Jaleel White Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career

Jaleel White Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.

Jaleel White Net Worth 2020Even though it is debatable, you can claim that Jaleel White was one of the finest sitcom characters of the 1990s thanks to his portrayal of Steve Urkel in the American sitcom series, Family Matters.

Jaleel White Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career

Many years after the show which brought him to limelight ended, White still remains  an actor but his star has not shone as bright as it did many years before now, to a point that there are some who believe he may even be dead. Is he really dead? Find out below and if not, know where he is now.

Net Worth

As of November 2020, Jaleel White has an estimated net worth of more than $12 million. He has been active in his career since he was three years old and has appeared in many television shows and films. He has done many voice acting and has also appeared in many commercials.

Jaleel White has appeared in many hit shows in the entertainment industry. He has also appeared in web series and has lent his voice for the video game ‘Sonic Generations’ in 2011. He has appeared in a total of 204 episodes of ‘Family Matters.’


The actor was born Jaleel Ahmad White on November 27, 1976, in Culver City, California. He was raised as an only child by his parents, Michael White who was a dentist and Gail White who was at first a homemaker before later deciding to work as her son’s manager.

Jaleel was just a child when his preschool teacher saw the talent in him and adviced that he began acting. When he was three years old, the boy who would come to be America’s favorite nerd at a time, started appearing on TV commercials.

By 1999, he had already appeared in more than 30 commercials across the United States including for big names such as Pepsi, McDonald’s, and Jello Pudding Pops which he appeared in alongside Bill Cosby.

Body stats

Height5 ft 11 in / 179 cm
Weight174 lb / 79 kg


For his education, White went to ohn Marshall Fundamental High School before moving to South Pasadena High School. He would then go on to graduate from the University of California in 2001.

From then on, he went on to appear in other series such as Kids Don’t Tell and Charlie & Co. both in 1985, The Disney Sunday Movie in 1986, and a few others before he was given a guest appearance role in Family Matters in 1989.

CareerJaleel White Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career

His journey into acting in television series began in 1984 when he got a role in The Jeffersons and after that, he got another role in Silence of the Heart.

The role he played soon caught on with viewers and he earned his place in the sitcom which ran until 1998.

Jaleel White continued appearing in many other TV shows while he also became popular as a voice actor having played roles in Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993) as Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Underground (1999) as Sonic, Sonia, and Manic Hedgehog, as well as Quest for Camelot as Bladebeak in 1998.

He has also appeared in a good number of movies in the past such asOur Friend, Martin (1999), Kissing Cousins (2008), Mega Shark Versus Crocosaurus (2010), and many others.

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