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Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell is an American actor who is famous for portraying rapper Eazy-E in the 2015 biopic Straight Outta Compton. In 2017, he starred in the blockbuster Kong: Skull Island and acclaimed dramas Detroit as well as Mudbound.

Jason Mitchell was born on January 5, 1987, in New Orleans, Louisiana. As of 2019, his age is 32 years old with his birth sign Capricorn. His mother was an Army veteran while the name is unknown. There is also no information about his siblings and early life too

But he spent his early childhood days growing up in various places of US. Jason holds an American nationality and belongs to the Black American ethnicity background. Regarding his education, he graduated from the Alcee Fortier High School.

Jason Mitchell’s Career as an Actor

Jason started his acting career portraying the minor role in a 2011 crime movie Texas Killing Fields. In the following year, he grabbed the role of Walter in the movie Contraband which became commercially hit. After that, he has also featured in Dragon Eyes and Broken City.

His breakthrough performance was when he portrayed the role of The Godfather of Gangsta rap, Eazy-E, in an American biographical film Straight Outta Compton in 2015. The movie made a whopping box office collection too. Jason’s other work includes Kong: Skull Island, The Disaster Artist, Detroit, and Tyrel. Also, he played the character of Eddie in an upcoming action film, SuperFly directed by Director X.

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Caption: Jason Mitchell, Actor

Jason Mitchell’s Television Career, Awards, And Achievements

The actor Jason landed on his first TV role in 2015 playing in an American television police procedural series Major Crimes. Later he featured in Freedom Fighters: The Ray. He has been portraying Brandon in drama series The Chi since 2018.

Moreover, he received a number of prestigious awards and nominations in various categories for his incredible performance in a 2015 movie Straight Outta Compton, as well as African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor and African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble.

In 2017, Jason earned accolades including Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor and Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Performance for his iconic character Ronsel Jackson in the film Mudbound.

What is Jason Mitchell’s Net Worth and Salary?

Mitchell has earned a good amount of money through his career. According to some reputable online sources, Jason has more than $1 million as of 2019. Also, he is a proud owner of Land Rover, worth around $47,000.

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Caption: Jason Mitchell in a luxurious car

Some of his hit movies are:

MoviesBudgetBox OfficeIMDb RatingCast Members
Contraband (2012)$25 million$90.3 million6.5Kate Beckinsale
Ben Foster
Giovanni Ribisi
Straight Outta Compton (2015)$50 million$201.6 million7.9O’Shea Jackson Jr.
Corey Hawkins
Paul Giamatti
Kong: Skull Island (2017)$185 million$566.7 million6.7Tom Hiddleston
Samuel L. Jackson
John Goodman
Brie Larson
The Disaster Artist (2017)$10 million$29.6 million7.6Alison Brie
Ari Graynor
Josh Hutcherson

What is the Relationship Status of Jason Mitchell?

The former Straight Outta Compton star Jason Mitchell is not a married man, but dating Mary J. Blige. Blige is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. The duo started dating in 2017 and they first met during the filming of MudBound, in May 2016. Blige filed divorce from husband Kendu Isaacs in July 2016, however, the divorced has not been finalized yet.

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Caption: Jason Mitchell with his ex-girlfriend

In August 2016, Jason was accused of assaulting an 18-year-old girl. The girl named Emily Marquez told that Jason tried to kiss on her neck and when she refused, he got angry and grabbed her wrist. She said:

“He grabbed my wrist really hard, really tight, I got scared … so I smacked him,” she said. “I was walking the other way so he grabbed my hair and dragged me down to the floor.”

She even threatened Jason to take legal actions against him. She said:

“I’m definitely getting a lawyer. I want the truth to be out there.”

On the other hand, Jason did not comment on the incident directly but tweeted several times hinting the incident.

Jason Mitchell’s Height & Weight

Jason started stands at a height of 5 feet, 6 inches with his body weight 98 kg. He has black hair with black eyes. Regarding his other body measurement are unknown. Jason is active on social sites such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook. He has more than 35.7k followers on his official Twitter account and around 376k followers on Instagram.

Facts of Jason Mitchell

Full NameJason Mitchell
Net Worth$1 million
Date Of BirthJanuary 5, 1987
Age32 years 11 months
Place Of BirthNew Orleans, Louisiana
Height5 feet, 6 inches
Weight98 Kg
ProfessionActor
EducationAlcee Fortier High School
NationalityAmerican
PartnerMary J. Blige
FacebookJason Mitchell Facebook
InstagramJason Mitchell Instagram
Star SignCapricorn
AwardsStraight Outta Compton, as well as African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor and African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble.
NominationsBlack Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor and Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Performance for his iconic character Ronsel Jackson in the film Mudbound.
MoviesKong: Skull Island, The Disaster Artist, Detroit, and Tyrel

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