It has been estimated that Jaleel White net worth reaches 4 million dollars. He is referred to as an actor, voice actor, picture and television producer and also a screenwriter. To a larger part of the public, Jaleel White is recalled as an actor who portrayed a character of Steve Urkel in “Family Matters” which helped to collect the total number of Jaleel White net-worth. In 2012, he became a television character when he began participating in the TV show “Dancing With the Stars”. Within the TV show, Jaleel White was dancing with a professional dancer, Kym Johnson. In 2012, he was likewise reported to be a TV show host. The show was called “Total Blackout” and was broadcasted on the Syfy channel.
Jaleel White Net Worth – 4-million Dollars
Jaleel White was born in California to his mother who was a homemaker and his father who worked for a dentist. He started his performing career, when he was three years old. In the start, he appeared in several TV commercials. Among the most well-known and famous television commercials in which he appeared was for Jell-O pudding pops where he appeared together with Bill Cosby. His first noteworthy television appearance was in the television series called “Charlie and Company”. The television programme gained him more popularity and fiscal success for the entire number of Jaleel White net worth. The television series “Charlie and Company” were aired on the CBS station. Another television series in which he appeared were also broadcasted in the CBS station and it was called “The Jeffersons”. In 1990 a television movie was released which was called “Camp Cucamonga”. Within this picture, Jaleel White appeared together with other huge stars of that particular year, including Candace Cameron from “Full House”, Chad Allen from “My Two Dads” and some others. When he was 12 years old, he got a part in “Family Matters” which made him an internationally recognized celebrity. The production also raised the total number of Jaleel White net worth. What is even more significant is that his role was designed to be just a guest appearance, however it was so successful and loved amongst the audience the crew decided to abandon his role as a permanent one. Additionally, his character of Steve Urkel from “Family Matters” had been merchandised like a doll as well as like a model of cereal.
Was considered for a main-character role during the casting of Saved by the Bell (1989).
Ranked #37 in VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Kid Stars.
After shooting his first scene as Steve Urkel on Family Matters (1989), 50 frat boys in the audience started chanting, "Urkel! Urkel! Urkel!" It was then that the show's producers realized how gifted he was.
Father is Michael, a dentist. Mother is Gail, a housewife.
Attended South Pasadena High School in South Pasadena, California. Once video-taped an experiment for Mr. Kemp's Physics class when he was away working on the set of Family Matters (1989).
Is against alcohol and drugs.
Before auditioning for Steve Urkel on Family Matters (1989), he was looking for the classic nerd glasses (black, thin, with tape around the center) but had no luck. His father, a dentist, tossed him the glasses that he used to keep particles out of his eyes. Jaleel just figured that he would find different glasses at another time. The crew loved the look, so he kept them.
Likes writing short stories and drawing cartoons.
Enjoys making homemade ice cream and even considered doing it professionally when he was a teenager.
Attended Henry E. Huntington Middle School in San Marino, California.
Graduated from UCLA Film School in 2001.
Regularly played basketball against George Clooney while each was on their respective TV series, Family Matters (1989) and ER (1994), which were on nearby sets.
[1999, on his role as Steve Urkel on Family Matters (1989)] If you ever see me do that character again, take me out and put a bullet in my head and put me out of my misery.
I've been in this business 31 years. I've never had a movie deal.
Writing is still on my slate.
You have to be respectful of pop culture, because people interpret it in the way they want.
You need fans in high places, I always tell people. I don't care how talented you are.
The conventions of an almighty agency tapping you for greatness and signing you up and telling you this is going to be the next big thing; that has not been my career.
Childhood role as Steve Urkel on the sitcom Family Matters