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Jaleel White net worth:
$10 Million

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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.

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Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1997Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesFamily Matters (1989)
1995Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Youth Actor/ActressFamily Matters (1989)
1994Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Youth Actor/ActressFamily Matters (1989)
1991Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsOutstanding Young Comedian in a Television SeriesFamily Matters (1989)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesFamily Matters (1989)
1996Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Television ActorFamily Matters (1989)
1986Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Supporting Actor in a New Television SeriesCharlie & Co. (1985)
1985Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor - Guest in a Television SeriesThe Jeffersons (1975)

Family Matters (1989)$180,000 per episode (last season)
Family Matters (1989)$100,000 per episode

1Best known by the public for his role as Steve Urkel on Family Matters (1989).
2Originally, his character on Family Matters (1989) was supposed to be a guest-star, but proved to be so popular that he stayed on as a regular.
3His acting mentor was Reginald VelJohnson.
4He has played the same character (Steven "Steve" Urkel) in four different television series: Full House (1987), Family Matters (1989), Step by Step (1991) and Meego (1997).
5Father of a daughter, Samaya White, born 2009, with ex-girlfriend Bridget Hardy.
6Originally was cast as Rudy on The Cosby Show (1984) until Bill Cosby decided to make the character a girl.
7Ranked #1 in Q-Ratings (1991)
8Played the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog on three animated series, including Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993), the ABC Saturday morning cartoon Sonic the Hedgehog (1993) and Sonic Underground (1999).
9Was considered for a main-character role during the casting of Saved by the Bell (1989).
10Ranked #37 in VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Kid Stars.
11After 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.
12Father is Michael, a dentist. Mother is Gail, a housewife.
13Attended 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).
14Is against alcohol and drugs.
15Before 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.
16Likes writing short stories and drawing cartoons.
17Enjoys making homemade ice cream and even considered doing it professionally when he was a teenager.
18Attended Henry E. Huntington Middle School in San Marino, California.
19Graduated from UCLA Film School in 2001.
20Regularly played basketball against George Clooney while each was on their respective TV series, Family Matters (1989) and ER (1994), which were on nearby sets.

1[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.
2I've been in this business 31 years. I've never had a movie deal.
3Writing is still on my slate.
4You have to be respectful of pop culture, because people interpret it in the way they want.
5You need fans in high places, I always tell people. I don't care how talented you are.
6The 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.

1Flattop haircut
2Childhood role as Steve Urkel on the sitcom Family Matters

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