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.
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.
Some of his hit movies are:
|Movies||Budget||Box Office||IMDb Rating||Cast Members|
|Contraband (2012)||$25 million||$90.3 million||6.5||Kate Beckinsale|
|Straight Outta Compton (2015)||$50 million||$201.6 million||7.9||O’Shea Jackson Jr.|
|Kong: Skull Island (2017)||$185 million||$566.7 million||6.7||Tom Hiddleston|
Samuel L. Jackson
|The Disaster Artist (2017)||$10 million||$29.6 million||7.6||Alison Brie|
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.
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 Name||Jason Mitchell|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Date Of Birth||January 5, 1987|
|Age||33 years 8 months|
|Place Of Birth||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Height||5 feet, 6 inches|
|Education||Alcee Fortier High School|
|Partner||Mary J. Blige|
|Jason Mitchell Facebook|
|Jason Mitchell Instagram|
|Awards||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.|
|Nominations||Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor and Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Performance for his iconic character Ronsel Jackson in the film Mudbound.|
|Movies||Kong: Skull Island, The Disaster Artist, Detroit, and Tyrel|