drama movie, Everyday Black Man, alongside Tessa Thompson; he then went on to play Sergeant Marcus Williams in the superhero movie Kick-Ass, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloë Grace Moretz; he also played Chopshop Jay in the action flick, The A-Team, starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Biel, Patrick Wilson, Quinton Jackson, and Sharlto Copley.
He starred in another short-lived TNT series, Dark Blue, which ran for two seasons from July 15, 2009, to September 15, 2010, before being canceled.
He starred in the first season of the BET drama series, Being Mary Jane, from 2013 to 2014, winning a Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actor for his performance as Andre Daniels.
Most recently, he starred as James “Ghost” St. Patrick in the Starz crime-drama series, Power, throughout its six-season run from June 7, 2014, to February 9, 2020.
Omari Hardwick: Age, Height, Parents, Education
Omari Hardwick was born Omari Latif Hardwick to attorney Clifford Hardwick III and his wife, Joyce Hardwick.
The 46-year-old was born on January 9, 1974, in Savannah, Georgia, and stands at 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters). He was raised in Decatur, Georgia, and was involved in poetry and sports.
He attended the nearby Marist School in Brookhaven and got into the University of Georgia under a football scholarship.
He dreamed of becoming a professional footballer for the San Diego Chargers but when he remained undrafted at the NFL draft, he focused all his efforts on acting.
Married Father of Three with Jennifer Pfautch
Since May 4, 2012, Omari Hardwick has been married to his longtime girlfriend, Jennifer “Jae” Pfautch.
They have three children together: daughter Nova Hardwick, and sons Brave Hardwick and Chance Hardwick.
Their first child was declared stillborn on November 19, 2008.