Michael Elliot Epps who is commonly known as Mike Epps, is a famous American stand-up comedian, a film producer, rapper, and a writer. He was born in the year 1970 which makes his age 46 years at present. He is famous across the globe for acting in the movie named Next Friday, its sequel Friday After Next, and on other movies like The Hangover where he acted in the role of Black Doug. He was the executive producer of a documentary which portrayed the character of Tupac Shakur, one of the legendary rappers in the industry. He also has acted in the movie named Resident Evil: Apocalypse and Extinction which is also a sequel to Resident Evil; he acted in the movie in the year 2004 and 2007 respectively.
He was born in the state of Indiana in the hospital which goes by the name of Wishard hospital. His mother’s name is Mary Reed and his father’s name is Tommy Epps. He was encouraged with a comedic ability when he was in his early age; eventually, he started performing when he was a teenager. He then moved out to Atlanta and started working at the Comedy Act Theatre before he moved out to Brooklyn where he starred in the Def comedy Jan and then starred in two other Def Comedy Jam which was broadcasted by HBO.
Adding more to his bio, he made his first appearance on the silver screen through the movie named Strays in the year 1997 alongside the hot and bold Vin Diesel.
He again was cast in the movie named Ice Cube in the year 1999 and then later in its sequel named Net Friday. He was asked to try out the role of Day-Day Jones in the movie and that very role proved to be a milestone for him in his filming career as he was already famous in the circle of audiences through his work of stand-up comedy. The same year, he made a small appearance in the movie named Strikes and also supported Jamie Foxx in the movie named Bait.
He also was one of the voice actors in the movie named Dr. Dolittle 2 where he dubbed the voice of Sonny the Bear and then completed the year with a featured role as a comical Pimp Baby Powder in the movie named How High which starred Method man and Redman. He got reunited with Ice Cube in the year 2002 where he acted as bumbling thief to the Ice Cube’s bounty hunter in the movie named All About Benjamins and then again re-teamed in the sequel named Friday After Next.
He also dubbed the voice of the character named Boog in the movie named Open Season 2 which was released in the year 2008 as Martin Lawrence had not accepted the role. In the year 2010, he also released a stand-up comedy under the named Under Rated and Never Faded and then hosted the BET Hip Hop Awards.
He has been married to his wife whose name is Mechelle McCain. He has an estimated net worth of 6 million USD and he stands at the height of 1.87 meters. More of his info can be obtained from his Twitter and Instagram account.