Jordan Peele Age, Biography, Wife, Children, Family, Facts & More

Full NameJordan Haworth Peele
Profession(s)Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director
Famous Forthe comedy-horror movie- “Get Out”
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 178 cm
in meters– 1.78 m
in feet inches– 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 42 inches
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthFebruary 21, 1979
Age (as in 2018)39 Years
Birth PlaceNew York City, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
SignatureJordan Peele Signature
HometownNew York City, U.S.
SchoolCalhoun School, Manhattan, New York, United States
College/UniversitySarah Lawrence College, Yonkers, New York, United States
Educational QualificationCollege dropout
DebutFilm Director: Get Out (2017)
Jordan Peele in Get Out
Film Actor: Little Fockers (2010)
Little Fockers
TV: Mad TV (2003-2008)
Jordan Peele in Mad TV
ReligionNot Known
Blood GroupAfrican-American
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Address (Fan Mail)Principato Young Entertainment
9465 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 900
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
HobbiesReading, Writing, Listening to Music
Major Awards/Honours/Achievements2013: NAACP Image Award for Key & Peele
2017: Gotham Independent Film Awards, National Board of Review, Detroit Film Critics Society, and Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay for “Get Out”
2018: Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay for “Get Out”
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsChelsea Peretti
Marriage DateYear, 2016
Wife/SpouseChelsea Peretti, Actress
Jordan Peele With His Wife Chelsea Peretti
ChildrenSon– Beaumont Gino Peele (born, July 1, 2017)
Daughter– None
ParentsFather– Hayward Peele (died in 2000)
Jordan Peele (infant) With His Father
Mother– Lucinda Williams
SiblingsNot Known
Favorite Things
Favorite FilmA Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Favorite PoliticianBarack Obama
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$12 million

Jordan Peele

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jordan Peele

  • Does Jordan Peele smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jordan Peele drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was raised by his single mother, Lucinda Williams, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in New York City.
  • His father is black, while his mother is white.
  • Since his childhood, Peele developed an interest in horror films, and by the age of 13, he had decided to become a horror film director.
  • With the intention of studying puppeteering, Peele attended the liberal arts college Sarah Lawrence in New York.
  • He dropped out of his college after two years to form a comedy duo with Rebecca Drysdale, his college roommate, and future Key & Peele comedy writer.
  • In Amsterdam and The Second City in Chicago, Jordan regularly performed at Boom Chicago.
  • In 2002, Peele hosted MTV’s Comedy Weekend. Jordan Peele at MTV Comedy Weekend
  • In 2003, he joined Mad TV for its 9th season.
  • In 2008, Peele was nominated for an Emmy Award for his song “Sad Fitty Cent.”
  • Peele also appeared in a viral video titled “Hillary vs Obama.” In the video, Peele and a Hillary Clinton supporter argued over whether Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton would make a better President.
  • After five seasons, Peele left the cast of the Mad TV at the end of its 13th season.
  • From 2012 to 2015, Peele, along with his friend Keegan-Michael Key, appeared in their own Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele. The series was a success and the videos went viral online.
  • In 2016, Peele, along with Key, starred in and produced their first feature film Keanu. Critics gave favorable reviews to the film.
  • In February 2017, Peele’s 1st film as a solo Director, Get Out was released. The film received critical acclaim. The film also went on to become one of the most profitable films of all time; grossing $250 with a budget of $4.5 million.
  • During an interview in 2018, he announced his intention to retire from acting.
  • Peele is also associated with HBO to produce the HBO series Lovecraft Country.
  • In 2018, Jordan Peele became the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for “Get Out.”
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