Mike Epps Net Worth $8 million
|Popular Name:||Mike Epps|
|Real Name:||Michael Elliot Epps|
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Mechelle McCain (2006–2017)
Kyra Robinson (2019-Present)
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian, Rapper, Producer|
|Years active:||1989 Till Date|
|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
Michael Elliot Epps is popular as a stand-up comedian, actor, film producer, and rapper. He is regarded as one of the funniest actors to emerge in the Hollywood scene in recent times.
A major portion of his fame came by his association with several Ice Cube films, including ‘All About the Benjamins’, ‘Next Friday’, and ‘How High Friday After Next’. Born in Indianapolis, Epps started performing stand-up as a teenager.
He starred in Def Comedy Jam and had his first major film role in Vin Diesel’s ‘Strays’, a of relationships and drugs. He had some other feature-film appearances including ‘3 Strikes’ and ‘Bait’.
He played a voice role of Sonny in the animation ‘Dr. Dolittle 2’. As he gained more prominence, Michael’s comedic talent started to blossom, as demonstrated in the films ‘Sparkle’, ‘The Hangover’, ‘Talk to Me’, ‘The Honeymooners’, ‘All About the Benjamins’, and ‘Friday After Next’.
He has been seen in several videos, and has made guest appearances on several hip hop and rap songs. All of these engagements in the entertainment industry account for Mike Epps net worth. Simply read on for further interesting details on the life and successful career of this accomplished American personality.
Mike Epps’ Early Life
Michael Elliot Epps was born at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States on November 18, 1980 to Mary Reed and Tommy Epps. His natural comedic talent became obvious at an early age, and he started to perform stand-up as a teenager.
Unfortunately, he ran into a ot of troubles during his younger days as he was involved with gangs, quit school, and faced drug charges that made him serve 18 months. At the end of this he got serious with his life and began to focus on his career.
Mike Epps’ Career
At the earliest stage of his professional life, Mike Epps worked at Atlanta in at the Comedy Act Theatre. He was cast in HBO’s two Def Comedy Jam broadcasts in 1995 and became slightly popular for his acting abilities and funniness.
His debut movie was ‘Strays’ where he worked with actor and director Vin Diesel. In the year 2000, he appeared in the comedy movie ‘3 Strikes’ and in ‘Bait’ with Jamie Foxx. In 2001, he played a voice role in the animated movie ‘Dr. Dolittle 2.
The following year, he worked with Ice Cube for the first time in the movie ‘All About the Benjamins’. He then played the role of Ed Norton in the hit comedy movie ‘The Honeymooners’ in 2005.
A year after he appeared in the film ‘Talk to Me’, he released his song titled ‘Big Girls’ in 2008 and it was an instant hit. He played the role of Black Doug in the comedy movie ‘The Hangover’ in 2009, and his performance won him praises and admiration from fans and critics alike.
He was the Super Bowl Ambassador in the 2012 Super Bowl in Indianapolis, and appeared in several commercials promoting the Super bowl.
Mike Epps’ career as a musician is also interesting just as his career as an actor. In October 2009, he released his debut album titled ‘Funny Bidness: Da Album’, and it featured stars like Snoop Dogg, Young Dro, Young Jeezy, Flo Rida, Too Short, Slim Thug and DJ Quik.
His album was an instant hit. It debuted at number nine on the Top Comedy Albums chart and number 98 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. He has also been featured on several other songs and projects, including on Dom Kennedy’s song “Intro/Hard Work” and rapper French Montana’s “Mac Wit Da Cheese” mixtape. His stand-up comedy in “Under Rate & Never Faded” has been sampled by artists like J. Cole and Bad Meets Evils.
Mike Epps’ Movies
- Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
- The Hangover (2009)
- Talk to Me (2007)
- Troop Zero (2020)
- Something New (2006)
- Faster (2010)
- Death Wish (2018)
- Soul Men (2008)
- Hancock (2008)
Awards & Achievements
Mike has bagged a handful of awards for showcasing his brilliant acting skills in films. Some of his award winnings and nominations include Image Award, Gotham Awards, BET Comedy Awards, and Black Reel Awards. He has built a legacy for himself and has now emerged to be regarded as one of the funniest actors to spring up in the Hollywood scene in recent times.
Personal Life & Family
Epps and Michelle McCain met during the filming of the movie ‘The Fighting Temptations’. They got married in 2006 and their marriage survived eleven yeaars before they divorced in 2017.
He has been married to Kyra Robinson since 2019, and the couple currently live in their home in Beverly Hills, California. Mike has a total of six children.
Mike Epps, 50, has been a supporter of the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation for Arts in Georgia, which aims at providing opportunities for young people through the arts. He is 188cm tall and weighs 88kg.
Mike Epps Net Worth
As one of the funniest men alive and also one of the highly sought after actors in the entire world, Mike receives a huge salary for his work. He made most of his fortune from performing standup comedy and from acting in movies, and also through the sales of his music.
Mike Epps net worth is around $8 million. He is a car enthusiast and his car collection is approximately worth $2 million. He is currently married to one of the most beautiful women on earth, and they live happily together in their lovely house in Beverly Hills, California.