Who is Jordan Peele?

Jordan Peele is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer who have been involved in the entertainment field from 2002 to date. He is also best known for his television and film work in comedy and horror genres. Peele has pursued his career in acting and eventually ventured in writing, directing, and producing. He received popularity when he was cast in the comedy series ‘Mad TV’ which was his debut small screen role and his debut film was ‘Boner Boyz’ in 2008. Following this, he has worked in various series and movies. Recently, he is also a host and a producer of the anthology series ‘The Twilight Zone.’ Likewise, he has also received numerous awards and nominations for his acting and direction.

Quick Info
Full NameJordan Haworth Peele
Birth DateFebruary 21, 1979
Birth PlaceNew York, United States
FatherHayward Peele
MotherLucinda Williams
Age41 years old
Height5 feet 8 inches (175cm/1.75m)
Weight75kg (165lbs)
Body Measurement42-34-14 inches
EyesDark brown
WifeChelsea Peretti
Net Worth$12 million

Jordan Peele


Jordan Peele was born on February 21, 1979, with the name Jordan Haworth Peele in New York, United States. He was born to parents Hayward Peele and Lucinda Williams, although he was raised by his mother only. He is currently 41 years old with a Pisces sun sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Jordan Peele holds an American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. Besides, he stands 5 feet 8 inches (175cm/1.75m) tall and weighs around 75kg (165lbs). He has a slim body type measuring 42-34-14 inches respectively. Likewise, he has a pair of dark brown colored eyes with brown hair color.


Jordan Peele attended the Computer School in Manhattan and graduated from The Calhoun School. He then enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College but dropped out after two years to form a comedy duo with college roommate Rebecca Drysdale who is currently the writer of ‘Key and Peele.’

Personal Life

Jordan Peele dated Chelsea Peretti in 2013 and got engaged in 2015. The couple married secretly in April of 2016. This couple together has a son named Beaumont born on July 1, 2017.

Jordan Peele


Jordan Peele is active in his social media accounts. His Instagram account (@jordanpelee) has 1.2 million followers and his Twitter handle (@JordanPelee) has 1.8 million followers.



Jordan Peele initially started his acting career in the 2008 film ‘Boner Boyz!’ and continued to act. He then did ‘Little Fockers’ in 2010, ‘Wanderlust’ in 2012 and ‘The Sidekick’ in 2013. He then slowly ventured in directing, producing, and writing after 2013. In 2016 he did the film ‘Storks’ and ‘Keanu’ where he ventured in production and writing. Similarly, in 2017 he acted, produced, directed, and wrote ‘Get Out.’

The next year, he wrote the script for the film ‘Black Klansman.’ His next film was ‘Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror’ where he acted as himself in 2019. The same year, he again ventured in acting, writing, producing, and directing in the film ‘US’ where he narrated the story. He also lent his voice for the character Bunny in an animated movie ‘Toy Story 4.’ Recently, he can is involved in the film ‘Candyman’ where he produced and wrote the story.


Talking about Jordan Peele’s TV career, he landed his first role in the 2003 series ‘Mad TV’ which ran till 2008. From 2008 to 2012, he was also seen in other TV series like ‘Chocolate News,’ ‘SuperNews,’ ‘Love Bites,’ ‘Children Hospital’ and ‘Reno 911!’ In 2012, he and his friend directed and wrote the script for the comedy series ‘Key and Peele’ where he also acted. This series ran till 2015. Similarly, in 2013 he acted in various series like ‘The Mindy Project,’ ‘Workaholics,’ ‘Comedy Bang! Bang,’ ‘Axe Cop’ and ‘Modern Family.’

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He was also part of the ‘Kroll Show’ from 2013 to 2014. During 2014 he was seen in ‘Fargo,’ ‘Drunk History’, and ‘Robert Chicken.’ In 2015 and 2018 he voiced for the character Bugula in stop motion animated comedy series ‘SuperMansion.’ He also lent his voice for Street Thug in 2016 ‘American Dad.’ In 2017 and 2018 he played ‘Big Mouth’ and ‘The Last O.G’ which is still running to date. Furthermore, in the year 2019, he produced and wrote the script for two series ‘Weird City’ and ‘The Twilight Zone’ where he is also acting as a host. His recent writing works are ‘Hunters’ and ‘Lovecraft Country’ in 2020.


Apart from film and TV, Jordan has also enacted in 2006 music video with Weird Al Yankovic artist in the song ‘White & Nerdy.’


Jordan Peele has won various awards and received several nominations for his contribution to this field. He have won Academy Award in 2018 for his work in ‘Get Out.’ He has also been awarded Britannia Awards in 2019 for his excellent direction. He is also the recipient of the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2016 for his comedy series ‘Key and Peele.’

Net Worth

Jordan Peele is an incredible actor, comedian, and filmmaker who has gained worldwide recognition and popularity. His net worth as of 2020 is $12 million.