Michael B. Jordan

Active - 2001 - Present  |   Born - Feb 9, 1987 in Santa Ana, California, United States  |   Genres - Comedy Drama

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  • Took tap-dancing lessons as a youngster.
  • Modeled for Modell's Sporting Goods and Toys"R"Us.
  • Appeared in Pleasure P's 2008 music video for "Did You Wrong."
  • Provided the voice of Jace in the video game Gears of War 3.
  • Was homeschooled but was allowed to play on the basketball team at New Jersey's Newark Arts High School.
  • Once received a $40,000 royalty check that was supposed to be sent to NBA great Michael Jordan, who starred in Space Jam.
  • The catchphrase "Where's Wallace?", a reference to his teen drug-dealer role in HBO's The Wire, became popular among fans of the series.
  • His middle name, Bakari, is Swahili and means "of noble promise."