An American actor Michael Ealy was born on 3rd August, 1973 in Washington, DC. As a child, he was named as Michael Brown. Ealy’s father was in grocery business whereas his mother used to work for IBM. He was grown up in Silver Spring, Maryland. He attended Springbrook High School and got graduated from there. He then went on to join University of Maryland for his higher studies. Michael began his acting career in late 1990s. At the beginning of his career, he made his appearance in numerous of off-Broadway stage productions.
Some of his first film roles are Bad Company and Kissing Jessica Stein. Ealy had his breakout role in the year 2002 when he got the chance to play in the film Barbershop. In the film, he portrayed as reformed street thug Ricky Nash. It was a role which he reprised in 2004 sequel the Barbershop 2: Back in Business. His other filmography includes2 Fast 2 Furious and November in 2003, Never Die Alone in 2004, Their Eyes Were Watching God and Jellysmoke in 2005, Miracle at St. Anna and Seven Pounds in 2008, The People Speak in 2009, Takers and For Colored Girls in 2010, Margaret and Underworld: Awakening in 2011, Think Like a Man and Unconditional in 2012, Last Vegas in 2013 and About Last Night and Think Like a Man Too in 2014.
Michael has also starred in Showtime television series called Sleeper Cell in the year 2005. Its first season was aired on 4h-18th December 2005 and the second season named Sleeper Cell: American Terror was aired on 10th-17th December 2006. His other television credits includes Flash Forward, The People Speak, The Good Wife, Californication, Common Law, WWE RAW, La Familia De Jimenez and Almost Human.
Apart from that, Michael has also appeared in the music video. In 2005, he made his appearance in the music video of Mariah Carey for her hit single “get Your Number”. The music video was from her album in 2005 which is named The Emancipation of Mimi. Later, in the year 2009, he appeared in Beyonce Knowles’ music video titled “Halo”. He also made his appearance in the music video of John Legend ft. Ludacris which was entitled “Tonight”.
He had also made his appearance in documentary named The People Speak in the year 2009. It was the documentary about the history of an American democracy that focuses on experience of everyday people.
To talk about his personal life, Ealy is married to his girlfriend named Khatira Rafiqzada. They were in relationship for four years. The couple got married in October of the year 2012 in Los Angeles. Later, on February of 2014, Michael announced that they have been the parents of a baby boy. This handsome hunk shirtless pictures are more in demand in media due his growing popularity.
Ealy stands tall at the height of five feet and nine and half inches and he is mostly known for his charming looks as well as deep personality. He has naturally blue colored eyes. In the year 2002, People Magazine named him as one of the Sexiest Men alive. In addition to that, in 2007, Ealy earned himself a Golden Globe nomination for his work on Showtime drama called Sleeper Cell. He has won the Black Reel Awards for Best actor for Their Eyes Were Watching God in 2005 and African-American Film Critics Association Awards for Best Supporting Actor in ‘For Colored Girls’. Although Ealy is of African-American race, he is of American nationality. He is of black ethnicity. He is active in social networking sites. To know more about Ealy, we can also follow him on his twitter account.
- 177 cm
- $3 Million Dollars
- Elijah Brown
- African American
- Khatira Rafiqzada
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