Mike Epps Net Worth
Who is Mike Epps?
Michael Elliot Epps is a famous American actor, stand-up comedian, writer, film producer and rapper. This multi-talented personality was born on 18th November 1970. He is most popular for his roles as Day-Day Jones in “Next Friday” and “Friday after Next” which is the sequel of the former one. He also grabbed the audience attention for playing “Black Doug” in “The Hangover”. He gave the voice of Boog in “Open Season 2”. Epps became the executive producer in 2010 of a documentary named “Napoleon: Life of an Outlaw” which was based on the life of an earlier associate of Tupac Shakur’s Outlawz. He played the role of “L.J (Lloyd Jefferson)” in “Resident Evil: Apocalypse” and “Resident Evil: Extinction” in 2004 and 2007 respectively.
Mike Epps Net Worth:
Mile Epps won an estimated total wealth of $6 million as of now. He is a multi-talented celebrity. He made the most of his wealth as a popular movie actor and stand-up comedian. He also earned a lot as a film producer.
Mike Epps Life History:
Mike Epps was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mary Reed and Tommy Epps were his parents. Right after his birth, his parents moved to New York. From his very childhood, Epps started to perform as a stand-up comedian. At his teenage times, he used to perform at the comedy clubs in Hollis Queens. After that, he relocated to Atlanta. There he used to work at the “Comedy Act Theater”. Then in 1995, he moved to Brooklyn and performed in “Def Comedy Jam”. After that, he got featured in HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam broadcasts”.
Mike Epps is known for:
Mike Epps made his film debut in 1997 in “Strays” which was the directorial debut of Vin Diesel. In 1999, he was cast in the sequel – “Next Friday”. Then he got the role of Day-Day which made him extremely popular among the audience and this role is considered as the breakthrough to his career. In the same year, he appeared with Jamie Foxx in “Bait”. In the year of 2010, Epps released “Under Rated & Never Faded” which was a stand-up comedy special. In the same year, he became the host of “BET Hip-Hop Awards”. In 2012, he starred in the remake of “Sparkle” along with Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks. There he played the main antagonist “Satin” which was a non-comedic role. He received positive appraisals from the audience and the critics both. Now he is working on a movie – “Bad Behavior” which is a baseball-based movie. He is now going to be featured along with Oprah Winfrey in an upcoming biopic where he is going to play the role of Richard Pryor.
Epps performed a small part in the music video of the song “A Bay Bay” by Hurricane Chris. He also appeared in a music video “Gangsta Nation” by Westside Connection. Mike Epps has made a song “Trying to Be a Gangsta”.
Mike Epps Political/Business Affiliation:
Mike Epps is also an activist. He became the “Super Bowl Ambassador” in Indianapolis which is his native place for 2012 super bowl. He appeared in the promotional commercials of Super Bowl Village.