Jaleel White Net Worth

Raquel Davies | November 4, 2013


$4 Million


    Jaleel Ahmad White


    November 27, 1976




    5 foot 11 inches and 200lbs

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    Mike Wilson at Mavrick Artists Agency

Jaleel White is an American actor and screenwriter with an estimated net worth of $4 million. He is 5’11″ and weighs 200 pounds. Jaleel Ahmad White was born on November 27, 1976 in Pasadena, California. White’s pre-school teacher advised his parents to get him into acting. They followed the teacher’s advice and White soon began appearing in various television commercials, most notably an advertisement for Jell-O pudding pops alongside Bill Cosby.

In 1984 White was cast as Rudy on The Cosby Show but then Bill Cosby chose to mirror the show after his real family so the character was changed to a girl.

Jaleel White was cast as the character Steve Urkel on the sitcom Family Matters in 1989. The role was originally intended to be a one-time guest appearance but the character was very popular amongst audiences. The writers wrote Jaleel White’s character in as a full-time starring role.

Family Matters stayed on air from 1989 to 1998, making it one of the longest-running sitcoms with a predominately African-American cast in television history.

Jaleel White voiced the character of Sonic the Hedgehog on three animated series Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993), the ABC animated series Sonic the Hedgehog (1993) and Sonic Underground (1999).

He hasn’t had any longtime starring roles since Family Matters. White has made guest appearances on Boston Legal, House, and Psych. He also had a role in the film Dreamgirls (2006).

Jaleel White became a contestant on the 14th season of Dancing with the Stars. He was voted off in May 2012.

Jaleel White has enough net worth to buy:

1. 285,714.28 Graduated Bomex Beaker Set 50 100 and 250ml Glass ($14 each)

2. 307,929.17 Nerd Glasses Buddy Wayfarer Black Frame ($12.99 each)

3. 4,000.2 Helly Hansen Men’s HP Drysuit ($999.95 each)

Jaleel White has enough net worth to give everyone in Oman $1.


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Written by Raquel Davies

Raquel is a staff writer for PlentyofCheddar.com. She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Public Relations from Barry University. Raquel enjoys reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels and watching films of that same genre. Raquel is also enjoys the theater arts and fine dining. She was raised in Maryland but currently resides in Miami. Check her out on !

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