Michael Blackson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Personal Life and Career.
Michael Blackson Net Worth 2020 – Michael Blackson, the self-styled African King of Comedy, is an American comedian of Ghanian descent that is regarded as one of the most original stand-up comics in the business.
The funnyman, who also does some acting, having appeared in movies like Next Friday (2000) and Meet the Blacks(2016), has proven to be quite versatile when it comes to entertainment and is someone to watch out for.
Michael was born in Ghana, on November 28, 1972. His father worked in a theater company, and his mother worked in a secondary school.
Michael’s father always wanted his son to work in movies. He thus enrolled Michael into acting classes at an early age. Michael’s childhood was not very cushy. His parents had a meager income, but that did not stop Michael from pursuing his dreams.
Blackson moved to the US to be an actor at the tender age of 13. He often noticed that other kids treated him weirdly. With time, he realized that they were just being kids and that he needed to work on himself to gain some confidence.
Michael was rumored to be dating Grammy-winning songwriter and singer Georgia Reign for a long time. However, he was accused of cheating on her, as he was once seen with a mystery woman in a hotel.
Michael Blackson is said to have a total of three children from his previous relationships. His first child is named Michael Jr., while his second and third sons, who are twins, are named Niko and Noah.
The allegations were later dismissed by Michael. There is no information about his current relationship status, with Georgia or with any other woman, since he keeps his personal life very private.
His sexuality has also been questioned from time to time. This had Michael clear the rumors for good, by “tweeting” that he would “never be broke, gay or light skin.”
As he approached adulthood it was a friend of his who recommended Michael try to Stand up. They both wrote some material for Michael to perform in the local open mic comedy clubs of Philadelphia. Blackson then ventured to New York and the rest is History in the making.
As a new and up and coming comedian his celebrity comic of admiration is the Great Eddie Murphy, Blackson developed his comedic talent in the unkind comedy clubs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania beginning in 1992.
Michael Blackson has performed in many well-known comedy competitions such as the 1992 USA Comedy Central Tour in Philadelphia, the 1993 Schlitz Malt Liquor Comedy Tour in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania and the 1996 Urban Comedy Festival in New York City.
In 1999-2000 Blackson also competed in the Laffapolooza Comedy Festival in Atlanta and the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition in Oakland, California in 2001.
Blackson moved up the acting ladder with his most notable onscreen performance as “Angry African Man” in the 2000 comedy film Next Friday, produced by Ice Cube’s film production company Cube vision.
In 2005 he released his top-selling comedy sketch CD entitled Modasucka: Welcome to America. Also in 2005, he made an appearance on, TV series 30 Rock, P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy on HBO, and starred in a commercial for the Chappelle Show on Comedy Central.
In 2007, he was in the movie Repos with Master P (written and produced by Master P). In 2010, he appeared on B.o.B’s “I’ll Be In the Sky” music video. In 2011, he recently appeared on BET “The Mo’Nique Show” which his appearance had him trending on Twitter& also going on his third appearance on TBS Series Are We There Yet.
In 2011, Michael recently starred on Starz’s Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-up which had 3 million views on YouTube and Showtime’s Shaquille O’Neal All-Star Comedy Jam; plus he is currently headlining Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam Tour.
Blackson appeared on the Judge Joe Brown show in 2011 as a defendant for not showing up for a scheduled gig. He lost the case. He also appeared on one of rapper Chief Keef’s 2013 mixtape Bang Pt. 2, but on skits.
These skits include Michael taking shots at rappers Chief Keef, 2 Chainz (by commentating on Chainz’s robbery and saying that he has one chain),
Drake (saying Drake didn’t start from the bottom to the top as he said in his song “Started From The Bottom”) and Rick Ross (also saying that no one could hold Rick Ross back as Ross said in his 2012 song
“Hold Me Back” because Ross is too fat, and to put a diet pill in Ross’s drink and he won’t even know it, referencing rapper Rocko’s song U.O.E.N.O. with Ross’s verse saying that he’ll put a molly in a girl’s champagne and she wouldn’t know it) Starring in Oxygen Networks ‘Living with Funny’.
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