Michael Blackson is a Liberian comedian and actor who has a net worth of $3 million. He has created a successful career in the comedy business and uses a unique accent. During the year 1992, he started honing his comic skills in Philadelphia’s comedy clubs.
What is Michael Blackson’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Born:||28 November 1972|
|Salary:||$250 Thousand (Annual)|
Jafari Ferguson was born on 28th November 1972, in Tamale, Ghana. In 1987, Blackson moved to the United States of America, at the age of fifteen. Before moving to the United States, he spent a few years in Ghana and Monrovia.
Blackson had a passion for comedy and acting since his childhood. Both his parents worked in theatre companies. His friend’s constant motivation and passion drove him to do his first-ever performance at a comedy club in Philadelphia. He went on to perform at several comedy concerts such as the 1992 USA Comedy Central Tour.
The Schlitz Malt Liquor Comedy Tour in 1993, held at Valley Forge, and in 1996, at Urban Comedy Festival, New York.
Blackson also performed at a lot of local comedy clubs in the early 2000s, including Oakland’s ‘Bay Area Black Comedy Competition and Atlanta’s ‘Laffapolooza Comic Festival’. His fame and success landed him a comedy film where he was cast in Ice Cube’s Next Friday as the ‘Angry African Man,’ a production by Cablevision.
Blackson dropped his top-selling comedy CD called ‘Modasucka: Welcome to America and went on to appear in ‘P Diddy’s Bad Boy of Comedy,’ ‘30 Rock’, and in a commercial for the Chappelle Show.
He also starred in the TBS series ‘Are We There Yet’ in 2011. His most popular films that were box office hits are ‘Repos,’ in 2007, and ‘One Night in Vegas’ in 2013.
Apart from films, Blackson also starred in many music videos such as on the BET series, The Monique Show, and Akon’s MV ‘Wakonda’. He also became part of one of the biggest comedy shows, Wild ‘n Out’, and appeared on seasons 8,10,12, and 15.
Talking about his comedy style, he uses instances from his personal life in Ghana to develop his comedy scripts. He garners the attention of all kinds of audiences due to his versatile style of comedy and relates to people and everyday life.
Although he has been exhausted from performing multiple tours continuously, he followed his passion and had the perseverance to do comedy without any breaks. Standup comedy being a tough business to enter, Blackson kept believing in himself during his tough times. His gifted talent made him what he is today in the comedy world.
Michael Blackson has three children from his previous relationships. His oldest son is Michael Jr., and the twins Noah and Niko. Michael is very particular about his children’s identities and does not speak about them in the spotlight.
He wants them to live a normal life and ensures privacy around them. He makes sure to keep his private life away from his public life and takes the well-being of his family on a serious note.
His romantic life is on the edge as he has dated multiple women over the years. He was initially in a relationship with the Grammy-nominated singer, Georgia Reign. The couple dated for a while but eventually separated. Blackson also dated Victoria Kimani but they also split. He is currently in a relationship with Miss Rada and reportedly proposed to the social media star.
His assets range from dazzling gold necklaces to high-end automobiles. His source of income not just comes from his comedy shows but also from music videos and commercials. He owns several luxury cars such as MINI Countryman, BMW F06, Rolls Royce Wraith, and a luxury sports car Fisker Karma.
Blackson is one of the comedians who was consistent in his efforts and never failed to impress people. He is one of the few lucky comedians who were held onto while many upcoming comedians were dropped. He gained fame and wealth through his hard work and perseverance.
Michael Blackson’s Net Worth
As of 2023, Michael Blackson’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. Most of his income comes from brand endorsements and comedy shows. He is Michael is a Liberian actor known for working in movies like What We Do, and Internet Dating.
He is also a screenwriter and he has an amazing talent when it comes to comedy scripts. This is the main reason he could garner a lot of attention and make a good fortune.