Jharrel Jerome, an American actor, and rapper is working in the entertainment field from the year 2016 to now. The celebrity became popular for his appearance in an Academy award-winning drama film “Moonlight”
Jharrel Jerome Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents
Jharrel was born on 9th October 1997 in The Bronx, New York, USA. His mother’s name is Radoyka Jerome. He grew in a family whom he described as “LOVING”. He has one sister, and her name is Ciaraa Jerome. His mother always is a source of inspiration and motivation for him. She played a major role in making him pursue a career in acting. In, eighth grade, she encouraged him, and he joined the theatre group, “Riverdale Children’s Theatre”. Therefore, he always gives credit to his mother for his great success in his acting career. The celebrity holds American citizen and belongs to African-American and Afro-Dominican ethnicity. He is of Afro-Haitian descent on his father’s side and Dominican descent on his mother’s side. About his religion, he has not unlocked his religious beliefs and background.
Jharrel Jerome Education Details
Jharrel has done his high schooling at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Arts, Manhattan. He used to commute daily by train. Then he joined Ithaca College in New York.
Jharrel Jerome Career Details
Jharrel’s professional career started with his debuted film “ Moonlight” in 2016. He gained name and fame after playing the role of a teenager “ Teen Kevin” who was a gay character. This role let him get various nominations and accolades. During college, he had given the audition for the film. He cleared the audition and landed the role in the film. Then, he was seen as playing the character of Jerome Robinson in the thrilling television series “ Mr. Mercedes”. He became more popular because of portraying the character “ Korey Wise” in the TV series “ When They See Us”
He acted in many television series and films. He has worked in half dozens of films like Her Coloring Book(short-film), Wheels(short-film), Monster, First Match, Robu(short film), All Rise, and Selah and the Spades. His upcoming film is Concrete Cowboys.
Jharrel is looking forward to converting his hobby of Rap into a career. He released his first song “ For Real” ft. Kemba in September 2020. This is his first single as a hip-hop artist.
Jharrel Jerome Awards
Jharrel acclaimed awards in the acting career as of 2021. He won as Outstanding Lead Actor in the Limited series, “ When They See Us” on Primetime Emmy awards, 2019. He won awards for the film Moonlight, Specially Honorary Award in 2016, ACCA award in the “Best Ensemble” category, and Gold Derby Award in the category of “ Best Ensemble” in the year 2017. He won 2017 MTV movie awards for “ Best Kiss” for his part in the film Moonlight. He also won Film Independent Spirit Award for Moonlight in the year 2017. Even, he was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards as Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in 2016 and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in Television Movie or series in 2020.
Jharrel Jerome Net Worth
The well-known actor earning was from his acting career only. He earned a good amount of money and as of 2021, he holds a net worth of $ 5 million approximately.
Jharrel Jerome Dating History And Marriage Details
After playing a gay character in the film Moonlight, audiences started to doubt his sexuality. Although, the role brought him recognition and popularity, but also raised a question on his sexuality. Then in some interviews, he clearly said that his character is not bisexual, and he is straight.
21, years old, Jharrel Jerome dated Migella Accorsi in 2017 and lasted for two years. Their relationship broke up in 2019. They also deleted all their pictures from their social media accounts. Currently, Jharrel is single and unmarried. The actor is also an accomplished musician, having performed at the Eclectic Café and Vinyl in Charleston, South Carolina, and recorded an EP called Moonwalk.
Jharrel Jerome Body Measurements
The young dynamic celebrity stands 5.8 feet. He is tall and his weight is 75kg. His body is average. He has dark, brown-colored eyes and black-colored hair. He carries a mole near his right eye.
Jharrel Jerome Social Media Presence
Jharrel is very much active on social media channels(Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter) and holds a good number of followers on every social media platform.